[mks_pullquote align=”left” width=”500″ size=”13″ bg_color=”#8bb5b3″ txt_color=”#ffffff”]Writer: Vickie Harrison
Bio: Vickie is a DYI and home decor enthusiast that has a keen eye for pretty home furnishings.[/mks_pullquote]
Summer is the best time of year to give your home a refresh. Clear out the clutter, brighten up those dark corners and make your home look like somewhere that you love to live. You don’t have to spend a lot to give your home a much needed refresh, by following these top tips below you’ll have it looking fresh and summer ready in no time without blowing your budget, here’s how:
Many homes look dark and drab because the blinds and curtains are made from too heavier a material and block out too much light around the windows. An easy way to update your home for summer is by having some new, lighter blinds fitted, like the ones from Direct Blinds. New blinds will instantly give your home a much fresher and more summery look, perfect for those lighter months.
An easy way to instantly give you home summer vibes without having to spend too much at all is by adding a few brightly coloured accessories. From coloured lampshades, to candles, vases and kitchen utensils once you’ve decided on a colour scheme a few bold pops of the hue to the room and it’ll brighten it up in a flash.
Plants are super trendy right now and there’s nothing like a bit of greenery to give new life to a room. From hanging plants to flowers and cacti, whatever your preference never underestimate the power of a plant in transforming the overall look of a room. Clear out any clutter that’s taking up much needed space and use those areas to house your new plants instead.
Get the Paint Brush Out
An oldy but a goody – give it a lick of paint! If you want to give your home a refresh a simple thing like repainting it can be just the trick and you can get it done on a Saturday afternoon. From white that’s become faded and now looks a little grey to introducing a whole new colour scheme, there’s no better time to do it than summertime when you can fling the windows open wide and leave the doors open to let it dry.
By following these tips, you’ll be able to transform your home into the perfect summer sanctuary, without spending too much time or money. So, what are you waiting for? It’s out with the old and in with the new for a home that screams summer ready.