Tips and Advice

Summer Style: Home Decor

The summer season is the perfect time to give your home a refreshing update. From bold color choices to fun prints, a few simple decor updates can make your home feel like the you’re taking a vacation without stepping out your door. Plus, summer is the season for entertaining, and it’s perfect timing as the covid restrictions are being lifted to gather (safely!) in and outdoors. So summon those tropical beach vibes or countryside mountain retreat with these helpful tips.



A tried and true staple that helps your home feel fresh and vibrant without the effort of actually having a fresh bouquet of flowers on your table. From wallpaper to framed artwork to the throw pillows seen in this colorful room it's easy to add a pop of nature to any room in your house. Bonus: You won't have to worry about watering these flowers.



Adding a variety of prints and patterns to a room is a fun way to lighten up—and freshen up—your summer decor. The vibrant pops of reds, blues, and oranges in this living room lift the space up. White walls and flooring, plus neutral upholstery provide a perfect canvas for color.


Outdoor lights:

We’re big fans of using outdoor space whenever we can, and in the Pacific Northwest we know the value in utilizing these warm months. Brighten up your yard with sparkling white lights, globe lights, or fairy lights to extend the hours you can spend lounging outside. Not to mention there is nothing cozier than an evening out back.


Hello with Style:

Whether you add a patriotic wreath for the 4th of July, or a general summer inspired wreath to your front door, nothing adds that instant curbside appeal like a freshened up entryway. Check out these awesome DIY wreaths and more for the 4th from Southern Living Magazine.



The quickest way to add an element of new is to create a themed table decoration related to summer. Whether it’s your dining table, entry table, or even a mantlepiece, a nod to summer through simple accent pieces will get you in the summer spirit (even on those June gloom days we sometimes experience).