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Prepare your home for a sunny vibe.

by Shweta Mandlekar on Feb 01, 2024

Prepare your home for a sunny vibe.

Summer is the season that everyone looks forward to - the days are longer, the sun is brighter, and the weather is warmer, it’s the perfect time to go outside and have some fun in the sun and make the most of this beautiful weather.

But if you are like most people, you would also want your home to be summer ready. After all, your home is a sanctuary and should be as comfortable and inviting as possible. 

Preparing your home for summer doesn;t have to be a big task or challenge. With a few simple steps, you can transform your home into a summer paradise. From adding a few new pieces of furniture, to lightening up your decor, there are plenty of ways to make your home summer ready. So roll away those heavy rugs, it’s time to go lightweight, breezy and summer-y!

Let’s go through some of the best ways to make your home ready for the summer season.

Bring nature indoors

Summer is a wonderful time to bring a bit of nature indoors. Plants can help bring life and vitality into your home, while also providing a sense of calm and relaxation. The addition of plants can also make a space feel more inviting. Indoor plants can be a great way to add a touch of nature to any room- be it your living room, kitchen, or bedroom. Get your luscious greens indoors and you will start to feel the change. The air will be more purified and the atmosphere will be more uplifting. 

Planters come in a wide variety, made from different materials and are a great way of bringing your lush and beautiful plants indoors.  

Go pastel

One great way to give your home an instant summer makeover is to incorporate some pastels and light colours into your decor. 

Pastels can help add a little bit of lightness and brightness to your space. They’re perfect for giving your home a summery feel and can easily be included in a variety of ways. You can use them as an overall colour palette for your home or as accents in certain rooms. With some clever decorating, you’ll have to put very little effort into making your home ready for summer. Start by replacing your heavy and dark rugs and cushion covers with lightweight and natural looking ones. Place some light coloured wall decor and see the transition of your home to match the summer vibes. 

Embrace the floral patterns

Summers don’t really feel summery unless you bring in that floral decor! Floral patterns can easily brighten up any room, while adding a touch of summery style. Including floral wall art, wallpapers and crockery are a great way to make your living space pop out with vibrance and feel-good vibes. For a more subtle approach, try adding some floral-inspired cushions and curtains. Want instant cheering up? Florals are the way to go. 

Declutter and organize

With summer on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to get organized and free up some space. Decluttering can be a daunting task , but it’s definitely an important one. After all, it’s a lot easier to make your home look beautiful if it’s functioning well! Clutter makes your space look smaller and no one would want a suffocated room in the hot and sweaty season of summer. It’ll only add up to the heat! Keep a minimalistic mindset and get rid of things that you don’t need. As you go through each room, ask yourself what you need and what you don’t. You can donate items that you don’t need to charity, it can be of good use to someone else. This way, you can easily declutter your home and through a good cause too! 

Use the open spaces 

When the days get longer and the temperatures start to rise, nothing is more refreshing than  enjoying the outdoors from the comfort of your own home. If you’re blessed with a patio or a balcony, you can easily transform it into a cozy oasis. Start by adding some seating options that go along well with the summer feeling, such as a natural and pastel looking chair, ottoman or hammock. You can decorate these with cozy-looking cushions and cotton throws. 

There are many other ways to get creative and create a comfortable resting place and enjoy the summer breeze. Choose pieces that are both aesthetically pleasing and functional. If you’re looking to add a bit of greenery, you can go for hanging planters and place your beautiful plants in them. If you’re looking to add a bit of light and ambience, consider adding a few string lights, lanterns or lampshades. Opt for natural materials that are designed to withstand the elements of the summer season. 

Let in the natural light 

Get in that Vitamin-D and allow the summer sunshine into your home. 

Soaking up the summer sun can not only uplift your mood but also provide your home with a brighter and beautiful ambience. The most convenient way to do this is to replace the heavy and dark coloured curtains with lightweight, pastel and sheer curtains. 

Letting in some natural light into your home is a great way to embrace the summer season. Also, who doesn’t love those sunkissed selfies!

Taking the time to make your home summer ready will make it more comfortable and inviting. Now’s the perfect time to get going on all the summer season preparations. With a little planning and creativity, you can make your home look and feel great. 

Tesu works collaboratively with local artisans from India to produce timeless collections of objects that are natural, sustainable, functional and have high aesthetic value. Gaining a deep understanding of the techniques and process of each craft is fundamental to our design process.