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Prepare your Home for Summer!

It may not seem like it, but summer is just round the corner and May is the perfect time of year for preparing your home for the months ahead! As the days grow warmer (fingers crossed that will start soon!) and the sun shines for longer, think bright, clean and fresh and you'll soon be on your way to discovering an island paradise in your very own home!

Amongst the mundane rituals of painting fences, sweeping out cobwebs and scrubbing down patio furniture, get your home ready for summer by breathing a whole new lease of life into your main entertaining rooms.

Whether you want to bring the outdoors into your living room, or spruce up your conservatory for its grand reopening after the cooler months, consider how small changes can really boost the appeal of your home.

Living Room

Bring the sunshine into your living room with a bold yellow colour scheme. Choose accents of red for maximum impact, but remember to offset with simple furniture.  We’ve mixed our classic Elegant Rose design with the fun, bold pattern of our Jacobean Opulence cushions.


Having stood abandoned and unused through the winter months, your conservatory deserves a little TLC this season.  Updating your conservatory furniture is the best way to give the room a dramatic uplift! Opt for a fresh new look with cool, plain covers or be inspired by the garden with a classic floral like Vicentio.

Dining Room

For those not so warm summer nights, bring the al fresco feel into your living room with a fresh, new look.  Use natural tones of brown and green to bring the outdoors in!  We love this Strata - Sauterne curtain which looks beautifully fresh againt the plain, Francesca blind.

How do you like to prepare your home for summer?  We’d love to hear your tips!

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