Seeking cover from the energy drenching, fiery summer sun, one looks for pleasant getaways within the surrounds of ones home. Summer colors in the form of pastel hues, expressed through floral patterns, simple stripes, evergreen polka’s, gorgeous geometric collages and exquisite traditional motifs result in cheerful, pleasant and beautiful summer spaces, providing much respite from the sizzling outdoors.
Summer Colors – How To Use Pastels Beautifully
The evergreen, unostentatious solid tones of pastels provide a clean slate for you to paint your ideas on. Solid pastels look very debonair when used as wall backdrops, kitchen themes or when used to adorn old furniture lending a feel of country vintage. Apart from creating a pleasant and cheerful ambience, solid tones give you an opportunity to experiment with bold colors in the forefront.
Stripes have never gone out of fashion and look very smart when used in pastel tones as wall papers, floor coverings, cushion covers, pillow cases etc. Engendering a high-class, sophisticated look to your space, stripes also add a sense of calm and repose when used in shades of pastels. With an additional layer of solid toned furniture or an elegant indoor plant, strips result in binding up your space and enhancing your summer decor.
The crisp, invigorating Zig-Zag or Chevron is a pattern that blends flawlessly with both traditional and contemporary decors. When used in shades of pastels, Zig Zag adds an interesting zing , in addition to lending energy, life and excitement to your summer decor. The classic herringbone patterns looks breathtaking when used in rugs, cushion covers, throws and wall murals too. After all, the staining draining outdoor environs need to be forgotten sometimes.
Pastels echoed as diamonds suggest subtle movement, revitalizing energy, and action, all much in demand during the searing hot summers. When used as indoor and outdoor rugs, bedspreads, upholstery and wall decor, diamonds tend to revitalize your space with vigor, motion and activity. Pastels expressed as diamonds tend to maintain the interest of an onlooker, in your summer decor.
What is more refreshing than fresh summer blooms! Bringing the flowers into the interiors of your home in the form of floral patterns bedecking your wallpapers, living room upholstery, bedroom linen, bed headboards, drapery etc can result in a space that is fresh, crisp and revitalizing.
An interior decor is so incomplete without a dash of traditional motifs and motifs expressed in pastels enliven the decor in a very pleasing way. Motifs like Paisley pattern, Pointed star, Victorian symbols and African patterns expressed in soft tones of blues, greens, pinks and purples and add interest to your space and make your summer decor as pretty as a picture.
All these patterns, both simple and intricate are an interesting way to express the colors of summers. In addition to the refreshing, pleasing and soothing qualities of the pastels hues themselves, these patterns add the necessary qualities of vigor, movement and activity to pull you up from the energy draining summer heat. Go adorn your homes in pastels this summer. For more summer colors ideas on Stagetecture, click here.