Decorate for Spring with Flower Shaped Rugs and Floral Rugs

Can you sense spring in your neck of the woods, or are you still waking up to snow-blanketed surroundings? Nothing says spring quite like a flower bud in bloom – delicate, unfurling petals infused with color and the promise of a new season. Even if Mother Nature’s taking a bit of time to coax the blossoms open, you can still enjoy these beauties in full glory on your floors. Start your spring decorating now with flower shaped rugs and floral area rugs. Let them boost your mood, and you’ll be ready when spring is glowing with color and buzzing with life.

Flower shaped rugs have petal-like contours that mimic an open blossom. These unique, shaped rugs will look stunning on your floors, no matter which flower variety you choose. The Carreen Magnolia Shaped Rugs have a quiet beauty and gentility, along with a lavishly soft feel that you’ll love underfoot. The Claire Bloom Flower Shaped Rugs draw their inspiration from the timeless rose, bringing intricate design and hues of lavender to your decor.

Carreen Magnolia Flower Shaped Rug Light Cream Claire Bloom Rose Flower Shaped Rug Lavender

Floral rugs contain a blossoming bounty within their edges, their surfaces strewn with scattered blooms. The Floral Oasis Rugs will be a refreshing sight when you step indoors. Their cream background plays host to pretty flowers in shades of teal, blue, green, and brown. Or, let the Floral Vines Rugs turn your floor into a meadow, with carved peonies, hyacinths, and vining florets in shades of yellow, red, green, and purple on a light turquoise ground.

Floral Oasis Rectangle Rug Cream Floral Vines Rectangle Rug Turquoise

Attractive Organizers and Home Solutions

Letters and shoes, remotes and magazines… Do you attack the clutter before it becomes a problem, or do you let it go, half-hoping it will resolve itself by some household magic? Do you thrive on sorting and categorizing, or do you dread it? Whether you’re an organization maven or a professional procrastinator, it’s easier to get started when you have an assigned place for all those domestic articles. These practical and convenient home organizers are up for the task (if you are). See more Home Solutions at Touch of Class®.

Make your entryway or bedroom a little more pleasant with the Ayden Shoe Storage Bench. This cleverly designed wooden furnishing has a windsor oak finish and conceals divided storage for approximately 12 pairs of shoes; what’s more, it has a cushioned top, so you have a place to sit while removing shoes or putting them on.

Ayden Shoe Storage Bench Ayden Shoe Storage Bench

 

Tidy up interior stairway areas and keep clutter off steps with the Braided Stair Step Basket. This charming stair basket is made of natural bankuan leaves and fits over two steps. Use the handles to carry and empty the basket when needed.

Braided Stair Step Basket Natural

Scoop up those scattered magazines and provide them with a prettier home in the Audrey Rose Magazine Rack. This white wooden holder has a handpainted rose design on both sides and a handle for easy mobility. This magazine rack looks especially nice bedside, but it can be used in other areas of the home as well.

Audrey Rose Magazine Rack White

 

Make floor-strewn bathroom towels a thing of the past with the Over-the-Door Towel Rack. This bath organizer frees up floor and wall space since it utilizes the space behind your bathroom door. Metal over-the-door towel rack has three bars for your towels.

Over the Door Bronze Towel Rack Old World Bronze

When you’re ready for some “unwind time,” you won’t have to go searching for your remotes, assuming they’re neatly nestled in the Revolving Remote Control Organizer. This handy accent has six compartments for remotes and a useful swivel design. You might want more than one, since it can also be used as a desktop organizer, with room for scissors, small notepads, and pens.

Remote Organizer

If those ubiquitous metal filing cabinets seem too cold and unattractive, you’ll be happy to see the Queen Anne Filing Cabinet as an alternative. This sophisticated wooden filing cabinet has a lifting top and a bottom drawer. A classic cherry finish lends warmth, while cabriole legs add elegance.

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The Blooming Beauty of Magnolia Home Decor

A symbol of Southern pride, nobility, and the serendipitous moments of beauty the natural world presents daily to humankind, the magnolia has its roots anchored in several plots of symbolism. The magnolia tree is also an ancient plant, having come into existence even before bees, and it smacks of old world tradition and a fierce sturdiness. Take a cue from nature and incorporate these gorgeous blooms in your interior decorating.

You can slumber away in the fragrant embrace of a field of magnolia trees with the Garden Images III Magnolia Bedding. White tepals—not petals, due to their interconnected nature—spread against an entourage of wild bouquets and flittering butterflies on this comforter. The parchment background is tinged with the soft yellow of daybreak, as though throwing one’s window open upon some sunny, Mississippi morning. Coordinating pillows and striped European shams add to the eclectic composition that so often typifies a wild garden.

A single magnolia flower, on the other hand, is the focal point of the Melanie Magnolia Rug, which unfurls with quiet charisma on the floor. The three-dimensional nature of the magnolia is expressed through the rug’s handcarved texture and the subtle, elongated shadows creeping up from the overlapping tepals.

While the Melanie Rug blooms up, the Calista Magnolia Table Lamp blooms down, its frosted, white glass shade depicting magnolias in varying stages of development. The antique bronze finish that coats the fluted base and font even invokes the woody branches the magnolias burst from every spring.

The magnolia represents so many good things, it would be impossible to not include at least one of them in your home decor. Blossoming in unforeseen places about the home, this flower will delight and surprise onlookers like it has already been doing for centuries.

No Wilting Worries! Decorate with Porcelain Flowers

The trouble with flowers is they never last. Hang them upside down, press them between the pages of a book—the result is always a dehydrated husk that only vaguely resembles that once-vibrant blossom. Porcelain flowers, however, are another story entirely. Whittled meticulously from clay, right down to the veins in the leaves, porcelain florals are lifelike up to a point—after all, they never wilt!

Porcelain wall art pieces, especially florals, effuse a dainty, old-fashioned charm that just can’t be replicated with a real bouquet. The Ariella Wall Plaque Set, with its sepia-toned backgrounds and ivory lace and cream cording trim, is a vintage parade of porcelain roses. Aqueous pastels like mauve and apricot tinge the petals and offset the beige grounds, as though the bouquet is materializing from some old-time photograph. The three-dimensional petals project into the room, but gold leaf-finished frames keep the composition tidy and contained.

Though smaller, the Mary Anne Petite Nosegay is no less enchanting. Blue wildflowers sprawl languidly on a bed of sage green leaves and ivory ribbon in this porcelain arrangement. Smaller pink florals offset the dreamy blue and add a touch of serendipity, as though their taking root there was simply a happy accident.

In no danger of decay, porcelain florals can also become permanent additions to more practical home accents. A gold leaf-finished frame gives the Leanna Wall Mirror an antiquated touch, but the little stowaways blooming near the bottom are what really make this piece stand out. Pink, golden apricot, and lavender blossoms here are interspersed with greenery and smaller yellow flowers. Still allowing ample space for your reflection, the arrangement follows the delicate curve of the frame.

The Olivia Porcelain Floral Nightlight will make it appear as though a luminous flower is blooming straight from your wall, with its speckled periwinkle petals and yellow pistils. A bloom toward the top sleeps on, not roused at all by the light emanating from below.

Refresh Your Bedroom with Quilt Bedding

If quilt bedding seems like an antiquated choice for your bedroom, think again! Bed quilts provide you with an array of options, both in design and styling.

For those who cherish family heirlooms and are drawn to the vintage aesthetic, a patchwork quilt or patterned quilt is essential. These traditional designs capture the spirit of days gone by. The Blooming Prairie Patchwork Quilt Set blossoms to life with a melange of pretty flowers and hues. The patchwork design provides you with a time-honored appearance, while the fresh, pleasing palette keeps your decor from looking staid.

Bed quilts can also punch up a decorating theme with fun motifs and patterns. The crisp look of the Nautical Stripe Quilt Set will delight coastal dwellers and landlubbers alike. This cotton quilt sails right along with an assortment of solid, pinstripe, and plaid bands. Colors of indigo, crimson, and white give the bedding an unmistakable nautical vibe.

Embellished quilts prove that the difference is in the details. Appliqued, patterned fabric pieces meander across the face of the cotton Wisteria Garden Quilt, as well as the coordinating shams in the set. The fabric petals and leaves create an overall wisteria blossom design that will charm the nature lover within.

Though important, design is not the only consideration. Keep the fill type in mind as you make your selection. A polyester-filled quilt is typically lighter and more affordable than its cotton-filled counterpart. Polyester fibers trap air to keep you warm without the weight; however, polyester fibers do not breathe as well as natural ones, and may cause you to overheat. A cotton-filled quilt is more expensive, but provides you with breathability and can be used comfortably throughout the year.

Customize your bed quilt with accessories, from bedskirts to shams and pillows, to create a layered look. You can also play around with matelasse accents – the solid color provides the perfect backdrop, allowing your quilt bedding to shine!

Finally, quilts can also be showcased on a blanket rack, adding to their versatility. A handsome blanket rack will keep your quilt easily accessible and neatly displayed.

French Country Bedding – Perfectly Pastoral!

Écoute! It’s time for a lesson in French—French country decor, that is! A pastoral yet elegant decorating style, French country decor is characterized by its vintage accents and emblematic color schemes. You can preen a bedroom to Parisian perfection with French country bedding. Floral patterns and primary colors offset by timeworn neutrals make for a beautiful, rustic bedspread.

Named for a French country manor, the Chateau bedspread is a rubicund palette of red, blue, green, and off-white. Its sister, the Chalet, receives its moniker from the Alpine cottage with a wide, sloping roof built to divert heavy snows. Appropriately, an arctic assortment of blue, cream, tan, indigo, and off-white tinges this bedding. Both are dappled with an allover vertical diamond pattern, and the vermicelli quilting provides a distinctly provincial look. Spanning the off-white bands at the top and along the bottom edges, a parade of flowers ties in the flourishing fields of the French countryside.

Chateau Rouge and Chalet Bleu are cultured without being too frou-frou or fussy. Gusseted, split corners keep them compact and low-key, but the Old World patterns and pleasing colors are what lend these bedspreads their quaint appeal.

Whether it is charmingly pastoral or luxuriously opulent, French bedding will awaken your bedroom and give it a fresh new look.

 

Decorative Nightlights

Decorative nightlights are beautiful beacons to guide you safely through pitch-dark halls or lightless bedrooms. Although practical, nightlights serve an aesthetic purpose as well, acting as finishing touches to accentuate your decorating theme.

As though blooming straight from the outlet, the Amethyst Rose Nightlight and Dogwood Nightlight will turn a gloomy hallway into an enchanted forest path. A porcelain nightlight and a handpainted nightlight respectively, these floral accents are highly-detailed, right down to the veins winding through their leaves.

Amethyst Rose Nightlight Dogwood Nightlight

The Mighty Elephant Nightlight, meanwhile, will complement a safari theme; this gentle giant will guide you through your nighttime expeditions with kind eyes and a poised trunk. A resin nightlight, this accent has creases in the trunk and a subtle gradient in the tusks for a realistic appearance.

Mighty Elephant Nightlight

Wine and grape decor will coordinate smoothly with the Wine Bottle Stained Glass Nightlight. A pair of stained glass wine bottles and one wine glass attach to a nightlight plug, allowing for endless customization with Switchable nightlights.

Whether your theme is Southwestern or vintage, coastal or contemporary, nightlights are the perfect final touches for any room.

Wine Bottle Glass Switchable