Summer decor, inside and out


If there is any season to consider brightening up your space, summer is definitely it! No matter what size property you have, there are ample opportunities to incorporate some of the season’s hottest trends into your decor, both inside and out.

Keep it natural

Macrame and woven natural materials have exploded in interior design, creating the perfect classy/casual vibe for the summer season. Use this versatile material indoors in the form of a coffee table or bookcase, or take the boho feel outdoors for a lovely lounge look.


Catta natural coffee table featuring a sturdy metal base wrapped in natural wicker and a glass table top.


Bold expression

Bold patterns have always been at the top of my design wish-list. This summer’s interior design trends favour prints that emphasize colour contrasts. If you opt for a print, bolder is better. Over-sized prints as well as geometric and strong contrasts are a sure bet when it comes to feeling more refreshed and inspired inside – or outside – your home.


Jungle floral linen throw pillow with down alternative insert 23-inch.


Extend your living space

The line between indoor and outdoor furniture is becoming increasingly blurred. So much so, that it is now almost impossible to see any difference between the two. This allows you to create a clear direction with your indoor and outdoor design and extend your living space into your backyard. Laid-back, effortless luxury is on top of my clients’ outdoor wish-lists, so when it comes to dressing your exterior, think of quality pieces that conjure up a vacation feel, right in your own outdoor space.


Pavilion black outdoor chaise lounge chair with striped sunbrella cushion model 6530.

Amanda Aerin
Amanda Aerin
Amanda Aerin is an edgy designer and a nationally recognized expert in home construction, project management, design and lifestyle trends. Amanda can be seen on the Marilyn Denis Show on CTV, heard on radio and shared on social media outlets.
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