Easy Ways to Add Color to Your Summer Home Decor


Be a part of on this stunning summer time house tour and study some straightforward methods to add colour to your summer time house decor. Plenty of attractive decor inspiration that can be utilized in any house!

Dining room decorated for summer with pops of blue, green and yellow.

Summer Home Excursions

Welcome to summer time house tour week! I all the time love getting a peak into different individuals’s properties and seeing the entire completely different design kinds and concepts. This week I’ve TWO house excursions scheduled for you! I’ll be sharing our summer time eating room in the present day as a part of The Completely satisfied Housie’s Summer Seasonal Simplicity Collection, and our summer time kitchen might be on the weblog on Friday. Prepare for plenty of summer time house decor inspiration!

Summer dining room decorated with pops of blue and green.

In the event you’re coming over in the present day from Maison de Cinq – welcome! Sheila has such an attractive French farmhouse model and all the time has one of the best ideas for straightforward seasonal styling. In the event you haven’t had an opportunity to go to her, make certain to pop over and say hey!

Let It Bee free bee printable.

Now let’s get going with the eating room house tour! Come on in!

Summer dining room with a painted black table, buffet and hutch.

How to Add Color to Summer Home Decor

One in every of my favourite issues with seasonal adorning is including in some enjoyable pops of colour. I actually take pleasure in switching issues up from season to season and take a look at to mess around with completely different accent colours from 12 months to 12 months as nicely. It actually doesn’t take a lot. Only a few pops of colour right here and there can actually remodel the feel and appear of your property. So, in case you’re trying to attempt some completely different colours in your house this summer time, listed here are some ideas to enable you to out.

Cute summer beverage bar with mug ladder.

Preserve your main items impartial.

It appears a little bit ironic that I’m beginning off speaking about impartial decor in a publish about including colour. However, in case you like altering up your accent colours for the completely different seasons and holidays, that is the best approach to do it. Maintaining your staple items impartial permits you to change up your accent colours to no matter you want to and minimizes what number of gadgets you’ll want to change out and retailer through the off season.

Dining room sideboard decorated for summer with blues and yellows.

I clearly love white, and have a lot of white serving items and dishware to function a base.  Wooden toned items additionally work nicely with numerous colour palettes and may simply be built-in into your 12 months spherical decor. After you have your favourite base items, it’s only a matter of switching up just a few accents right here and there and including in a few enjoyable seasonal touches.

White peonies in a bucket on a mug ladder.

Select the colour scheme for the accent colours.

There are such a lot of completely different colours {and colour combos!} that you should use on your summer time decor. Blue all the time appears to be the colour I’m drawn to essentially the most in the summertime, and it seems to be nice with so many different colours too.

Summer Picnic Essentials free summer printable design.

For the eating room this 12 months, I went with blue as the first accent with some greens and yellows as secondary colours. In the event you’re undecided what colour you must attempt, discover a piece that actually speaks to you and pull some colours out of that. Mess around with what you may have and also you is likely to be shocked what you give you!

Summer dining room decorated with pops of blue and green.

Use seasonal meals gadgets.

Utilizing meals to add some colour to our area, is likely one of the best methods to change issues up. It’s cheap, non-wasteful, and also you get to eat your decor! And, as an added bonus, you don’t have to fear about storing it within the off season. Summer fruits are one in every of my favourite gadgets to use. They arrive in vibrant colours in a wide range of colour palettes and are scrumptious to eat. Strive lemons, oranges, berries, and even coloured candies in your favourite summer time colours.

Cute beverage bar with water and fresh seasonal fruit.

I used lemons and blueberries for this little flavored beverage bar in addition to for our tablescape. I discover if I depart the water and the fruit out all through the day, I’ll have a tendency to graze on it extra as an alternative of reaching for sweets and treats!

Summer dining room with a painted black table, buffet and hutch decorated with blues.

Change up your linens.

Linens are one other approach to rapidly add some colour to your decor. Change up your tablecloth or desk runner, or use some material napkins within the colour of your alternative. I often simply buy 6 napkins in no matter accent colour I’m utilizing. If now we have extra individuals than napkins, I simply alternate the accent colour napkins with plain white napkins. It nonetheless seems to be fairly and cuts down on the variety of napkins that you just want to buy {and retailer!}.

Summer tablescape using blues and greens.

Once you’re not utilizing the napkins, simply roll them up and place them in a big bowl or layer them in together with your different gadgets in order that they nonetheless add that nice pop of colour to your decor!

Change up your dishes.

I really like fairly seasonal dishes they usually add that good contact of colour to your summer time tablescape. Even after they’re not getting used, they are often stacked on a hutch or sideboard or positioned on a cake stand to add some colour to your area. To save lots of on cash and cupboard space, I often simply buy the smaller salad plates for my seasonal gadgets and persist with a white dinner plate year-round.

Summer tablescape using blues and greens.

Since we’re typically consuming exterior in the summertime, I desire to simply buy the melamine plates as an alternative of the dearer ceramic plates. They’re very cheap {these blue ones have been lower than $2 every from HomeSense} and also you don’t have to fear about them breaking. The melamine platters, serving bowls, and so on. are additionally a good way to get a bigger piece for a very nice value. Simply watch that they’re not overlooked for prolonged durations of time within the solar in case you use them exterior as they do fade.

Summer dining room with a painted black table, buffet and hutch.

Have enjoyable with artwork work.

in case you’ve been round right here for some time, you know the way a lot I really like making seasonal printables! Typically the printable acts because the supply of inspiration for my colour scheme and generally I design the printable to match the colours I have already got. I posted final week in regards to the bee decor printables that I made and determined to use the “Let It Bee” one on the aspect board {you possibly can see the opposite designs HERE}.

Let it Bee free bee decor printable.

I additionally made two extra printables to decide up extra of the blue colour tones that I needed within the room. Each might be up on the weblog within the subsequent week or so, so let me know which one you want to first! The primary printable celebrates all of my favourite issues I really like about summer time in a blue and inexperienced “blueberry” colour scheme.

Summer dining room with a painted black table, buffet and hutch.

It’s a little bit onerous to see it hanging on the wall from the images, so right here’s a close-up…

Summer Love free summer printable displayed in a white frame.

The second known as Summer Picnic Necessities. I’ll even have this one accessible in each the blue colour scheme in addition to a brighter pink/pink colour scheme.

Summer Picnic Essentials free summer printables.

Add some greenery or contemporary flowers.

You’ll be able to by no means go flawed with including greenery or flowers while you want to add a little bit colour. Whether or not it’s vegetation, fake greenery, or flower clippings from the backyard, greenery brings life to any area. For this easy summer time centerpiece, I simply switched out the bunnies from our Easter centerpiece and changed them with a few birds. Don’t be afraid to reduce up fake stems into smaller items that suit your area higher. Tuck the stems into vases, jars, bowls, or wherever else that simply wants a little bit pop of inexperienced!

Summer centerpiece in a glass hurricane vase.

In the event you can, add just a few contemporary flowers or contemporary clippings out of your yard for a contemporary summer time scent. You’ll be able to typically discover a wide range of stunning flowers on the grocery retailer presently of 12 months which can be fairly cheap. And also you solely want just a few to completely brighten up the area!

Cute summer beverage bar with mug ladder.

In order that wraps up the summer time house excursions for in the present day! There might be six extra properties to tour tomorrow although, beginning with Jo-Anna from A Fairly Life. She all the time has stunning, easy decor concepts, and you should check out a few of her scrumptious recipes whilst you’re there too!

Summer tablescape in a farmhouse style dining room.

Thank-you a lot for touring with us in the present day! I hope loved your go to and are impressed to add some enjoyable colour to your property this summer time. in case you’re new round right here and would love to keep in contact, you possibly can all the time discover me right here…

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Pretty summer dining room decorated with blues, greens, and a hint of yellow.

Wishing you a beautiful summer time full of a lot of enjoyable days and enjoyable adventures!

Extra Summer Home Excursions

For extra stunning summer time house excursions, please go to a few of my proficient running a blog associates. There might be six new house excursions every day this week {from Monday to Thursday}, so make certain to take a look at the entire summer time decor inspiration! Simply click on the hyperlinks beneath the pictures beneath to go to. I’ll replace all of them because the week goes on.

Sharing with me in the present day…

Cassie Bustamante // Discovering Silver Pennies // Deeply Southern Home

Nina Hendrick // Maison de Cinq // Clear & Scentsible

And sharing the remainder of this week…


The Completely satisfied Housie // Inspiration for Mothers // She Gave it a Go

Home Made Beautiful // A Pop of Fairly // Life is a Social gathering


A Fairly Life // My Candy Savannah // Fynes Designs
Home by Hoff // Lemon Thistle // Dans Le Lakehouse


Life is Higher at Home // Rambling Renovators // Hallstrom Home
Craftberry Bush // JoAnna Anastasia // Willow Road Interiors

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