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  • Amanda Arcone

Embracing Your Natural Surroundings Into Your Home Interiors




In the hustle and bustle of modern life, there's an innate longing to reconnect with nature, to bring the serenity and beauty of the outdoors into our living spaces. Fortunately, with thoughtful interior design choices, you can effortlessly blur the lines between inside and out, creating an inviting and nurturing harmonious sanctuary.


In today's post, I share some inspiring ways to create beautiful interiors that embrace rather than compete with the glorious outdoors.






  1. Abundant Natural Light: Maximize using windows and skylights to flood your space with natural light. Not only does this create a sense of openness and airiness, but it also helps showcase your interior elements' beauty.

  2. Biophilic Elements: Incorporate biophilic design principles by introducing elements such as indoor plants, natural materials like wood and stone, and water features. These elements evoke a sense of connection to nature and promote well-being.




  1. Bringing the Outside In Extend your living space outdoors with seamless transitions. Consider installing large sliding glass doors or creating a cozy outdoor seating area that flows seamlessly from your interior living space.

  2. Natural Color Palettes: Embrace earthy tones and organic hues inspired by the natural world. Soft greens, warm browns, and serene blues can evoke the calming effects of nature, creating a tranquil atmosphere within your home.

  3. Natural Textures: Incorporate textures that mimic those found in nature, such as woven rattan, rough-hewn wood, and tactile fabrics like linen and wool. These textures add depth and visual interest to your space while reinforcing the connection to the outdoors.




  1. Views of Nature: Frame picturesque views of nature, whether a lush garden, a tranquil lake, or a majestic mountain range. Positioning furniture to take advantage of these views can enhance the sense of immersion in the natural world.

  2. Natural Light and Air: Ensure proper ventilation and airflow throughout your home to promote a healthy indoor environment. Strategically placed windows and ventilation systems can help circulate fresh air and natural light, enhancing the overall comfort of your space.


Let the beauty of the outdoors inspire your interior design journey, and if inspiration is a bit difficult to tap into, consider working with us; we not only understand the design principles to make this happen, but we have the tools and resources to help make your next design project a breeze. 


We'd love to help with your next project. Reach us at amanda@newenglandhomeandinteriors.com




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