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11

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2019

Erin Sousa

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5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

Gooooood morning lovelies!! I don’t know about you but I’ve got spring on the brain and so does Erin Sousa, Founder and Creative Director of Sparkle Media. Today Erin is taking over the blog and sharing simple ways you can get your home ready for spring!! Take it away, Erin, the stage is yours!!

Hi everyone!! Erin here!! Ohhh my gosh, how excited are we all for spring?! This year, it feels like winter just won’t quit! I’m so over it, and ready to welcome a fresh start. When the season starts to change, I’m all about refreshing our home – I like to clear out the clutter, change over my closet, and get things freshened up! Hello flowers, freshness, and new décor! I’m so IN! Adding even a few of these into your home will welcome spring… so set up your Spring inspo pinboards, and get your pinning finger ready!

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1. Blooms, Blooms, Blooms!

Take me to the nearest flower shop! I love adding in seasonal blooms to my home – a big bunch of tulips (these are called Parrot Tulips, aren’t they so pretty?) on my coffee table, and pretty little bundles beside the bed, on a bookcase, and at my entryway table are all places I like to see fresh flowers. They just brighten up your home and make you happy!

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2. Fresh Whites

There’s nothing like fresh white linens on your bed, and after a while, and yes, even with regular washing, they can start to look a little dull. Sleeping on fresh sheets feels so delicious, but looks even better, so why not swap out your pillowcases for fresh ones, or consider a fresh duvet? Some of my fave places to get fresh bedding is The Cross, Rothman & Co., or Homesense.

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3. Spring Scent

Saje Wellness makes the prettiest diffusers that are almost like a little piece of décor, and their 100% natural essential oil blends (I love the After The Rain one right now!) keep my home smelling fresh and yummy! If I forget to turn it on when I get home, my husband makes sure to, lol. I love the idea of giving your home a seasonal scent, don’t you?!

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4. Wall Decor

This one is for the flower obsessed (hands up!). If you really want to bring the outside in, wall decals are a colourful way to spruce up your space for spring! These flower decals take my floral obsession to the next level! The blooms are bold way to dress up a room, without the commitment – they stick on, and are removed just as easily and can be arranged however you like! Pink couch, optional ?

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5. Infused Water

I’m allllways trying to drink more water! I just feel so much better when I do! I find the more of an event I make it, a pretty glass, straw, and fresh citrus and berries, the more I WANT to drink it. I even keep a pitcher full in my fridge and try to finish it during my work day. Just slice up some lemons, oranges, throw in some ice, and maybe some berries, if you have them on hand, and you have a fresh and tasty infused water that you’ll actually be excited to sip!

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Well, there you have it! I hope some of these ideas inspire you just as much as they’ve inspired me!

Until next time!

xo

Erin

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  1. Lili Butterfield

    March 9th, 2017 at 10:14 am

    Thank you Erin for this amazing post <3 I am inspired to go home & spring up the condo! It's time for blooms and sun!

  2. erin

    March 9th, 2017 at 3:07 pm

    Thank you for reading, Lili! Yes!!! Let’s get it done this weekend, right?!! XO

  3. Jen Lawrence

    March 9th, 2017 at 10:20 am

    Love this. Reminds me to drink more water too!!

  4. erin

    March 9th, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    Urgh, always a struggle, but this makes it fun! XO

  5. Nicole Powell

    March 9th, 2017 at 12:46 pm

    Where is the picture from behind the diffuser?

  6. erin

    March 9th, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    Hi Nicole! It’s from Minted! 🙂

  7. Dee

    March 9th, 2017 at 6:30 pm

    Hi Erin, where is the bag from?

  8. erin

    March 9th, 2017 at 7:49 pm

    Hello Dee! The bag is Mansur Gavriel from Holt Renfrew! 🙂

  9. Estela

    March 11th, 2017 at 7:12 am

    Hi Erin, thank you for sharing your tips. I like your taste for choosing pretty things. Take care. Aloha?

  10. erin

    March 13th, 2017 at 11:55 am

    Hi Estela, thank you so much for the comment!!! Aloha 🙂

  11. Samantha

    March 11th, 2017 at 9:28 pm

    Love all these tips and products! Thanks for sharing!

  12. erin

    March 13th, 2017 at 11:55 am

    Thank you, Samantha! Happy SPRING! XO

  13. Breanna

    April 18th, 2017 at 3:16 pm

    Amazing! Love this tips.

    I know it’s optional but where oh WHERE is that pink sofa from??

  14. Laura

    April 20th, 2017 at 11:20 am

    Hi Breanna! It’s Laura from Article here. Sorry to butt in, but we wanted to let you know that that’s our Emil in Quartz Rose! You can find it on our site.

  15. Danielle

    March 11th, 2019 at 2:22 pm

    Love this post, thanks Erin! 🙂 Such great tips! I have a vase filled with tulips on my desk right now and it’s getting me so ready for springtime!

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