Summers in India are often synonymous with sweltering heat, harsh and sweat. One gets tired easily and prefers to stay indoors as much as possible. While it is true that the oppressive sun slurps our energy within minutes, yet there is no denying the fact that we eagerly look forward to the onset of this warm spell after a stretch of cold, wintry nights.
Anxious about the infamous heat-strokes during summer? Why worry when we have some super cool home interior tips that can keep you safe, rejuvenated and chirpy as you enjoy summer to the fullest with all its beauty and splendor!
Gossamer Fabric Curtains
Add a light finishing touch to your rooms with exquisite and transparent sheer curtains. Breezy and flowing, they are straight out of fairy tales and are a perfect way to welcome summer into your home. Free flowing or tied in a crossover style, they are a delight if you desire the natural sun rays to kiss every corner of your rooms. To top it, they are hassle free and easy to maintain. Who knew style could be so easy and pristine to the eyes!
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Summer is indicative of all things bright and vibrant. So why should we relegate the ever dependable wallpapers to their old boring selves? Sure to transform the entire look of your living space without much effort, wallpapers have made a comeback and how! Rich and luxurious, they are available in a riot of colors, textures and designs and leave you craving for more. Beach themed, ice cool fruity splashes or summer bloom inspired motifs, you will surely find something that gives you reason enough to make a hasty summery retreat to your alluring space!
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A dash of green is always soothing to the eyes. Put some potted plants like Aloe, Boston fern, Spider Plant, English Ivy, Rubber Tree and Peace Lily in your living space to breathe life and positivity into your precious rooms. Apart from lending a timeless elegance to your home, houseplants are a smart and natural way to fill up your bare spaces quickly and look best when teamed against white interiors.
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Multipurpose Velux Blinds
Velux blinds are a novel home decor innovation that blend comfort with purpose. A pertinent choice for the hot summers, they provide ample ventilation, soften the sunlight, reduce glare and excess heat and look stunningly aesthetic as well. Leave the blinds open if you want to bask in the sun in leisure or dream away under the cool moon rays at night and feel free to keep them shut if you need an aura of soothing tranquillity. Either way, you are all set to say ‘hello’ to summers in style!
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Relaxing Wall Colours
Imagine the sun setting behind you leaving a soft shade of pink as you sink in your head against soft pillows in your bedroom...simply ethereal! Sultry summers demand fun wall shades that are cool enough to keep you calm and zesty enough to keep you peppy. Soft , playful and pastel hues like Crisp White, Sunset Pink, Florida Pink, Sea Green, Potpourri Green, Energetic Orange, Lemon Yellow, Powder Blue, Indigo Blue and Persian Violet are popular choices for the warm summer months as they absorb the excess light and heat and create the illusion of a dreamy tropical island right in your homes.
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