Summer: the middle of the year jubilee where the focus is on the casual, the comfortable and the chic is upon us. Interior and exterior updates with summer colors, patterns and textures put summer into motion through decor. What home decor pieces to add to your decor to accent the season and make a summer style splash crosses the minds of many decoristas. Let’s look at a selection of summer style splash decorating suggestions ready to deliver maximum seasonal decorating impact.
A seagrass rug adds texture and depth to a space while the neutral color and warm tones provide a natural summer style splash. Seagrass rugs are durable and affordable. I like to suggest home decor accessories that carry over season to season. Ideal alone for summer decorating, a seagrass rug will remain a style staple when decorating for fall/winter by layering a rug in seasonal color, pattern and texture over the seagrass rug.
Table lamps remain an excellent accessory choice when updating your home to reflect the look of the season. This dynamite duo of seahorse table lamps in classic black and gold brings to mind the casual elegance of coastal design while standing the test of time and trend. Chic year round reminder of summer.
Emphasize the Sights and the Sounds of the Season
It’s hard not to associate summer with sights and sounds of the beach, coast, shore and sea. High tide style can easily be introduced into your summer decor in several low cost, high impact ways with items discovered on a summer outing to the beach, lake, coast, shore or dollar store. Seashells, beach rocks, decorative coral, driftwood, cypress- you get the idea. Here are a few summer style splash suggestions for using sea shells:
Summer themed vignette.
Decorative accent lighting.
Seaside tablescape set for coastal casual elegance with a relaxing summer soundtrack to sea and sand to.
When I see a colorful aromatic bouquet display in the grocery store floral department, I’m immediately on summer vacation. The arrival and check in process is a summer breeze when the sight and scent of tropical floral arrangements greet you. I believe I’ll pick up a bouquet on my next trip to the grocery store and file the purchase under treat the eye and the senses to a splash of summer style.
By the Pool Ambiance
A cool summer splash revives the mind and refreshes the body on a hot summer afternoon. No Pool? No Pool House? No Problem! Create a by the pool ambiance with these summer style splash decorating suggestions.
Display a decorative bowl of citrus on an accent table, kitchen island or dining table. What the apple is to fall citrus is to summer.
Discover or develop a refreshing beverage for summer sipping. Summer citrus is ripe for admiring, slicing and garnishing a refreshing summer beverage or delicious dish.
The may I serve you serving tray is a summer entertaining essential.
Stack towels (beach or bath) steeped in summer approved colors, textures and patterns.
I hope these summer style splash decorating suggestions offer inspiration for decorating your summer house.