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Breezy Vibes and Sunny Smiles: Transforming Your Home décor for Summer!

Updated: Aug 10, 2023

Ah, summer, the season of sunshine, lazy afternoons, paddling pools and barbecues. But wait, is your house feeling a little lacklustre and not quite summer ready? Don't worry, I've got you covered! In this blog post, I'll explore some great interior design ideas to infuse your home décor with refreshing pastel colours, delightful flowers, and all the accessories you need to embrace the summer spirit. Get ready to welcome the sunny season into your home! Don't miss out a little treat for you at the end: a summer mood board with all my favourite summer home décor on sale online and in major high-street shops!

A white linen table cloth with on top a pretty china plate in blue and white with on top a white chocolate magnum ice cream with broken chocolate shell. On top a daisy and next to it a few blueberries, more daisies and and whole bunch of daisies popping on the left.
Summertime on a plate

1. Vibrant or Lighter Palette Power:

Is your living room still stuck in winter mode with dark hues dominating the scene? It's time to bid farewell to those gloomy tones and invite pastels to paint the town (or your walls) in summer shades! Think dreamy soft sage greens, blues, yellows and pinks that evoke a sense of tranquillity and lightness. Don't be afraid to experiment with vibrant accents décor through throw pillows, curtains, or even a colourful rug. Embrace the cool and breezy atmosphere that pastels bring, setting the perfect backdrop for your summer adventures indoors.

2. Blossoming Beauties:

What's summer without flowers? Sprinkle your home with the natural beauty and invigorating scents of blooming florals. Place vibrant arrangements of sunflowers, daisies, peonies or dainty wildflowers on your dining table, windowsills, or entryway console. For a creative touch in your summer home décor, try using vintage glass bottles as vases or hang dried flower wreaths for a whimsical summer vibe. These botanical wonders will instantly freshen up any room, making your house feel like a floral paradise all season long.

A vibrant and colourful flatlay picture with a vase with pretty flowers with hues of red, pink, green is at the centre of the table. At each side there are white textured plates, linen napkins on top of the plates with a branch of rosemary on top. Gold cutlery at each side of the plates which includes two forks, a knife and spoon. Two types of glasses are at the top left of the plate, one clear for wine and a amber tumbler for water.
Summer colours tablescape

3. Lively Textiles:

As temperatures rise, it's time to bid farewell to heavy fabrics and embrace lightweight textiles that exude a summery feel. Swap out thick blankets for lightweight throws in cotton or linen. Dress your sofas and chairs in breezy slipcovers, perhaps in soft neutrals or cheerful pastel shades. Not only will this create a more relaxed and breathable atmosphere, but it will also give your space a seasonal facelift without breaking the bank, perfect for summer home décor.

4. Coastal Charm:

Want to bring a touch of the beach into your home? Incorporate coastal elements into your décor for that seaside getaway vibe. Accessorise with nautical-themed accents like driftwood art, seashells, and coral-inspired trinkets. Hang a large woven basket on a wall, perfect for storing beach towels or displaying a collection of summertime reads. These subtle reminders of the ocean will transport you to the shore, even if you're landlocked.

5. Let the Light In:

Summer is all about embracing natural light and letting it flood your home. Swap heavy curtains for sheer, gauzy fabrics that allow sunlight to filter through. Consider adding breezy white or bamboo blinds to your windows for a relaxed, resort-like ambiance. As an extra touch, strategically place mirrors to reflect sunlight and create the illusion of a brighter, more spacious area. Remember, a well-lit space can make all the difference in setting the summer mood.

A beautiful blue sky view from a window with its blinds open. In the distance one can see also the sea and some Mediterranean greenery. Inside the house there is a glass round table and 4 chairs and a low ceiling light.
Natural lights is the best during summer!


With these fabulous interior design ideas, your house will be summer ready in no time. Embrace the magic of pastel colours, welcome the fragrant beauty of flowers, and let your space exude the laid-back charm of the sunny season. Whether you're hosting poolside parties or simply enjoying a quiet afternoon at home, these simple and affordable tips will transform your house into a summer haven you'll never want to leave. So, go ahead, bask in the breezy vibes, and let the sunshine in!

And now, the mood board for you! Get summer ready with some inspo for home décor:

A mood board with all home décor for summer vibes. There is a pastel green sofa with scattered cushions, a wooden side table with a vase on top, a lamp, a throw on a ladder shelf, a colour palette example, a jute ceiling light, a few vases.
Summer home mood board

- Riviera stripes vase - Oliver Bonas

- Ravello vase - Cotswold Company

- Kyo bowl - Nkuku

- Rattan dome shade - Cox&Cox

- Betania side table - Anthropologie

Comment below and let me know what is your favourite home summer décor!


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