10 Great Ways to Bring the Spring 2011 Floral Home Decor Trend into Your Home
In my last décor-related post Spring 2011 Home Decor Trends: Straight from the Catwalk to your Abode, we talked about how the latest fashion trends can be effectively applied to home décor. We also talked about what the hottest runway trends for spring/summer 2011 are and touched upon how each of these funky trends can be translated into chic and funky home décor. Today I’m going to take the floral fashion trend of 2011 and show you 10 great ways to bring this cute trend (and the spirit of the spring season) into your home. And no, I’m not going to waste your time with the same old stuff that has been done to death. Below are ten cool and innovative floral home decor techniques that scream flower power!
1. Funky Floral Cushions & Pillows
Say goodbye to those boring tapestry cushions with the tiny pastel flowers embroidered over them, and a big cheery HELLO to these cute and funky floral cushions and pillows that will brighten up any room! Check out the bright, funky colors and the lovely way the floral shapes encompass the entire pillow, creating the illusion of a real flower. Simply Adorable and a must-have for your home this season!
2. Floral Chairs
If you thought that the floral spring home décor trend could only be brought into your home using draperies and curtains, you are so wrong! Spring is such a joyful season with all its pretty colors and delicate flowers, that it is always a source of inspiration for artists and designers alike. Check out these amazing designer chairs shaped like fragile, blooming flowers! Imagine sitting your pretty lil’ tush in one of these!
3. Fabulous Floral Bedding
No more white bed sheets with tiny, boring floral prints. Bring the festivity of spring into your bed with this new luxury floral bedding in vibrant colors and bold patterns.
Spring 2011 Luxury Floral Bedding from www.schlossbergusa.com
Blocked Tulip Duvet Cover & Shams and Sketch Duvet Cover & Shams from www.westelm.com
4. Floral Roller Blinds
Toss out those mundane curtains and drapes, and bring in these fabulous floral roller blinds to cover your windows! These contemporary roller blinds are a great way to add a touch of style to your home and cost only a fraction of what traditional draperies cost. Available in bright colors and tasteful patterns, these patterned roller blinds will also give your home a distinctive look.
5. Floral Wallpaper
If you are the adventurous type and would like to give your home a dramatic touch for spring, then a great way to do that is to put up floral wall paper in bold motifs and striking colors. These days wallpapers are available in different kinds of backgrounds and textures that magnify the overall effect and make your walls stand out magnificently.
Lasari Flock Wallpapers from www.romo.com
Isabelle wallpaper by Monsoon for Graham & Brown from www.grahambrown.com
6. Floral Wall Stickers
Another great way to jazz up your walls is to use these exquisite floral wall stickers. Shaped in delicate leaves and flowers, these funky stickers are another innovative way to bring the floral spring trend into your abode. The best thing about these stickers is that you can simply peel them off when the season changes or when you get bored of them.
Floral Wall Decorations from www.dalidecals.com
7. Floral Lights & Lamps
I’m all for innovative decor. That’s why stuff like the floral lights and lamps below always catch my eye. These foldable floral lighting fixtures are shaped like a flower, the shape of which can be changed (open or closed) as you desire. And I just love, love, love the bloom lamp that blossoms into a flower from a bud when you turn it on. What an innovative way to bring the floral spring home decor trend into your home!
8. Floral Wall Clocks
If you love flowers but are afraid of going OTT when it comes to home decor, then these demure flower wall clocks are your safest bet! Check out the charming, yet functional wall clocks below!
9. Floral Candles & Candle Holders
How could I leave out everyone’s favorite home accessory, scented candles?! There is something so tranquil about a burning candle. Combine that with the vibrant colors and sweet fragrance of spring flowers, and you have spring home decor at its best! Check out the lovely collection below. I just love the silk flower candle assortment, which features four silk flowers encased in glass vases, a colored stone pond and artificial water. This elegant assortment is perfect for holding tea-light candles. The Candle and Cymbidium Table Centerpiece will look great on your dining table and can go together or separate as you desire. These beautifully sculpted Orchid floating candles are ideal for a party or romantic dinner and the wrought-iron candle holder will look exquisite on your wall.
Orchid Floating Candles and Botanical 3-pc Glass Candle Set from www.ccsgems.com
Wrought Iron Candle Holder from www.wrought-iron-crafts.com
Who wants boring paintings anymore? Check out these stunning designer floral wall hangings that will put any painting to shame. Made of Marimekko fabric, these wall hangings depict blossoming flowers like magnolias and fragile leaves and berries in light pastels or bold, striking colors. They are available in all kinds of sizes (single or multiple panels) so you can choose whatever size suits your space. I just love the pre-framed set of oil-painted pleasantry floral panels with their hand applied brush stroke finish!
Marimekko Fabric Wall Hangings from www.wallartsuk.com
Set of Pleasantry Floral Panels from www.buy-online-shopping-mall.com
There you go ladies. Ten brilliant ways to bring spring into your humble abode! Which one will you choose?