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5 Easy Ideas to Welcome Spring Into Your Kitchen

I am sharing easy Spring decor ideas for your kitchen that include using fresh linens, natural pops of color, and adding herbs, greenery & flowers.

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Celebrate Spring Blog Hop

Hello, my friends and welcome! You are in for a treat today! Today is the Celebrating Spring Home Tour, hosted by my talented friend Leen from Sand Dollar Lane.

I am so excited to be joining 20 amazing blogging friends in sharing our homes decorated for spring. There are so many great ideas shared here. Grab yourself a cup of coffee or your favorite drink, and enjoy visiting all of the blogs at the bottom of this post!

If you are hopping over from Blue Sky at Home, I am so glad you are here! Don’t you just love Carol’s Spring bedroom? She always has such great decorating ideas!

collage of celebrate spring participants

If you are new to My Family Thyme, I am so glad you’re here! I’m Lynne, a life-long New England girl. I’m a Connecticut wife, mom to two young adults, and fourth grade teacher by day…as well as a crafter, baker, gardener, and self-proclaimed home decor enthusiast by night. I am a lover of all things home and family.

Welcome! I live in a traditional New England, colonial-style home. Last week, I shared some Simple Ideas for Spring Decorating, featuring of my favorite Spring DIY craft projects. Today, I am excited to welcome you into my kitchen!

view of white kitchen decorated for spring

5 Easy Ideas to Welcome Spring Into Your Kitchen

Spring has arrived on the calendar, but here in Connecticut, we’re anxiously waiting for some warmer weather. So although there’s still a chill in the air, I am refreshing my kitchen for Spring! With these 5 easy, budget-friendly ideas, you can get your kitchen ready for spring too!

1. Add Fresh and Faux Plants and Flowers

view of spring decorating with white tulips and forsythia on kitchen counter

Add some color, texture, and life to your kitchen with fresh and faux flowers and plants. Would you believe that these are faux tulips? They look so realistic, especially when paired with real forsythia stems. Do you ever mix real and faux flowers?

While shopping at Fresh Market last week, I picked up those beautiful Gerber Daisies that you can see in the background. I also have some fresh mint in a pot on my window sill. I love the scent of fresh herbs in the kitchen!

flatlay view of tray. basket with tulips, forsythia, plates, napkins, and candle

When you can’t do fresh flowers and greenery, use faux. Nowadays, the quality of faux flowers has improved and so many look very realistic. This wooden tray is from Target’s Dollar Spot. I just added some faux beaded eucalyptus, along with a few floral stems and a candle. So easy and inexpensive!


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2. Hang a Wreath

view of DIY wreath on door

Wreaths aren’t just for exterior doors. Add a wreath to an interior door, or maybe on the interior of a window or on a chalkboard. It will bring some color and texture to your space. Over on Facebook, I had done a LIVE, where I made this wreath.

view of kitchen table and windows

3. Bring in Pops of Color with Fresh Fruit

view of lemons, plants, and yellow towel

Head to the grocery store and use your fresh produce to add pops of color to your decor! Gather produce that doesn’t need to be refrigerated and display them in bowls, baskets, decorative containers, or even on a pretty cake stand.


view of blueberries and blueberry muffins

Along with produce, display your fresh baked goods too!

view of blueberries and muffins on counter

4. Add New Linens in a Fun, Spring Color

Adding new linens in an easy and budget-friendly way to bring a fresh pop of color to your kitchen. You don’t have to completely change out all of your daily linens. Simply, place a pretty new dishtowel in an eye-catching spot or add new runner to your table.

view of lemons in blue bowl and yellow dish towel

5. Bring in Color and Patterns with Melamine Dishware

Melamine dishware is a great way to add beautiful color and patterns to your kitchen. This low-cost dishware comes in an endless selection of colors and patterns. It adds an elegance to your table, while being very affordable.

view of kitchen table with blue and white melamine dishes

I hope these ideas are helpful to you as we are all welcoming Spring into our homes!

Thank you so much for visiting today! Please be sure to visit all of my creative and talented blogging friends listed below as they each share their beautiful homes with you. 

Today’s tour began with my dear friend, Sonya from SonyaBurgess.com. Along with being such a kind, encouraging person, Sonya has a such a beautiful style. If you haven’t visited her post yet, be sure to head over!

If you have any questions about anything, please feel free to reach out to me. I would love to connect with you on FacebookInstagramPinterest, or here on the blog! 

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16 Comments

  1. Lynne you have me wanting to make blueberry muffins today. Love all your blue touches and decor for spring

  2. Lynne, you are so clever using fruit and baked goods for display, they look amazing and homey!
    I love the pops of color and your pretty tablescape but I think my favorite thing is that simple, cute wreath between the windows. It’s charming 🙂

    I’m so glad you’re part of this tour. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Wonderful ideas, Lynne. I love easy step-by-step instructions. Your mix of fresh and faux is right on target. Makes our decorating lives so easy. Love your dish idea, too. Happy Spring, my friend.

  4. What a pretty spring kitchen! I love that basket tray–I’m going to have to hunt mine down now and give it a refresh. What a great idea to add fresh baked goods as part of your decor… now I’m off to find someone to bake them for me! LOL! Thank you for sharing, I love this!

  5. Your blueberry muffins look almost too pretty to eat! Not sure how long they would last on my counter LOL! Everything looks so fresh and inviting in your bright kitchen, and I love all the blue accents! Pinning!

  6. All great ideas for Spring. Such a beautiful spring kitchen.

  7. Lynne what a treat to end with your beautiful tour of your kitchen! I love all of your pops of gorgeous blue and color with your fruit. You have such a lovely style and I really enjoyed your tips. Beautiful!

  8. Your kitchen looks so inviting with its spring touches Lynn! Love the basket vignette and your blue melamine plates. Great tips for spring decorating! Thanks for sharing and so glad to be on the tour with you!!

  9. Lynne I love how you added Spring to your kitchen, especially the baked goods, blueberries and the pop of color from the lemons. Simple style always gets me and I always am inspired by how you decorated for the seasons. So happy to be on the tour with you. Happy Spring friend.

  10. What great tips! I love mixing faux and real florals. But the best suggestion was the addition of fresh fruit. I can’t wait to give that a try.

    Have a blessed week!
    Jen

  11. Lynne,
    All great ideas!! Love the wreath!! Thanks so much for taking the time to drop by and leave such a kind comment!!! Stay safe, healthy and happy!!
    Hugs,
    Deb

  12. I love all of the ideas for adding spring touches to your kitchen. Your blue and white is so pretty and the pop of yellow with the lemons is very refreshing! Beautiful!

  13. Lynne, I love to combine real and faux florals, too. Your tulip and forsythia arrangement in the ironstone vase looks beautiful and so realistic! Your kitchen looks so happy and ready for spring. I’ll be stopping by for some blueberry muffins 🙂 It’s always a treat to hop with you, my friend! Pinned!

  14. I just LOVE yellow and blue together, especially for Spring and Summer! Running a little late in decorating for Spring, but can’t wait to bring them to my entryway table.

  15. Adding something as simple as new linens for spring is such a good idea, Lynne! Your kitchen is lovely! Pinned

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