The Check List: Spring Home Essentials

Wake your home decor up from its winter slumber!

spring decorating ideas
Shanna Shipin / Ikaroo

Welcome to The Check List,'s bimonthly roundup of completely fun no-obligation ways to enjoy the country. In a world of endless options, consider this your complete snapshot of must-haves.

We may have a few more weeks of winter, but spring is just around the corner. Here are a few of our freshest picks to help spruce up your home for the season ahead.

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1 Lavender Wreath
spring wreath


A single-flower statement can go a long way. Welcome guests with a whimsical lavender wreath that will pop against any front door.

2 Floral Throw Pillow
white and cream floral throw pillow
Courtesy of Target


Liven up your living room! This pillow is bursting with vibrant florals, so you don’t need to worry about picking up fresh stems each week.

3 Stick With Me Print
dog painting


There’s nothing like a long winter to make you—and your pup— pine for the great outdoors again. Hang this charming print on your wall as a friendly reminder to go outside and get some fresh air with your best bud.

4 Hand Braided Rug
hand braided rug
Courtesy of Amazon


Brighten up your home with a bold rug that brings texture and color into any space.

5 Lapin Cheese Board
Lapin Cheese Board
Courtesy of Anthropologie


Nothing says spring quite like a bouncing bunny! Create a fun Easter spread with this white-tipped rabbit cheese board.

6 Gingham Knob
gingham knob
Courtesy of Hayneedle


Get your Little Bo Peep on and give your kitchen drawers an instant upgrade, with these versatile knobs in a timeless print.

7 Eres Pie Dish
spring pie dish
Courtesy of Anthropologie


From rhubarb to strawberries, so many delicious fruits come into season during the spring. So fill up you basket at the farmers' market and bake yourself a pie (and serve it in the sweetest of dishes, of course!).

8 Turquoise Hen Paper Towel Holder
pioneer woman paper towel holder


Longer days mean your hens are ready to start laying! Celebrate your favorite chick indoors with a paper towel holder that’s both functional and cute.

9 Mint Plastic Disposable Flatware
mint plastic disposable flatware
Courtesy of Amazon


Spring brings porch parties, weekend brunches, and Easter gatherings! Feast your eyes on the prettiest pastel flatware you and your guests will ever see. They’re disposable, but we’re sure you’ll have a hard time parting with these beauties.

10 Sun Porch Pot
sun porch pot
Courtesy of Anthropologie


Late on planting your bulbs this season? Let this beautiful planter be the inspiration for your next bloom.

11 Mason Jar Hummingbird Feeder
mason jar bird feeder
Courtesy of Wayfair


Give the hummingbirds in your area a pretty place to flock, perch, and eat with this vintage-inspired blue glass Mason jar feeder!

12 Blanket Ladder
spring ladder blanket
Courtesy of Wayfair


A blanket ladder is a charming and sensible way to store your throws during the warmer months. This one is white-dipped with gorgeous wood-grain details for an elevated touch.

13 Linen Storage Basket
linen storage basket
Courtesy of Etsy


Once you’re done with the annual clean, the fun begins! Find cute storage solutions, like this linen basket, to keep your home tidy year-round.

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