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How to style your conservatory?

Having a conservatory is every outdoor junkie and garden enthusiast’s dream. However, if you do not know how to style your conservatory well, you are doing the space and yourself a grave injustice.

It goes without saying that conservatories are among the easiest home spaces to design and decorate. This is because you get to enjoy the benefits of natural lighting by day and breathtaking starlight by night. Below are 6 design ideas that take advantage of these two features allowing you to have a conservatory you can be proud of.

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Design Ideas You Should Try Out For Your Conservatory

1. Go bright or go home

With conservatories, it is all about the natural lighting. One of the best ways to get the most out of this is through bright neutral color schemes. This includes everything from ivory white to bright pink. The light bounces off these bright surfaces giving an illusion of space in addition to the clean classy feel.

2. Add a splash of color

In addition to the bright colors on the furniture, walls and floor, it is important to include a few bold colors here and there. This could be blue cushions, brown furniture legs or even green wallpaper. The additional color helps give the space character and life.

3. French doors all the way

Conservatories are synonymous with French-inspired décor. As a result, you can never go wrong with French doors. These allow light into the conservatory both from outdoors and indoors. It also does a great job ensuring that you get the authentic traditional conservatory feel.

4. Get a furniture statement piece

This is the piece that will draw wows and aaws from all who visit the conservatory. Hanging swing chairs are a classic and are perfect for enjoying especially if the conservatory overlooks a great view. You may also choose to go with a fancy dining set for both aesthetics and functionality. The bottom line is that you should settle for something eye-catching that is both comfortable and beautiful.

5. Create your very own indoor jungle

As far as styling your conservatory well is concerned, you can never go wrong with plants. Whether it is actual trees, or flowers or even small herb gardens, these green beauties will serve as great aesthetic pieces. You can choose to be creative in terms of installation with pots mounted on walls or hanging from ceilings being among the best ideas.

6. Low intensity lighting for nighttime soirées

Finally, you should consider installing artificial light fixtures in the conservatory. These allow you to make the most of the space even at night. Simple wall fixtures and ceiling pieces with dimmer capabilities are the best way to go.


After all is said and done, figuring out how to style your conservatory is not exactly rocket science. All you need to do is work with the environment whether it is plain natural lighting, a flower garden or cast iron pillars. You can rest assured that you cannot go wrong with the 6 design tips and ideas described above. That way, whether it is your morning coffee spot or an entertainment space for your guests, your conservatory will be a room you can look forward to spending time in.