How to decorate in style this summer with

June 25, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Lifestyle News
Feel inspired to redecorate this summer. Change the look and feel of a home by devising a plan to incorporate new and refreshing ideas. considers what styles are available to create everyone's dream home.

A house is first and foremost a home. Whatever style of decorating that is chosen it needs to fit in with an individuals or family's lifestyle. Gather ideas from friends and family, flicking through the many glossy house magazines available or surf the net to get as much inspiration as possible. No room is complete without the finishing touches. Cushions, throws, made to measure curtains and rugs all help bring together the look and feel of a space.

Cool and contemporary designs are very popular this summer, with clean lines and a minimalist feel. The use of warm colours can create a more homely feel too an often quite sparse loft-like space. Contemporary designs are usually quite simple in their approach reflecting a new and vibrant feel.

Traditional decorating styles are often considered fussy and cluttered, however the whole theme has been updated. Rich colours and heavy furniture have been modernised whilst still retaining an elegant style. Heavy trimmed made to measure curtains have been replaced by lighter materials and contemporary colours.

A country decorating style gives off a warm and welcoming feel. With comfy sofas and cosy furnishings the emphasis is on creating an inviting home. Furniture and cushions don't have to match with the made to measure curtains, the whole emphasis of this style on the personality of the owner. This aim is also reflected in eclectic decorating where results can be quite surprising. Rooms' styles are totally unique, not following any pattern or style. Furnishings, colours and textures are pulled together because they feel right as opposed to matching or contrasting with each other. The made to measure curtains may clash with the sofas but that is the appeal of eclectic decorating.

However a room or space ends up being decorated it reflects the owners taste and personality. Redecorating can bring a whole new look and feel to a home. It is the little finishing touches that really set off a room. offers a range of fabric and made to measure curtains that will suit any decorating style.