Spring Refresh: 10 Easy Tips to Upgrade Your Home This Spring!

After months of cold, rainy, and maybe even snowy weather, many of us feel the urge to revamp and refresh our homes in anticipation of the new season (hence the term “spring cleaning”)… I know I do! It can often be difficult to know where to begin when wanting to freshen up your space. 

If you’re looking to spruce up your house this spring without breaking the bank or making a drastic change, here are 10 easy ways to refresh your space! 

Sprinkle in Brighter Spring Colors (Subtly) 

I know, dark cozy colors feel so right in the winter, but it’s time to swap them out for some brighter neutrals or pastels. Changing your area rug for something brighter is such an easy way to incorporate a pop of color into your space.

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The Jade Natural area rug from my Angela Rose x Loloi collection is the perfect rug for those modern home designs that love dressing up in neutral tones. It is so versatile, which is why it is one of the most popular rugs from the Aubrey Collection. It has a chunky border and is full of subtle vibes.

Decorate with Plants

One of the simplest ways to refresh your home for spring and update a room is by adding a houseplant or fresh bouquet of flowers. Decorating with plants is an easy way to freshen up and elevate every room in your home. You could easily add a floral centerpiece onto your kitchen table or a nightstand-friendly house plant to a nightstand. 

For those of you who don’t have a green thumb (aka me) you can always decorate with faux plants! Faux plants are often inexpensive and if done the right way, they can look extremely convincing.

4 tips for making faux plants look realistic: 

  1. Choose your plants wisely 
  2. Add some dirt to the pot 
  3. Fluff the branches
  4. Place in the right space 

Looking to add greenery to your home but don’t know where to start? Here is a great faux olive tree option that comes with an affordable price tag. 

Add Wallpaper

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Over the years, wallpaper has made a comeback and I agree it should be here to stay! Wallpapers are one of the easiest ways to change up and upgrade a space in your home. Did you know that you can get removable wallpaper? In my dining room, I wanted to create a Great Hall inspired by Harry Potter for Thanksgiving. My boys LOVE Harry Potter! There are so many awesome seasonal wallpaper options! I would suggest using a floral or bright abstract option! 

When you’re just starting out with wallpaper, there are a lot of things to think about! I am now a self-proclaimed wallpaper expert and have broken down how to use wallpaper in a previous post. 

Change Your Shower Curtains

Changing up your shower curtains is a super simple way to make it seem like you’ve updated your entire bathroom. Pick a light and bright style that matches your existing bathroom decor. Here are a few of my favorite shower curtains this season! 

My favorite spring shower curtains https://liketk.it/43dJd

Update Your Hardware 

Swapping your knobs and pulls for something more modern is a great way to update your furniture from the kitchen cabinets to your dresser. I have been loving the look of these brass cabinet knobs and the brass hardware I used all over my kitchen. You can also go a step further and make your hardware look more aged with this super easy antique brass hack to upgrade your hardware

Liven Up Your Porch 

Are you guilty of still having your wintery doormat on your porch? Outdoor decor does not have to be saved for the holidays! Swap out your holiday doormat for a brighter and more cheerful one like this mat from West Elm! You can also add a spring wreath like this one from Pottery Barn to your door as a reminder that all seasons should be celebrated!! 

Swap Your Pillows 

Storing all of last season’s pillows is quite the undertaking, but that’s what pillow covers were created for! Pillow covers are such an easy way to instantly switch up your spring decor. The covers don’t have to be expensive either! Amazon has great options. I made a list of my favorite spring pillow covers here! 

Switch Out Your Candles

It’s time to switch out your Gingerbread holiday candles for something a little more spring-friendly. Candles are a great way to liven up any room of the house. If you’re someone who loves scents go for a floral or citrus candle, but if you’re someone who can’t stand smells, go for an unscented candle in a pretty pastel jar. 

Upgrade Your Lighting

Spring Refresh: 10 easy tips to upgrade your home this spring

Is your ceiling still holding an old light fixture you’ve had for years? Spring is a great time to rejuvenate your ceiling with something a little lighter and brighter. A light chandelier transforms a space like a living room or dining room and acts as a beautiful centerpiece for your ceiling. 

Switch Up Your Wall Art 

Exchanging a few art pieces around your house is a great way to liven up your spaces. One of my favorite ways to cover walls, especially in the bedrooms, is to hang tapestries. They are so low-maintenance and easy to switch out whenever you feel the need! 

That’s it! 10 easy ways to refresh your home this Spring. Which one are you going to try first? If you’re looking for other DIY inspiration, make sure you are following me on Instagram and TikTok. I am always sharing what projects I am working on and would love to have you hang out with me!


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Electric Fireplace DIY With Custom Surround

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Top 3 Window Treatment Trends

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If eyes are the windows to our soul, then what are the windows in our homes? I’d like to think that the windows in our homes are the view of new opportunities and a chance to invite peace into our lives. Deep I know, but that’s what you get with me…a lot of DIY, some deep thoughts, and a bit of fashion here and there. No matter what windows mean to you, if you don’t love how they are looking, you can change them. I have put together the top 3 window treatment trends that inspire me so that you can have the windows of your dreams. 

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How to Choose the Right Flooring Shade

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There’s a few questions I get asked a lot. One of them is how to choose the right flooring shade for your home. Another question I get asked a lot is what type of mascara I use. IYKYK. We do a little bit of everything over here while we are DIYing. Since the question about flooring color comes up so often, I thought I would put together a how-to so that you find the perfect match!

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Renter-friendly DIY Hacks

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I always try to create spaces that feel inspiring and beautiful, but it can be a difficult challenge to create a space that feels like you when you are renting. I know there are so many people who feel like they can’t DIY while they are renting. But, I think it’s time to stop pinning and start doing these renter-friendly DIY hacks so you can enjoy the space you are living in now. 

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Why You Need Floating Shelves in Your Space

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There are two things I am always looking for when it comes to my house…1. Creative ways to decorate and 2. Ways to keep things organized. In all of my DIY adventures, floating shelves are a great way to accomplish both of those things (and more). I love being able to conquer that space of both function and beauty so I am sharing why you need floating shelves in your space.

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Introducing: My Flooring Collection with Hewn Flooring


I am so excited to introduce you to my flooring collection with Hewn! For the past year, I’ve been designing this collection to give you that high-end/top-designer look…but be versatile, durable, and practical. These look and feel just like real wood—I LOVE them, and I know you’ll love them too! Together, Hewn and I have worked and worked to make this collection of flooring colors perfect…and now I can’t wait to see them in your HOME!

You got this!

—Love, Ang

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How to Hang Photos the Easy Way

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One of my favorite ways to wrap up a DIY transformation is with pieces of artwork. Artwork is super affordable to DIY and it looks so cool. Then once you are done figuring out what kind of artwork you want, all you have to do is hang it! Do you know how to hang photos the easy way? So many things in life are complicated, hanging pictures doesn’t need to be complicated too. So, whether you are looking to hang a gallery wall or large-scale artwork, I’ve got the best hack for how to hang photos the easy way. 

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