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Simple Summer Decorating Ideas For My Home

Simple Summer Decorating Ideas For My Home

I have always loved the lazy days of summer. I really like my home to reflect that simple relaxed uncomplicated vibe of the season. Here I’ll share a few things I do to get my home ready for summer.

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Color: I like to simplify my color scheme to mirror the season. Nothing reminds me of summer more than blue and white. I pulled out my blue and neutral pillow covers and played around until I arrived at this pillow combination. 

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Colored glass bottles, sea shells, and coral are perfect summer decor items!

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In my living room I kept my throw pillow count to a minimum and decided on this simple grey and white bold floral print. I stashed all my faux fur and cozy knit throw blankets away and brought out this light weight cotton throw instead.

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Flowers: I always love faux or real blooms in my home no matter what the season. For summer, I’m trying to keep my blooms light by choosing white or pastel shades.  

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Layers: I put a limit on layering my decor. Usually my home is full of layering (i.e. rugs on top of rugs). For summer, I have pulled up some rugs and am using natural fiber rugs or leaving the wood floors bare.

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Whites: This is the time of year I take a critical look at my bath towels for wear and tear. I love plush white stacks of towels for use in my bathrooms.  

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Seasonal artwork: I have a stash of prints that reflect the seasons. This canoe photo reminds me of summer vacation at the lake. It’s the perfect print for my summer decor!

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You may wonder why my fireplace is on. I hate the idea of turning on the heater in the summer, but honestly we have some very cold foggy mornings on the Monterey Bay. So our fireplace is on a lot in the summer.

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Outdoors: My dining room is never used in the summer months. A simple white ginger jar lantern with a battery candle is all the decor I use in my dining room for summer.

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I love taking entertaining outdoors for summer. Using the outside grill for dinner keeps my kitchen clean which makes me very happy. I try to keep my table relaxed with recycled glass and a easy display of seasonal blooms. 

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With these simple summer decorating ideas for my home, I’m ready for the carefree days of summer. 

I hope you have a fabulous summer! ~xoxo Joan

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