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Spring in the Kitchen

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Bring spring to the kitchen with a few simple, decorating ideas that you can incorporate today in your home.

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Each season, Marty, from A stroll Thru Life hosts a home tour. Each season, we invite you to come inside our homes for a virtual tour. I personally love this tour and the eclectic mix. There is literally something for every style of decorating.

If you are visiting from Cindy over at DIY Beautify, welcome!

Spring in the Kitchen

As the weather outside starts to warm, why not bring a little springtime into your kitchen? With some simple and easy decorating ideas, you can make your kitchen look fresh and inviting! We'll share our top tips on how to incorporate soft colors like pastels, texture, and patterns for a fresh look.

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Soft Colors Like Pastels

kitchen dining area with blue rug

A great way to give your kitchen a cheery feel is by adding soft and pastel colors. I really love the neutral walls in our home from soft white to shades of soft gray and creamy beige. Having neutral walls and furnishings allows me to easily decorate for the seasons with different colors.

kitchen table set for spring

Spring is the perfect time for me to add a soft touch to our home with colors like soft pinks and blues.

dough bowl with rabbit and eggs

Flowers

Adding flowers is an excellent way to give any room a spring-like feeling! Whether you are using fresh flowers or faux, it's a great way to incorporate a spring touch.

I had every intention of adding these faux cheery blossoms to our mantel. I tried them first here on the island and knew that their new home was right here.

I do love to use fresh flowers in this spot on the island. I will start using more fresh as our flowers in the beds start to produce this spring and summer.

Faux flowers look so great these days and it does make life easier. Sometimes easy is nice! Honestly, nothing beats a fresh bouquet.

Rabbits & Easter Eggs

Easter decorations are perfect for bringing extra cheer into your kitchen this spring! I have quite the bunny collection these days. Most of mine do not scream Easter, so I use several through the summer months. We live in the country so it is pretty common to see rabbits in our yard and woods so these are a little homage to them.

rabbit with dough bowl and eggs

This year, I have used a few Easter eggs in a dough bowl. Mixed with the blue and white porcelain balls, they take on a classic feel.

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After the Easter holiday, I will remove the eggs and add more moss to the porcelain balls.

rabbit in dome cake stand

I don't always have sweets under the dome…thankfully! Ha, ha! This pair of bunnies looks sweet.

hanging cutting boards

I picked up these adorable napkin rings last Saturday at HomeGoods. Aren't they precious?

rabbit napkin ring with napkin on plates

Texture & Pattern with Placemats & Runners

Another great way to spruce up your kitchen is by incorporating texture and pattern with placemats, napkins, and runners.

rabbit tablescape

I use this tapestry runner every chance I get! It was a fabulous HomeGoods find a couple of years ago. It is perfect for spring with shades of pink and blue.

Blue & White Decor Pieces

Another classic combination that works well in any seasonal decor style is blue & white pieces.

hutch decorated for spring

Whether you opt for porcelain vases or delicate china plates, adding these elements will instantly bring a sense of calmness into the room while still adding interest through color contrast.

2 china plates stacked

Blue and white china and porcelain work with all seasons. It's particularly sweet in spring with softer colors. These floral plates were a fun thrift store find last summer while at the beach.

Minimal On Counters

For a fresh look, I am keeping things minimal on our kitchen island for an effortless look this season! Our new island counters are only two weeks old, so I am celebrating the new look by keeping the look simple. It's so easy to keep the island clean with just the corner vignette.

china cabinet wet bar

It allows us more prep space. After almost 20 years of dark granite, I love the white empty space. Going minimal makes the space feel much larger.

Springtime is a great time of year to spruce up your kitchen with some fun decorative touches! From adding pastel colors to incorporating texture & pattern with placemats or runners, there are plenty of ways you can bring some seasonal flair into your home without breaking the bank. I always start by shopping my home. The only new spring items this year are the rabbit napkin rings, faux cherry blossoms, and carved wooden eggs (40% off at Hobby Lobby). With these tips in mind, we hope you'll be able to enjoy all that spring has to offer while decorating your home to enhance both comfort and beauty this season! Happy Decorating!

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24 Comments

  1. Christy I adore your home and how the kitchen is so classic yet updated and beautiful. The large wooden eggs in your centerpiece really make the little wooden bunny napkin rings stand out. It’s perfectly spring around there and I bet everyone who sees it loves it too. It’s always good to hop with you. Happy Spring!

  2. Your seasonal kitchen looks lovely, Christy. And I agree that having some surface real estate that is clean and open is a great way to refresh your kitchen for spring. Looks like great minds think alike with using those wooden eggs in our centerpieces! 😉 Also, that thrifted China looks like my China pattern. Is it Noritake? Love touring with you, my friend!

  3. Christy, Your home is quintessential southern spring! I love your beautiful upscale home and styling! I’m so taken with your mix of traditional pieces with fun trendy accents! I just don’t know where to begin to tell you all the things I love and ideas I am taking away with me! Love the blue and white and the kitchen! How could I have missed your beautiful kitchen! I’ve been back three times to take in all your decorating details. Thanks for opening up you home and sharing it with us! Happy spring!

  4. Christy, your home as so many pretty elements. Love the blue and white, and your spring table is so inviting. Thanks for sharing!
    Niky | The House on Silverado

  5. Your spring kitchen is gorgeous Christy! The blue and white looks beautiful and of course, I’m loving all the bunnies. Happy Spring my friend!

  6. Your spring tour is lovely! Love all of the blue and white accents.
    I have a question regarding the topiaries on your front porch. I bought them as well, but having a hard time knowing how to make them sturdy in my pot. Did you put anything in your pot to hold them standing upright? I was wondering if I should try sand?

  7. It all looks so beautiful! I always love blue and white for the spring and summer and I’m a big fan of the bunnies too! Happy Spring!

  8. Wow, your kitchen is just stunning! I love everything you did to decorate for the upcoming season. All of the touches of flowers are so beautiful! I love those white flowers on the table, so so pretty! Pinned to save these ideas for later!

    1. Thanks so very much, Anne! It’s so nice to finally see some warmer weather and spring peeking out!

  9. I love, love, love your kitchen. It is one of my all time favorites and your breakfast area is always dressed so beautifully. I love how you’ve used spring flowers and those cute bunnies to add a light touch of spring. The large bowl down the middle of the breakfast table is gorgeous filled with your beautiful assortment of Easter Eggs. Thanks so much for joining the tour again this season, always so fun to visit your home.

  10. What a beautiful tour! Your whole kitchen looks so springy with the cute bunnies and all the flowers. I agree with you about keeping the counters clear of clutter. It really does make a difference. Thanks for all the inspiration and enjoy the rest of your week!
    Shelley

    1. Thanks so much, Shelley! The older I get, the less I want to deal with it. Less is more these days for me. Happy spring!

  11. I always love visiting your gorgeous kitchen Christy – the charming French country style is one of my very favorites. The change to the white island with the wood looks amazing! I totally agree that those cherry blossoms belong there for spring. And that bunnies are not just for Easter. I’ll be looking for them in your home in your summer tour. Pinning that table centerpiece!

  12. Christy, I don’t think I’ve seen your kitchen before! It’s gorgeous! I absolutely love all the wood tones and white walls, so much elegant charm and character, like the rest of your home! I love your spring touches, blue and white and all the precious bunnies! Happy spring!

    1. Thanks so much, Tamara! I hope to start sharing more of the kitchen in the future with the new countertops on the island. Much easier to photograph for sure. Happy spring!

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