Home and garden sites, magazines, retailers and home improvement stores are summer trends central. I say if you can’t beat ’em, roll your sleeves up and play I spy summer. I believe it’s safe to assume we all hope the extreme polar storms of this past winter prove to be weather exceptions and not rules. Although the arrival of spring is not without a few twists and bumps, the current weather is more like it. My dad always says if the weather was like this year round the property values would skyrocket. The mild afternoons and evenings that come with this time of year really do come close to sheer perfection.
We had a late afternoon out of nowhere burst of spring showers yesterday. As walking luck would have it, my mother and I had the distinct pleasure of experiencing the showers first hand. We channeled our inner Gene Kelly and made the most of it as we sprinted back to the house.
What I’d tell you about twists and bumps!
Like a really good movie trailer, those drops of liquid sunshine, warm breezes and summer trends build home decor and entertaining anticipation.
You have succeeded in guaranteeing I will be buying a ticket to the best outdoor show in town better known as summer. Here’s a selection of summer trends to get the beach ball rolling.
Non-Alcoholic Sangria Recipe from The Kitchn
(Image credit: Emily Han)
A great summer soiree is only as good as the refreshing summertime beverages served.
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, I will be flattering the heck out of interior designer team of Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe and House Beautiful in my summer space styling suggestions.
Light up those summer nights with the elegance of copper.
Seasonal & Seasoning Lagniappe
Corn on the cob is a summer sides staple. Dress up this summer delicacy with a set of these silver plate corn pick set.
Copper patio string lights from Target up the style ante. Getting into the swing of summer is almost a required tradition on lazy afternoons.
It’s a Tarjay 2-for-1.
No- not a coupon or promo code, but a one shopping trip- two summer decor items 2 for 1.
Great looks coming your way with this decorative outdoor planter and welcome mat.
Isn’t the watermelon the official fruit of summer?
Watermelon makes a nice light dessert, and the presentation is part of the wow factor process.
Serve it to guests in summer fashion in watermelon pattern and color serve and partyware.
Super cute watermelon ice cream bowl diy project alert!
Last but certainly not least, the addition of outdoor throw pillows is both a preached and practiced way to update for the season.
Seasonal color done right is not always taken from the page of the expected. Summer swing swoon worthy!
What summer trends are coming in as favorites in your game of I Spy Summer?