Most people use their home rather differently in the summer than they do in the winter. When its cold outside homes are usually sealed off with every draft that can be kept out excluded , windows are covered with heavy drapes and no one looks outside at the back yard unless they want to check how much it snowed!
A summer home is very different though and there are a few changes you can make around the house that are simple and inexpensive that can give your home a summertime makeover.
Many people today have been forced into smaller living spaces because of the economic downturn. Empty nesters may want to rid themselves of decades of clutter now that the offspring are grown up. Urbanites are willing to give up living space in exchange for the city’s hustle and flow.
Whatever the reason, there’s no way that the accouterments of a suburban five-bedroom house are going to fit into a 1,200-foot apartment or condo.
Here are some ideas for decorating a small space: