Just a Little Bit of Spring

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After getting to a point where I accepted I wouldn’t decorate for this Easter I got sick.  I laid on the couch for a day and a half and when I finally got up to do something I gravitated towards my Easter bins.  I believe it was the fact I had to do nothing for a day, that I let go of my to-do list and simply allowed myself to go through those bins.  It was all very soothing {as it should be—decorating should not be a chore, at least in my case}.
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I only picked a few items that I loved.  Trying to put it all out was too overwhelming.  I wanted simple.  And thoughtful.  For so long I just put out stuff.  And it was cute stuff.  And properly placed.  But I like having just a few things and letting them have the spotlight. 
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I do always love Spring though.  The colors mesh well with my already existing d├ęcor.  And something I am learning with the other holidays…to find holiday items that work well with what I already have.
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Each item makes me smile.  And the idea that they will be out for only a few weeks is very appealing.  I know, who have I become?  I think I am still in organizing/simplifying stage.  So the idea of just a few things out keeps me from feeling like I am adding clutter to the house.
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I am finding that it is fun to really love a few things instead of really liking a whole bunch of things.  The less I have the more I enjoy.  Story of my life right now I guess.
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What is inspiring you this Spring?

7 comments:

  1. Oh MY word!!! I use to have a lamb JUST like that!!! Brought back lovely memories :) Wish I knew where it was for my little one. Whey you would turn it upside down it would make a "Baaaaa" Sniff :) I too feel decorating is such a lovely escape :) Have a great spring, girl!

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  2. OMG the little sheeps are adorable!!!! Do I ever love your style woman! :)

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  3. I LOVE those sheep!

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  4. Cute, cute, cute! Love all the Spring decor :)

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  5. My favorite is the chocolate bunny on the scale. Too cute. :) Great Easter decor, Ashley!

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  6. Thanks for the inspiration! I usually inspire my home in spring with nature-inspired pillows. I even have eco-friendly pillows. Just adding more nature in my home :)

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  7. You have some amazing things! I love all the white busts! Sooo pretty!

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