• 20 Spring Essentials To Buy This April

    It finally feels a little more like spring now the weather is getting warmer. Although we are now two weeks into April, we haven’t had much of the expected rainfall and the evenings are slowly getting lighter. So, what better time to invest in some new bits and bobs ready for the (hopefully) upcoming nice weather? In this post I will be sharing 20 spring essentials to give you some inspiration for your primaveral shopping.

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    Classic Aviator Sunglasses

    £6, Boohoo

    You can’t go wrong with aviators, they’re a classic. These pair also have the cutest rose gold tint which jazzes them up a bit, giving you a bit more edge over your standard type. Boohoo also have 25% off these so it’s a great time to buy!

    Tropical Bikini Set

    £5, Everything5Pounds

    This tropical bikini set comes in three different colours – I couldn’t decide which photo to add as they’re all so pretty! This set comes with adjustable shoulder straps and a tie up back.

    Pink Bee Umbrella

    £7.99, New Look

    You can’t get more vernal than bees right?! This pink umbrella is perfect for those April showers that are sure to hit us, and what better time to pick one up when lifestyle products are three for two?

    Navy Mid Height Wellies

    £30.95, Joules

    My boyfriend bought me these wellies for my birthday and ahh they are so incredibly cute! I cannot knock the quality of them – they are so worth the money and definitely a spring essential.

    Ice Sphere Moulds

    £15.99, PrezzyBox

    I was kindly gifted some of these recently for review and they look so great! I will definitely be using them if I am hosting a party, they look like something you would be served in a restaurant and such a nice way to cool down in the sunshine.

    Spring Garland

    From £7.78, Etsy

    I love how quirky the products are on Etsy. This cute bunny garland would add a subtle Easter touch to your home decor without being too excessive. I can just imagine opening my first Easter egg of the year surrounded by these cute animals!

    Embroidered Satin Pyjama Set

    £18, Boohoo

    I’m sure I’m not the only one to have ‘winter pyjamas’ and ‘summer pyjamas’? This pretty satin short set is perfect for those warmer evenings where you don’t quite need the thick trousers and a fluffy gown. Plus it’s rose gold, and who doesn’t love rose gold…?

    Strap Heel Sandals

    £28, Miss Selfridge

    These heeled sandals are a perfect addition to your spring wardrobe. They’re casual enough to wear with a pair of jeans and look fab, but also nice enough that you could wear them with a nice dress for going out, it’s a win-win.

    Tropical Leaves Blanket

    £14.99, I Want One Of Those

    spring essentials i want one of those tropical leaves blanket

    I can imagine going to the beach or park with a picnic and getting this cute leafy blanket out! IWOOT currently have a deal on their blankets where you can get two for £25 so you and a friend can have your own 🙂

    BBQ Toolbox

    £49.95, Prezzybox

    Bit more of an expensive one, but it was so bougie I couldn’t not add it to the list. This BBQ toolbox would make a great gift for a guy (or girl!) with a summer birthday that just seem to have everything already. Because who doesn’t love a summer BBQ?!

    Pink Sands Reed Diffuser

    £13.98, Candles Direct

    I have had a Pink Sands scented Yankee Candle before and it was just beautiful! The candle version is obviously more temporary so I’d love to get this diffuser next to make the room smell like it all of the time!

    Artificial Chrysanthemums

    £3.99, SheIn

    shein flowers fake spring essentials

    The amount of time I spend on Shein is getting a little concerning now… they have SO many beautiful items that are really reasonably priced. As much as I love fresh flowers, I’m not very good at looking after them. If something can look nice without me having to do anything to it, then I’m sold. This artificial plant is an inexpensive and easy way to spruce up your home as the weather gets warmer. Definitely a spring essential!

    SPF 30 Moisturiser

    £15, The Body Shop

    body shop moisturiser spring essentials

    I’ve heard fab things about this moisturiser from The Body Shop. Many of us don’t get enough Vitamin C (guilty) and with the factor 30 SPF, this beauty product is a no brainer for your spring essential list to keep your face feeling fresh in the hot weather.

    I’ll Be In The Garden Mat

    £12.99, I Want One Of Those

    When I moved out of my home a couple of years ago and was buying all of the home decor for my new place, I had a thing with pretty mats… I just wanted to buy them all! Clearly, two years on nothing has changed. How cute would this look on your doorstep when visitors arrive?!

    Chilly’s Elephant Bottle

    £25, Paperchase

    paperchase chillys bottle spring essentials

    I have too many Chilly’s bottles already but maybe I have room for just one more…?! I love elephants and this floral pattern is so apt for the nice weather. Definitely counting this as my spring essential.

    Giant Sunflower Seeds

    £1.50, Etsy

    etsy sunflower seeds spring essential

    Spring is the perfect time to plant sunflower seeds. We’ve just planted some in our garden and I can’t wait for them to sprout in to a show of gorgeous yellow colours.

    Blue Button Tea Dress

    £10, Blue Vanilla

    blue tea dress spring essentials blue vanilla

    Flowery dress and spring… such a pretty combination! I can just imagine wearing this pretty dress with a sunhat, eating a picnic. It’s a bit cliche but I love it… One of my favourite spring essentials!

    If you’d like to see some more summary clothes, you can see my blog post sharing some beautiful pieces from SHEIN here.

    Polka Dot Travel Mug

    £9.95, Emma Bridgewater

    This cute, dotty mug is a new addition to the Emma Bridgewater website. It has that instantly recognisable design and logo that is known across their products – perfect for a morning commute or any drink on the go.

    The Gin Grow Bar

    £12.99, Waterstones

    Summer seems to be the time of year that everyone enjoys a drink a little more – lighter evenings, warmer weather & lots of social events planned. Why not grow your own ingredients with this kit to compliment your own gin based cocktail?

    Animal & Plant Print Bedding

    From £17.99, Etsy

    Maybe not exactly a “spring essential” but I just LOVE having bedding to match the season. I felt so festive sleeping on a Christmas tree bedding set in December and now this is one I definitely want to add to the collection now it’s spring.

    So.. there is the 20 spring essentials to buy this April. Are you tempted by them? Or maybe you’ve already bought some of the products mentioned in this post? Let me know in the comments below. Thanks for reading & stay safe everyone!

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    1 Comment

    1. April 29, 2020 / 5:49 pm

      I admire all those hings. I am adding them to my wish list.

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