Flowers that bloom for one season add colour with minimal long-term commitment

This is such a dangerous time of year for your bank account. Spring is when we come out from our caves and start trying to shake off the cabin fever.

Sadly, this is the time of year when we gravitate to bright, bold colours in clothing, indoor paints and outdoor decor, mostly because everything has been so drab for so many months and we are all starving for a little colour.

Take a look at the store windows at this time of year and you’ll start seeing bright botanical prints, electric neon, and tons of bold primary patterns and solids. We all want colour and we start to buy things that fill the need. Unfortunately, our desire for colour can lead us into some unfortunate purchases.

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