Summer is almost here. The shift from sweathers to t-shirts and from rainy streets to sunny beaches is taking place. With the weather and clothes, so do the houses for the coming season. It’s a perfect time to redecorate your home while keeping in touch with the moving trends.
You’ll find everything you need early on to complete the transformation in your own home. All you need to do is find the right balance and immerse yourself in the sunny spirit of summer.
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The interior of the summer house provides a relaxed and cozy environment as the summer spirit embodies laziness, cloudless skies and the smell of fresh air. We present you with some simple ideas for decorating your interior that have been found to be simple and effective.
Given that the days are getting hotter and longer, you’ll want to spend more time outside than inside. This is the perfect opportunity to create some kind of outdoor summer home.
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In a scenario where full stacking doors are not possible, replacing heavy curtains with lighter curtains lets in more light and gives the feeling of sitting outside while sitting or lying down on your favorite furniture. Making the house more open also has the same effect as it creates more airflow and gives you that cool summer breeze that we all love and enjoy.
One of the biggest advantages of summer is the very bright sunlight that lasts most of the day. Replacing heavy curtains and blinds with simple, thin curtains will bring in more natural light. Woven wooden shades and bamboo blinds can also be used as they look even more natural.
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Adding some neutral colors like turquoise or orange will add even more summer appeal and charm to your home.
Give meaning to your outdoor space
Make sure your decks are oiled, gardens well watered, and cleaned. Nobody likes spending their time doing summer maintenance, so your exterior elements should be relatively easy to work with.
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Install fly screens and security doors to keep bugs and bugs out while cool night air can ventilate your home and freshen it up for the next day. It’s a perfect solution to both problems and it presents itself well.
In order to connect outside and inside even more, we have some ideas that achieve this.
Tropical houseplants give your home a fresh and new look. Succulents, container gardens, homemade wall unit projects, mobile planters and the like will freshen up your interior and keep you on trend.
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To give your home a fresh and inviting smell while still looking amazing, put in some flowers, plants, and pieces of fruit pulp.
Use materials like jute rugs and bamboo to give your home an exotic outdoor feel. Not only do they look good, they are also environmentally friendly. Having fun and spending time outside means that when you step inside you want to just relax and spend a lazy afternoon just enjoying. After all, summer is about adventure and entertainment, as well as relaxation.
A summer look
Just adding summer vibes to the interior of your home is great, but the same treatment for the garden or balcony is really worth it if you go the extra mile. The summer atmosphere should be felt on the outside of your house as well as on the inside. After all, the summer spirit is to let your imagination and creativity take over.
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Natural textures and lightness
Another easy way to switch to summer style is to simply swap out the visually heavy decor for furniture that creates a feeling of airiness. For example, replace this heavy wooden coffee table with an acrylic piece or swap out the traditional dining table chairs for chairs made of wicker or bamboo.
Organic textures and natural fabrics like jute and cotton also go perfectly with summer sizzling. While the floor was covered with soft carpets in the winter, now is the time to let those hardwood floors shine through freely. It’s about getting these little things right!
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Enjoy those lovely warm summer nights by tying some paper lanterns to branches in the garden or on the outside patio to keep the entertainment going well into the late summer hours. When the weather starts to act, gather around a lamplight under a covered area. Since summer is so short, spend as much time outside as possible.
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Summer is what you make of it, after all. It’s a season the way it should be.
If you don’t want your favorite decorations and materials to be ruined, make sure they are machine washable as in the summer any child plays outside in nature and is likely to get a little dirty. Make the most of your summer by hiking and spending precious time making craft projects using a variety of seashells and pine cones.
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The children’s toys made from nature themselves can be transformed into your summer decoration.
You can make simple decorations yourself
Summer is a time to relax. So make sure you do just that. Loosen up a little and do the same to your home. Give it a more casual look. Some fresh looking posters, collages, and even some cheeky floral designs can be a great idea. Even a hammock in the living room can be amazing.
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For the people who want to include their whole family, feel free to start with the kids. They like to do simple things and are entertained by them. Replace everything you can with colorful substitutes.
Windows and curtains
Light and airy colors are all that is needed. Using removable slipcovers and decorative throws can result in incredible brightness and color. If you prefer white and neutral colors, khaki and white slipcovers are casual yet elegant.
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Enjoy the sensations
Let your mind run free and your thoughts wander during the summer days. Make your outdoor areas more inviting with a pergola arbor. A hammock completes the overall aesthetic picture and is a practical addition to the yard.
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