#SpringHomeLove: Spring Home Tour 2017

7:18:00 AM

 

Hello and thank you for stopping by.  If you are visiting from Seeking Lavender Lane, welcome!  I am so thrilled to be joining a group of talented and lovely ladies for the #SpringHomeLove tour.  Showing how we transition from winter and welcome spring into our homes.  There are 16 of us total, so for some epic spring decor inspiration, be sure to check out the blog list at the bottom of this post.  For me, spring is a clean slate, where fresh greenery, flowers, and lighter/brighter colors take center stage.



Since we live in the Northeast there is nothing in bloom at the moment, but that's where fresh flowers, stems and greenery come in handy to make your home feel light and airy.





The living room windows went curtain-less for early spring.  I may keep them down for a while longer as it helps to make the space feel brighter and more open.



I went pretty simple with our front door and entry, by adding a basic grapevine wreath with a DIY color block design.  


I think it's funny because this particular wreath is sort of egg shaped, so it's rather fitting for spring.  I would show you my new spring door mat, but it's covered in snow, lol.


In the entry I kept my round rattan mirror because I love it so much and I added a little white gilded bunny planter with a small jade plant and some palm stems in a $2 thrift store vase.  



I played around with the idea of removing/switching around the gallery wall and changing out the frames, but after asking around on Instagram, the majority of friends said to keep it as is, so it will stay a bit longer.

However, if you saw my last post, you know that I did swap out the large mirror that was above the sofa for many years, with some DIY artwork.



My sofa pillows stayed the same but I added a few pops of yellow and one color block pillow to tie all the colors together.  I also swapped out my old wing chair with this new chair my husband bought for my graduation--the older wing chair moved to the basement family room. 
 

In the dining area I added another diy painting over the new dining table and picked up some pussy willow branches from the market.



Our home will go on the market next month and I've been itching to paint the dining area and kitchen white, but I'm still debating on whether or not it is worth the investment or time---our ceilings are high!




  Pretty pink tulips, a bowl full of lemons and beautiful farm fresh eggs (given to me by my work colleague), topped off this little spring vignette.  I love how the mini willow wreath gives the appearance of a nest.







I love using scarves as runners, and I picked up this pretty brass crucifix from the thrift store which is perfect in time for Easter. 



The kitchen was simply updated with new hand towels and fresh fresh flowers . . . 



and more lemons . . . and to finish it off, I rearranged and organized my open shelving to keep it simple and orderly.  






Well, that's it folks!  I really hope you enjoyed the tour, and don't fret, the fun doesn't stop here!  Please be sure to move on to the next amazing tour of my sweet friend Brandi at Don't Disturb This Groove Blog.  And see below, the list of the other awesome bloggers who are participating in this tour:




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35 comments

  1. I love your home carli! That runner on your table is so pretty...and I love all the spring touches!

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    1. Thank you Deb!!! This was so much fun pulling together!

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  2. Everything is so beautiful, Carli! So in love with the way you decorated for spring!!

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    1. Thank you Brandi, always appreciate your feedback 😊

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  3. Love love the spring home tour ..spring is definitely in your home��

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  4. Love your updates Carli! Love the DIY artwork, so pretty. I am sad to see your house go on the market because you have done so many beautiful things to it, but I know your next place will be gorgeous!

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    1. Awwww thank you Erin, you're too sweet! 😊

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  5. What a beautiful home Carli! Love your design aesthetic. And those lucite and brass candlestick holders!

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    1. Thank you Lea! I so appreciate all of your work in putting this tour together! I'll have to be on the lookout for some more candlestick holders for you 😘

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  6. Wow! Your home is stunning girl! I love it...it is seriously perfect!

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  7. Your home is absolutely beautiful... do you UAE your phone or a regular camera to take pics

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    1. Hi Leena! Thank you for your kind words! I use a canon rebel most of the time, but tend to use my phone for tutorials 😊

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  8. I am in love with your style and how you mix patterns. gorgeous!!!!

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  9. Absolutely beautiful Carli !!!! I love your DIY table!!!

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  10. So lovely touring your welcome spring home. Many beautiful vignettes and comfy places.

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    1. Thank you, I appreciate you stopping by!

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  11. Carli!!! I adore your style. You DIY art!?? Seriously, it's perfect! Loved doing this with you!

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    1. Thank you Jessica! this was so much fun!

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  12. I love all your spring touches. I am in love with the color blocked wreath and your diy table!

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    1. Thank you Aliyah, it was a fun little diy!

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  13. Carli. Loved that tour! I really love your style!

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  14. Carli, everything is so beautiful! Your DIY artwork is amazing, but it's all the little details that I adore. Like the cakestand with lemons, the little wooden bowls, and the little vases on the windowsill, those pretty eggs. Clearly I could go on and on ☺

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    1. Awwww Linda, thank you so much! I appreciate your sweet comments 😘

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  15. Carli! your home is so beautiful! That ceiling in the living room is amazing and I love all of the special touches of spring!

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    1. Thank you Yuni! I always forget about our ceiling, I'm so used to seeing it, lol

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  16. Beautiful!! I love what you did to the wreath, so cute!! Great job my friend!

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    1. Thank you Daraka! It was such an easy diy!

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  17. Carli your home is so beautiful! I love your style and how every room flows together. I'm blown away by your DIY art!

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    1. Thank you Darnetha! I really wasn't sure how that art would turn out, I'm really pleased with it though 😊

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  18. Well, spring is definetly playing around your home. It's so adorable!
    I'm looking forwards to your next post!

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