Laughter of Lilacs; Rainbows of roses
Songs of the robins; Lily of the valley borders
Sunshine to warm the heart; Oh what joy this season does impart!
Summer is the time of holidays, of light, music and all the good beautiful things in the world. With the sun so bright, you would want to bring the sun to your home too. It can be done with some clever summer decorative ideas. The first thing, which you need to remember, is while you are decorating your home is that the décor should be fresh and light. Summer is the time to shed the dark and warm accessories and fabrics of winter and add some light to your life. There are many ways to make a bright, colorful home for summer without spending too much. Drop dark colors and sorrow from your mind before we move on to the hot summer decoration ideas. Explore the following paragraphs to know more about summer home décor ideas.
How To Decorate Home For Summer
Replace The Dark Accessories With Brighter Ones
Take out the dark, drab, and heavy curtains from your window and replace them with light and perky colors, which would let light in your home and multiply the whole effect by their color texture. You can put cotton or linen covers in light colors, on your sofa and pillows. Light blues, yellows, and cream colors are perfect for summer. It makes your living room look brighter. You can put a lounge near a window, which could get you some good view of your garden or street.A pair of plain or light colored drapery panels can be put in doorways between two rooms where the breeze can catch them.Replace an old heavy wool rug with new lightweight sisal rug.
Interior Painting Go A Long Way
Paint is a show stealer for summer. It is a good time to add some spark to your home. Choose light colors for your home like light yellow, sky blue, leaf green, off-white, etc. if coloring the whole house is a big expense for you, you could color just one wall of a room with a light color. You could even use light colored accessories in a drab room to lighten it up a bit.
Flowers Give A Rich Atmospheric Feel
There is an old saying that nothing says summer like beautiful fresh flowers. Flowers are the real stuff for summer. Flowers provide variety of colors to your living room add a fun and rich feeling to the atmosphere. One advantage of this technique is that you shouldn’t have to spend on this kind of decoration. You can bring the flowers from you own garden. If you have some orchid plants in your garden, you can keep it in every bathroom but it is a necessity to keep them fresh by watering them often.
Less Is More
Less is more especially for summer homes. The emptier the room, the brighter it would look. Instead of using heavy sofas and couches, opt for light furniture. Don’t use too many artworks for decorating also. Also, declutter you home as much as you can to make your home look summery and inviting.
Make Your Home Summer Friendly
Hanging mat prints or post cards or floral plates on the wall is another idea for getting a designed look. Keeping light colored candles in dark room will diminish the original dark look of the room. You can give a new lively look to the house by painting it apple green or sky blue color. White color is really a show stealer. Select curtains, painted tables and other accessories in white or colors that are close to white. You can add other summer motif products for better effects.