These past few days I’ve felt autumn in the air… the scent of the earth, the liquid hazy light, the colour of the hydrangea in the garden…. it’s coming, the golden hush.
I love Autumn. It’s mellow musty smell, the abundance of harvests, orange pumpkins, kids scurrying for fallen conkers. The colour of the hedgerows, slowly, slowly turning through all the shades of rust until they fall, lying there waiting to be kicked and thrown by laughing kids.
But before we dive head first into bonfires and crumbles, I like to have a house makeover. Like an Autumn version of a Spring clean. I seem to ‘forget’ to do house cleaning during summer, I mean come on! Who wants to clean when there is summer picnics or days at the beach to entice you away.
If you are anything like me then your house will have filled with items left over from adventures or holidays this summer. Misplaced and needing to be returned to their homes.
Here are a few tips to help with the Summer to Autumn house transition…