Jun 23, 2015
9 best updates for your home this summer
Create an outdoor entertaining spaceSource: Edward Pond Credits: Style at Home
If you live for hosting parties, there’s no better improvement you can make to your home than creating an outdoor entertaining space. A comfortable seating arrangement, an outdoor rug and close access to the kitchen are the basics for tying together an ideal outdoor space. To get the most bang for your buck, opt for weather-resistant materials like vinyl and wicker that will stand up to the elements. To see the rest of this story, check out Outdoor entertaining on a budget.
Install a skylightSource: Michael Graydon Credits: Style at Home
Take advantage of sunny summer days by installing a skylight in your home. Whether in the hallway, master bathor kitchen, a skylight is a great way to incorporate natural light into your space. To see the rest of this story, check out Before and after: Peter Fallico's style for less.
Up your curb appeal with new exterior paintSource: Virginia Macdonald Credits: Style at Home
The winter months are tough on your home, including the exterior paint, which seems to chip away every snowy season. The summer is a great opportunity to try a new colour on shutters, the front door and garage. For the rest of this story, check out Exterior makeover: Enhance your curb appeal.