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August 01, 2022

7 Tips to Brighten Up Your Home This Summer

Farewell Spring, Hello Summer!

Here are seven surefire ways to bring a little summer to your home; follow these tips to get the light, fun, and welcoming ambiance to your home.

Add Mirrors

Mirrors are great pieces of décor that can enhance your space while giving the illusion of space. Mirrors can be great as they can not only brighten a room, but there are so many styles and designs that they act as artwork on their own.

Allow Natural Light In

With the warm weather around the corner, why not let the sun in? No matter how big or small your windows are, allowing natural light can enhance parts of your home and be a great mood booster. Of course, temperatures can get extremely hot and sometimes uncomfortable in the summer; you can apply coatings on your window to help control and regulate the heat without losing out on natural light.

Lighten Your Décor and Accessories

While navy and dark colors are great for decorating, summer is where you want to change your darks for light and neutral tones. This means looking at using beige or even pastels as a form of décor. If you have a majority of pieces that are large and dark in color, even adding an accent of light colors to them can significantly brighten and enhance your space.

Using neutral or summer-colored pillows can be a great way to enhance the space.

Incorporate Flowers and Plants into Your Décor

Live plants and floral décor are great ways to bring summer indoors. If you have a flower bed or garden, why not cut some fresh flowers and place them around the house to liven your space and add that splash of color.

Are you feeling bold? Why not incorporate floral prints on your wall or as part of your accessories and accent furniture? Floral prints are a great way to welcome summer but also add that splash of color.

Put Away Heavy and Bulky Pieces

Clear out your winter and spring blankets and throws, as this can make a space feel cluttered and dull. By putting away the past season décor, you are making the area airer. This is a great and easy way of enhancing your space and home.

Fresh Coat of Paint

Applying a fresh coat of paint doesn’t mean you have to change the color of your walls. By painting your walls with a fresh coat of paint, you will be amazing at how much of a difference it can make. Are you looking to change things up? Why not consider turning one of your walls into an accent wall? This is a great way to enhance the space and brighten your room.

Have a Summer Theme

Themes are a great way to decorate any space in your home. It can make it easy to decorate throughout the year because you can organize your pieces seasonally.

With Summer, there are various themes one can use to feel inspired when enhancing and brightening their home. There is the theme of florals, which is a great way to welcome Summer. Other notable Summer themes include:
Nautical
Beach
Mediterranian
Floral

These are a few themes that can help inspire you when brightening and enhancing your home this summer!

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Margarita Bravo

Denver’s Best Interior Designer

Margarita is a luxury interior designer and decorator, remodeler, furniture curator, and creator of experiences. Margarita’s unique skill set has evolved from her strong educational background and European and Latin American sources of inspiration. Now with design studios in Denver, Miami, and Montecito.

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