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Could The Pantone Colour Of The Year Be Deep Peacock?

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When it comes to predicting trendy colour trends for the next year, there is no better authority than Pantone. Each year, Pantone chooses a colour that will be the it colour of the new year – essentially, offering an inside look at what is to come in terms of style in the coming year. Thus, there is always a lot of speculation this time of year regarding which colour Pantone is going to choose, and this year is no exception. Last year, the Pantone Colour of the Year was marsala (think the colour of red wine), so what will this year’s colour be? We have an idea.

Deep Peacock

Deep Peacock is said to be the colour of 2016.

Deep Peacock is said to be the colour of 2016.

What’s our reasoning? It’s pretty simple: deep peacock pairs extremely well with marsala. In other words, this colour choice means there is no need to trade in marsala-coloured décor just yet. Whether you purchased a new set of marsala-coloured dishes or decorated entire rooms inspired by this beautiful colour, with deep peacock being the Pantone Colour of the Year for 2016, it’s going to be simple to implement this colour into your current décor.

Easy to implement into other décor

Because deep peacock is so flexible, it can complement nearly any shade in your home.

Because deep peacock is so flexible, it can complement nearly any shade in your home.

Even if you missed out on decorating your home with Pantone’s Colour of the Year last year (or for the last few years for that matter), if deep peacock is Pantone’s colour of choice, that doesn’t matter. Because deep peacock is so flexible, it can complement nearly any shade in your home. Because so many families are going to be price-conscious in 2016, deep peacock would be the colour that ‘every home can enjoy.’

It’s fun

Literally anyone can decorate accordingly to this year’s colour of choice.

Literally anyone can decorate accordingly to this year’s colour of choice.

We’ve seen a transformation of styles over the last few decades. As millennials become major players in terms of consumerism, designers have been forced to adjust their styles accordingly. Because millennials typically prefer fun, vibrant colours as opposed to the typical darker, bold shades that have been traditionally been the norm, we’re seeing a transformation in terms of mainstream styles across the board. From furniture upholstery to the renaissance of wallpaper and beyond, fun is in.

Deep peacock represents this trend perfectly – meaning it makes sense for it to be chosen as Pantone’s Colour of the Year. Add to the fact that it meshes well with marsala and other types of décor, this means this colour also has a wide reach as well. From the wealthy homeowner that decorates his/her home every year according to Pantone to the price-conscious family that wants to keep their home trendy, literally anyone can decorate accordingly to this year’s colour of choice.

What do you think? Do you have an idea as to what Pantone’s Colour of the Year will be? Drop by our showroom to let us know- and start decorating early!

The Latest Television Console Trends

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It’s no secret that the television as we know it is changing. Gone are the days of the bulky television with a small screen; today, the average television is thin with a big screen and less expensive than ever. That isn’t the only breakthrough, though. On the contrary: today’s TVs are starting to curve!

Thanks to the amazing advancements in technology, screens are now flexible. Manufacturers such as Samsung, Sony, etc. have new televisions that allow users to ‘flex’ their television from flat (i.e. the way your standard LCD flat panel television looks) to curved with one touch of a button. Supposedly, this creates a more immersive experience for viewers (though the jury is still out at the moment). What the jury is not out on is this: curved televisions are the next big trend in television technology – and it’s creating new, television console trends in the process.

Thinking about purchasing a curved television (or a typical, flat TV), but need to update your television console? Below are a few of the latest TV console trends you need to keep an eye out for. After all, if you are going to purchase a new, trendy television, it’s essential to compliment it with a trendy television console as well!

Wall mounts/TV racks

There are beautiful television consoles that feature a television rack raised slightly above the shelves of the console.

There are beautiful television consoles that feature a television rack raised slightly above the shelves of the console.

One of the biggest trends in television consoles happens to be the absence of a console altogether! Especially when it comes to curved television early adopters, many are proclaiming that the best way to display your television is by mounting it to the wall by wall of a full-motion mount. This allows you to swivel the television left to right and at different angles.

For those that need to have storage space for their television accessories (e.g. Blu-ray player, game consoles, etc.), merely mounting that new television to the wall simply isn’t an option. Luckily, there are beautiful television consoles that feature a television rack raised slightly above the shelves of the console. Thus, this allows users to mount their television almost identically in the same way one could mount a television to the wall, yet provides the user with the benefits of a television console. It’s truly the best of both worlds for those that prefer their television to be mounted rather than standing.

Curved television stand

Complete with curved layers of glass, these stands allow the television and console to feel like one.

Complete with curved layers of glass, these stands allow the television and console to feel like one.

On the other hand, those that prefer to leave their television standing instead of mounting it are also in luck – and just like the latest televisions, these stands are also curved. Television console trends have always reflected the latest trends in television technology – and this latest trend further proves the point. Just like curved televisions can curve inward at the touch of a button, so too do the latest television stands. Complete with curved layers of glass, these stands allow the television and console to feel like one, complete unit. It’ll look amazing in your home, so if you’re a ‘stander,’ that needs to have a curved television in your life, this is one television console you have to have!

Less wood, more glass, all curved

Another trend among curved television consoles features consoles that are made primarily of glass .

Another trend among curved television consoles features consoles that are made primarily of glass .

Like the thought of a curving television console, yet you would prefer glass? No problem! Another trend among curved television consoles features consoles that are made primarily of glass and only a small amount of wood (usually sitting atop the console where the television stands). Elegant and beautiful, the curved glass of this console looks stunning – and is a perfect choice when choosing a new, trendy television stand!

Decorating With Walnut Furniture

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Walnut furniture is all the rage right now – and for good reason. Walnut furniture is both strong and durable, yet it has a flexible nature to it. Able to be carved in roughly any shape (with the ability to hold its shape well), it’s no wonder so many people are head over heels for walnut furniture right now. Yet, how can you decorate with it and use it to bring out the best in your spaces? We’re glad you asked. Below is everything you need to know when it comes to implementing walnut into your spaces.

The bedroom

One of the spaces where walnut furniture truly shines is the bedroom.

One of the spaces where walnut furniture truly shines is the bedroom.

One of the spaces where walnut furniture truly shines is the bedroom. There’s something very classy about walking into a bedroom that encompasses the utter beauty of walnut furniture. Whether you want a headboard that encompasses a dark, walnut finish or a dresser that has a lighter appearance, there’s something timeless about the look of walnut furniture. Plus, it’s one of the most durable woods you can buy. Want your furniture to last for years to come? Then consider purchasing furniture made with walnut veneer!

Walnut veneer

One of the most cost-effective methods to building walnut furniture is to cover it with a walnut veneer to give the impression that the furniture is indeed built from walnut.

One of the most cost-effective methods to building walnut furniture is to cover it with a walnut veneer to give the impression that the furniture is indeed built from walnut.

What do we mean when we talk about furniture that is made with walnut veneer? Simply put, walnut furniture is almost never true, solid walnut – meaning that the furniture usually utilizes walnut veneer to some extent. Walnut furniture that contains 100% walnut material is simply too expensive to build.

Thus, one of the most cost-effective methods to building walnut furniture is to cover it with a walnut veneer to give the impression that the furniture is indeed built from walnut. However, the best type of furniture crafted using walnut veneer will still be built using high-quality wood – complete with veneer that will not buckle or separate from the rest of the furniture. Because our walnut furniture is built from only the sturdiest types of wood, we urge you to visit our showroom so we can show you how amazing furniture built with a walnut veneer can look in your home!

 

Walnut –a great way to spruce up your living room

There is arguably no other type of wood that is as flexible to decorate your living room spaces as walnut.

There is arguably no other type of wood that is as flexible to decorate your living room spaces as walnut.

There is arguably no other type of wood that is as flexible to decorate your living room spaces as walnut. Whether you want a light end table for a corner of your living room or you want to implement a coffee table with a more reddish, brown tone into the room, it does not matter: your living room is going to look amazing when it’s decorated with walnut furniture.

Perfect for bookshelves, entertainment centers, china cabinets, and even picture frames, decorating your living room (and any room in your home for that matter) with furniture and accessories with a walnut finish is a great way to give your spaces a new look!

Decorating With Walnut Furniture

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Walnut furniture is all the rage right now – and for good reason. Walnut furniture is both strong and durable, yet it has a flexible nature to it. Able to be carved in roughly any shape (with the ability to hold its shape well), it’s no wonder so many people are head over heels for walnut furniture right now. Yet, how can you decorate with it and use it to bring out the best in your spaces? We’re glad you asked. Below is everything you need to know when it comes to implementing walnut into your spaces.

The bedroom

One of the spaces where walnut furniture truly shines is the bedroom.

One of the spaces where walnut furniture truly shines is the bedroom.

One of the spaces where walnut furniture truly shines is the bedroom. There’s something very classy about walking into a bedroom that encompasses the utter beauty of walnut furniture. Whether you want a headboard that encompasses a dark, walnut finish or a dresser that has a lighter appearance, there’s something timeless about the look of walnut furniture. Plus, it’s one of the most durable woods you can buy. Want your furniture to last for years to come? Then consider purchasing furniture made with walnut veneer!

Walnut veneer

Because our walnut furniture is built from only the sturdiest types of wood, we urge you to visit our showroom so we can show you how amazing furniture built with a walnut veneer can look in your home!

Because our walnut furniture is built from only the sturdiest types of wood, we urge you to visit our showroom so we can show you how amazing furniture built with a walnut veneer can look in your home!

What do we mean when we talk about furniture that is made with walnut veneer? Simply put, walnut furniture is almost never true, solid walnut – meaning that the furniture usually utilizes walnut veneer to some extent. Walnut furniture that contains 100% walnut material is simply too expensive to build.

Thus, one of the most cost-effective methods to building walnut furniture is to cover it with a walnut veneer to give the impression that the furniture is indeed built from walnut. However, the best type of furniture crafted using walnut veneer will still be built using high-quality wood – complete with veneer that will not buckle or separate from the rest of the furniture. Because our walnut furniture is built from only the sturdiest types of wood, we urge you to visit our showroom so we can show you how amazing furniture built with a walnut veneer can look in your home!

Walnut –a great way to spruce up your living room

Whether you want a light end table for a corner of your living room or you want to implement a coffee table with a more reddish, brown tone into the room, it does not matter: your living room is going to look amazing when it’s decorated with walnut furniture.

Whether you want a light end table for a corner of your living room or you want to implement a coffee table with a more reddish, brown tone into the room, it does not matter: your living room is going to look amazing when it’s decorated with walnut furniture.

There is arguably no other type of wood that is as flexible to decorate your living room spaces as walnut. Whether you want a light end table for a corner of your living room or you want to implement a coffee table with a more reddish, brown tone into the room, it does not matter: your living room is going to look amazing when it’s decorated with walnut furniture.

Perfect for bookshelves, entertainment centers, china cabinets, and even picture frames, decorating your living room (and any room in your home for that matter) with furniture and accessories with a walnut finish is a great way to give your spaces a new look!

Goodbye Espresso, Hello Sophisticated Rustics

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You had a great run, espresso – now it’s time to take a step back. It seems as if the espresso colour has forever been a cornerstone of almost every type of wood furniture, yet there is a sea change going on. One of the most interesting trends involves decorating with sophisticated rustics, making the old phrase, “what’s old is new again,” more relevant than ever. Below are a few ways that you too can decorate your home with beautiful, sophisticated rustics that are sure to make your spaces feel as if they’ve taken a step back in time.

Decorating with metal

To give your spaces that rustic, sophisticated look, consider decorating your home with metal art.

To give your spaces that rustic, sophisticated look, consider decorating your home with metal art.

It’s hard to be more rustic than metal – and luckily for you, decorating with metal décor is all the rage right now. To give your spaces that rustic, sophisticated look, consider decorating your home with metal art that hangs proudly on your walls or consider creating your own designs. One of the best ways to accomplish this feat is by layering metal décor behind furniture to create a unique look that is sure to impress. For example, large, black, metal artwork would look absolutely stunning behind a bold, brown leather sofa or even above an ordinary desk.

Antique ‘gold’

One of the best items primed for layering is décor with that antique, gold look.

One of the best items primed for layering is décor with that antique, gold look.

Speaking of layering with metal, one of the best items primed for layering is décor with that antique, gold look. If you’ve ever visited a junk store or antique shop, you know the look. Luckily, the golden antique look is also in fashion – and the good news is it’s a very flexible, rustic look that you can decorate with. For example, if you have a bedroom dresser that seems bland and too out-in-the-open, consider hanging a mirror that encompasses that antique gold look to bring out the best in it. Implementing this look in the living room couldn’t be easier either, as it’s as simple as replacing a few lamps with those that have an old world, gold look to it.

Neutral brown

Whether you want to give your space a western look or you want it to feel like an old cabin the woods, anything neutral brown will give you this desired look.

Whether you want to give your space a western look or you want it to feel like an old cabin the woods, anything neutral brown will give you this desired look.

Since wallpaper is now trendy, there’s never been a better or easier way to give your spaces a rustic look; we’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – there’s arguably nothing more rustic than leather. Whether you want to give your space a western look or you want it to feel like an old cabin the woods, there is wallpaper out there that can give you this exact look.

Rustic is new once again – and thanks to current trends, achieving this look has never been easier. If you have any questions about decorating your home into a rustic masterpiece, visit our showroom to learn more about how we can help!

Hot Furniture Trends For Fall 2015

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It’s that time of year again: when the colours of nature transition into the fall season, the weather becomes crisper, and the newest furniture trends come into play. Fall 2015 is no different, and we have for you all this week the hottest furniture trends you can expect as we transition out of summer and into the fall season. It’s time to start decorating early, so without further ado, here are the hottest furniture trends you can expect this fall.

Accessorize your furniture with rustic metallic

Rustic furniture is most certainly ‘in’ in 2015.

Rustic furniture is most certainly ‘in’ in 2015.

Much of 2015 has been dominated with the ‘rustic chic’ look: in other words, decorating a home’s spaces with metallic objects that appear weathered. This fall is no different, and if you have been on the fence about decorating your home with a golden, weathered mirror that looks like it belongs in a home over a hundred years ago or a rustic side table that looks like it belongs in a farm house, stop worrying! Rustic furniture is most certainly ‘in’ in 2015, so utilize it into your decorative game plan to your heart’s content!

Hide covered chairs

Hide/patterned chairs will give your home a different type of personality.

Hide/patterned chairs will give your home a different type of personality.

Speaking of furniture that looks right at home in a farm house, chairs that have a hide (faux or real) or patterned upholstery are all fair game as well. An extension to the rustic chic look that has been dominating indoor décor in 2015, hide/patterned chairs will give your home a different type of personality that normal upholstery simply cannot achieve.

Want to go above and beyond the call of duty? Grace your spaces with a new, patterned rug to bring out the best in your new furniture’s upholstery!

Touch me textures

Any texture that appears so unique and eye-popping that you cannot help but touch it.

Any texture that appears so unique and eye-popping that you cannot help but touch it.

What do we mean by ‘touch me’ textures? It’s simple: any texture that appears so unique and eye-popping that you cannot help but touch it! ‘Touch me’ textures work best on sofa pillows that covered with a decorative, shiny texture that resembles beads, and even sofa pillows that look like they’ve been hand-woven from scratch.

Lamps with a unique base (again, a base that looks so unique you have to reach out and touch it) are also fair game too. In short, if a piece of furniture looks and feels so unique that you can’t help but slide your fingers across the surface or grasp it, it’s perfect for adding to your home’s décor this fall season.

White is in

There’s still room for white to make a comeback.

There’s still room for white to make a comeback.

Although 2015 has been dominated by colours ripped straight from nature, there’s still room for white to make a comeback. Yes, the old standby for furniture colour is back and better than ever – and best of all? Literally any piece of furniture is fair game. Whether you want to redecorate your home with a new dresser, sofa, end table, etc., feel free to purchase white furniture to bring out the best in your home. Layering is fair game as well, and no matter if you want to decorate your home with furniture that utilizes metallic white colours or simply a generic, white tone, you can’t go wrong this fall season with white!

Mandatory Newlywed Furniture (That Will Grow With You)

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Marriage is certainly a big step: after all, you and your spouse are dedicating your lives to one another. Yet, there’s another big step most people fail to talk about: buying your first pieces of furniture as newlyweds. While it can be a stressful endeavour, it doesn’t have to be – especially if you choose to invest in your new furniture from the start.

By purchasing quality furniture pieces that have room to grow with your family (even as your family continues to grow over the years), you are going to save yourselves a substantial amount of money over time. Below are the ‘built to last’ items you should consider purchasing right away. 

Hardwood dresser

Hardwood dressers will last your entire marriage.

Hardwood dressers will last your entire marriage. 

Think back to the furniture you remember growing up around as a child. You probably have a few images floating in your mind – and it’s a near-guarantee that one of them is a dresser. Solidly-built dressers can last your family decades – especially if the dresser is built out of hardwood materials. Well-built dressers can survive multiple moves and can also be implemented into nearly any bedroom. Buy a dresser built to stand the test of time, and you will save a substantial amount of money in the long run. 

Solid end tables

You can implement end tables into nearly any living space.

You can implement end tables into nearly any living space. 

Another piece of furniture that can withstand the test of time, well-built end tables are also fair game. The great thing about end tables is the same thing that’s great about dressers: you can implement them into nearly any living space. Whether you want your end table to sit at the end of your sofa for decades or you decide to create a decorative table in the entryway of your home, one thing is apparent: end tables are flexible (after all, you can use them for placing decorations, storing magazines, etc.) and if well-built, long-lasting. 

Hardwood bookshelf

A bookshelf is a necessity when you are first living together.

A bookshelf is a necessity when you are first living together. 

If you love to read, a bookshelf is a necessity when you are first living together. Although you may be tempted to simply purchase a cheap bookshelf made out of plywood, don’t skimp. Rather, purchase a hardwood bookshelf that looks and feels extremely sturdy. While you will have to pay more for the bookshelf than you would at your typical big box store, the bookshelf will last for decades (not to mention it will look much more attractive than typical cheaply-made bookshelves). 

Attractive mirrors 

You need to purchase a mirror that not only looks beautiful, but is sturdy and well-crafted.

You need to purchase a mirror that not only looks beautiful, but is sturdy and well-crafted.

Every home needs a mirror: it’s just a fact of life. Whether you need a mirror for the bedroom or you want to place a decorating mirror in your family room and/or living room, you need to purchase a mirror that not only looks beautiful, but is sturdy and well-crafted. For example, instead of purchasing a bedroom mirror with a plywood stand, ensure the stand is made out of something sturdier such as oak or even metal.

While the mirror will be more expensive, the great thing about these types of mirrors is that they also look much more beautiful than their inexpensive counterparts (not to mention they will last much longer). Pay more and buy it for life – you won’t regret your purchase!

The Difference Between Fine And Cheap Furniture

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Here at Guaranteed A Fine Furniture, there’s a reason the phrase ‘fine furniture’ is in our name. We sell the finest furniture that will make your home look amazing once again – whether you are doing a complete remodel of a space or its time for a new piece of furniture. Whatever the reason may be when shopping for furniture, you may be tempted to purchase cheaper furniture instead of spending a little more money on finer furniture. While it may seem like you are saving money, you are actually spending a lot more in the long-run. See what we mean below.

Wood furniture

High quality wood furniture should not scratch easily.

High quality wood furniture should not scratch easily.

When shopping for wood furniture, it’s easy to think that, ‘the cheaper, the better.’ Yet, nothing could be further from the truth. The easiest way to tell the difference between fine wood furniture and cheap wood furniture is to draw a line with your fingernail across the furniture. If it makes a dent that is visible (use a flashlight if possible), it’s not going to stand the test of time and you need to avoid it.

Yet, we need to go a little more in-depth to find the true difference between fine and cheap wood furniture. If you spot furniture you are considering buying, check the wood for knots all over the wood (even areas that are unexposed). The reason? Knots can lead to cracks sooner rather than later. Furthermore, avoid any wood furniture made with pressed wood, fiberboard, or particleboard as these have short life expectancies.

As for the construction of the wood furniture, anything help together using nails, staples, or glue should be avoided (if it’s held together with screws and/or wooden pegs, that’s perfectly fine). Look at the joints of the wooden furniture; if it’s dovetail or mortise-and-tenon, it’s fair game.

Upholstered furniture

With quality furniture, sit on every inch of the furniture to see how well it stands up to your weight. It should not bow with your weight.

With quality furniture, sit on every inch of the furniture to see how well it stands up to your weight. It should not bow with your weight.

Did you spot upholstered furniture that looks as if it would be a perfect fit for your home? Keep reading, because you need to also know what makes upholstered furniture ‘fine’ and what makes it cheap. For starters, if your upholstered furniture has removable cushions, unzip the cover and take a peek inside. You should spot a block of foam that has been wrapped in cotton, dacron, or a protective inner cover; anything less is cheap and unacceptable.

It’s also important to see how the furniture feels. Sit on every inch of the furniture to see how well it stands up to your weight to see if it sinks down (if it does, look elsewhere). Are the cushions also removable? Lift them up and press downward on the deck; even spacing and resistance should be the norm throughout the entire deck. As for the arms and back, squeeze them to ensure you can’t feel the frame from the padding; if you can, again, look elsewhere.

And the realistic durability

One of the ways you can tell if something is cheap is by using your own gut feeling. If it looks cheap and feels cheap, chances are it’s cheap furniture that will not stand the test of time. Furthermore, check out online reviews of the furniture in question to see if others have ‘buyers regret.’

So what’s the difference between fine furniture and cheap furniture? Time, money, headache, and ultimately, regret. By purchasing cheap furniture now, you will only have to replace the furniture sooner than you would if you would have purchased fine furniture initially. This will cost you extra money in the long run (as stated before), but before you have to replace your cheap furniture? You may find yourself hating it mere months after your purchase thanks to its rapid decline.

Make the smart decision: pay a little extra by purchasing fine furniture, and you won’t regret your purchase later!

Beautify Your Spaces With Patterned Walls

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Do you want to bring out the best in your walls? One of the best ways to achieve this is by decorating your spaces with large, beautiful prints and bold patterns. Creating a focal point for the entire room, it’s one of the best finishing touches for adding beauty and elegance to your home. Below are a few ideas you can incorporate into your own spaces today. Need some help or have any questions? Visit our showroom and let us provide you with the helping hand that you need. 

Striped patterns from nature 

Colours inspired by nature are trendy.

We’ve mentioned that colours seemingly ripped straight from nature are all the rage – but what if you don’t want your walls to be busier? It’s simple: hang patterned wallpaper that uses colours inspired by nature! Soft greens and blues complete with various shapes and patterns are all fair game. Remember: if the colours seem as if they belong in nature and the pattern is pleasing to the eye, it’s worth considering! 

Cool colours, beautiful imagery 

Try cooler colours to add whimsy.

Speaking of nature, if you want to cool your spaces while keeping it beautiful, consider implementing cool colours (such as dark blues) complete with imagery one would find in nature. For example, consider decorating your spaces with wallpaper that tactfully incorporates soft colours and nature-inspired images such as tree branches, flowers, and so on. Have an artistic side? Consider painting your spaces with a cooler colour and painting said images onto the walls of your home! 

Layering 

Decorate your walls to compliment a focal point in the room.

Do you want a certain decorative item to be the centerpiece of one of your spaces? Then decorate your walls around it! For example, if you have a white China cabinet with gold handles, knobs, etc., consider decorating your walls with patterns that utilize the white and the gold. What this will achieve is amazingly beautiful: the walls of your home will actually bring out the best in said China cabinet, giving it an ‘eye-popping’ look and leaving zero doubt that the cabinet is the focal point of the room. 

The best part of all? You can do this with anything that you wish to be the focal point of the room. Do you have an antique bookshelf that has a brown/cherry tone to it complete with unique, engraved shapes and patterns? Consider decorating your walls with a tone that is similar to the bookshelf yet lighter, complete with unique patterns. It will make guests feel that the bookshelf is an extension to the wall itself upon first glance!

 

The Perfect Décor Ideas For Summer

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Summer is a time in which magic seems to happen. The children are out of school and making the most of their time away from school, families come together to go on family vacations they will remember for a lifetime, and people simply seem more conversational and ready to get out and do something. It’s also the perfect season to entertain guests in your home as well. If you are ready to make the most of summer, follow our tips below to perfectly decorate your home’s spaces just in time for this magical season. 

Add colour to your tabletops

A colourful centrepiece will give your table a “summer feel”. 

One of the best ways to add a summer feel to your home is by redecorating your tabletops. Implement different layers of vibrant colours to give it a ‘summer feel’ that your guests will love. Consider setting bright fruits into fruit bowls (one or multi-layer fruit bowls – they’re all fair game) such as oranges, green apples, grapes, and other colourful fruits. For added effect, display them on a windowsill for a sunny look that is always beautiful. 

Outdoor furniture is a must

Wicker furniture is the perfect outdoor summer furniture.

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy outdoor furniture. As we’ve said in the past, wicker furniture is perfect for using outdoors, as it’s durable, goes well with any outside décor, and just looks great. Whether you have an outside patio or you simply want to arrange your furniture outside on your lawn, it’s the perfect way to entertain your guests. Feel free to arrange your furniture around a fire pit, your swimming pool – wherever it makes sense to include outdoor furniture! Just know that without outdoor furniture, the summer simply isn’t complete. 

Add a mirror outdoors

Hang a mirror in the center of your space to make it feel complete.

This trick will ensure that the outside area of the home where you have placed the outdoor furniture makes the entire space feel like a legitimate room. If you are tired of having your patio not feel like an actual room, then hang a mirror in the center of your space to make it feel complete. For example, if your patio furniture is arranged in such a way that it is facing away from the exterior of the home, hang the mirror in the center of the exterior to make it feel like your guests are in a sun room. The bigger and more vibrant, the better! 

Light up the night 

Decorate your space by arranging solar panel lighting around it.

Want to make the most out of summer? Bring lighting to your outdoor spaces long after the sun has set for the evening. Decorate your space by arranging solar panel lighting around it – or if you have a few extra lamps lying around, strategically place them around your outdoor space to brighten them. When the sun has gone down and your guests still want to mingle outside, this trick will keep the party going outside long into the night.