Spring is here! And as my to-do-list is getting longer each day with fun spring activities like seeing the cherry blossoms or having a picnic at the park, the thing I feel like doing the most is filling my house with flowers! I love flowers but it always seems that they don’t last very long with me, so my perfect solution is to decorate with floral patterns that add life to any space. These tips will help you bring the blossoming inside!
Figure out the mood you’re looking for.
Each pattern brings its own feel and affects the mood differently, depending on style, size, and color. Large prints have a more modern look, while small patterns bring a sweet, vintage feel. This is something to consider when you pick your floral items and try noticing how the pattern affects your mood.
It’s all about the pairing.
Sometimes floral furniture can look like your grandma's house, right? The trick to avoiding this is to mix decor styles: let’s say you have a floral rug, try pairing it with a modern coffee table to create an eclectic look in your space. Your décor will look cohesive and make more sense if your items share the same color scheme.
You don’t have to stick to one floral!
So you have one floral item, does it mean you have to stop here? Definitely no! You can mix floral prints to add joy and energy to your decor, the key is to choose items that share the same background color, usually a neutral color like white or ivory.
"It’s too girly!” - NOT!
So you’re afraid you’ll end up with a girly-looking space? It doesn’t have to be. While mini prints in soft colors look more feminine, you can go for gender-neutral pieces that boast bold florals and large patterns in primary colors. That way it would look more modern and artistic, rather than girly.
Incorporate large-scale floral patterns.
Don’t shy away from large floral prints, as they can evoke the refreshing feeling of being in a garden, and brighten up the entire space, mostly if it’s a small space. You can go for a bold wallpaper or a vibrant area rug.