The spring is starting for a couple of weeks. However, we are sure that you barely waiting for summer to come. Logically, in that part of the year, kids are not going to school, grownups will have time to go on a trip, etc. We understand that you have a list of things that you want to do over the summer. However, one of the things that must be on that list is the home decoration. More precisely, you need to design your home and adapt it to the nice weather.
Indeed, a lot of your time you will spend outside of your house. However, that doesn’t mean that nice decoration is unnecessary. More precisely, after a long day, we all come home to relax and enjoy. Yet, if there is not something that will improve our mood, then things can become a bit more complex.
We have noticed that many people started to realize how important it is to adapt the home decoration to your lifestyle. We all have different tastes, don’t we? Because of that, we want to share a couple of summer home decorating ideas that might inspire you.
You do not want to say that you have to follow our recommendations strictly. However, we will share some of the most common in the different parts of the world. If you believe that some ideas are missing or our ideas simply have not inspired you to make the decision, we suggest you visit Home Refinery website and find out more inspiring ideas.
Anyway, let’s get started with our suggestions.
Restyle Your Shelves
Well, we believe that your shelves already contain some items. For instance, most of the people keep some photos and books there. However, there are a couple of ideas that we would like to give.
First of all, why should you add some natural details to your shelves? For example, a bouquet of garden roses would be the right choice. It is much more suitable for the summer period than books.
Have you ever heard about this type of design? It is a decoration that contains vibrant colors. More precisely, it is a mix of patterns and flowers everywhere. However, you are probably imagining now a room of “real flowers. Well, this also includes printed and painted flowers. For instance, the pillows or the entire furniture should be painted in flowers. Despite that, there should be one image of a flower on the room wall. Finally, there should also be “real” flowers on the table.
This design is most suitable for the living room. It will make it more playful, cheerful, and brighter.
Paint Your Furniture
Okay, this piece of advice is especially important for people that have dark-colored furniture. During the summer, it is necessary to switch dark elements with the lighter ones. That’s why our recommendation is to paint your furniture.
Buying new furniture is expensive. On this link, you can see how to do it without any difficulties. Anyway, paint it in some lighter colors. The white color is the less risky one because it can be matched with other colors. However, our recommendation is to color it in light-blue. That will give you some sort of association that you are spending time near the sea. It will make your time-spending at home a lot more interesting.
Make Your Job More Interesting
Okay, the subtitle is maybe not quite precise. This part of the article we dedicate to people that work from home. However, we believe that many kids also have a table desk in their room where they study the lessons. Finally, many times we have to work at home to finish the duties that we have at our real office.
Anyway, we need to be calm and concentrated while we work, don’t we? That’s why our desk needs to be near a window or door. In that way, we will have fresh air and good lighting. Despite that, the desk table should be white. The white color will keep you awake when you get tired.
Restyle the Dark Wood
Just for a second, we have to get back to dark colors once again. More precisely, if you have dark wood elements in your house, simply paint them in white. This will bring happiness to your home.
Add Outdoor Lights
Well, when people hear “home decoration”, they usually focus on the things that are inside. Well, we can’t forget about the outdoor elements. The first thing that you should do is adding outdoor lights to your garden.
The reason for that is simple. It depends on where you live, but in most cases, summer nights are beautiful. They are not too warm and people decide to spend their time there. Some families would rather pick to have dinner in their garden.
Anyway, because of that, you will have to add lights there. Our recommendation is to put some string lights near your home instead of task lighting. In that way, you can add the necessary amount to create an amazing atmosphere.
Add Summer Scents in Your Home
We believe that you got surprised why we gave you this piece of advice. Yet, summer home decoration doesn’t only include visual improvement. It is much more.
While you are at home, you need to feel that summer is truly part of your home. Because of that, citrusy or tropical scents might be the right choice. They will set your mood for summer.
Anyway, we have one small piece of advice. Whichever mix of scents you believe it’s perfect, we recommend you pick a couple of them that in the same product line (or brand). Do not overdo it. We believe that 2 of them in the room where you spend most of your time would be enough.
Finally, some people do not like to try out new things. They would rather choose to stay casual. Well, if you are one of them, then creating a casual seating area would be perfect.
Because of that, we encourage you to add floor cushions to your rooms. It is a casual summer element that will make your time-spending even more interesting. However, do not forget to pair those cushions with the low-profile tables.