Summer is the time of year where the added sunlight adds a great deal of airiness to our interiors, but can also highlight some surprising areas of neglect too.
So if you’re looking to give your home a quick revamp, then here are some tips that can help you buy beds on the cheap, and even give you some advanced DIY skills too!
The first thing that we should pay attention to when doing a summer makeover is checking what damage the winter has done to the exterior of our homes. The cold months can wreak havoc upon our windowsills, so be sure to use an oil-based primer to give your woodwork an extra layer of protection and avoid the costs of having to call out a decorator.
Other items to consider are making sure to defrost your freezer in preparation of all those lovely ice-cold summer drinks – it’ll save on your electricity bills too. And also be sure to have a quick feather-duster session as there’s nothing more unsightly than seeing a winter cobweb trailing all over your otherwise picture-perfect interior!
Once you’ve had a good clear up, it’s time to think about how you can maximise your home to make the best of the sunshine. If you’re lucky enough to have a conservatory, then be sure to add a little comfort through some oversize handmade floor cushions that’ll mean you don’t have to splash out on any garden furniture that will be unfortunately rendered redundant for the rest of the year.
Even if you do have to spend on items of furniture, you can make life a little easier for yourself and save money too thanks to brands like Bedstar who deliver across the UK, so that you can concentrate on getting the interior look right without having to navigate the motorways of the nation.
Now that you’ve got your furniture in place, it’s time to have fun by using your inner artist to add a touch of character to your home. We can all spend hours gushing over the elaborate colour schemes in the interiors magazines, but for summer there’s nothing like stripping things back to the bare minimum to ensure that you don’t have to spend the whole season doing unnecessary dusting!
However, if you do fancy being a little more creative, then some of these DIY tips for getting the shabby chic look can add a suitably sophisticated, yet casually worn look to your home. So whether you’re investigating buying a new bed, or figuring out the latest DIY tricks, be sure to do a little online research to ensure that you can enjoy a home revamp without breaking the bank!