Living in Colorado means the yard looks like a mullet this time of year.
Colorado had a snowstorm a few weeks ago. Our yard enjoyed 12 inches of fresh powder. Our back yard faces north and the front yard faces south so this time of year my yard looks like a mullet. So while my backyard looks like it needs a blow-up Frosty the Snowman my front yard screams for mulch and tulips.
As I write this post I am wearing two layers and a down vest. It is mid-April. I may add a scarf before I show homes this afternoon. It’s windy too and more snow on the way.
HOW TO DECORATE FOR SPRING WHEN THE YARD LOOKS LIKE A MULLET
Ironically, I have a holiday poinsettia in my kitchen. I placed it on the window ledge, facing the snow-covered backyard so it can look out the window and dream of a white Christmas for next year. The poinsettia is team mullet.
Here are a few ways to decorate for spring when the one side of your yard looks like a mullet… I mean winter.
Somewhere between last July and February, I fell in love with gingham. I love to wear gingham, but I was a little hesitant to go gingham style on my house. Well, a blizzard will turn anyone.
With a 2nd snow day, I caved and ordered gingham cloth napkins from Amazon. I just Googled gingham and three days later I had a set of gingham cloth napkins.
I first introduced gingham into the house with a roll of ribbon. It was a low-cost purchase. The boxwood loved it!
I purchased this little plant (does anyone know what type of plant it is?) for a seller’s kitchen during the holidays. She didn’t want another plant to take care of so I brought it home for the holidays. It’s still here!
It was time to switch out some of my pillows. I found this Cheers pillow from Pottery Barn in Salt Lake City when my boys played in a sectional tennis tournament.
The pillow cover was perfect for the month of January, but by March it was ready for spring. I found this pillow cover at Pottery Barn. It’s a seasonal favorite on the couch or chair.
Indoor plants are a big deal for me about now because late April frosts are a constant threat. I mix in real and faux plants to add a little green.
Tip: If you live in an apartment, condo and/or rental a little bit of greenery does wonders for the room’s mood.
I hold off on a spring wreath because we get some hair whipping winds in the spring. Nobody needs to see me chasing a wreath with velcro curlers in my hair.
I love to decorate the back of my front door for this reason.
Mother Nature appears to have her eyes on Colorado this weekend to give us a little more snow. Of course, we always need the moisture so maybe I’ll add a Christmas wreath to the back door.
Well I guess I don’t have to worry about this phobia just yet.
Have a great weekend! What plans do you have for the weekend?