Your Ultimate Spring Cleaning Guide

10 Easy Home Refreshes for Spring

As the weather gets warmer, it’s the best time to open those windows and doors and tackle projects that might otherwise make your home stuffy in the winter time. And when it comes to decor swaps: It’s time for an overhaul of color and textures. In the post below, I’m going over 10 quick fixes for revitalizing your home this Spring, but if the perfectionist in you is craving a more thorough, comprehensive Spring Cleaning guide, you can find that here!

California Bathroom | Sunfilled Bathroom with Colorful Tile - Spring Cleaning Guide

Refresh Your Home Fragrances While Spring Cleaning

Candles, incense, and diffusers are a quick and easy way to transition from one season to another. Swap out musky, winter fragrances for lighter floral scents. My current obsession is Cochine Saigon’s Tuberose & Wild Fig, a ‘citrus noir’ scent, perfect for transitioning from winter to Spring!

And that brings us to our announcement of the winners of our Cochine Saigon lotion giveaway:

Congratulations @KaizenFashion and @Hilary_Benedict! You’ll be receiving full-sized bottles of my favorite Cochine Saigon fragranced lotion, Tuberose & Wild Fig.

Spring Cleaning Guide Tip: Refresh Your Walls 

Putting a fresh coat of paint on the walls is always a good idea and now’s the time to do it. It can even be a meditative weekend activity. Here are the seasons’ most popular color trends. Try one out for size:

Pantone's 2018 Spring NeutralsPantone's 2018 Spring Pop of Color

Go Crazy With that All-Purpose Spray

From countertops to cabinets and inside trash cans, now’s the time to do a deep dive and detail-clean your space. Be sure to use a safe, green all-purpose cleaning product, or DIY your own with a little lemon, warm water, and vinegar for things like grease stains on grout.

Refresh Hardware

An often overlooked but sure quick and inexpensive home refresher is to update your hardware. It’s a quick-fix that has the capacity to completely transform a space.

Bathroom Detail from a Los Angeles Coastal Farmhouse

Refresh Your Linens

Give bathrooms and bedrooms a quick update with a fresh set of towels and a pack away the down comforter for a lighter, brighter quilt.

Refresh Your Rugs

Spring is the optimal time to swap out tired rugs. Rugs ground your space and given how much square footage they take up, they can define the entire vibe of the room. Now is the time for modern, brighter colors and patterns:

Contemporary Living Room Styled for Spring


Refresh Your Dishware

Who doesn’t love a great tablescape? Update your dishware for Spring entertaining with lighter, colorful selections.

Spring Tablescape | Window Seat Kitchen Nook

Refresh Your Bookshelves

Books are beautiful but they’re also horrible dust collectors! Spend some time taking them out one by one and dust the books and shelves themselves. (Your allergies will thank you!)

Indoor Outdoor Dining Room in a Los Angeles Modern Farmhouse

Refresh Your Bar Cart

Plan on entertaining a lot this Spring? Give your bar cart the update it needs — swap out warmer liquors for lighter sprites and heavier bar accessories for brighter ones.

Refresh Your Tabletops Accessories

Catch-alls, trays, and a fresh vase full of spring flowers or succulents have the ability to make your space feel brand new in a cinch!

White Sitting Room with Pink Flowers: perfect for Spring