Easy Summer Decor Ideas

Summer decor should be easy and breezy and these ideas will help to achieve that style!

See my easy summer tablescape HERE.

These easy summer decor ideas are simple to implement and will give your home a refreshing vibe for the warm months!

Living Room for Summer

I don’t typically decorate for summer as I like to keep things nice and simple since we spend a majority of our time outdoors! This year is no different, in fact it might be even less than normal because we are also in the process of moving!

I am excited to share my tips for decorating for summer though because I’m part of a fun summer blog tour with several talented ladies! A huge shoutout to Kelly, The Tattered Pew, for organizing this amazing hop! Everyone participating is linked at the bottom of my post. If you are joining from, Merichelle, We’re the Jones, WELCOME! Isn’t her bar cart stunning?!

I have a few things I did this year to refresh our home for summer and many things that you can do at your home too without even having to buy anything!

Declutter for summer


I wanted everything to be SO easy and light for summer decor. This meant packing up all the heavy and chunky blankets from winter/spring. I kept out 1 light weight blanket to add some texture and in case we need it for cozy nights on the porch. The rest of the blankets are rolled up in a basket to bring out after the summer season is over.

Living room in the summer

I also cleared all the tables for the most part. I took everything off the coffee table and end tables. This not only works for summer, but keeps Dominic from grabbing everything and ‘redecorating!’ I love how simple it makes the room feel. It opens up the space a lot, I think!

I took most of the things down from the mantle and just kept up a few books, jars, and plants! This is to hide the TV cords mainly. See my tips for hiding TV cords here. I love all the negative space it created.

Add houseplants for summer


I have been taking on a new hobby: house plants!! See my beginner’s guide HERE. I love the brightness they add with the pops of green. They bring the outdoors in which I am all about for Summer!

I have tons that are low maintenance and easy to care for since I am still learning all the tricks of keeping plants alive. They have been such a fun addition to the house and I highly recommend getting at least 1 plant for summertime!

Diffuse oils for summer time


I love diffusing oils and haven’t used a candle in months since starting my essential oil journey. I love all the citrus oils and they are perfect for diffusing in the summer! See some of my favorite diffuser blends HERE.

My go to blends right now:

  • Orange, Lemon, Lime

  • Stress Away, Citronella, Valor

  • Geranium, Bergamot

  • Stress Away, Lime, Peppermint

Wall decor for summer


The one thing I did add for decor is the wall tapestry. I took down the heavy and chunky wooden pieces and opted for this lightweight piece of fabric that I had lying around. I love the lace detailing so that you can see through the fabric to the wall. It adds some movement and makes the giant wall behind the couch seem a bit smaller. You could use any piece of fabric that you like or wall tapestry to achieve a similar look!

TV artwork for summer


I have a love/hate relationship with the TV in the living room. I try my best to camouflage it and make it fit into the room, but it always seems to stand out. I recently discovered that YouTube has all different TV slideshows that you can play on your TV that look like artwork! I found a Monet one and it rotates through different pieces of art. They’re beautiful and make the TV not so much of an eye sore.

I’m sure this has been around for a long time, but I thought I would share in case anyone else hadn’t heard of this before! I was so excited to find this little hack! There are tons of options, so you can find a slideshow that fits with your style!

Summer in the living room

I hope these little summer decorating ideas are a simple way to spruce up your home for these warmer months!

Be sure to stop by Desiree’s, Camelot Art Creations, home to see what she has in store for summer! You will love it!


Check out the rest of the tour here:

Easy Summer Styling Blog Hop Image

Come enjoy 13 talented bloggers sharing some easy summer styling this week! Sharing with me today are…


Citygirl Meets Farmboy // Grace In My Space //We're The Joneses // Aratari at Home

Camelot Art Creations // Crisp Collective //The Tattered Pew

And sharing tomorrow…


31 Girl At Home // Sand Dollar Lane // The Turquoise Home

JorDecor //She Gave it a Go // A Blue Nest

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