51+ Spring & Summer Blog Post Topic Ideas for Interior Designers & Home Pros
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?
Hear 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
How someone can quickly/easily change the colors in their home
How to get more brave with color (blog post template on this topic in O&B Studio)
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?
True value of custom window treatments (blog post template on this topic in O&B Studio)
Share Cleaning & Decluttering Savvy
Downsizing possessions… what stays and what hits the road?
Spring cleaning tips from the 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 (blog post template on this topic in O&B Studio)
Styling Bar Carts (or outdoor bar areas)
How to accessorize/style a space + finishing touches (blog post template in O&B Studio)
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 (blog post template on this topic in O&B Studio)
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 (blog post template on this topic in O&B Studio)
International Furniture Market in Milan, Italy
Las Vegas Market in late July
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 (blog post template on this topic in O&B Studio)
Design Process Education
Best time to start an interior design project?
Is an interior designer right for you?
What are the benefits of an interior designer? (Blog post template on this topic in O&B Studio)
How to create a design budget? (Blog post template on this topic in O&B Studio)
Which key players make up a design & renovation team?
What does a design consultation look like? (Blog post template on this topic 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
Introduce one of your team members (blog post template on this topic in O&B Studio)
What are your family’s most treasured traditions and how does design play a role?
How do you use design to bring your family together?
BEFORE & AFTERS or just Afters of your work!!!! (More on how to share your projects here)
Whew! Well that should certainly get you started. :)
As I mentioned, for some of these we have Blog Post Templates in O&B Studio. Sign up below to receive your first free template and try it out!
Til next time,