The preparations for the summer entertaining should already begin if you are planning to have a summer of your life! Since the environment is extremely important and can make a party either the best or the worst; you need some useful decor tips for your house.
In the continuation, you will discover the best decor tips that will make your house ideal for the summer entertaining.
Top 7 Decor Tips for Summer Entertaining
1. Utilize Vivid Colors
The first one out of these decor tips focuses on the overall feeling of the environment and the colors have the biggest influence on it. You should opt for the bold colors and give the whole area a happy, fun spirit.
If your house has a large terrace that you are planning to use for summer entertaining, you could paint the fence red or blue, add colorful furniture and details that will turn the boring winter look of your terrace to a fun, vivid summer entertaining area.
2. Experience the Effects of Summer Umbrellas
Umbrellas are not only meant to protect you and your guests from the sunlight, although that is their principal purpose; they also serve as amazing decor features.
With umbrellas all over your backyard, your home will not only be a fun place during the summer nights but also during the daytime. Moreover, you could make daily parties and share incredible moments with your guests.
These umbrellas should match the rest of your house, not be completely off with their design unless you are trying to experiment. In case your whole house looks boring, however, adding contrast colors would be a good idea! In that case, the decor tips number 1 and 2 from this article can be combined.
3. Allow your Guests to Serve Themselves
Since you will also want to have fun, not only serve your guests the whole time, you should make it easy for them to serve themselves!
To achieve that, you can incorporate several useful decor tips to your home.
First one is to add a desk with all the essential utensils. That includes forks, spoons, straws, glasses, plates, etc. It is even better to have a bar cart for this purpose as you can wheel it to the kitchen whenever you need to add or replace items.
Next, create a DIY mini bar. You can make a simple wooden crate with a summer fridge inside, keep the bottle openers and around the crate and that’s it for the drinks!
As for food, a great, useful and modern idea is to add tables on the sides and in the middle of the area. People can come along with their plates and serve themselves.
4. Light Up Your Backyard
Patio lights have a variety of effects on your summer entertaining. Apart from lighting up your whole yard, they look very interesting and modern!
There are many designs that you could choose from. The most popular lights are the patio string lights and patio globe lights, although there are many other options, such as LED string lights, DIY string lights, lantern lights, etc.
5. Create Lounges
We all want to feel at home, wherever we go. If you want to give the same feeling to your guests, you should create lounge-looking areas.
They should be cozy, with a lot of comfortable cushions, blankets and hammocks. The color scheme should adapt to your new summer decoration from these decor tips.
As a result, your visitors will enjoy having their drinks while sitting in these comfortable lounges!
6. Bond around the Fire Pit
There is no place that helps people bond more than a patio fire pit. Everyone just feels very close while sitting around the fire.
Depending on the size of your backyard, add the patio fire pit away from the rest of your summer entertaining decoration.
Additionally, place large woods around the fire horizontally or just anything similar that your guests can use to sit and enjoy the warmth once the night gets colder.
7. Divide an Area for Activities
At least a small space of your backyard should not be decorated with any elements that could break. That is because this area will serve for summer activities! Those include badminton, golf, croquet, frisbee, etc.
Moreover, add all the equipment you have for any of these sports and challenge your friends between the drinks and meals!
By only reading these decor tips, you probably already feel like the summer has begun!
Are you going to incorporate each one of them into your backyard?
We are happy to hear about the reaction of your guests!