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Summer House Ideas – 10 Ideas For Decorating A Summerhouse

Summer House Ideas – 10 Ideas For Decorating A Summerhouse

A summer house can be a perfect addition to any garden as it offers an ideal spot to relax or indulge in hobbies. For a perfect space which reflects your own taste and style, the right summer house furniture and exteriors must be right. Here are some summer house sheds ideas to get you started!

1. Chic Garden Office 

This stylish summerhouse makes a stunning home office for any garden. Paint the exterior of your small summer house in black for a chic look. As for the interiors, keep it light and bright with white-washed walls and modern furnishings. Add a desk and the office essentials for a contemporary garden office. 

2. Tropical Retreat

Create the feeling of being at a tropical island resort with a pale modern, pale-blue summerhouse. For interiors think white rattan and with accents of blue in the accessories. Floods of light will stream in through large windows, making it a perfect space to chill out. 

3. Grand Summer House 


Destined to make an impact in your garden and get your neighbours attention. This grand summer house wouldn’t look out of place in a country park or royal garden. Lavish summer house interiors are a must, think elegant and regal.

4. Woodland Hideaway

This summer house idea is a nature lover’s perfect hideaway. Keep the exterior of your summer house simple with a wood stain or unpainted wood finish. As for the interiors bring in more wooden accessories and textures, and choose earthy shades of green and brown for the fabrics.

5. Seaside Beach Hut

A beach hut in your own garden. What could be better? With the right decor, you can turn any summerhouse into a cozy seaside retreat. Paint the building in a vibrant blue and add nautical furnishings to get an authentic feel. String lights add a nice finishing touch to the building. 

If you are looking for more inspiration for your interiors, have a look at out top 15 garden shed interiors here.

6. Japanese Summer House 


This ornate hide-away summer house would be an exciting feature to add to any garden. You can create this style on a budget by collecting cheap summer house furniture from charity shops or for free with up-cycled, unloved furniture from your home.

7. The Party Snug  

This show-stopping summerhouse transforms into a spectacular den at night. Get the look by adding lights to the exterior of the summerhouse. Blue LED’s look modern and make the perfect party pad for your garden. It’s been furnished with modern rattan furniture to complete the contemporary look.

8. Georgian Style 

This log cabin summerhouse makes a fabulous feature in a traditional garden and offers a great place to relax with family and friends. Georgian bar windows and a sage green finish create a timeless building which will be enjoyed for years to come. 

9. Pretty in Pink 

The ultimate feminine retreat. Be brave and paint your ordinary wooden summer house a shade of pink this year. If you’re afraid your summer house will look too garish in a neon pink, you can easily tone the palette down with a pastel shade like this one. Keep your existing summer house furniture but transform the exterior with a pop of colour. Cheap but effective.

10. English Garden 


Every English country garden needs a summer house to make it that extra bit special. Use whitewashed wooden panels that keep the summer house feeling bright and airy. Accessorize with rattan summer house furniture for a laid-back cozy vibe.

Take a look at our customer stories for more inspiration for decorating your garden building! 

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