Spring has sprung! Even if the weather hasn’t quite warmed up enough for you to ditch your coat and don a sundress, there are plenty of ways to celebrate. Get giddy for spring!
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Decorate with hip colors. Move over, pastels – there’s a new color palette in town! Thanks to Pantone, there are plenty of spring-specific colors to choose from this year. Trendy options with names like “Radiant Orchid” and “Celosia Orange” will make your house scream spring without the slightest hint of those baby-nursery pastels! Check out Pantone’s website to see a full list of their 2014 spring colors.
Plant an herb garden. Have you been buying your herbs from the grocery store all winter? Turn over a new leaf by growing your own fresh herbs at home! You can opt for the indoor potted route or plant them in your outdoor garden.
Dress up your terra cotta pots. A traditional terra cotta flowerpot isn’t exactly an eyesore, but we think leaving it in its original state squanders some serious design potential! Dress up your terra cotta pots with this simple step-by-step.
Make a DIY butterfly feeder. Nothing says springtime like birds and butterflies! Attract butterflies to your garden naturally by making this simple homemade feeder from a mason jar.
Get creative with egg decorating. Say sayonara to traditional egg dyeing techniques and try decorating eggs in fresh, springtime patterns. Need some inspiration? Here are seven of our favorite egg decorating ideas.
Make mint juleps. It’s that time of year again – refreshing cocktail time! Our favorite spring cocktail is the mint julep for several reasons: it’s delicious, it’s easy to make and you can use your leftover mint for pest prevention (no joke)! Pick up some mint, grab a highball glass and get muddling.