While transitioning your wardrobe and shoe selection may be the official sign of summer, updating your space to reflect the change of season is just as important and even more fun. It's easy to welcome warm-weather vibes with a few simple decorative swaps that instantly give your abode a light and airy feel while introducing a bright spot into your space—no matter the size. Since summer is in full swing, it's time to invite the beauty of the outdoors in with these colorful, seasonal décor essentials that will help you embrace the warmth and sunshine. Shop our favorite easy, breezy summer décor swaps below.
Start from the ground up by replacing your neutral rug with a pop of color in the carpet.
These lightweight, turquoise chevron chairs are as practical as they are pretty, and they're the perfect seating selection for summer dinner parties around your table.
There's no better way to invite the outdoors in than displaying some fresh, seasonal blooms (dahlias or marigolds signify summer) in delicate bud vases throughout your home.
Since you'll frequently be breaking out the rosé for the summer months, why not have a little fun with some cheeky and bright cocktail napkins to add to the party (even if it's a party of one)?
Replace heavy, wool winter blankets with a lightweight throw to cozy up the couch and to curl up in at night without overheating.
Use colorful and bright-patterned throw pillows as an easy update to transform the entire room into a warm-weather oasis.
You'll sleep soundly under a cool, summer-weight duvet. Stash your winter bedspread in the closet, and give your bedroom a refresh with a clean, crisp white one with colorful details.
The scent of fig and melon from a (safe, nontoxic) hand-poured soy candle will make your space smell like the epitome of summer.
With longer days, summer is all about embracing the natural never-ending daylight. Angle a decorative mirror to reflect the glorious sunsets into your space.
One of the best things about summer is the fresh fruit and berries that come with the season. Display the colorful (and healthy) snacks in a clear glass bowl to welcome the farm stand feel into your kitchen.
Wall art is another way to inject instant brightness into your space. Choose a colorful photograph that provides a view of the ocean, sunset, and sand, even if you're not beachfront.
Another upside of the warm-weather months? Iced-coffee. Make your own cold brew with this cool and easy-to-use device that adds a modern design element as well.
Swap heavy drapes with some sheer, airy curtains that let the natural light in while giving you some shade from the glaring sun at the same time.
Which summer décor swap suggestion is your favorite?