At this time of year, it seems like the only way to get a fresh pop of colour in your life is to put it there yourself!
With that in mind, we’ve chosen our 10 bright accessories – some with a floral twist – to boost your mood and get you thinking about spring. Changing just one or two accents in a room can really change the whole look and feel, and remember to add a citrussy or floral room scent as well, to complete the upbeat atmosphere.
1. Set of three pastel lustre vases, Audenza
A delicious trio of pastel lustre vases in ice cream colours like soft pink, soft sage green and soft duck egg blue with a mottled finish to the glaze and a band of gold around the base. Sold as a set of three with one in each colour and shape. Made from porcelain. Were £39.95, now £28, available from Audenza.
2. Square hibiscus cushion cover, Neema Crafts
This beautifully hand-screen printed cushion cover has a unique hibiscus flower design. The cushion cover is made from a linen fabric that has been handscreen printed and then sewn at a workshop in Tanzania, which provides work for people with disabilities. £20.99, available from Neema Crafts.
3. Flower burst azalea roller blinds, English Blinds
These elegant made to measure vibrant floral patterned roller blinds feature rich hues of red, purple, blue and green on a clean white background. and are a great way to cheer up any kitchen, dining room or living room window. Prices start at £33.56, available from English Blinds.
4. Tropical sunshine print by Gillian Arnold
We could all do with a bit of this this winter! This artwork by Gillian Arnold captures a blaze of colour and energy in a palette of pinks and greens. The print is available framed, and prices range from £22 to £45. Available from Athena.
5. Flowerbomb cushion, Not Pretty
New from the Not Pretty label is this velvet cushion, part of a range inspired by Tudor and Elizabethan embroidery. Was £145, now £130.50, available from Rume.
6. Red wooden flower doorknob, Ian Snow
This is a delicately hand-painted doorknob that adds a touch of finesse as well as an instant update to a tired piece of furniture. The distressed paint effect is beautifully offset with a fine coat of gold that creates a gentle flower pattern. Also available in a range of other colours and styles, it costs £3.50 from Ian Snow.
7. Trippy granny velvet bedspread, The French Bedroom Company
We love this for the name alone. The striking pattern depicts a bird of paradise and floral blooms, against a lime green background, all finished with a satin lime green border. A real statement throw, and perfect for warding off the winter gloom. £145, available from The French Bedroom Company.
8. Melamine Flowerdrop side plate, Collier Campbell
This Flowerdrop melamine plate is covered in a riot of flowers, and is perfect for indoor or outdoor use. It has an unbreakable glossy finish which makes it suitable for everyday use, and there are other matching items in the range. £6, available from Collier Campbell.
9. Shanghai butterflies stickers, Koko Kids
These stickers are sold for children’s bedrooms, but we quite fancy some ourselves! The silhouettes of 26 butterflies and three dragonflies are designed in a Shanghai theme of bright, Asian-inspired prints. They’re easy to apply, and can also be removed and repositioned. £20 for a set, available from Koko Kids.
10. Swedish butterfly dishcloth, Klippan
Sometimes, the little things make all the difference. This bright, cheerful sponge cellulose dishcloth from Swedish company Klippan will help take the woe out of washing up. £3.20, available from Andshine.
(Top image credit: Pixabay)