Text by Bethany Adams
As winter’s chill lingers, we look forward to the return of gardens in full bloom. But for those whose floral enthusiasm can’t wait, turning to décor elements that highlight the timeless romance and elegance of these long-favored blossoms could be the answer. Even if you don’t have a green thumb, these design ideas will inspire you to view your home through rose-colored glasses.
Pretty as a Picnic
A sun-drenched table serves as a picturesque setting for a tea party steeped in florals. Spread beneath a mixed-and-matched collection of china, a blush tablecloth featuring an oversize rose print serves as a romantic foundation for a few hours of fun with friends.
While it may be impractical to coax rose vines up the walls of your powder room, there’s no denying the effect’s charm—which is why this floral-print paper is the next best thing! An earthier palette veers from the typical creams and pinks often paired with the classic motif, demonstrating the rose’s versatility in home design.
Enjoying the View
Regardless of the weather outside, a window treatment adorned with swirls of blooming botanicals will maintain the spirit of spring in your space. Regardless of your preference—from Roman shades to floor-length drapes—the floral favorite provides an instant boost in elegance.
A Floral Refresh
Making use of vintage fabrics to reupholster chairs and stools alike, the homeowner of this sweet space demonstrates the effectiveness of mixing prints for added punch. Alongside the refreshed furniture, a hooked rug and powder pink table lamp reiterate the floral theme.
With their inherent romance and association with serene garden scenes, roses are the perfect choice for bedroom design. From bedding to botanical prints, look for creative ways to incorporate them into your home’s most sacred space.
A cup of tea goes hand in hand with a bouquet of roses—so it’s no surprise that the blooms are such a popular subject for teapots. Serving up a steaming cup of your guest’s favorite brew is only made sweeter by the delicate designs featured in the many available patterns.
Alongside your pot of tea, consider presenting your culinary delights atop rose-covered china. Whether you prefer understated elegance, timeless transferware, or something else entirely, finding a pattern that suits your unique tastes will elevate every offering on the menu.