Summer is just around the corner and it's a great time to freshen up your home. If you are one of those people who love to change something in your house every few months, then we have prepared 10 simple and budget-friendly ways for you to update your living space. Thanks to them, your home will look fresh and new. So let’s learn how to implement these ideas!
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When you get together with friends and family you need your living room to be as comfortable as possible. Living room designs reflect your personality. Designing your own home requires much time and creativity. Use yours in living room designs. Add some light hues in your house rooms. With the advent of the warm season, everyone has a desire to add more light. If you are in the middle of choosing a new slipcover for your sofa, then we advise you to look at light shades. Delicate pastel and beige colors will never go out of style.
Add bright colors
Another way to freshen up your home is to add bright colors. If you have a creative idea, a living room is the right place to implement it. Some homeowners like to fill their homes with pastel hues for summer, while others prefer bright colors like a splash of yellow and orange. Don’t think that we are talking about hard and painful wall painting or a completely different design. You can add bright details with accessories. For example, the right pillows can become a highlight in your living room. Now there are many materials and colors, so we are sure that you can find the one that suits you. In addition, you can also use paintings, photographs, vases, and small things for this purpose. Be sure that this will lift your mood every time you enter the room.
Freshen up your sofa
The sofa is the first thing that catches your eye when you see the living room. A sofa with shabby fabric will definitely not bring you any pleasure. It’s not a problem if you can't buy a new one. You just have to look for a new slipcover. Thanks to them, your sofa will look like new. When choosing slipcovers, make sure they are machine washable. This will make your cleaning much easier. It is also important that they are pet-friendly if you have pets. After all, you won’t be delighted with hairballs that cannot be cleaned and removed.
Nothing freshens up a home design quite like fresh flowers. They are able not only to give a beautiful view and a cozy atmosphere but also to provide a unique aroma. Seasonal flowers will emphasize the summer atmosphere like nothing else.
Tip: Choose flowers that can last longer in water.
Your living space is the perfect place to experiment and implement new ideas. In winter, we prefer cozy, warm things in the house. But in the summer, you want something more vibrant. How about getting a new rug to be the centerpiece of your living room? You can change the carpet according to the season, thus updating your home.
Refresh Front Porch and Entry Way
Don’t neglect this part of the house. It can create the desired effect for a new season. Make sure that flower pots are right in their places. And if you want to create an unusual accent in this part of the house, you can use dry flowers. It's also a good idea to decorate your umbrella holder. Use bright stickers with summer colors.
Add some green and fresh look to your kitchen
We have no doubt that your family spends a lot of time in the kitchen. And for the kitchen upgrades we recommend:
- Add some greenery.
- Renew kitchen towels.
- Throw away your old shabby kitchen mitts and buy new ones.
- The window sill is the perfect spot for a small herb garden.
- Add fresh summer scents.
Refresh your backyard and pool area for pleasant family time
During the warm season, we spend more time outside. So don't forget to freshen up this part of the house as well. Update garden furniture if needed. Choose new cushions. In addition, take care of reliable flooring on your terrace. It must be heat-resistant on hot summer days.
Give preference to wide spaces
Summer is a great time for decluttering your home. Get rid of unnecessary things. Have a look around and collect things that you don’t use. You can put them into separate boxes that will contain things worth throwing away, selling, or donating to charity. Hide items that you don't need at this time of the year.
Illuminate your house with candles
Give preference to scented candles that will fill your home with wonderful smells on warm evenings. They will create the necessary aroma and comfort in the house.