Spring fling: 10 fun ways to get some spring in your step

April 11, 2016

Bee's knees: Be the life of the party with this whimsical bee bag. Wicker bee bag, $398, for stores.

The 10 best home and fashion accessories for spring.

1. Wake up to your morning coffee in this cheerful mug. Its bright floral print is sure to put a spring in your step. Marimekko Unikko mug, $22,

2. Floral prints are in the fashion forecast. Pair this rose blouse with white jeans for a perfect spring look. Kate Spade mini-rose ruffle shirt, $278,

3. Vivienne Westwood has taken her signature bag and reworked it for spring with a quirky bunny motif. Vivienne Westwood yellow bunny bag, $310,

4. After last year’s explosion of white sneakers, we’re ready for some color. Try a pair in pastel for a playful look. Sophia Webster Riko laser-cut leather and suede sneakers, $350,

5. Kitchen appliances shouldn’t just be functional; they can also have style. The award-winning Italian brand Smeg merges innovative technology with a ‘50s-style toaster. $149.95,

6. Reese Witherspoon’s lifestyle line Draper James offers fashion, accessories and home decor, including these lemon print tumblers. $28 for a set of four,

7. Which came first — the chicken or the egg? Or was it the bunny? These fun and charming spatulas ensure that you will have a good time while you bake. Crate & Barrel Large bunny silicone spatula, $5.97, and set of 2, chick and egg mini silicone spatulas, $5.97,

8. It smells like spring with this set of retro-print Cath Kidston candles. The candles come in three scents: lavender, peony and fresh linen. Cath Kidston set of 3 fragranced candles, $29,

9. This vibrantly colored teapot is a mashup of Victorian style and modern technology. The unusual design consists of a silicone layer over the porcelain sculptural shape creating a touchy-feely texture. CB2 teapot, $14.95,

10. Be the life of the party with this whimsical bee bag. Wicker bee bag, $398, for stores.



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