How to bring nature into your home

Whether you want to incorporate some natural accessories, or introduce a natural colour scheme, there are loads of ways that you can bring nature into your home.

As we get deeper into the summer months, the escape of nature has become more alluring than ever. And while we may not be able to live outside, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the outside world from home!

Whether you want to incorporate some natural accessories, or introduce a natural colour scheme, there are loads of ways that you can bring nature into your home. Here are some of the ways you can enjoy a home inspired by the natural world:

Natural home interior design tips:

●      Let there be light

●      Bring your home office into the outside world

●      Introduce some plants

●      Bring in floral wallpaper

●      Use organic materials

●      Decorate with natural earthy tones

Let there be light

Natural light is one of the biggest things people look at when buying a home, and it’s not hard to see why. There’s nothing like some golden sun rays to boost your mood, and help you enjoy nature at its most beautiful.

The summer months are a perfect time to enjoy natural sunlight, so working out how to take advantage of it is key. Keep your windows clean, remove any obstacles like clutter or furniture, and you’ll see what a positive difference natural light will make to your daily life. You won’t just make your home look like a natural paradise – you’ll also save a lot of money on electricity!

Bring your home office into the outside world

If you are someone who works from home, you’ve probably experienced the FOMO of working inside on a gorgeous sunny day. Here’s an easy solution – why not blur the boundaries between your indoor and outside spaces? Make your home office as close to the outside world as possible – you could introduce some hanging wall plants or surround yourself with paintings of plants! This way you’ll never be too far from the great outdoors.

Introduce some plants

Buying some house plants is perhaps the most literal way of bringing nature into your home. It’s also incredibly easy! You can pick from a range of beautiful plants and colourful flowers, from orchids to succulents and even cacti.

Get creative with the decoration and pot sizes, and your home will start feeling like an indoor garden in no time. This will instantly improve the look of your home, but this isn’t the only hidden bonus. House plants also have added health benefits, reducing toxins from the air and making you feel more at one with nature.

Bring in floral wallpaper

Don’t let the floral theme end with your houseplants. You can also use it to inspire your wallpaper design! Introducing some floral motifs and designs to your wallpaper is a great way to add character and vibrancy to your home space, as well as making your home a relaxed environment for you and your guests. Best of all, you won’t have any pressure to keep these plants alive!

Use organic materials

Bringing organic materials into your home is a visually striking way to give your home some rustic charm. Using wooden furniture is perhaps the easiest way to do this, but you can also go for features like woven baskets and industrial brick walls to take your natural home decor to the next level.

Decorate with natural earthy tones

If you need inspiration for your home colour scheme, look no further than the colours of the natural world. The greens of nature are obvious, but don’t forget the soothing blues of the sea, and the fiery beauty of a sunset. Natural colours like blue and green can make you feel much more relaxed and calm at home – perfect if you are coming back after a stressful day of work!

With a BE WEST apartment, you can enjoy a living space that brings you closer to the natural world, with plenty of natural light and outdoor spaces. With a selection of Shared Ownership apartments to choose from in vibrant West Londoncheck out our current properties to find out more!