August 3rd, 2016

Six Summer Decor Tips to Capture Sunny Weather


No matter what the season actually is, your house can take on the personality of a summer home year-round with some simple summer decor. And you don’t even have to decorate with seashells or starfish! All you need to do is picture your favorite summer escape and let it inspire your home’s decor.

Whether you prefer a neutral or vibrant room, there are so many ways to incorporate a summer vibe for a unique look. To get you inspired, here are six gorgeous rooms to give you a few ideas for some fun summer decor:


Summer Decor with Painted walls

Photo via BHG, color inspiration: Clipper Ship Blue

 1. Paint a bold summer statement on your walls.
Walls don’t have to be plain. For a carefree vibe and splash of summer all year round, try painting a vibrant pattern on an accent wall.


summer decor the inspired room blog

Photo via The Inspired Room

 2. Set the tone with summery patterns.
Use striped or floral pillows and rugs to infuse your room with cheerful patterns.


Summer Decor from The Inspired Room

Photo via The Inspired Room

 3. Incorporate nature-inspired decor.
Bring in natural elements like branch clippings and greenery for a casual summer look.


Navy and White Summer Decor

Photo via BHG

 4. Refresh your furniture.
Buy or make your own slipcovers to unify your existing furniture and give it a relaxed, summery feel.


Shiplap Walls

Photo via The Inspired Room, color inspiration: White on White

 5. Paint your woodwork.
For a clean, coastal look, paint your woodwork white. Decor always looks extra summery with white woodwork.


Colorful accessories for summer decor bhg

 Photo via BHG, color inspiration: Bright Blue and August Moon

6. Select a summer color scheme.
Select a fun color scheme like for furniture, wall decor and accessories to evoke a happy, summery vibe.

What are your favorite ways to incorporate summer into your home?


This post is sponsored by Glidden® paint, a PPG brand. All thoughts, opinions and paintbrushes are my own.



Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration