When the weather starts to turn cool, it’s important to start thinking about how to bring a little bit of summer into your home. These tips are easy, inexpensive and won’t take up much of your time.
The warmer months mean it’s time to kick up the volume on the outdoor living, but you may be concerned that your home decor is stuck in the depths of winter. Luckily, you can easily take advantage of a few simple, summer-friendly strategies to spruce up your home, no matter what the season. Here are six tips to help you spruce up your space with ease!
Whether you need to spruce up a small area or transform an entire room, these simple strategies will put a little "summer in your step" without costing a fortune.
Select a Summery Paint Color
Your home’s exterior is one of the first things people see when they arrive at your house. To make it stand out from others, you want to paint it a color that represents summer.
The easiest way to pick a color is to find a picture of a house that looks like yours and then compare the colors used on the house in the photo to the color on your own house. If they look similar, you know you’ve found a good color. There are also apps available to help you match colors.
Once you’ve picked out a summery color for your home, go shopping. It’s no secret that if you’re going to choose a new paint color for your house, you might want to think about the season.
A good color to consider for this is white. White is the classic neutral, so you can use it in many different ways. It’s also one of the safest colors you can choose for your home because it won’t change the look of your home too much. If you do want to go with a more specific color for your home, go with blue or yellow. These are two colors that will add warmth to your home and make it feel like a summery place to be.
The easiest way to get the paint you need is to call your local home improvement store. They should be able to order the exact paint you need and have it shipped right to your home. If not, they should at least be able to tell you what kind of paint you need.
If you prefer to order online, you should be able to find everything you need at Sherwin Williams (the biggest home improvement store in the world) and Lowe’s. You can also search for “paint color” plus the name of the specific color you want to use on your house. If you do a lot of research and still can’t find what you want, call or visit one of the home improvement stores near you. They should be able to help you.
Display the “Beach” Theme in Your Bedroom
This is one of my favorite themes. I love it.
The bedroom should be a place to relax, unwind and have fun. A beach theme in your bedroom will help you achieve that, and add that summer decor to your home. Make sure to add some beach items to the room, such as a beach towel, sandals or even a beach ball.
You can use the beach theme to make your bedroom warm and cozy. The theme will be more successful if you make sure that all the items are clean and organized. When you decide to incorporate a beach theme in your bedroom, use white or light blue items. The easiest thing to do is to grab some white and light blue towels and white, white and light blue bedding.
White and light blue are the colors most associated with the beach. If you want to add a splash of color to the room, be sure to choose a bright and cheerful color. You can also use a lighter shade of white and a darker shade of light blue for the walls and a different color for the ceiling. Keep in mind that you can use the beach theme in several ways.
If you are looking for ideas on how to decorate your bedroom with a beach theme, then you need to make sure that you purchase a beach towel. This will be the centerpiece of your bedroom. You can also add a beach towel to the floor or use it as a rug.
Bring Nature Inside
Plants are a great addition to any home, but if you're short on space, you can bring nature indoors. Keep in mind that the more plants you add to your home, the more summery the atmosphere will feel.
To bring nature inside, add a few plants and flowers. Choose species native to your area to keep the plant life local. While your plants don’t need much maintenance, you can still make sure that they are healthy and thriving.
You can grow any type of plant indoors using proper lighting and watering, but try to stick to species that are hardy to the temperatures and weather where you live. If possible, add a few succulents or other drought-tolerant plants such as bromeliads.
If you want to go all out, you can also add a few orchids. These delicate plants require very little care and they look great in a room. They're perfect for a living room or bedroom.
You can read about how to grow orchids from your local nursery or ask a member of your local horticultural society for help. Finally, don’t forget the food! If you want your indoor plant to really thrive, provide it with some sort of food. You can use an ordinary houseplant fertilizer or you can make your own.
Be sure to water your plants regularly. You can set aside time once a week to do this. Just make sure that you do it. Your indoor plants will appreciate it!
Remember that plants need light to grow. If your indoor space is naturally lit, that’s great. If not, you may need to add artificial lighting. You can get a good idea of what type of lighting you’ll need by looking up the plant you are interested in online.
Many nurseries sell plant lighting kits that include everything you need to get going. You can also ask at your local garden center or horticultural society for help. There are many different ways to bring nature inside your home and make it a more enjoyable place to be.
Make It Cool: Add summer decor
Summertime is the time to make sure you’re ready for summer. It’s when we’re most likely to be relaxing and enjoying ourselves, so you want to make sure that the interior of your home reflects that. Here are some quick tips for adding summer decor into your home.
One of the easiest ways to dress up your home in a warm and welcoming way is to add seasonal touches. This doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune on new curtains, pillows, and artwork. Rather, you can simply use what you have around you. Take a piece of driftwood, for example.
You can easily cut off the branch and paint it white to give it a different look. Or, instead of using a piece of driftwood, you could use a large seashell or a dried flower, which have a similar effect.
Of course, you can also add summer to your home by changing the furniture in your rooms. This might include changing out the bedding, the furniture, or even the artwork on the walls. It’s easy to do this and make your home feel more like summer. If you have any questions about how to dress up your home for summer, we’re here to help!
Also, keep in mind that one of the most obvious ways to add summer to your home is to add some outdoor lighting. It's one of the easiest ways to brighten up your home, even when it's not really summer. You can find outdoor lights in many different styles, from simple table lamps to chandeliers.
We also highly recommend you add a summer themed room. Many people love to decorate their homes with summer themes. Whether you have a bedroom, dining room or living room, you can easily turn any of these rooms into a summer theme.
For example, you can easily add sunflowers, beach umbrellas or seashells in your bedroom. You can also add sunflowers in your bathroom or kitchen to give it a summer look. Get ready for summer.
In conclusion, summer is a time to relax and enjoy a few weeks of rest before going back to school. It's also a good time to clean out your closet and declutter your home.
Summer is right around the corner… and… it’s almost as good a time as any to make your house more appealing.
We hope you found these 6 ways to prepare your home for summer useful.