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115+ Fresh-Picked Spring Captions For Your Family Instagrams

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by Hedy Phillips
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A mother and daughter take a spring selfie with their dog.
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If you’re not using seasonal captions for your Instagram, what are you even doing with your social media? OK, to be fair, having an aesthetic social media isn’t easy, especially when you have seven million other things going on in your life. That’s why it’s super helpful when someone else (*hint* it’s us) comes up with captions you can slap on your photos for you. Spring captions can run the gamut, from focusing on flowers to making jokes about the rain, but then you have to tie it into your family’s brand. Oh, your family doesn’t have a brand? Honestly, bless you for just using your social media to share pictures you like that aren’t overly staged. We love that for you. That’s an act of kindness to the world in and of itself.

If you’re ready to start posting your springtime photos with your kids rolling around in the dirt and your significant other looking on with a smile, we have plenty of spring captions that you can use to go along with them. These captions are fun, funny, sweet, and everything in between so that you can pick and choose what matches your photos. If nothing else, these will get your creative juices flowing to create your own spring captions for Instagram. You could also find inspiration in spring quotes and jokes if you want to show off your funny side.

Your social media serves as a great place to show off your personality, along with showing off your family, and using sweet or quippy captions will help you do just that. For a spring-ified burst of joy on social media, here’s a collection of spring captions you can use on your next picture.

Sweet, Silly, and Fun Spring Captions

  1. Springing into the new season with love.
  2. It’s the first day of spring, and I’m grateful for everything.
  3. Spring has sprung.
  4. I’m sorry for the things I said when it was winter.
  5. All my favorite things in one photo.
  6. You put a spring in my step.
  7. The perfect time for new beginnings.
  8. We finally came out of hibernation!
  9. Springing into a whole new year together.
  10. Defrosting.
  11. Just out here changing with the seasons.
  12. Is it Spring Break yet?
  13. Spring mode activated.
  14. Straight Outta Winter.
  15. Shout out to our peeps.
  16. BRB, doing spring things.
  17. Do your thing, spring.
  18. Spring’s got us sprung.
  19. Relax, refresh, recharge.
  20. Spring bliss.
  21. April showers bring a-MAY-zing selfies.
  22. Enjoy the little things… especially during the spring.
  23. We were made for spring days.
  24. Spring: Warm today, cold tomorrow.
  25. How beautiful is this season?!
  26. Fewer Mondays, more spring fun (please).
  27. There is nothing as lovely as spring.
  28. Spring vibes.
  29. Finally! It’s sundress season.
  30. The best time to begin again is now.

Fresh Picks Inspired By Spring Nature

  1. A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.
  2. Thank you for not playing with my emotions as much as this spring weather is.
  3. Don’t wait for someone to bring you flowers. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul.
  4. No rain, no flowers.
  5. Plant smiles.
  6. Bee kind.
  7. My wildflowers in a field of roses.
  8. There’s wind in the air and a flower in her hair.
  9. Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!”
  10. Tiptoe through the tulips? Not in this family.
  11. Spring breathes new life into the world around us.
  12. Honey bees and flowers, please.
  13. You can catch us among the wildflowers.
  14. Petal power.
  15. We were made for sunshine.
  16. If you were a flower, I’d pick you.
  17. Planting ourselves right here.
  18. The Earth bounces back, and so do we.
  19. When in doubt, add more flowers.
  20. Catch us outside.
  21. In a field of roses, be a wildflower.
  22. Flowers are our favorite.
  23. Every daisy is better because of you.
  24. We were mint for spring.
  25. Peony for your thoughts?
  26. I love my little sprouts.
  27. The birds sing to let us know it’s spring.
  28. Springtime rain showers mean it’s time to play in the puddles.
  29. You’re my rainbow on a cloudy spring day.
  30. Sunshine state of mind.
  31. Fun in the sun.
  32. My love for you grows like a flower in springtime.
  33. Bloom, baby.
  34. Turning over a new leaf.
  35. Wildflowers in our hair.
  36. Stop and smell the roses.
  37. Somewhere over the rainbow.
  38. Spread love like pollen in spring.
  39. The rainbow after the rain.
  40. Wildflowers, wildflowers everywhere.
  41. Green grass, beautiful flowers, warm sun, and my favorite people.
  42. Girls just wanna have sun.
  43. Life is better with family and flowers.
  44. My little buttercup baby.
  45. April showers bring May flowers!
  46. Happiness is sunshine on a spring day with family.
  47. These are my best buds.
  48. All my favorite flowers.
  49. Sunshine is our favorite accessory.
  50. Keep growing.

Spring Quote & Song Lyric Captions

  1. “Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy. Sunshine in my eyes can make me cry. Sunshine on the water looks so lovely. Sunshine almost always makes me high.” – John Denver, “Sunshine on My Shoulders”
  2. “In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.” – Mark Twain
  3. “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” – Margaret Atwood
  4. “The promise of spring’s arrival is enough to get anyone through the bitter winter.” – Jen Selinsky
  5. “Spring is when you feel like whistling, even with a shoe full of slush.” – Doug Larson
  6. "Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's Party!'" – Robin Williams
  7. "You can cut all the flowers, but you cannot keep Spring from coming." – Pablo Neruda
  8. "April hath put a spirit of youth in everything." – William Shakespeare
  9. "Spring will come, and so will happiness. Hold on. Life will get warmer." – Anita Krizzan
  10. "The earth laughs in flowers." – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  11. “In the sun, I feel as one.” – Nirvana, “All Apologies”
  12. “It’s gonna be a bright, bright, bright, bright sun-shiny day.” – Jimmy Cliff
  13. “Love burns brighter than sunshine.” – Aqualung, “Brighter Than Sunshine”
  14. “The Sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy.” – Henry Ward Beecher
  15. “Staring up at the sky on a bright, sunny day makes me dream and gives me ideas.” – Marc Jacobs
  16. “Learn from flowers — always angle towards the Sun.” – Maureen Joyce Connolly
  17. “Sunshine is my quest.” – Winston Churchill
  18. “Rise up this morning, smiled with the risin’ sun.” – Bob Marley, “Three Little Birds”
  19. “Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking.” – The Devil Wears Prada
  20. “O, Sunshine! The most precious gold to be found on earth.” – Roman Payne
  21. “The first blooms of spring always make my heart sing.” – S. Brown
  22. “Once there was a thing called spring when the world was writing verses like yours and mine.” – Ella Fitzgerald, “Spring Is Here”
  23. “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” – Audrey Hepburn
  24. “Spring is when life’s alive in everything.” – Christina Rossetti
  25. “You belong among the wildflowers. You belong somewhere close to me.” – Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, “Wildflowers”
  26. “Cover me in daisies.” – Katy Perry, “Daisies”
  27. “It is spring again. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.” – Rainer Maria Rilke
  28. “The Sun illuminates only the eyes of the man but shines into the eye and the heart of the child.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  29. “A flower blossoms for its own joy.” – Oscar Wilde
  30. “I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day.” – The Temptations
  31. “Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring.” – Lilly Pulitzer
  32. “Here comes the sun.” – The Beatles, “Here Comes the Sun”
  33. “Someone told me there’s a girl out there with love in her eyes and flowers in her hair.” – Led Zeppelin, “Going to California”
  34. “I’m gonna soak up the sun; I’m gonna tell everyone to lighten up.” – Sheryl Crow, “Soak Up the Sun”
  35. “Spring is the time of plans and projects.” – Leo Tolstoy

That should give you plenty of inspiration. Happy spring memory-making!

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