With summer in full swing, it is the perfect time of year to give your home a freshen up. With just a few quick changes, your home will feel like your very own holiday retreat.
It’s easy to become blind to your pictures and paintings when they’ve been hanging in the same place for a while. By moving your art to a different room, you will see them afresh, making it feel like you’ve added something new to your home.
By adding cosy throws, cushions and a stylish indoor/ outdoor rug to your patio or balcony, you can make even the most simple furniture feel like a luxury outdoor living space. And as the sun sets, switching on some outdoor lights will extend any party long into the night.
3. Go dramatic with lighting.
With longer, lighter evenings, we all tend to use our lighting less – but that doesn’t mean we should forget about it. An eye-catching light fitting is a great way to transform a space, and, when those autumn nights start drawing in, can be put to practical use.
With the kids on their summer holidays, mess and clutter suddenly feels like it's taking over. By treating them to a new set of bedroom drawers, or storage boxes, you can set them some tidying tasks. This is a great way to teach those who, in six short weeks will be in ‘big school’, grown up responsibilities.
6. Refresh your windows.
Whether you go for a bold pattern or a warm wood, a new set of blinds will bring a new lease of life to your room. Combining style with practicality, our patterned blackout blind will ensure lazy summer lie-ins and will help to keep your bedroom cool.
7. Bring the outdoors in.
Flowers, plants, cactuses, grasses – whatever your taste, bring it inside. The pops of pink, green or yellow that plants and flowers bring will make your home feel fun and fresh, and we all know, there’s no better smell than a bunch of fresh flowers.
8. Create a new centre-piece by adding a rug.
A new rug is a great way to vamp up your existing living room style. For a pulled-together look, choose a rug that incorporates the main colours from your decor. Take a good look around your room and pick out the colours from your favourite items, pictures or cushions.
9. Splash out on a new shower.
With the long hot days, and the frequent stuffy nights, there’s no better feeling than taking a relaxing rinse in the shower. A rainfall shower has a great, natural feel, and will also give your bathroom a modern feel.
10. Mix the pretty with the practical.
It’s easy to assume that by adding pretty little knick-knacks to your home, it will look cluttered, but by opting for storage that offers a perching place for both your TV and ornaments, you can create a practical, yet stylish space.
For more of our fabulously summery home furniture, check out our Summer Furniture Edit.
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