As we move into spring it’s a perfect time to breathe new life into your home interior design and freshen up your space.  The good news is you don’t need a hefty budget to brighten up your space.  With a little creativity and resourcefulness, you can transform your home into a “haven of rejuvenation” without breaking the bank!

So here are seven simple ways to refresh your home interior design for spring.

  1. Declutter and Organize |

    Before diving into any design updates, start by decluttering and organizing your space. Clearing out unnecessary items not only frees up space but also creates a sense of calm and serenity. Consider donating or selling items you no longer need and invest in stylish storage solutions to keep clutter at bay.

  2. Swap Out Throw Pillows and Throws |

    One of the simplest and most cost-effective ways to update your home decor for spring is by swapping out your throw pillows and throws. Opt for bright, cheerful colors and lightweight fabrics like linen or cotton to infuse your space with a fresh, airy vibe. Don’t be afraid to mix and match patterns for added visual interest. 

  3. Bring in Greenery |

    Embrace the spirit of spring by incorporating plants and flowers into your home decor. Not only do plants add a pop of color and texture, but they also purify the air and promote a sense of well-being. Choose low-maintenance varieties like succulents or pothos if you are new to “plant parenting” and place them strategically throughout your home to create a feeling of a “lush indoor oasis”.

  4. DIY Artwork and Décor |

    Get creative and channel your inner artist by crafting your own artwork and decor pieces. Whether it is a gallery wall of framed prints or a hand-painted accent piece, DIY projects allow you to personalize your space while staying within budget. Plus, it is a fun way to unleash your creativity and add a personal touch to your home.  And if that all sounds a little beyond you, then I have you covered as I am happy to work with clients to source just the right sort of art for their home or office walls. 

  5. Update Hardware and Fixtures |

    Sometimes, it is the tiny details that make the biggest impact. Consider updating the hardware and fixtures in your home, such as drawer pulls, cabinet handles, light fixtures, and faucets. opt for sleek, modern designs or playful pops of color to breathe new life into your space without breaking the bank. Again, if you want advice on how to undertake this transformation, then I can help source the fixtures and get them fitted for you. 

  6. Repurpose and Upcycle Furniture |

    Instead of splurging on new furniture, give your existing pieces a makeover with a fresh coat of paint or new upholstery. You can also repurpose items in unexpected ways, such as turning an old ladder into a stylish bookshelf or transforming vintage crates into chic storage solutions. Not only does upcycling save you money, but it also adds character and charm to your home.  That said, if you want to reupholster your favorite chair or sofa then I have a network of specialists who can undertake this transformation for you.  I can help you source the right fabric and guide you on where to position your special piece so it has just the right spot in your home or office. 

  7. Create an Inviting Outdoor Space |

    Take advantage of the beautiful spring weather by extending your living space outdoors. Whether you have a spacious backyard or a cozy balcony, you can create a welcoming outdoor oasis where you can relax and unwind. I have transformed lots of these types of spaces, including adding screening and pavers for pool decks, and adding outdoor furniture to give a relaxing vibe.  And just adding string lights, and potted plants you can create a cozy atmosphere that invites you to soak up the sunshine.

By implementing these simple refreshing ideas, you can breathe new life into your home interior design just in time for spring. Remember, you don’t always have to spend a ton of money to update your space, it’s about your own style and creativity.  That said, a lot of my clients come to me to help out as a second opinion and where what they want to do is outside their comfort zone of sourcing and fitting materials.  So big or small, talk to me about what you want to do and let’s see if we can put a plan together. 

Contact me, Marilou Stones at Stones Design today for friendly expert advice and “spring” inspiration. Let me help you bring your vision to life and create a space you will love to come home to. Visit my website at to learn more.