Must-Have Summer Accessories for Your Home

May 07, 2024
Must-Have Summer Accessories for Your Home

As the summer sun heralds the arrival of warmer climes, our thoughts turn naturally towards creating a cooler, more comfortable home. The right accessories not only elevate your home's aesthetic but also enhance comfort during the long summer. 

Given that we’ll be spending most of our time indoors, we’re inclined to choose accessories that are light and functional. In this blog, we explore must-have accessories that promise both style and function, ensuring your sanctuary remains a haven of cool and calm.

Vibrant Throw Pillows

Transform your living areas with an array of vibrant cushions and throw pillows. Choose lightweight materials like cotton or linen. Opt for lively colors and patterns—think tropical prints or bold geometrics—that infuse your room with the essence of summer. These small additions are a quick and affordable way to refresh your space. 

Indoor Plants for a Cool Ambiance

Indoor plants are more than just beautiful—they’re natural air purifiers. Adding a selection of hardy indoor plants such as snake plants, aloe vera, or even a robust ficus can enhance your interior with minimal upkeep. These plants thrive in the UAE's climate and add a layer of fresh, visual interest to your home while cooling the air around them. Even faux plants do the trick just as well without the consistent effort that real plants require. 

Lightweight and Reflective Curtains

Swap out heavy, dark curtains for lighter, reflective ones to keep your home cooler. Fabrics like cotton or silk in light hues can change how much heat is absorbed through your windows. Consider airy sheers that maintain privacy while letting in natural light and a gentle breeze.

Decorative Mirrors 

Enhance the natural light in your home with strategically placed mirrors. Large or small, mirrors help light circulate around the room, making it feel brighter and giving the illusion of spaciousness. Place a large floor mirror opposite a window or hang a series of smaller mirrors along a hallway to brighten dark corners.

Ceramic and Clay Decor

Cool to the touch, ceramics and clay decor items offer an earthy texture and soothing hues that are perfect for summer. Choose vases, pots, or decorative bowls in a range of sizes and colors, while adding a tactile element that's both sophisticated and timeless.

Outdoor Inspired Artwork

Finally, bring the beauty of the outdoors inside with artwork that reflects summer themes. Art pieces featuring landscapes, seascapes, or botanical prints can create a serene backdrop for your indoor spaces. These not only decorate your walls but also draw your mind to the tranquility of nature.

As we prepare for the long summer ahead, remember that accessorizing doesn’t need to be daunting. With these key pieces, transform your home into a stylish retreat. Each item works together to create a refreshing environment that feels homely. 

Visit Chattels & More today to explore our range of summer accessories. Let us help you curate a space that not only looks spectacular but feels wonderfully cool and inviting.

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