#SpringHomeLove: Spring Home Tour 2017

 

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 #SpringHomeLovetour.  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:

Click the link for more Spring Home Love!

Creekwoodhill

Nina and Cecilia

Hood Creek Log Cabin

A House and A Dog

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made by Carli

Honey N Hydrangea

Bees N Burlap

Farmhouse For Five

Seeking Lavender Lane

Noting Grace

Don’t Disturb This Groove Blog

Renew My Home

This Rustic Cottage

Little Glass Jar

Love Your Abode

Almafied

 

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  1. Deb Foglia
    March 15, 2017 / 12:10 pm

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

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:48 am

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

  2. Brandi
    March 15, 2017 / 12:11 pm

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

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:49 am

      Thank you Brandi, always appreciate your feedback 😊

  3. Jelisa goncalves
    March 15, 2017 / 12:20 pm

    Love love the spring home tour ..spring is definitely in your homeοΏ½οΏ½

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:49 am

      Thank you Jelisa! 😘

  4. Erin Marshall
    March 15, 2017 / 2:46 pm

    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!

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:50 am

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

  5. Lea
    March 15, 2017 / 9:09 pm

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

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:51 am

      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 😘

  6. Allison - A House and A Dog
    March 15, 2017 / 10:08 pm

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

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:52 am

      Thanks so much Allison! 😊

  7. Leena Vidal
    March 15, 2017 / 10:36 pm

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

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:53 am

      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 😊

  8. Caitlin Paulson
    March 16, 2017 / 12:34 am

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

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:55 am

      Thank you So much Caitlin 😊

  9. Nicole Patterson
    March 16, 2017 / 12:42 am

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

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:56 am

      Thank you Nicole! 😘

  10. GratefulPrayerThankfulHeart
    March 16, 2017 / 1:53 am

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

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:58 am

      Thank you, I appreciate you stopping by!

  11. Jessica Panos
    March 16, 2017 / 5:20 am

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

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:59 am

      Thank you Jessica! this was so much fun!

  12. Liah Anderson
    March 16, 2017 / 5:27 am

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

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 1:00 am

      Thank you Aliyah, it was a fun little diy!

  13. alma arrieta
    March 16, 2017 / 7:22 am

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

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:57 am

      Thank you Alma!

  14. The Home I Create
    March 16, 2017 / 12:09 pm

    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 ☺

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:47 am

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

  15. yuni min
    March 16, 2017 / 3:38 pm

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

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:45 am

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

  16. Daraka Mccrackin
    March 16, 2017 / 4:28 pm

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

    • Carli A
      March 17, 2017 / 12:44 am

      Thank you Daraka! It was such an easy diy!

  17. Darnetha | ChippaSunshine
    March 18, 2017 / 1:48 am

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

    • Carli A
      March 20, 2017 / 3:14 am

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

  18. Jennifer@ Pcword
    March 27, 2017 / 5:04 am

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

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