Remember I wrote about going on a six mile walk over the Easter weekend? Well, for the first time in months England was blessed with actual sunshine and so I couldn’t help but snap the first signs of this year’s spring blossom. Each and every year I find myself mesmerised by its beauty, the way the petals frame the yellow stamens with their pink-washed hue and how the blooms burst from branches in a celebratory and collective form. For me, I just can’t beat the kick of heading out into the natural environment, snapping my inspirations and then heading back home to look back at what caught my colour-loving eye. How does spring inspire you, friends?

// Photography by Will Taylor


Will Taylor

Will lives in NYC and is an interior design author and content creator. He's been blogging about his love of design, style and travel since 2009. His #MakeYouSmileStyle approach to decorating and dressing has inspired over one million Instagram uploads to the hashtag from followers across the world.


  1. I, too, am a crazy lover of spring! Daffodils are popping up all over my town. Tulips have been planted at my university. All the trees are bursting with color. I love it.

  2. Beautiful photos, Will. I love spring blossoms. It’s Autumn here in NZ – my favourite season. x

    • @Paula – Thank you for the link to the beautifully drawn tulips post – oh, how I wish I could draw! Hope you see some spring sunshine in your corner of the world soon!

  3. We are on the same page today my friend…spring blooms on my blog as well! Those are so gorgeous!

  4. Hi Will, I too succumbed to the joy of Spring sunshine yesterday and walked around the grounds of the old converted hospital I live in yesterday. It was so lovely to be in short sleeves. The plants and flowers were certainly on their springtime glamorous side although we have no blossoms as yet. There were primroses, buds, cute cats and small fish in the pond, so I’d say Spring is definately here xxx

  5. Just seeing you mention a six mile walk is reminding me that I’ve got the Manchester 10k coming up soon and I’ve not move out my seat yet! :S

  6. But fingers Crossed its sunny and as lovely as it is in your pictures on the day of my run. I’ll need that to motivate me to get out of bed on the day!

  7. I was just taking pictures of some of our peach blossoms this morning before leaving the house. I get so excited when the little buds start to bloom, it means warmer weather ahead! Have a great day. 🙂

  8. Oh my, you already have gorgeous spring blossoms? There is nothing happening over here, nothing! My camera and I are weeping. Spring is on hold until next week and I only believe it when I see it.

  9. I adore spring blossoms too – so quaint, dainty and absolutely perfectly formed. YAY can’t wait for spring to sprung here too. Today was sunny and + 10 degrees – loved it.

  10. Hi Will

    What a lovely blog post & images!

    Oh, I’m so looking forward to spring arriving in earnest here in the UK…

    Apparently the weather men are predicting that temperatures will rise from the end of next week…into double-digits, nonetheless!


    Rona x

  11. In London with daffodils, in Istanbul with tulips. But it’s so freezing this year in London, it’s hard to call this “spring” Only few brave daffodils have flowers in the parks.

  12. We are blessed currently with some kind of Spring weather. Hope it continues. London really thrives on Spring flowers. Best place is most definitely Hyde Park this time of year.

    No frost witnessed there yet…

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Welcome to Bright.Bazaar, my make-you-smile style corner of the internet. I’ve been sharing my love of beautiful design, feel-good homes, everyday style, inspiring travel and, pretty much everything in between, since 2009. As well as working as a content creator, I write interior design books and edit a bi-weekly e-newsletter called Smile Mail. I live in New York City with my heartmate and can often be found listening to Madonna’s Confessions album and dreaming up my next home renovation project.