This post was last updated on December 14th, 2022 at 06:04 am
Following The Change In The Weather
Weather in most places transitions every three months or so, but that’s not the case in all regions. In South Dakota, you’re going to get all four seasons in full. In Florida, you’ll get hot and muggy, then you’ll get mugginess without the heat.
In such regions, sometimes your décor is the only real way you’re able to enjoy the seasons; without it, except for shorter or longer days, you might not be able to tell anything has changed. Following we’ll explore four ways you can decorate your home to reflect seasonal changes.
1. Organic, “Natural” Design: Flowers, Etc.
Spring is for spring flowers. Summer is for fruit bowls. Autumn is when you have pinecones, evergreen needles, edelweiss, and autumn flowers as the centerpiece. A bouquet may also be in order during autumn.
Christmas is for mistletoe, conifers, and poinsettia. Here are some more seasonal decorating ideas to explore along floral segues. Match the flora to the season.
2. Along Functional Segues: Redecorate To Seasonal Need
You’re going to want more light in the colder months as the sun makes a shorter arc across the sky. You’ll want things buttoned up a bit more in summer owing to the heat. In winter, if you’re somewhere that gets “real” seasons, you’ll want ways people can clean up as soon as they walk in; hat racks and the like are a worthy endeavor here.
In a nutshell, decorate so that whatever the needs are of the season, even your decoration helps to facilitate them. Summer is a great time to have a mini-fridge stocked with refreshing beverages by the back door.
For bonus points, add some summer vacation photos to the front of the fridge as attached by magnets. In winter, put a hot water heater above it with a cocoa dispenser.
3. Color Schemes: Placemats, Tablecloths, Etc.
One of the most important aspects of seasonal décor will be the color schemes you decide to go with. Spring is for deep greens and floral coloration. Summer is for tropical hues. Autumn is for reds, oranges, and yellows. Winter is for deep white colors, fir-tree designs, and that particular red/green combination that evokes subconscious Christmas visions.
4. External Decor: Stylish Scarecrows, Snowmen, And The Like
The decoration isn’t just for your home’s interior. You’ll want to decorate outside the house as well. Put up a little smiling scarecrow by the front door in autumn, or a grinning snowman. In springtime, you might have an easter bunny. In summer, you might have tropical-themed exterior décor. In a nutshell, go with whatever works for you and your home.
A Home That Matches The Time Of Year
External décor, color schemes, decorating along functional segues, and organic design schemes that include natural floral arrangements and the like can all be appropriate. At the end of the day, what matters is that which “moves” you.
Look into where you are, what you have to decorate with, and what would look good in your local community. Finally, whatever you do, try and have some fun.