Top 10 must-have decor and furniture items for spring – by Anita Bloom

Creative Director for Decorex SA, Anita Bloom, shares her MUST HAVE items for spring 2018.

“My work has always been about gorgeous design with a twist of something unique,” explained Bloom. “I truly believe that if you do what you love, you will succeed in whatever field you choose.”

Anita Bloom; Creative Director for Decorex SA

Anita Bloom; Creative Director for Decorex SA; Image by: Hertex

After years in the creative industry, and following her passion for everything décor and design, Bloom grabbed the opportunity to become Creative Director for the Lifestyle, Design & Retail Portfolio at Reed Exhibitions South Africa in 2016.

Her attention for detail; passion for design, decor and fashion, ability to formulate longstanding relationships with clients and performance under pressure are key aspects that make this the perfect position for Bloom.

1. Hand-finished tableware
Be inspired this spring with Haus by Hertex’s curated and colourful hand-finished tableware with handmade glass vases in various colours – the perfect table decor for home entertaining. Homeware for inspired living.

Haus by Hertex

Haus by Hertex

2. Faux hanging foliage
Bring the outdoors in with this faux hanging foliage from @home – The Homeware Store. This gorgeous hanging fern with roots ensures you have the look without the hassle (or worry, if you’re based in one of our water-restricted provinces) combined with the natural scent of lush, green landscapes and pristine forests from @home’s fragrance range.

@home – The Homeware Store

@home – The Homeware Store

3. Pops of colour
Life’s better when you add a pop of colour and with POP Paint colour – revamping for spring has never been more fun! These revolutionary high matt finishes DIY paint is available in 15 trend colours! Go wild!

POP Paint colour

POP Paint colour

4. Vintage sandals
Step into spring with these beautiful sandals from Blu Betty – Georgina’s in ruby – bringing richness to this vintage shoe! I’m also loving the new Kiera sandal – these proudly SA handmade high quality leather sandals are individually designed and a must-have item for spring!

Blu Betty; Left: Georgina; Right: Kiera; Dress by Pengelly

Blu Betty; Left: Georgina; Right: Kiera; Dress by Pengelly

5. L-shaped sofa
Your home is where memories are made, where friends and family gather – give your lounge a whole new look with Mobelli Furniture + Living stunning new Windsor L-shaped sofa and Chelsea nesting tables, and enjoy your home more with Mobelli this spring!

Mobelli Furniture + Living; Windsor L-shaped sofa

Mobelli Furniture + Living; Windsor L-shaped sofa

6. Light cluster
Freshen up your space with Fundi Light & Living. My favourite must-have light cluster with naked bulbs is a definite favourite!

Fundi Light & Living

Fundi Light & Living

7. Pool Pillows
With warmer weather this season and longer days spent at home relaxing and soaking up the sun, Pool Pillows is a definite on my wish list this season.

Pool Pillows

Pool Pillows

8. Bedroom and cupboard redesign
A girl can dream – what better way to spring clean your wardrobe with a full bedroom and cupboard redesign by JDV Interior Designers. Their highly sought-after design team has unmistakable sophistication, effortless elegance that perfectly matches your unique style.

JDV Interior Designers; Decorex Joburg 2018

JDV Interior Designers; Decorex Joburg 2018

9. Fresh flowers and greenery
Freshen up your home with fresh flowers and greenery from online floral design studio – All Things Bloom. Spring has sprung!

All Things Bloom

All Things Bloom

10. Colourful entertaining pieces
Move the feast outside with this fun and festive range from Le Creuset – colourful versatile entertaining pieces to brighten up any party!

Le Creuset

Le Creuset

Don’t miss Decorex DurbanCape Town and Joburg in 2019 for all your décor, design and lifestyle inspiration.

Decorex Durban
21 – 24 March 2019
Durban Exhibition Centre

Decorex Cape Town
1 – 5 May 2019
CTICC

Decorex Joburg
7 – 11 August 2019
Gallagher Convention Centre