Summer Decor Suggestions

Summer decor rich in high tide style focuses on the hallmarks of summer-casual, comfortable, and seasonally chic.


Margo Moore Interiors

Undeniably stunning, interior and exterior updates in splash of summer sass colors, textures, and patterns welcome great looks and good vibrations.

pink front door welcome porch

HGTV Magazine – Photography by Alyssa Rosenheck

Summer Scenes, Seashells, and Seagrass Rugs

Retro Day at the Beach Ocean Print (3)

Retro Day at the Beach Ocean Print


Coastal Pink Cabin Print by Karen Fields

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, keyboard or dollar store.


Designer Matilda Goad – House & Garden -Photography by Sarah Maingot


Beach rocks.

Decorative coral.



You get the idea.


Photo by Annie Spratt 

Summer decor suggestions for using sea shells include:


Claire Reeve Interiors 

Displays housed in cylinder vases and under glass cloches.


Glass Cloche Pillar Candle Holder Clear - Threshold™

Glass Cloche Pillar Candle Holder Clear – Threshold™

Summer themed vignette.

Carvings and appliques.

Traditional Light Finish Wooden Round Table Top

Traditional Light Finish Wooden Round Table Top

Mirror mirror on the wall.

Beach Decor - Large Natural Coral Mirror

Beach Decor – Large Natural Coral Mirror

Seasonal themed serving pieces.

Coastal Seashell Inspired Metal Serving Bowl with White Aquamarine Finish

Coastal Seashell Inspired Metal Serving Bowl with White Aquamarine Finish

Seagrass is a woven material derived from the dried leaves of underwater marine flowering plants.


Seagrass continues to dazzle as a durable and affordable material in the home decor world as it adds texture and depth to a space, while the neutral color variations and warm tones personify the casual yet elegant ambiance associated with summer.


Domino – Photography by

Ideal alone for summer decorating, a seagrass rug will continue to be a style staple into the fall into winter season by way of layering.

Rich tones and textures known to a fall or winter area rug will cozy right up to top billing when layered over a seagrass rug.


Digs Design Company

Sails and Summer Sales


House & Garden – Photography by Alicia Taylor

Sailing Ship Crystal Chandelier

Sailing Ship Crystal Chandelier

Blue Wedgwood Sailboat Butter Pat

Blue Wedgwood Sailboat Butter Pat

Summer sales kicked off over the 4th of July holiday, and retailers are primed and ready for sale days over the next couple of weeks.

Brass Sailboat and dolphin figurine, bookend, doorstep

Brass Sailboat and Dolphin Figurine-Bookend-Doorstep

Table Lamps

Table lamps remain an excellent accessory choice when updating your home to reflect the look of the season.

Handwoven Seagrass Table Lamp

Handwoven Seagrass Table Lamp

Cottage style epitomizes charm, and this cottage style accent table lamp brings to mind the casual elegance of coastal design while standing the test of time and trend.

Livabliss Cottage Accent Table Lamp

Livabliss Cottage Accent Table Lamp

Notably an impressive year-round reminder of summer, however, home decor accessories that transition with ease from one season to another qualify as must have foundation pieces

Torny White Glazed With White Linen Shade

Torny White Glazed With White Linen Shade

Fresh Flowers


Flower Magazine – Photography by Mary Craven Dawkins

When I see a colorful aromatic bouquet display in the grocery store floral department, I’m immediately on summer vacation.


Excitement discovered in the arrival and check in process is enhanced through the sight and scent of tropical floral arrangements.


 Liz Caan Interiors

I’ll pick up a bouquet on my next trip to the grocery store filing the purchase under treat the eye and the senses to a splash of summer style.

By the Pool Ambiance


Veranda Magazine – Photography by Annie Schlechter

Cooling summer pool time revives the mind and refreshes the body on a hot summer afternoon.  

No Pool?

No Problem!  

Create by the pool ambiance on the summer style patio.


Veranda Magazine – Photography by Ngoc Minh Ngo

Set a seasonal tablescape in casual coastal elegance to sea and sand to.


1stDibs – Photography by Katie Charlotte Photography

Display a decorative arrangement of seasonal fruit on an accent table, coffee table, kitchen island or dining table.


Jessica Helgerson Interior Design

What the apple is to fall, citrus is to summer.


House Beautiful- Photography by Lindsay Salazar

Particularly delicious and delightful, may I suggest inviting flavors and fruits fresh and bright to the summer party.


 Rachel Parcell

Summer citrus is ripe for admiring, slicing and garnishing.

pink Cadillac margaritasPink Cadillac Margaritas ~ Southern Living

Don’t forget a touch of tropical in your summer decor plans.


1stDibs – Photography by Francesco Lagnese

Turquoise Sun Leaf Shaped Serving Platter

Turquoise Sun Leaf Shaped Serving Platter



Better Homes & Garden Hello Reversible Tropical Outdoor Pillow


“Smell the sea, and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly.”
­—Van Morrison

I hope these summer decor suggestions offer seasonal decorating ideas for the summer spaces and places in your home.


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