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5 Tips for Decorating a Vacation Home

Have you invested in a vacation home at your family’s favorite destination? Vacation home decor has a whole different set of needs than a typical home. Use these five tips to get you started in the right direction when decorating a vacation home.

1. Use Artificial Plants Indoors and Outdoors
Silk plants have come a long way lately and can look just like the real thing when you purchase quality ones. Polyester silk plants are a great alternative to real plants in vacation home design because you don’t have to worry about whether or not they are getting watered on a daily basis. Outdoor artificials are even UV protected to ensure that they do not fade in the sunlight. Never again will you show up to your vacation home and greeted with dead or drooping plants.

Mini Daisies in Planter

Mini Daisies in Planter

2. Stock Up on Necessities
When you are decorating a vacation home, think about all the products you use at your primary home. Stock the kitchen cabinets with cleaning supplies and the bathroom cabinets everything you will need during your stay. It will be so much easier to pack for an impromptu trip when you don’t have to worry about all the little things

3. Purchase Extra Bedding
When it comes to vacations, the more the merrier. That is why it is essential that you stock up on extra sheets, blankets, and pillows. You can use them on couches or cuts when unexpected guests drop by for a night.

4. Opt for Durability
When you are choosing furniture for a vacation home, durability should be a primary concern. This is especially important when you want to rent it out to other families when you are not using it. Look for fabrics that can be easily washed or for leather furniture.

5. Offer Complete Kitchen Supplies
One of the greatest things about a vacation home is that you don’t have to eat every meal out. Make sure that when you go to cook dinner, you have all the tools you need. Stock up on dishes, pots and pans, and utensils so you can cook the same quality dinners and lunches that you would make at home.

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