How to decorate with elegant spring neutrals

Give your living room a smart new look for spring with these key pieces

Breeze into spring with a fresh new scheme for your living room. We’ve found the best key pieces to create a soothing look using a palette of calming neutrals.

Recline in style with this chic three-seater in a neutral linen-look
fabric. It has a timeless look but the simple dark-wood feet and unfussy
lines mean it can transition into a more contemporary scheme with ease.

Halston three-seater sofa in Cream, £599,

Add a hint of French country style to your scheme with an ornate mirror.
A design with a lime-washed frame will complement putty-coloured walls

Vendee mirror, £210, India Jane

Break up cream and oatmeal tones with a few pieces in dove grey. Get
antique style at a great price with this classic-look chest of drawers.

Camille chest of drawers, £349, Swoon Editions

For a more modern take on a smart neutral look, stick to cool putty shades instead of creams, and add sleek furniture in black.

This simple tailored sofa in a biscuit tone will earn you countless
style points. If you prefer a more relaxed look, go for a loose-covered
design with slouchy stone-coloured covers.

Balfour sofa in Stone, £945, Within

Make a neutral scheme feel more contemporary with a few hits of
black. Choose lighting with black linen lampshades and a few smart black
vases and picture frames.

New York floor lamp, £229, Marks & Spencer

Pep up a neutral sofa with a hint of pattern. Delicate hand-drawn,
nature-inspired prints, like this hummingbird cushion, will add a
sophisticated Eastern vibe.

Hummingbird cushion, £16, Next

Tahiti lantern, £39, Idyll Home

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