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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

DECORATING WITH JEANIE -- GUEST DECORATOR ANNA KAY

Diane von Furstenberg
Garden Sky pillow
Decorating editor Jeanie Sims has invited a guest today to tell us all about spring home fashions. Anna Kay loves to incorporate her fashion sense into interior designs. She's a fashion major who turned interior designer. -- AP
Spring Home Fashions
Spring is finally here! The lush floral colors and patterns are working their way into our fashion, not only in clothing, but in our homes as well. Enhance your spring decor this year by purchasing some home finds that celebrate the budding months to come. Sometimes a strong pop of color or a tiny detail can go a long way, so take advantage of the following home finds for less that will keep your house in the spirit of spring.

Begin by purchasing a new set of plates, bowls and a serving tray to host all your spring garden parties this year. Choose from classy, simple, yet elegantly detailed illustrations of spring vegetation that can be found on Kate Spade's Garden Street or Dandy Lane Collections. These intricate designs are a beautiful addition to your table. For a more bold, colorful set of spring tableware, the Madeira Court Collection is breathtaking. Brushstrokes of blues, violets and greens make this set a true representation of the floral rejuvenation and soft breezes of spring. Purchase one of these Kate Spade Collections with an online Kate Spade promo code, and be prepared for all of the springtime fun without breaking the bank. 

Accent pillows are a wonderful way to keep your indoor or outdoor furniture decorated for the current season. Diane von Furstenberg's decorative throw pillows are covered in wild patterns and bright colors, perfect for spring. Add a Garden Sky pillow to patio chairs for that little something that screams "Spring is here!". Other designer's, like Thomas Paul, make exquisite, artistic throw pillows with natural subject matter that are sure to bring spring home with you. Check out Amazon for more discount designer throw pillows that can easily come and go with the spring season.

One final spring touch, that every home needs, is a beautiful vase for those springtime blooms that you should be utilizing in your home for the next few months. Get a lovely bouquet of spring flowers in a classy glass vase designed by Vera Wang at FTD.com. Choose from orchids, calla lilies, hydrangeas and more. Knock two birds out with one stone, as the saying goes, by taking advantage of FTD's discount promotional codes, and decorate your house full of lush, springtime floral arrangements by Vera Wang. 

With simple additions, like tableware, throw pillows and flower arrangements, you can bring spring into your home decor without unnecessary spending. Take advantage of great finds that enhance the springtime attitude in your home by bringing out the color, fresh perfumes and floral delicacy of all the vitality and vibrancy that is spring.

Anyone planning a little spring redecorating? Let’s hear from you. Post a comment for a chance to win a book from our Book Club Friday guest author. -- AP

4 comments:

Modern Furniture said...

Excellent blogger and nice share...

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modern furniture

Liz said...

My annual Spring redecoration consists of, finally, sorting all those pieces of paper for the taxman and then consigning them to a box. The papers, that is.

Jane R said...

What a great post! We jumped from an almost nonexistent winter into spring and now summer weather. But, we've had some beautiful wildflowers that have been my inspiration for spring and summer decorating. Thanks for all the suggestions and examples!

ANASTASIA POLLACK said...

Thank you all for stopping by. Glad you enjoyed Anna's suggestions.