Guest Picks: Spring Has Sprung!
Spring is a time for new life, especially in the garden. It’s a time to spruce up your outdoor living spaces. It’s a time to dine al fresco. It’s a time to brighten indoor spaces and bring all the wonderful colors of spring blooms into the home. It’s a time to sip sweet tea in the cool shade of a newly budded tree. Get out there and enjoy spring! — Ann Marie from Twice Lovely
Even I might get excited to do some ironing with such a fun ironing board cover. Well, on second thought, nope. Nothing can get me excited to iron, but this wouldn’t hurt.
I'm loving the vintage feel of these floral mugs with the eclectic mix of colored handles. Seeing those pretty blooms makes me anxious to get my garden going.
Oh my, I am drooling over the contrasting fabrics on this adorable slipper chair, and they're in springy hues no less!
How fun are these beehive measuring cups? I'll take these ceramic versions over the real stingers any day of the week.
This is such a beautiful floral abstract canvas from World Market. It’s entitled “Spring Awakens II,” and it invokes such a feeling of freshness.
Picnic in style this spring with this vintage-inspired metal basket from World Market. Quick — before it gets too hot!
Bring on the lazy afternoons filled with sweet tea and good friends! I love this mason jar–inspired drink dispenser in a vivid turquoise hue. It's so perfect for outdoor refreshments.
Bring some gorgeous springy color to your outdoor living spaces with some fun, bright outdoor throw pillows. I love the combination of the citron green with the red-orange.
These big, bright, beautiful flower napkin rings would be perfect for outdoor entertaining this spring.
Spring is, above all, a time of new growth, so let your home reflect and embrace it. I love the organic feel of this pillow in a fresh and vibrant green.
Don't forget to bring green inside too. Some fresh, or in this case preserved, greenery will infuse your interior spaces with the feeling of spring.
Spring cues the return of feathered friends. Give them a warm welcome with this bird feeder/birdbath in your yard. I love its natural feel and subtle vertigris finish.
A rug is a fantastic way to make your outdoor living spaces more inviting. I own this very reasonably priced rug from Overstock and absolutely love it. It has such fun colors and is so easy to clean — just hose it off!
Add outdoor seating. Check. Infuse a pop of fun springy color. Double check! I love the bright color options that Pier 1 is offering on these outdoor chairs!
Spring is garden time! I can't wait to get my garden going, and these stakes are such a lovely way to keep my herbs organized.
Melamine dinnerware is super practical, whether for outdoor entertaining or casual indoor dining, and I love the springy feel of this set from Pier 1 Imports.
Nothing conjures warm feelings of spring like a bouquet of fresh blooms. I love the bright colorway and edgy style of this giclée from artist Robert Robinson. Delicious!
I think these little garden animal tea light holders would be perfect for your outdoor dining table, to add some mood lighting for evening entertaining.Next: Simple Pleasures: Savor the First Spring Day in the Garden