5 Innovative Design Ideas For Your Summerhouse

5 Innovative Design Ideas For Your Summerhouse

Getting a summerhouse is a big deal. 

Think about it. You have a whole new room in your house to escape, relax and get away from stress in the heart of nature.

Idyllic, right?

Of course, in order for it to be a calming haven for escape, it needs to be decorated perfectly

The design of your summerhouse could well be the difference between your dream cabin and just another room to clean. 

If you’re stuck for ideas, we’ve compiled a handy-dandy list of design options for you to choose from. 

Life's a Beach

What’s stopping you from bringing the seaside right into your home?

That’s right – nothing.

Why not transform your summer house into your own beach house, complete with bright colours and a sea theme?

This is the perfect way to escape reality and pretend you’re on holiday.

Colour Block It Out

If you’re looking to create a happy or creatively stimulating space, colour is the best way to go.

There’s nothing more fun than colour blocking. You can choose whatever colour palette you think best, whether that’s pastels, bright primary colours or even more neutral tones.

Make it Magical

There’s no better way to escape than to escape into fiction. 

Here at Outside Interests, we don’t believe in holding back. If you want to transform your summerhouse into a full-blown enchanted fairy cabin, go for it.

How better to relax after a long hard day than in the middle of a magical forest, surrounded by various enchanted creatures? Of course, you won’t actually be there, but you can pretend.

We recommend an abundance of fairy lights and greenery for the best effect. 

Blend In

You’re outside, after all. You may as well give your summerhouse a natural feel. 

Why not pair the decor with your garden by draping hanging plants down the side and adding plenty of plants to the interior?

This is an amazing way to connect with nature whilst staying nice and warm, protected from the elements. 

Go Literary

Let out your inner Matilda and make your summerhouse a little garden library. 

Your summerhouse is the perfect place to read, equipped with the calming sound of twittering birds, ambient rainfall and minimal distractions. 

You may as well keep it well-stocked with a collection of your favourite books and perhaps throw in a cosy bean bag or sofa. 

If you do opt for this choice, we would recommend making sure your books aren’t placed in direct sunlight to avoid any sun damage. 

Summerhouses With Style

Still not found that perfect idea you were looking for?

No worries. 

Luckily for you, there’s a whole team of summerhouse experts just a phone call away. 

If you have any questions about summerhouses, conservatories, orangeries or timber sheds, get in touch with our friendly team. They will be more than happy to offer advice and recommendations. 

Here’s Why YOU Should Grow Plants in Your Summer House

plants in summer house

Imagine having the perfect space that recharges your batteries, gives you the energy to take on life’s challenges head-on and reduces stress.

Sounds like paradise!

You’ll be able to make that dream a reality soon.

The popularity of summer houses has grown significantly in recent years due to the Covid-19 pandemic. They’re the perfect space to get away from it all, be creative or socialise with your friends and family.

If you have a summer house in your garden, now is the time to spruce it up. Whether you’re using your summer house as a workspace, a room to practice hobbies or a space for fresh air, adding greenery can make all the difference.

Enter: plants.

Make it Green!

Why not bring a little bit of nature inside your summer house?

Imagine the perfect home for your favourite houseplants—a space with ample sunlight, gentle breezes and large windows. You’re pretty much picturing a summer house, right? The natural light and warmth of the sun will make it difficult for your plants not to grow.

Your plants are not just for decoration, though. They can actually help you through natural healing properties.

Less Stress, More Happiness

Who could say no to a hobby that is both calming and therapeutic? What could be more relaxing than caring for plants?

Studies have shown that potting soil contains bacteria that reduce stress. If you want to be happier and less anxious, tend to the plants in your life. Gardening increases serotonin levels which will make you feel much better overall.

Let's Get Creative...

It’s not hard to see why garden offices are becoming more and more popular every year.

Productivity is important, and we all need a little boost from time to time. According to recent studies, plants can increase creativity and productivity levels by 15%.

How could you not want to improve your work in a natural, affordable and visually-pleasing way?

Breathe Easy

Indoor air pollution is no joke and can cause serious health problems. The risks of air pollution are numerous, from asthma to lung disease.

House plants are a great way to improve air quality because they can filter out all the bad stuff.

In addition, some plants can absorb water vapours through their leaves and effectively reduce the amount of humidity in a room.

How You Can Help

It is crucial for houseplants to be in the right conditions so they can survive and thrive. Being out in nature will play a big part in this, but there are a few other things you can do to help them out.

The insulation of your summer house will ensure that it remains at a comfortable temperature throughout the year. Give your plants the love they deserve by paying attention to their individual needs, giving them plenty of water and trimming where necessary.

It is crucial for houseplants to be in the right conditions so they can survive and thrive. Being out in nature will play a big part in this, but there are a few other things you can do to help them out.


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Need help styling, designing, installing or building your summer house? We get it. It sure can seem complicated.

Pssst. Here’s the secret:

It doesn’t have to be complicated at all.

We have the most talented and passionate team around. Our experts are dedicated to helping customers find their perfect layout. We never take the customer’s needs lightly, which is why we strive to provide unparalleled service with a focus on functionality and adaptability.

If you’re looking for the perfect summer house, look no further! We have a wide variety of properties that are sure to meet your needs. If you want a close up look at some of our work, feel free to pop down to our Barnham showroom today.