Michelle’s Favorite New Items & Spring Refresh

I know some may be thinking, why would she need a Spring refresh living in Hawaii?!?! After my Christmas decor is taken down, I am ready to start brightening and organizing my home. I usually keep my decor pretty neutral, and with doing that, I can use so many different pops of color throughout. Changing up a few of my accessories gives each of my rooms an instant update and an inexpensive refresh.  I have also compiled a random list of my favorite new items/purchases and wanted to share them with you. 

You probably remember me telling you that I am a pillow fanatic and that changing out pillows is a cheap way to give a room a little makeover. Target has the best selection of pillows in right now, and I am in love with all of the black & white on their shelves.

Black & White Knit Lumbar Pillow

To browse all of Targets new pillows click here.

I love a new vase, but at times I like to switch it up and use a pitcher instead. I have found some great options at TJ Maxx/Home Goods to add to my living room. Isn’t this gray beautiful!!! I also added a few faux tulips to give this room a touch of spring.

My dining room has two huge windows, and I don’t have a lot of wall space to hang decoration. So, a bit of green on my table brightens up this space and makes it feel more cheerful than it was!

With Adding a new lumbar pillow, more tulips, and a touch of green, I feel like I have a new family room. Now I am on the hunt for the perfect rug!

I don’t know about you, but I was ready to bring some spring scents into my home. My two favorites candles are Fresh Cut Lilacs and Lily of the Valley from Bath & Body Works. They both smell heavenly!


With a few new accessories, flowers, and spring scents, you can give your home a spring refresh and truly not spend much money. Even if the weather outside is dreary, you will be amazed what a little refresh can do for your attitude.

Now onto my favorite new style & beauty purchases:

I have just got to give a shout out to Rodan & Fields lash boost!  I can’t even begin to tell you how amazing this product is! My lashes have seriously grown so much to the point they almost look fake. I have always had short stubby lashes, and I love them now. If you have been skeptical about this product, don’t be anymore. Trust me! You will not be disappointed. I am not a consultant, just a happy customer.

To get the scoop on this product click here.

Another favorite purchase of mine is the Zella Leggings. These are comfortable, thick enough for coverage ( because who wants to wear a see-through pair of leggings), and are a great price point.

Zella Live In High Waist Leggings

If you love a comfortable Maxi dress, this one is on sale now. I tend always to buy black, but I may branch out and try a brighter color for spring.

Lush Knit Maxi Dress


I hope you have enjoyed my favorite new items and spring refresh post. To bring something different to the blog, I thought it would be fun to continue to do a monthly update on my home decor, favorite items, or anything new I would like to share.

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  1. Thank you For some beautiful ideas Michele. I have a beautiful brown leather couch, similar to the one in your photo and I’ve struggled with how to dress it. I love the dark blue and feel that may help refresh my family room. I love your blog and look forward to all of your ideas.

    • Thank you for the sweet comment, Pat. I love to mix masculine and feminine pieces. I am starting to love navy throughout my house and just love how it pops against the dark brown leather. Thanks again for checking out the blog.

  2. Great ideas!!! You are always a source of inspiration 🙂 I still have not done window treatments, need long distance consulting 😊

  3. Michelle,
    Everything looks beautiful 🌷I can’t believe what a difference that a simple change can make. Love it! Thanks for inspiring me. I want to go shopping.


  5. Love how your pops of color and navy pillows changed the whole look of your living room! Beautiful job as always!!!

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