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Produced by Gina Bazer
1. ADD PUNCHY PILLOWS
It’s unanimous! You can’t go wrong with ikat-inspired prints from the new Martyn Lawrence Bullard for Schumacher fabric line. From $232 a yard, at Schumacher, Merchandise Mart
2. GROUP YOUR GLASS
“I arrange clear and green glass vases on my gray-painted Gustavian farm table and fill a few with tulips or peonies,” says Annika Christensen, owner of Midnight Sun in Highwood. Clockwise from top left: Antique olive jar, $280, at Golden Triangle. Kiki vase, $13, at Crate & Barrel. Iittala Aalto vase, $95, at Bloomingdale’s. Antique wine bottles, $380 each, at Golden Triangle, flanking recycled glass jugs, $19 and $29, at West Elm. Venini small Balloton vase, $230, at Barneys New York.
3. Invest in a deep clean—get those windows sparkling.
—CYNTHIA McCULLOUGH, Stylist and interior designer
4. CREATE A SPRINGY CENTERPIECE
“I like a big blue-and-white Chinese bowl filled with bright green apples,” says Cindy Galvin, owner of Maze Home in Winnetka. Hand-painted ceramic bowl, $300, at Maze Home
Photography: (pillows, bowl) Tyllie Barbosa