12 Ideas to Give Your Home a Summer Makeover

Written by Posted On Monday, 30 July 2018 11:39

It is not yet too late to give your home a summer makeover! Take a look at our 12 easy fixes below to give your home a summer perfect feel!

Spruce Up Your Deck for Feasting and Sunbathing

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Or perhaps use it as an outdoor lounge for napping too! Nothing like a lively summer get together on a deck with loved ones and friends! A few cushions, an outdoor rug, and good lighting are a great starting point.

Use Driftwood for Decoration

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A nautical theme or a beach-inspired theme won’t be complete without some driftwood. Either use it as an accent piece or if you find a large one, then use it as a coffee table or a sculpture décor.

Hang Outdoor Curtains

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Whether you go for the traditional white curtains that sway with the breeze or try out light colourful fabrics, outdoor curtains are great for creating shade and privacy.

Try Juicing!

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Fruits are a lot cheaper during summer so it won’t hurt give juicing a try. If you want to go hardcore try a mixture of cucumbers, melons, and berries. If you’re not very adventurous then freshly squeezed lemon or orange juice in your kitchen should get you going.

Create an Outdoor Changing Area

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If you have a pool and love swimming, installing an outdoor shower and creating an outdoor changing area is a must. This will give your home a resort-like feel and will surely be appreciated by your guests when you host a pool party.

Decorate with Sea Shells

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You don’t have to live near the beach to use sea shells as décor. Place small ones in a tall glass jar and use large pieces as paperweight or table accent. Better if you collected them during your beach trips!

Install a Swinging Chair

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Your porch or garden will surely benefit from having a swinging chair. It is not only fun, but will give you summer vibes year-round!

Stock Up A Summer Bar

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Who needs to go to a restaurant for summer drinks when you can set up your bar to serve your favorite summer drinks? A display of citrus fruits (that you can use for juicing) will be great as well.

Go for Nautical Stripes

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Use nautical stripes for accent pillows or as bedding theme. If you’re lucky you might even get them on sale.

Convert Your Porch Into a Lounge or a Bedroom

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Your porch can be the perfect place to nap during long summer days or perhaps a cool bedroom for the night. You can furnish it with a daybed or two, or simply add huge pillows and blankets.

Be Picnic-Ready!

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Use a picnic basket to keep your plates and silverware in for a grab and go picnic kit. This is super convenient too for when you’re setting the table at home.

Keep Rolled Up Crisp White Towels in Key Areas

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These would be near the pool, in the guest bedroom, your bedrooms, and even in family areas. Not only will they remind you of the beach and impart a spa-like feel to your home, you’ll end up using them too!

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