51+ Spring & Summer Blog Post Ideas for Interior Designers
A while back, we published our 29 Blog Post Ideas for Interior Designers, and it quickly became the most-read topic on our blog. So we thought… if these ideas are so helpful to you, why not make it a seasonal thing?
After all, when you spend your days being all creative and go-getter-y for your clients, there’s little juice left in the tank for you…
….and if there is, I bet you’d prefer to see your family across the table and not a blinking cursor, am I right?
Hearing ya loud and clear!
Spring & Summer Blog Post Ideas for Interior Designers
Although spring is just barely getting underway (there’s snow projected this evening in my neck of the woods…😭), folks in the digital world are already looking ahead to summer. So let’s talk about both.
Yes, some of these ideas will be obvious, but you can and should put your own unique spin on them! Read here for more on personalizing these blog posts to your target clients. Yes, actual actionable advice.
Alright, let’s go!
Color-Related Blog Post Topics
Latest color trends & some spaces that nail the look(s)
Inspiring springtime palettes (You can easily style this blog post within O&B Studio!)
How someone can quickly/easily change the colors in their home
How to get more brave with color
Which whites go where…? Understanding undertones.
Blog Post Topics for Furnishings & Upholstery
Guide to window treatments for the spring and summer
Guide to performance fabrics indoors or outdoors
Making the decision to slipcover, upholster, or replace?
Share Cleaning & Decluttering Savvy
Downsizing possessions… what stays and what hits the road?
Spring cleaning tips from a design pro (who’s seen it all)
Cleaning up porches, patios, balconies, outdoor spaces
Space planning for peace of mind
Foolproof pantry organization
Opening up your lake house / cabin / summer home
Give Styling Advice
Styling Bookshelves (hot topic right now, soon to be in O&B Studio)
Styling Bar Carts (or outdoor bar areas)
How to accessorize a space + finishing touches
The perfect setup for an outdoor kitchen
A functional mudroom (I see you, rainy season…)
Styling an outdoor space
Styling an indoor space that feels springtime fresh
Blog Posts on Your Favorite Finds
Places you love
Favorite local design shops for a crisp (or warm) evening around town
Best designed restaurants near you (or abroad)
Products You Love
For the home in general? For a bathroom? Kitchen? Bedroom? Etc.
For a bookshelf or coffee table?
For spring-fresh scents?
For the travel enthusiast?
For the design enthusiast?
For the foodie?
Blog Posts for the Kiddos Out of School
Creating entertaining (and mess-proof) spaces for youngsters
Style a space that keep your children from sitting on their Xbox all summer
How to create a child’s space that adults will love, too
Best timing to refresh a child’s bedroom
Report on Design Events & Trends
High Point Market in NC (style this blog post in O&B Studio)
International Furniture Market in Milan, Italy
Local markets or art fairs
Holiday-Related Blog Posts (Easter, Passover, 4th of July)
Tablescapes, indoors or out
Creating a kids’ entertainment area
Designing for long-lasting family traditions
Color scheme inspiration
How to host the perfect patio brunch
How to style the perfect chic outdoor barbecue
Overnight guest essentials (style this blog post in O&B Studio)
Design Process Education
Best time to start an interior design project?
Is an interior designer right for you? (get our free template for this post below!)
How to create a design budget?
Which key players make up a design & renovation team?
What does a design consultation look like? (style this blog post in O&B Studio)
[Other topics that can help create more realistic expectations for your clients]
Your favorite places for soaking up design
Non-cliché beach-house design
Non-cliché lake house design
What to bring back from summer vacation (that you’ll actually use)
How to plan a design-centric vacation
What are your family’s most treasured traditions and how does design play a role?
Introduce one of your team members (style this blog post in O&B Studio)
BEFORE & AFTERS (or just Afters) of your work!!!!
Whew! Well that should certainly get you started. :)
For some of these, we have Blog Post Stylists (our take on templates) in O&B Studio. You can sign up below to receive our free one — 9 Surprising Benefits of Hiring an Interior Designer — and try it out!
I hope this helps you on your way to blogging for your clients + business. Good luck, and as always, feel free to reach out with any questions!