It’s the most colorful time of the year! While April showers bring May flowers, Birmingham’s boutiques are already blossoming with new arrivals to spring you into this vibrant season. This month’s FINDS will refresh your interiors and brighten your wardrobe just in time for some much-needed Alabama sunshine. Plus, April’s sweet and salty cookie of the month will have you craving more. Here are our favorite locally found home and wardrobe FINDS!
Looking for a way to add a touch of subtle color to your space? These gorgeous accent pillows from Paige Albright Orientals will do the trick. They reflect the vibrancy of the season in subdued yet colorful tones — ideal for a blissfully bohemian interior. Find them at Paige Albright Orientals for $125 each.
Give your space a breath of fresh air this spring with these bright and funky decor FINDS from Pandy Agnew Interiors. The classic beige accent chair will fit into any space and is given the perfect splash of color with this Rorschach-esque pillow. Pair it with this modern yet timeless, black-and-white side table and unique lamp and finally, finish it off with this striking, one-of-a-kind piece of art. Find the chair for $890, pillow for $160, side table for $885, lamp for $385 and art for $1,260 at Pandy Agnew Interiors.
Light up your interior
Continue with this theme of light and bright, and give your space some feminine, retro flare with this glamorous lamp from Soho Retro. The sophisticated gold stand is highlighted by fun magenta accents for a unique statement piece. Find it at Soho Retro for $399.
Bath & kitchen tile beauty
Take advantage of the refreshing season by renovating your kitchen and bath with some new tiles. Toulmin Cabinetry and Design has a plethora of options, both colorful and subtle, to fit any style preference and design scheme. For a timeless look, opt for marble or sleek stone or make your space stand out with an intricately patterned backsplash. Either way, their experts will make the design process a breeze. Visit their website for pricing and contact information.
Take a seat
Never underestimate the design power of a stunning and classic accent chair. This elegant beige option from Stock & Trade will dress up any space. We love how it looks paired with a Bohemian-inspired pillow and soft, cozy blanket. Find the chair for $730, pillow for $56 and blanket for $291 at Stock & Trade Design Co.
The best way to add a touch of charm to your interior is through antique pieces, and Tricia’s Treasures is brimming with rare beauties. This glamorous chest compete with gorgeous gilded accents is striking and spectacular. Its black-and-white diamond pattern is suggestive of a harlequin costume, exuding a romantic Old World feel. Find it for $2,495 at Tricia’s Treasures.
Black and white bliss
This simple yet standout Parisian bistro chair from Richard Tubb Interiors is a flawless reflection of spring’s relaxing and refreshing vibes. We love this classic chair in black and white as a simple way to add some pattern and texture without being too flashy. Find it at Richard Tubb Interiors for $259.
Easy, breezy style
With spring’s sunny days comes weekends spent exploring Birmingham’s farmers markets, parks and flower shops. This easy, breezy outfit is casual yet fashion-forward for everyday style, and these comfortable, flattering jeans are on-trend for the season. Find the top for $40, jeans for $188 and sandals for $125 at Alabama Outdoors.
The perfect gift
On the hunt for the perfect bride, hostess or birthday gift? This precious personalized jewelry dish is just right. It is simple and classic, will serve a useful purpose and will add some sophisticated, feminine glam to her vanity or dressing area. Find it for $25 at Bromberg’s.
Cobalt blue is one of this season’s most popular colors, and this flowy tank is a fantastic way to brighten up your wardrobe. Wear this to work, on a date night, for a girls’ night out — the options are endless! Pair it with classic white denim and some funky statement necklaces and the look reaches another level of spring style perfection. Find the ring necklace for $26, horn necklace for $38.95 and blue tank for $51.95 at The Blue Willow.
Are you headed to the beach this season? Step up your game with this beach blanket from The Lingerie Shoppe. Not only is it fun and festive, it’s also made with the ideal fabric for staying put through beachy breezes and remaining sand-free. Find it for $98 at The Lingerie Shoppe.
Continue building your spring wardrobe with this adorable and versatile outfit from The Clothes Tree. This sweet pink tank is great for layering and the dark wash jeans reflect the season’s unique hem trend while remaining wearable and easy-to-style. Find the tank for $216, necklace for $64 and jeans for $164 at The Clothes Tree by Deborah.
Pretty in pink
Every time spring rolls around, straw bags hit the scene, and these styles kick the warm weather staple up a notch. Available in a bunch of bright colors, subtle shades and striped patterns, these bags are sturdy enough to last you through these warm months and are perfect for giving your look a splash of color. Plus, how cute is that pom-pom detail?! Find these for $74 at A’mano.
Trendy spring style
Make sure your little one is springtime ready with these on-trend pieces from GiGi’s Teen. Off-the-shoulder, stripes and denim skirts are all major trends this season, and this look ties it all together to create the ultimate warm-weather ensemble. Find the necklace for $18, top for $45 and skirt for $72 at GiGi’s Teen.
Shoe of the season
Finish off your look with these spring- and summer-ready espadrille wedges. Your closet will thank you for these as they’re the prime style for light-wash jeans, shorts, a sundress or a sophisticated springtime style. Essentially, you can wear these to go shopping, to that upcoming wedding and everywhere in between. Find these at Wrapsody for $124.
COOKIE OF THE MONTH
Don’t forget to make this season sweet! The Grand Slam cookie from Cookie Fix is loaded with chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, caramel, pretzels and a pinch of sea salt for that to-die-for sweet-and-salty treat. Find these, baked for $2.20 each or as frozen dough balls (15 per package) for $16, from Cookie Fix.
Now get out there and celebrate spring with fabulous April FINDS!