After a long, wet winter it looks like the bad weather is finally drawing to a close, and the Spring flowers are are sprouting up in gardens and hedgerows all over the country. Banish the last of the grey skies and brighten up your home with our pick of these cheerful floral accessories.
1. Porcelain primroses, Dee Puddy Interiors
Spring flowers such as snowdrops, crocuses and primroses are stunning and make a real splash of colour outside, but they’re too fragile to last long when brought into the house. Compromise with these beautiful, lifelike porcelain flowers, £12 for a set of three from Dee Puddy Interiors – they’re also available as snowdrops, harebells and daisies for the ultimate Spring bouquet.
2. Flower seed primroses, Wildflower Favours
These paper primroses from Wildflower Favours are flowers with a difference. They’re packed with wild flower and cottage garden seeds such as daisies and wallflowers, and can be planted whole and left to grow. £14.99 for a pack of 40, they’re perfect for party favours or presents.
3. Hyacinth glass vases, Oscar and Eve
These clear glass vases in jewel colours will add a touch of brightness to any windowsill. Perfect for growing hyacinth bulbs or holding a single longstemmed flower or two, they cost £9.95 each from Oscar and Eve.
4. Felt daffodil wreath, the Contemporary Home
Probably the most cheerful of all the Spring flowers, daffodils are the inspiration for this colourful felt wreath. Hang on your door or wall to celebrate Easter, Mothers’ Day or just the arrival of the better weather. £17 from the Contemporary Home
5. Daffodil cushion, Zaida
Handmade in Kashmir, this cheerful cushion is handmade in Kashmir in the new English Garden Daffodils design which also includes a rug and other cushion designs. The design is chain-stitched by hand in wool onto a cotton backing, giving the colours a wonderful depth and texture. Priced at £45 from iapetus.
6. Daffodil wallpaper mural, Digitex Home
Make a real statement in your kitchen or conservatory with this daffodil mural. Supplied in sections to make it easy to apply, it’ll bring a touch of sunshine to your home all year round. Currently reduced to £79, available from Digitex Home.
7. Tulip egg cups, Giselda Graham
How cute are these tulip egg cups? In four pastel-and-polka-dot shades, they’re guaranteed to help you start your morning with a smile. As well as the breakfast egg, why not use them to hold a small chocolate egg as an Easter morning treat? £5 each, available from the Contemporary Home.
8. Fancy flowers garland, the Oak Room
These paper flowers come in kit form, ready for assembly into a garland or bouquet. You can build the flower centres, petals and leaves up in anyway you want to create a unique result, then use them to decorate your home for a bright and cheerful result. Priced at £8.99 and available from the Oak Room.
9. Daisies jug, Laura Lee Designs
We know daisies aren’t strictly Spring flowers – but this handpainted jug is so fresh and sunny we couldn’t resist. inspired by the beautiful fields surrounding the artist Laura Lee’s studio, the jug is made from bone china and costs £35 from Laura Lee Designs.
10. Bee and daisy cushion, Karen Hilton Designs
You can almost hear the bumble bee droning his way lazily through the daisies on this pretty cushion. Handmade from cotton and wool fabrics, this cushion will bring a splash of sunshine into your home. Priced at £59 and available from Swanky Maison.