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15 Ways to Freshen Up Your Home for Springtime!

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I am always dreaming of simplifying my life. I’d love to pare down my possessions to the bare minimum and decorate my home in a spare, natural, organic style. This spring I am dreaming of adding touchings of indigo, vintage wood, and a bit of gold! Check out some of my favorite picks below from artisans and small companies.


  • Stitched Bowls 1 of 15
    Stitched Bowls
    Use these bowls as a statement piece on a mantle or on a coffee table or bookshelf to organize. The bowls are made in Swaziland by woman, using recycled magazines. knacks
    $15.99-$25.99 Lydali .
  • Bee Balm 2 of 15
    Bee Balm
    Made with beeswax, sweet almond oil, organic lavender, geranium, and clary sage essential oils, this bee balm makes a lovely gift for a new mom or to keep on hand at home.
    $26 Satsuma Press .
  • Bone Scissors 3 of 15
    Bone Scissors
    Add these artful scissors to your desk to make everyday tasks a little lovelier.
    $54.08 Plumo.
  • Stripde Napkins 4 of 15
    Stripde Napkins
    Made from Indian fabric created from hand-spun yarns, these white and blue napkins will freshen up your table for spring.
    $48 Steven Alan.
  • Navy Striped Bowl 5 of 15
    Navy Striped Bowl
    Handmade in NYC, this bowl features a rumpled edge and lovely striping. Spring salads of arugula and radishes would look lovely in this bowl.
    $80 Steven Alan.
  • Chicken Soup Spice Set 6 of 15
    Chicken Soup Spice Set
    Freshen up your spice cabinet with this set of chicken soup spices! No chemicals or MSG!
    $39 Kauffman Mercanile .
  • Silk Screened Towel with Hand Embroidery 7 of 15
    Silk Screened Towel with Hand Embroidery
    This linen and cotton tea towel is handmade by a Portland artist. A silkscreened arrow decorates the edge of the towel with some hand-embroidered detail as well. So lovely!
    $22 Hannah Morioka .
  • Red Check Napkin 8 of 15
    Red Check Napkin
    Red checks are so fresh for springtime. This is actually a towel but I'd love to use it as a napkin for a spring dinner party.
    $22 Small Batch Production .
  • Grey Linen Towel 9 of 15
    Grey Linen Towel
    Take this towel to the park for picnics or hang in your ktichen as a lovely art piece. The grey linen has been silk screened with a white madrone tree.
    $22 Hannah Morioka .
  • Linen Cafe Apron 10 of 15
    Linen Cafe Apron
    This simple, classic apron makes a lovely gift for a foodie friend, or to add to your own kitchen for meal time prep.
    $60 Small Batch Production .
  • Gold Lip Dish 11 of 15
    Gold Lip Dish
    Add a bit of shine to your house with this pretty gold lip dish. It's perfect for keeping keys and other cluttery items that get in the way.
    $34 Up In The Air Somewhere .
  • Hand Printed LInen Fabric 12 of 15
    Hand Printed LInen Fabric
    This original design is hand block printed on 100% linen fabric. Sew this up into a pillow or some cafe curtains for your home this spring.
    $95 Up In Jane Forrester .
  • Vintage Rug 13 of 15
    Vintage Rug
    This little mat makes a perfect under-the-sink rug for a kitchen.
    $135 Ethanollie .
  • Organic Cotton Sheets 14 of 15
    Organic Cotton Sheets
    New sheets are always a lovely indulgence. These are 100% cotton!
    $68 Brook Farm General Store .
  • Maple Bowl 15 of 15
    Maple Bowl
    I have a vintage bowl in my kitchen that I always try to have filled with fresh fruit. It always brings the room to life.
    $29 Ethanollie .

Chelsea Fuss is a blogger and prop stylist based in Portland who blogs daily at Frolic!

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