How to let the flowers of spring accent your style
If you are like most people, you enjoy the beautiful seasonal flowers that begin popping up this time of year.
The colors of the Spring are bursting onto the landscape and designing the style where they are planted. Have you thought about your space and how to bring that same feel of the season into your style?
Did you know that you can define your style with something as simple as a flower? Well if you didn't know, than you'll love this blog as we'll give you some amazing ways to use floral accents. If you have been using flowers to design with, than read on for some ways you might never have thought of.
I bet a large floral wallpaper never crossed your mind
Flowers are one of the most basic and easiest of items to decorate with. They can be added as a simple arrangement, a wreath, or they can be a simple print in a fabric. For the most part, this is how the majority of us use flowers, and while we will cover these easier ways of use in this blog...we will also look at some really unusual ways to create a space all your own with blooming style.
You NEED the flowers
At one point or another, we have all lived in a space that had some floral motif. Who hasn't had flowered wallpaper or bedding with a floral fabric.
Having something with a bloom is a great way to bring the outside in, but did you know that there is an emotional and mental component to needing flowers around you?
For centuries flowers have occupied an important place in our lives. Flowers are used to provoke feelings of happiness and love, they have the power to make you feel cheerful, and they are used in ceremonies to accent those emotions.
If you aren't sure about the emotional connection...think about how roses speak to love, gladiolas are frequently used in arrangements for funerals, and tulips herald the changes of spring.
In fact, studies have shown that flowers are capable of influencing our moods. When patients in a hospital have beautiful floral arrangements around the room they tend to have less stress and it improves their recovery. Flowers can help heal as well. A vase filled with colorful blooms can produce a joyful impact and also relax you. So spending time in a room with the perfect floral accents, is bound to have a positive effect on you.
As mentioned before, there are some simple ways to add flowers to your space...wreaths, arrangements, flowered fabrics, wallpapers, and pillows all make it easy to cheer up your space. You can buy them premade or have custom items created to suit your personal design, and you can choose from an infinite amount of colors or styles. Let's look at a few less timid ways to live with flowers in our space.
Wreaths, fabric, wallpaper, pillows, and arrangements...the usual suspects
Let's be brave...
For those looking to add major impact instead of the usual floral accents, you are in the right place. Below are some fabulous and unusual ideas for creating a floral focal to your room.
How about a hand painted mural wall?