When switching seasons, it only takes an item or two (or 18) to freshen up your living space. Purchase these picks for spring and let them stick around through the summer. These finds for the kitchen, living room and outdoors come from local shops with spring in mind. It was a challenge to select just one item from each store, because they are all brimming with so much new inventory. Do a little spring cleaning followed by a little spring shopping to see what these spots have to offer.
Snag one of these beauties from Harpeth Gallery and you’ll instantly brighten any chair, bench or couch in your home. This is one of the many pillows in the store, but it just so happens to be our favorite. Buy one for $188 or purchase the pair at Harpeth Gallery.
Mix and match these clear glass bud vases. And when you don’t have time to fill them with fresh flowers, they can easily stand on their own. Find them for $12 each at FABU.
Bird on a perch
The birds are chirping outside, and this little guy from Merridian Home Furnishings inspired us to bring them inside. The bird, which sits on a metal perch, can be hung above your table as a suspended centerpiece. Find him for $10.99 at Merridian Home Furnishings.
These blankets are lightweight but warm, making them perfect for cozying up on the patio on a cool spring evening. The super-soft blankets are available in a variety of spring colors, and we love them all! Grab one today for $164.95 at The Beveled Edge.
Summer is right around the corner, which means long days by the pool. Kick back poolside with one of these circular towels that are almost large enough to fit the whole family. The 60-inch towel can easily double as a picnic blanket. Choose from two different patterns for $95 each at Epergne.
We don’t all have green thumbs or the extra cash to regularly fill our home with fresh flowers. Thankfully, these faux arrangements are the perfect alternative. With no water or care needed, they liven up any space and last for years. Find this one ($185) and others at Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike.
Garden herb napkins
Bring seasoning to the table in your spring cooking and with these flour sack napkins. Featuring lavender, sage, thyme and rosemary, the napkins are perfect for setting a spring table. The 15-by-20-inch napkins are 100% flour sack cotton and 100% perfect for spring and summer entertaining. A pack of four can be found at AshBlue for $48.
Rearrange for spring and stash stuff in this sideboard table. With closed shelving, it is perfect for storing entertaining essentials. The light coloring also makes it perfect for spring. Add this piece to your collection for $1895 at TWO for home.
Bring some spring into your bathroom with a new set of towels. The Sea Cloud collection features terry-lined cotton towels that are super soft and quick drying.Shop these in a collection of colors for $75 here.
Striped berry bowls
Berry season is rapidly approaching, and we are going to need something in which to serve all of that delicious produce. Enter: striped berry bowls. Perfect for berries, cereal, gazpacho, pasta, salad and just about anything else, these bowls are available for $36 each at Corzine & Co.
Pillows, pillows and more pillows! If you are looking for something neutral to add your spring décor, look no further than these custom pillows. Head to Oak Nashville to snag this pair or to check out others, and walk away with one or both for $68 each.
How can you say no to this golden lobster? He’s happy to make himself at home in your kitchen, dining room, living room or beach house — and we think you should welcome him with open arms. Painted by local artist Trevor Mikula, the 4-by-6-inch piece is available for $135 at Bennett Galleries.
Antique decanter and tags
As you mix up springtime cocktails, pour your liquor from an antique decanter labeled with an antique decanter tag — because why not? The decanter ($320) and tag ($17.50) can be purchased separately at R. Higgins Interiors.
This is the perfect centerpiece that you never have to water. Filled with faux succulents and hydrangeas, the piece is eye-catching and spring-y. Find it for $40 at Color.
Flower sauce pan
Bring the colors of the garden indoors with this collection from Mackenzie-Childs. The 2.5-quart saucepan is decorated with garden-fresh florals and a sparrow topper. Don’t tuck this one away in your cabinets — let it be a focal point on your stove! Find this piece (for $125) and others in the collection at Dish Dish Goose.
Bring art into your home in the form of a decorative bowl. This piece makes a statement that you can’t ignore. We think it’s spectacular! The curled-rim porcelain bowl is 7″H x 19″D. Made by John Richard, the bowl can be found at Pierce & Co. for $320.
Trade in your traditional wine glasses for this textured set — dining al fresco has never been more stylish! Find them at Sanctuary South for $16 each.
We can always count on hand towels to brighten up the home. Perfect for the kitchen or the bathroom, we are crushing ones colored for spring. We found these from The Y’all Book at Tinwings, for $13 each.
Fill your home with soft scents of lavender this spring! The Thistle Farms candles come in three varieties (citrus wood, lavender and vanilla vetiver) and each burns for 35 hours. The candle is a welcoming symbol of sanctuary, making it even more appropriate for the home. Pick your scent for $23 at Thistle Farms.
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