20
Jun

A Slice of Summer

Embrace laid-back living in a beach house in sunny California, host summer soirées in an upscale Manhattan apartment, then sleep underneath the stars in a yurt set deep in the heart of the English countryside, all without leaving your home.

Here’s how to transform your home for summer, whatever the weather.

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BALANCE INSIDE WITH OUT

As doors and windows are often wide open during summer, it’s important to create a sense of unity between your interiors and the world outside, be it beach, country or city. Don’t compete with the architecture of your home or its location; instead, embrace these elements and highlight them in your interiors. Pieces in glass, such as tables, desks and lamps are chameleon-like in their ability to blend into their surroundings, allowing for a seamless link between inside and out.

 

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COLOUR IS KEY

There’s something about the summer that makes us feel a little braver when it comes to introducing colour to our homes. Zesty hues of turquoise, lime and pink are firm summer favourites, and you can’t put a design-foot wrong with the classic combination of blue and white. Still unsure? Pick a colour you already have in your home but go one shade brighter for summer so it’s not too much of a shock. Cushions, flowers and glassware are also a great way of introducing a new colour without too much commitment or expense.

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CHANGE YOUR ACCESSORIES

The British summer is often fleeting, so it’s wise to pay attention to the inside of your home as well as out. A few carefully chosen accessories should make enough of an impact, so swap plain cushions on a sofa for patterned ones, freshen up your dining table with a different set of napkins and update your faux flower arrangement with seasonal stems. If you’re fortunate enough to have even the tiniest patch of outdoor space, a set of outdoor furniture is a great investment, but don’t forget to accessorise outside as well with hurricane lamps, decorative pieces and, of course, cushions.

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Left leaving you wanting more design inspiration, come in to Hunters Interiors for free advice and help on how to achieve this look at more.
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Uffington
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