7 summer bedroom ideas to makeover your space
Transform your bedroom for the warmer months with these summer bedroom ideas.
As we wait anxiously for the warmer weather, our minds have turned to home renovations. While our gardens have been on our minds thanks to the lifting of lockdown in outdoor spaces, our focus is now on the rest of the home.
As the part of the home where we spend the most time, it’s impossible not to focus on our bedroom first. The transformation doesn’t need to be drastic, but a few light changes can really make a difference to give your home a real summer vibe.
Read on for our expert summer bedroom ideas to switch up your space…
Change up your duvet
Image: Surrey Down Company
The most obvious and easiest place to start is to swap your heavy winter tog duvet to a lighter alternative. As we all know, the British climate is unpredictable but it very quickly swings from needing the heating on all evening, to stuffy air with windows open. Change up your duvet in style with this light, 4.5 tog from the Surrey Down Company. It’s just light enough for those boiling nights, but still warm when we get the usual British summer rains.
Embrace the neutral trend
Neutrals are back with a bang, especially in our bedrooms and living areas. Change up your furniture by updating your cabinets, drawers and side tables, immediately giving the space a clean, light and airy feel. What’s more, the furniture will go with any shade of paint or flooring, so if you decide to overhaul the room at a later date, you won’t need to replace the furniture.
Bring in more greenery
Image: Beards & Daisies
Plant life has become even more of an obsession for us over the last year and no room in the house is safe. For bedrooms, it’s best to opt for air-purifying plants as they help improve the air quality which results in a better nights sleep for you. The Boston Fern is a great air purifier, and it’s relatively small so will easily fit into your bedroom set up. We recommend giving it a good spritz every couple of days to make sure it thrives in its new home.
Let there be light
Hanging lights are often associated with the winter months, but as long as the style is fitting we think they can bring a dazzling effect to your home all year round. This simple festoon set brings a layer of interest in the stripped-back, neutral tones of this bedroom and it’s very welcome. Whether you choose to hang them across the room like this, or instead use them over the headboard or across the wardrobe, we’re sure they’ll look wonderful.
Add some new wall art
Make a statement for the new season by adorning new frames on the walls of your bedroom. Whether you choose to add a pop of colour like these bold options, or choose to hang some new photographs of your friends and family – because this spring/summer season is all about making new memories with loved ones we’ve missed – we’re confident it will look great.
Unleash a new scent
We love a diffuser at Good Homes HQ, as not only do they look stylish in their glass bottles with bamboo stripes, but they’re also an easy way to keep your home smelling fresh. While we all have our favourite scents, the new Summer Days offering at Primark has caught our attention as a new fresh, warm weather flavour. As always with Primark homewares, it’s bound to sell out quickly, so keep an eye out on your next high street venture!
Freshen up your sheets
Image: John Lewis
While we’ve already covered changing the tog of your duvet, there is plenty to be said for getting new duvet covers and pillow cases. A very simple change that will make all the difference, new bedding will transform the appearance of your bedroom. We’re obsessed with this lemon tree look bedding from John Lewis.