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Handpicked home décor to transition from winter to summer

Whether you own a rustic country cottage in the heart of the woodlands or an urban, modern day townhouse, there is nothing more exciting than the thought of a cold winter’s evening, wrapped up in a cosy blanket, glass of mulled wine in hand and a candlelit living room. And though winter brings about an apparent laziness and difficulty to decorate your home, there are a number of ways you can easily decorate your home to transition from winter to spring, with as little fuss and money spent. From shabby chic furniture, to oak inspired décor, there is an abundant of methods to ensure your home is well prepared for the changing of the seasons. Without needing to entirely re-decorate, all you need are the finishing touches and accessories to stand out against the crowd and give your home the ‘wow’ factor.

So we have handpicked home décor to transition from winter to summer, with all the essentials taken from some of our most-loved high street retailers!

Photo credit: Ikea 

Ikea is your furniture and furnishing haven and is like lost and found for everything you could possibly need in your home. For affordable and competitive prices, Ikea boasts some fantastic Swedish staple pieces for a variety of home designs. Two tone pillows are a great way to integrate winter and summer, with little expense spent. Orange and navy blue is a perfect combination, with orange signifying an impending blossom. Sticking with the theme, Ikea’s Nymo lamp shade in black and copper, creates a decorative light pattern in the room when the light shines through the shade. Finally, artificial flowers are one of the easiest ways to add a touch of colour. Available throughout the year, you need never to change them, so why not opt for orchids, roses and lilies; a perfect mix for the seasons.

Photo credit: Ikea 

 


Photo credit: Ikea 

Photo credit: Ikea 

Nude, metallic, silver and copper are some of this season’s go-to trends for accessorising your home. Not on the High Street is a great way to add warmth to your home instantaneously with affordable and high-quality products that have a personal touch. On offer are some silver Moroccan fairy lights that create a romantic ambiance when illuminated. The lights are battery powered, meaning you can display the fairy lights wherever you wish and adapt them for use during spring/summer for garden extravaganzas.

Winter is all about being warm and cozy in front of your fire, so why not add the Country Manor Majestic iron fire guard, with an antique brown matt finish that screams country rustic! Not to mention, you need a good old throw to wrap yourself warm in front of the television.

Photo credit: notonthehighstreet.com 

Photo credit: notonthehighstreet.com 

Photo credit: notonthehighstreet.com 

Who knew there was a fan heater that incorporates both winter and summer weather? The Dyson Hot & Cool fan heater, has a dual functionality that allows you to heat a room quickly and efficiently and to cool it down instantly. Available in white and silver, this machine is slick, sophisticated and a modern alternative to a traditional fan heater. If you want to add a stunning focal statement piece to any room, the Luxury flame fireplace available at Very.co.uk is a contemporary wall-mounted fireplace that is simple to operate and works wonders to bring warmth to your home. Depending on your mood, you can remove the glass to switch between two alluring effects of either wood logs or pebbles.

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For a taste of sophistication

Pastel shades are one of the easiest ways to transition from winter to spring/summer. With a mixed bag of muted blues, teals, mocha and blush pink, your communal living home space can be transformed with some mid-century cottage feel features. Visit Oliver Bonas for their compact shaped cocktail chair which is available in four stunning colours and their Velvet Love Tub in ‘clover’, a sophisticated sofa for hosting an after dinner party. And who could forget, a super soft throw to add a touch of spring feeling, with feminine pink and playful tassels, can be used when huddled in front of the fire or to drape your cocktail chair with come summer. To match your contemporary style, Very has a thick mixed yarn effect rug that is snuggly beneath your feet; available in silver, plum or natural for a neutral colour theme.

Photo credit: Oliver Bonas

Photo credit: Oliver Bonas

Photo credit: Oliver Bonas

From winter to spring, there are a number of neutral scents that are subtle in flavour and smell that are not too overpowering; but give your home the seasonal lift it needs. Yankee Candles; famous for their experimental flavours have a fantastic selection suitable for transitioning through seasons. For a crisp winter scent, Winter Glow has every wintry element you needs; frosted leaves on snow-covered trees, with a warm glow from the winter sun. When moving into spring, pick ‘My Serenity’; which has four wonderful new scents to complement the changing of seasons.

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Photo credit: Yankee Candles

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