Last week I shared 8 ideas for welcoming spring into your home and I find I’m still stuck on a spring theme. Maybe its because it continues to be cold and rainy and if I write about it enough, maybe it will arrive sooner? LOL!
 
This week I’m going to write about color and what could be more spring-like than a hue called “Easter Lily.”
 
This beautiful, sweet-scented flower is actually a summer-blooming one, but its been cultivated to bloom early. Now we enjoy it at Easter—hence, we refer to it as the Easter lily.
 
The lovely milk-white flower with its blush of yellow-green center epitomizes spring and the qualities associated with this season—rebirth, love, joy and beauty.
 
Could we even ask for anything more?
 
Take a look at these photos and see what you think. You may decide that “Easter Lily” is the perfect color to bring into your home.
 
Traditional Landscape by The New York Botanical Garden
by Jennifer Ott Design
Besides “Easter Lily,” here are a few other colors that are equally soft and soothing.
 
Farmhouse Bathroom by Phinney Design Group
This pale wall color with its warm undertones perfectly complements the yellow undertones in the furniture and wood flooring.
 
Contemporary Bedroom by Student Cribs
This attic room has a skylight but no windows. Painting the ceiling white and the walls a soft and mellow yellow allows this space to still feel light and airy.
 
Farmhouse Bedroom by Gale Goff Architect
Painting the ceiling white and the walls a pale yellow , allow the wood beams to stand out even though they’re both light hues. Bringing in the blues echoes the sea beyond. Who wouldn’t want to wake up in this light-filled bedroom?
 
Traditional Kitchen by Cushman Design Group

The warm soft yellow on the walls and the yellow undertoned wood floor soften the cool stainless steel appliances.

Farmhouse Porch by Shannon Malone

These porch walls could have been painted white, but they would not have the warm glow that this very subtle creamy hue offers.

 
There are so many colors that partner well with “Easter Lily” or any other milky-white and creamy hues. Think of sage, soft leafy greens, or greenish-grays.
 
Happy Spring! Happy Easter!
 
Blessings from my home to yours…
 
Nancy
Dedicated to helping you live your rooms—not the other way around
 
Photos via HOUZZ

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