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Spring Home Tour: Simple Ideas for Spring Decorating

Welcome to my spring home tour! I am sharing simple ideas for spring decorating, featuring fresh flowers, greenery, and simple DIY craft projects. 

Hello and welcome to the Bloggers Best Spring Home Tour, hosted by my sweet friend Kelly from The Tattered Pew. I am thrilled to be joining a talented group of bloggers to share ideas for spring home decorating! There are 29 creative home decor bloggers joining in. You will find so much inspiration here!

If you are hopping over from TaterTots and Jello, I am so happy you are here! Visiting Jen’s blog always makes me smile. I love her light and bright decor!

collage of spring home decor ideas

I’m Lynne. I am a Connecticut wife, mom to two young adults, and fourth grade teacher by day…as well as a crafter, baker, and self-proclaimed home decor enthusiast by night. I am a lover of all things home and family. My Family Thyme is a creative place where I share budget friendly craft projects, furniture updates, and simple recipes.

collage of spring decorating ideas

Welcome to my Connecticut home! This week we were so happy to welcome Spring! Last week we were so fortunate to enjoy some glorious weather here in New England, and it inspired me to decorate. I am excited to welcome spring into my home and share some simple ideas for spring decorating with you.

The Dining Room

From visiting My Family Thyme, you can probably guess that my favorite color combination is blue and white. I am love all shades of blue, from a rich navy to a light baby blue. A couple of years ago, I painted our dining room walls this beautiful shade of blue, called Slate Blue by Benjamin Moore Paints and I love how it came out.

I had fun decorating this little antique side table for spring. My husband had purchased this table for me at an antique shop when we were first married, almost 25 years ago. The table is covered with a vintage linen runner, purchased at a flea market.

The candlestick was a Goodwill find that I painted using my DIY chalk paint, and then distressed it before adding a little dark wax. The topiary is also a simple craft project. You can read all about How to Make a Topiary in 5 Easy Steps.

sharing spring decorating ideas with view of sideboard with diy topiary and candle holder

This little plant has been moved around my home to try to find a place where it will do well. I am hoping that on top of this green wine rack will be the right place! I tucked it inside this little cloche with some Decoupaged Easter Eggs.

You can see my Easter Bunny Reverse Canvas in the background. Have you ever made a reverse canvas? It is such a fun, inexpensive craft project!

sharing spring decorating ideas with view of cloche with decoupage Easter eggs and plant

Refreshing the dining room for is easy if you just concentrate on the table. I recently visited Trader Joe’s and picked up some inexpensive seasonal bulbs. Placing them into vintage milk glass makes them a little more special.

The buffalo check runner is from our local Buy Nothing site. It is a wonderful community Facebook site where local neighbors give and receive, share, lend, and express gratitude. I have both given and received over the past couple of years. Do you have a Buy Nothing site in your community too?

sharing spring decorating ideas with view of daffodils, tulips, and hyacinth in milk glass

A few days later, they were beginning to bloom. Don’t you just love the colors of spring?

sharing spring decorating ideas with view of daffodils, tulips, and hyacinth in milk glass

These will eventually be planted out in my yard, but for now, we will enjoy the colors and scents of spring in our home.

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sharing spring decorating ideas with view of spring bulbs planted in milk glass

This picture below is our view from the kitchen. Although we don’t use our dining room as often as I wish, I love to add something to the table since the view can be seen from both the kitchen and the living room.

sharing spring decorating ideas with view of dining room table and side table with mirror and topiary

The Family Room

Our family room is the room where we spend most of our time. It is a cozy and comfortable space, full of character. For the our spring mantle, I added my DIY Farmhouse Style Signs, along with some faux beaded eucalyptus and more thrifted candlesticks painted with DIY Chalk Paint.

sharing spring decorating ideas with view of spring mantle with diy farmhouse signs

Spring means lighter fabrics and lighter colors. I recently painted this room Edgecomb Gray by Benjamin Moore Paints and I love how fresh and bright it is!

sharing spring decorating ideas with view of couch, ottoman, and side table.

We recently purchased a new sectional from Ikea and had a custom made slipcover made from this Etsy site. With this being the room that we use the most, it is great to have something that I can just throw in the washer. Plus, if we want to change up the decor, we can just change the slipcover. So easy!

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sharing spring decorating ideas with view of couch, ottoman, and tray with hydrangeas

Spring pillow covers, vibrant colored glass bottles, and my favorite Trader Joe’s hydrangeas make this room light and bright for Spring!

Changing a pillow cover is a simple way to update your home’s decor. The Stenciled Fabric Pillow Cover was such an easy and fun craft project, and it goes so well with these blue and beige faded floral pillow covers, also from an Etsy Shop.

sharing spring decorating ideas with view of diy stenciled pillow on couch

Do you light candles in all seasons? I do! When you light a candle, it just takes the ordinary and makes it extraordinary. I found these pretty light blue glass candle holders on Amazon.

sharing spring decorating ideas with flatlay view of round farmhouse tray on tufted ottoman

Ranunculus are some of my favorite flowers. I couldn’t find any fresh ranunculus, but I found these very realistic faux flowers. Now that I think about it, I wish I had added some water to these to make them look a little more authentic. Have you ever done that?

sharing spring decorating ideas with view of side table with candle, ranunculus, and bunny

When I had taken out my camera to take pictures, my sweet puppy, Sadie, laid down and posed. I think she wanted to say hello and be included too!

sharing spring decorating ideas with view of dog, couch, ottoman, and tray with hydrangeas

Thank you so much for visiting today! Please be sure to visit all of the amazing bloggers listed below as they each share their beautiful homes with you! 

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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Bloggers’ Best Spring Home Tours

Monday’s Tours

Monday's Spring Tours

The Tattered Pew / My Thrift Store Addiction / Bricks n’ Blooms

Shiplap and Shells / Cottage In The Mitten / Cottage On Bunker Hill

Tuesday’s Tours

Spring Tours Tuesday

Midwest Life and Style / Open Doors Open Hearts / Cloches and Lavender

Amy Sadler Designs / Up To Date Interiors

Wednesday’s Tours

Wednesday Spring Tours

Simply2Moms / Sand Dollar Lane / DIY Beautify

The Ponds Farmhouse / Pasha Is Home / Lantern Lane Designs

Thursday’s Tours

Thursday's Spring Tours

StoneGable / My Wee Abode / County Road 407

She Gave It A Go / Aratari At Home / Willow Bloom Home

Friday’s Tours

Friday's Spring Tours

Lora Bloomquist Create and Ponder / White Arrows Home / Follow The Yellow Brick Home

Robyn’s French Nest / tatertots and jello / My Family Thyme

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21 Comments

  1. Lynne,
    I loved the creative touches you added to your home. The milk glass containers looked so beautiful on your table and I’ve never heard of a Buy Nothing Community. That is such a great Ideas. Wow. So happy to be on this journey with you.

  2. Your living room is lovely, Lynne… and your spring vignettes are just so pretty! You got some GREAT photos, girl! Love that ‘arial’ view of your coffee table! So fun touring with you!

  3. Lynne, your home looks so beautiful all decorated for spring. I come from a family of teachers, and my dad is a 4th-grade teacher too. How fun! Happy to be touring with you this week. Pinned!

  4. hi Lynne!

    What a beautiful home you have! I adore your fresh potted bulbs in the white containers. Such a gorgeous centerpiece. And I love that you go the runner on the buy nothing neighbor site. I wish we had that Have a beautiful Friday!

    XOXO

  5. Lynne

    Your home is beautiful for spring. Pretty pillow covers and slipcover.

    The flowers look so bright and cherry.

  6. Everything look so pretty styled for spring. The spring bulbs in the milk glass are just gorgeous! Such a pretty tour!

  7. Your home is so pretty and ready for spring. I love all the fresh florals you used. Tell Sadie I said hello! Nice touring with you this week!

  8. What a pretty spring home tour Lynne! You had me at all the greenery and spring flowers your brought in for the season. And I just LOVE that beautiful stenciled pillow you created. I pinned that as well for future reference. Happy Spring!

  9. Lynne I love how you decorated for Spring and I am going to have to check out that Etsy site for my IKEA sofa. Also, I don’t think we have a
    But nothing site in my community but would love to start one.

  10. Lynne I loved your beautiful spring tour! You have so many wonderful Diy’s and I love all of your blue and white! Just gorgeous! Thanks for joining me this week!

  11. So pretty, Lynne!! I love those slipcovers!! Sad fact: I have never been to IKEA!! That one in Mass is such a hassle to get to for us!

  12. I love the soothing color scheme of your home, Lynne. You’ve decorated it so beautifully with a romantic, classic style. Yes, love ranunculus flowers and was so excited when I found a colorful bunch at Trader Joe’s this week for my pics:) Thanks for the beautiful tour! Happy Spring!

  13. Your flowering bulbs are so pretty! I enjoyed mine so much this year, too. Blessings, Cecilia @My Thrift Store Addiction

  14. Lynne I love your home all decorated for spring, The bulbs are gorgeous and I love all of the spring details. I can’t wait for more blooms here. Happy spring!!!

  15. Your spring home is just beautiful Lynne. I love how you have used plants and flowers to create a fresh look inspired by nature. And the soft color palette is so pretty!

  16. Hi Lynne! Your house is so beautiful decorated for Spring!! My favorite though is those pretty bulbs in your milk glass pedestals…STUNNING!! Beautiful job!!

  17. Your home is so pleasant to look at. I got a ton of inspo and hope to try the real plants inside some pretty containers. I never think to do that. Enjoyed hopping with you this week. Happy spring! pinned

  18. Your Spring decor looks beautiful! I love how you planted real Spring flowers, they are gorgeous and really bring the outdoors in!! Happy Spring, Donna

  19. Lynne,
    Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful home!! everything looks so fresh and Spring-like!! Thanks too for taking the time to stop by!! Hope you had a great Easter!!
    Hugs,
    Deb

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