Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Simple Tips for Changing the 'Season' of Your Home

As spring days lead into summer it's time to think about brightening up the look and feel of your home. Just as the seasons subtly change from one to another so should your home. We're not talking about a major overhaul! Little touches here and there can shift your abode from winter coziness to spring/summer fun! Here are a few simple tips for changing the season of your home:

*All those warm throws and pillows gave your home a cozy feel in the winter but it's time to put them away and bring out your fun summer pillows! Pillows in bright coordinating colors can really make a room pop and can instantly sets the the theme of your home.
*Change out those family pictures of your ski holiday with amusing photos of your last camping trip. A great opportunity to feature all your fun family holidays!
*Replace darker home accessories with light and colorful knick knacks. It's easy to change out a warm colored vase for one that's a little more in tune with the season. Plus, you'll need a gorgeous vessel to put all those summer flowers in!
*Just because it's summer doesn't mean you have to put away your candles. Replace warmer scents with the smells of summer! Tropical scents can instantly take you back to your last beach vacation.
*Consider rearranging our furniture. Changing up the floor plan can make it easier for you and your guests to mingle during all those sizzling summer parties you're going to have!

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