Spring is knocking on the door, so welcome her with these beautiful, easy and budget friendly spring decor ideas for every room in your home. They will brighten your living room, dining room, kitchen, bedroom, home office and bathroom.
Getting Started with Your Spring Guide
If you’ve ever wondered, “How can I decorate my living room for spring?” or “How do you decorate for spring on a budget?” you’ve come to the right place. I’ve got the tips, ideas and solutions for you. This is a collection of some of my favorite personal photography from Venice, Italy. Read on to see how you can adapt it to take advantage of the fresh aspect of spring to add some joy and happiness to your home. These decoration ideas are blooming with style. You’ll find something for every style from casual to elegant, to freshen up your home and your life.
- Gondola Head Piece – Link to Digital PrintProduct on sale
- Double Parked on Misericordia – Link to Digital PrintProduct on sale
Do It Yourself Spring Decor Ideas
Here is a simple and easy way to use the technology available to us, even to decorate. You can now choose what you like from the comfort of your home. There is no shipping and no waiting. Just download the link to the high-quality photo that you like and have it printed locally right on the spot. CVS & Walgreens often offer printing within the hour. You can even print them from the comfort of home with an online service like Shutterfly, as you’ll see one of our guests did down below.
- Ghetto Nuovissimo – Link to Digital PrintProduct on sale
They are high-quality and can be printed on almost anything: canvas, coffee mugs, shopping bags, puzzles, wedding invitations, thank you cards, save the date cards, holiday cards, glass or photo paper. Our recent guest, Debbie ordered two pictures and wrote, “I decided to do something a little artsy and different! It’s printed on metal…kind of urban chic.”
Whether you’ve been to Italy in recent years or long ago, these additions to your spring decor will bring back great memories. If you’ve only dreamt of coming, then this will be the inspiration to plan a trip at the right time.
How To Decorate Your Space
The Living Room, Bedrooms & Home Office
Start by picking a Venice scene that you like. Typically, spring decor is complemented with bright, joyful colors along with florals and greens denoting new life. In the living room, bedroom or home office, you can add throw pillows and an accent rug based on the colors in your newly framed picture of Venice. Or, you can print the picture directly on one of the throw pillows. Then surround it with two other pillows with colors or patterns inspired by the picture.
- Menorah in the Jewish Ghetto Venice Italy – Digital PrintsProduct on sale
- Fondamenta Misericordia near the Jewish Ghetto – Link to Digital PrintProduct on sale
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The Kitchen & Dining Room
Depending on the size of your space, a series of smaller prints can add a fresh perspective and brighten up any room. Add in some colored glassware reminiscent of Murano, the famous smaller island of Venice. For nearly 1000 years, families have passed down the mesmerizing skill of combining fire and colored glass to make some of the most unique blown glass pieces seen around the world.
A stunning framed photo of Venice can be the perfect backdrop to a lace tablecloth inspired by the Venetian island of Burano. Generations of mothers have created handmade lace tablecloths, napkins and handkerchiefs.
Sara, who hopes to come to Venice someday, adorned her wall with my Venice photography in a lovely grouping of four.
Bathroom or Laundry Room
Everywhere you go in Venice, the magical city has something beautiful to see. There are palaces lining the Grand Canal and beautiful bridges of marble that have stood for centuries. But, all throughout Venice, one of the most eye-catching things that brings a smile to all passers-by is the colorful clothing hanging from the clotheslines. Attached between the buildings, and very often hanging over the canals, clotheslines decorate the air with a variety of garments and attire. These sparks of color make the antique city come to life. They are reminders that within these old walls, there are people with personal stories continuing today.
- Venice Laundry Days – Link to Digital PrintProduct on sale
- Fire Sunset Venice – Link to Digital PrintProduct on sale
- Vaporetto Passing Under Guglie Bridge – Link to Digital PrintProduct on sale
- Gheto Vechio – Link to Digital PrintProduct on sale
Spring Symbolizes Rebirth, New Beginnings & Your Decor Can Too
After the long cold winter, the sun shines and flowers bloom. Most Venice residents don’t have front lawns or backyards for landscaping. Instead, beautiful flowers adorn the windows and balconies. There are gardens, but many are hidden behind the larger palaces. When I do come across a park or area with fresh cut grass, I take a moment to breathe in that refreshing and invigorating scent.
Here’s a spring decor idea that is good for your health too! Spring is the perfect time to bring nature inside. Choose some indoor plants from your garden or your local gardener. Ask about the best plants to improve the indoor air-quality of your home. Often, these varieties require very little attention and are amongst the easiest to care for.
- Campo de Gheto Novo Sign – Link to Digital PrintProduct on sale
- Parking Gondolas in Venice – Link to Digital PrintProduct on sale
Spring Gift Ideas for Holidays, Birthdays & Special Occasions
As Mother Nature comes alive and shares her gifts of the season, you can also share these gifts to enhance someone else’s space. This is the perfect way to make a unique and custom made gift that is personal, memorable and will leave a lasting impression. It’s fast, easy and convenient! And you’ll pay a tenth of what one would pay for a framed piece of art in a gallery. There is something for everyone’s budget.
- Waiting to Go Around Venice – Link to Digital PrintProduct on sale
The end of the school year will be here before we know it. Do you have several teachers to thank? As the weather gets warmer, more outdoor parties and gatherings will be taking place. This is the perfect opportunity to choose birthday gifts, a unique thank you gift for a host or appreciation gifts for everyone on your list.
What is the best gift for a newly married couple?
Spring is a popular wedding season. If you know someone planning a wedding in the spring, you can easily give a thoughtful wedding gift that will be cherished for years to come.
Even though there may be many spring weddings this year, many may not be able to travel. What better way to send a beautiful gift for a new home. Not only is this a great gift idea, it is easy to ship and can even be done completely online from the comfort of your own home. Choose a photo, decide what you would like it printed on and have it shipped directly to the lucky gift recipient.
Spring Gift Ideas for Your Bridal Party
Are you the bride or groom? If you are looking for gift ideas on a budget, this is the solution for you. Those who have helped you organize your wedding have been there for you. What better way to show your best man, maid of honor or bride’s maids your gratitude than with a unique, custom or personalized gift from the City of Love.
- An Altana in Venice Italy – Link to Digital PrintProduct on sale
- Scola Levantina: The Levantine Synagogue – Link to Digital PrintProduct on sale
Spring is Coming!
When spring arrives, you’ll be ready! The sun will be shining and so will your smile as you look around at the beautiful, easy and budget friendly ideas that you’ve turned into a decorating reality. All that will be left to do is to create wonderful memories in your home and in your life.