Happy Decor Tips To Cheer Up Your Home

A version of this article appeared on Mint Mag10 Ways To Bring Summer Into Your Home

Have a look at these tried-and-tested decor tips to bring sunshine into your home. A little playful print here, a happy homeware piece there .. here are ten ways to make your indoors more inviting, plus some pretty products to make it happen.

  1. Add an element of carefree playfulness: a quirky flower pot, your child’s framed giant doodle, a funny print.

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  1. Make it memorable: print out those pictures you’ve taken on your last holiday and make a little wall gallery collage.

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  1. Colour me happy: place accent pieces in invigorating citrus colours all over the house.

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  1. Bring the outside in: make a rustic floral arrangement with garden flowers and hedge cuttings for that fresh natural scent and feeling of lush abundance.

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  1. Cheerful china: go for the happiest homeware set in the store; add some colour. There!

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  1. Happy hour: get out that cocktail set you got for your wedding and never use, buy some funny straws and find your inner mixologist.

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  1. Go boho: a beachhouse-style rug, obligatory milk urns, an indoor/outdoor lounger and enjoy the summer living.

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  1. Seaside sentimental: white-painted floors. Try paint your floors in a sea-colour hue: light green, turquoise… Floor-painting is for the brave so send us your Instagrams if you’re doing it.

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  1. Paint your front door something other than grey and buy a cheery doormat that will put a smile on your face every time you come home.

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  1. Finally, make sangria! Try this pretty infographic recipe from vinepair.com.

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