With the advent of summer, changes must be made in some of the details of the house to break the routine and boredom and add vitality and bright colors to the look of the house, there is no doubt that summer is the ideal time to undertake this fun task full of rejuvenation.
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Bright colors vibrant life, green plants everywhere and a beautiful relaxation session, all ideas submitted by Jocelyn for summer home decor full of joy and color, in addition to accepting the fun factor in design with loud and bold lines and engravings.
Colorful, patterned pillows
One of the most easy changes in home decor that can be resorted to in the summer is to replace new pillows with bright and summer colors such as pink, yellow, green, blue, orange and others, with dark pillows. Embellished pillows can also be chosen to reflect the hot summer weather.
Summer curtains and bedspreads
After choosing the colorful pillows, be sure to switch the curtains from winter to summer of organza and chiffon, which reflect the summer atmosphere and brighten the house in bright shades such as yellow, blue, green, pink and others.
And the bed linen and linen cannot be forgotten as well, and they are of light cotton types that give the body the required moisture, unlike winter linens that are chosen from wool or fiber to get perfect heating.
The living room is the heart of the home
Also, changing the furniture fabrics is very important instead of buying a new chair or sofa, and you can add a summer fabric to it and it will look refreshing in a summer fashion. Changing the decor of the living room cannot be ignored, as it is the heart of the house, and changing it is very beneficial because it reflects the atmosphere in all its details.
Decorate the house with plants and flowers
It’s time to make this step in the summer and choose bright colored plants and flowers. This step not only adds a refreshing touch to home décor, but also enhances happiness, according to several studies.
The use of types of artificial plants and natural ornamental plants in their green colors in the different corners of the house and on the tables, will add an atmosphere of comfort and tranquility to the house, and at the same time it will renew its shape.
And plants in general are among the most charming touches in the decor, which gives a feeling of energy and vitality.
Plates in cheerful colors
Among the easy changes that can be resorted to in the summer, is the resort to paintings that reflect beautiful landscapes such as the sun, the beach, mountains, forests and more. These panels add sophistication and liveliness to the decor. Also, if the style of the house tends to be more modern, then you should choose panels with geometric shapes and contrasting colors.
It may be difficult to paint (paint / dye) the walls of the house, so rooms can be renovated by changing the colors of the furniture, especially old pieces that can be renewed by painting them with new summer colors.
Kitchen and bathroom … minor changes
To renew the look of the kitchen, wallpaper can also be used on the façade walls and behind the stove, or on storage units and drawers.
Also, changing the bathroom curtains will give the bathroom a completely different look, with the choice of vibrant colors that will give it a refreshing touch.
Place mirrors in front of windows
These are one of the most important tricks that can be used to make the home space appear larger, as well as enhancing the lighting in it. Placing a mirror in front of the overlooking windows reflects the sun’s rays in the house, and increases the freshness of the home decor.
Spring blossoms dining tables
The decor of the dining table in the home should vary in the summer, in terms of the choice of colors, accessories and dish sets, in addition to natural spring flowers that can be added in the middle of the table.
Floors with innovative patterns
Flooring that is affixed to tiles is one of the most important home decor trends adopted in the summer season, and it is often with innovative patterns or geometric shapes that are affixed to certain corners, including the entrance to the house, under the dining table, or the kitchen, and this method is absolutely inexpensive.
Renewal of the external session
If the house includes a small garden or a spacious balcony, some pieces of furniture can be taken out to it after adding new colors and placing them in a way that helps create a new place for coffee and sitting with the family in the open spaces.