Memorial Day is in the rearview mirror, and the kickoff to outdoor living, pool and patio times-sweet summer trends starts in 3-2-1…
Between lawn and garden this and whipping up holiday eats and treats that I found I spent a hunk, a hunk of burning love of the holiday watching movie trailers and sneak peeks from the soon to be released Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis.
Note to self: Add Burning Love by Elvis Presley to your Spotify summer grooves and tunes playlist.
Like a really good movie trailer, drops of liquid sunshine, warm breezes and summer trends build home decor and entertaining anticipation.
Bravo, summer movie and summer trends blockbusters!
You’ve succeeded in guaranteeing I will be buying a ticket to the best outdoor show in town better known as summer.
Here’s a selection to get the beach ball rolling.
Chic Summer Retreats
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, I will be flattering the heck out of chic and cozy in my summer space styling suggestions.
Ollie the Magnificent loves to spend time of the patio with his mama and papa, and for summer trends 2022 he’ll have his own patio pad.
Rockin’ in the U.S.A.
Simply can’t get away from the vintage inspired grandmillineal-coastal grandmama style, and more importantly, why would you want to?
Color kissed and pattern pleasing outdoor throw pillows prove both a preached and practiced way to update for the season.
Natural fiber throw pillows naturally accentuate this undeniable summer fabric favorite.
Light up those summer nights with the elegance of copper.
Just hanging around.
Glam in gold candleholders housing classic pillars or LED flameless options light the way to lighting options that enhance summer ambiance.
In the style of days gone by, this Candle by the Hour beeswax candle comes with presence and provenance.
From the details:
In 17th century America, coiled beeswax candles became a popular way for parents to monitor the time a gentleman spent courting their daughter.
Once the candle was lit, it burned at a measured rate. When the flame met the clip and went out, time was up! Candle by the Hour™ brings back this novel concept as a worry-free way to illuminate and decorate your home.
To use, just feed up to 3″ of the pliable eco-friendly beeswax coil through the clip and light the wick. The natural beeswax will melt at approximately 20 minutes per inch, providing up to an hour of light at a time.
Seashell style is summer style, and I love the offerings from the Barbara King Illuminated Seashell Collection.
As is the case of this summer perfect tablescape by Alcott Interiors inspiration is everywhere.
Simple elegance makes a powerful style statement, and is rather simple to execute.
Clippings, stems, and blooms fresh from nature’s arts & crafts store (your yard) placed in a vase and allowed to fall and set in an organic way.
Serveware in vintage mismatched patterns rich in charm and character.
Garden statue pairings that capture the essence of the summer season.
Seasonal & Seasoning Lagniappe
Food is love, food is art, food is summer trends.
Corn on the cob is a summer sides staple.
Dress up this summer delicacy with a set of these silver plate corn pick set.
A great summer soiree is only as good as the refreshing summertime beverages served.
Acrylic and melamine tableware gives good style at a great price point.
Pink Kimono leaves pattern Melamine plates and green Tiki glasses invite stylish fun to the pretty in pink on the patio party.
Summer trends toward ’tis the season for seasonal fare.
Casual defines the theme of the summer entertaining season just as casual means a host of ways to set a casual summer scene to many a host and hostess.
“It’s important how we feel in our homes,
because feeling good makes us more gracious.
And that makes it easier to welcome others
not only into our homes but into our lives.”
Where one prefers to zhoosh up the look with the good stuff place settings and serveware, another prefers to lay down newspapers, set out paper goods, and let the good times lobster roll.
Summer is the season of beautiful settings, simple activities, and lovely thoughts.
Marnie Moyle Hand Crafted Swing
What summer trends are coming in as favorites in your game of I Spy Summer?