It's a time of year we all look forward to — when the mercury rises. Designer Lisa Worth shares her tips on how to transition from winter to spring and summer with your home decor.
Go neutral on your walls
Neutrals allow for more flexibility in your decor choices. Neutrals also allow your artwork to shine. If you have a white sofa be sure to avoid white walls or neutrals that are too close to white. The ivory neutral featured in this look (Benjamin Moore OC-132 "Grand Teton White") allows the white sofa to pop against the wall.
Add white to your space for spring and summer with accessories
A simple white lampshade and small white accessories introduce a cooler look that's suitable for warmer temperatures. White instantly freshens up a room and makes it feel light and airy, perfect for spring and summer!
Swap your cushions
An easy and inexpensive way to freshen up your space for spring and summer is by adding cushions with light weight fabrics that also offer some colour to your space. Blues feel beachy and fresh. Ikat is a great pattern for spring and summer. It's timeless and elegant. You can't go wrong with a touch of Ikat!
Layer rugs for winter, subtract for spring and summer
Layering cowhide on an area rug like a sisal rug or pattern rug is a great way to add warmth, texture and luxury to a space in the winter months. Simply remove the cowhide come spring and your space will instantly get a fresh lift for summer.
Replace wood with glass and iron
Wood pieces read warm, cozy and are great for the winter months. Consider swapping these items with gold iron and glass pieces in the spring. This will open up your space and contribute to the fresh, open breezy look that's ideal for spring and summer.