This post shows you cute inspo for the best summer decorations for home!

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Summertime is finally here!

It's time to embrace the sunny vibes and bring out the bright colors, fresh patterns, and light, airy textures.

I love to change my home decor with the seasons, but I leave a few evergreen key pieces.

If you're looking for some inspo for chic and easy DIY summer decorations, you're in the right place.

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You should experiment with a few different centerpieces and find out which one you like the most.

Now, let's get into these summer decorations for home!

1. A gorgeous summer wreath

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This summer mantel decor is a breath of fresh air.

The natural wreath with white blossoms brings in a touch of nature and rustic charm.

Pair it with wooden accents and woven baskets to complete the look.

The candles and neutral decor keep the look light and inviting.

Eucalyptus wreath

Floral wreath

2. Pillar candles and lemon table runner

centerpiece for round dining table

Here is another way to make use of lemons.

If you want a different centerpiece, then you'll love this idea!

Table runners add a touch of elegance and color to a dining setup.

Fill a long wooden basket with large green leaves and lemons. Finish off the summer decor with some candles.

Faux eucalyptus garland

3. Add fresh flowers

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Nothing says summer more than adding fresh flowers to your summer centerpiece.

This beautiful summer mantel piece incorporates a few ceramics, and a gorgeous bouquet.

4. Ceramics and greenery

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Stick to the basics.

Sometimes, all you need are a few ceramics, some greenery, and wooden beads.

This instantly elevates any home and is super simple to create.

Wood slabs

Ceramic vases

5. Blue tablecloth and fresh lemons

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A blue and yellow color scheme is a game-changer for your home this summer. 

If you want your home to feel like Greece, this is perfect for you.

The blue tablecloth and fresh lemons add a pop of color to the space.

This setup is perfect for summer gatherings.

6. Lemons, candle holders, and an evergreen garland

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What screams summer more than fresh lemons?

Bring a touch of freshness to your mantel look by adding a few lemons.

Yellow lemons have such a vibrant color that contrasts beautifully with the evergreen garland.

Faux lemons

7. Twine and baby's breath

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If you want a simple and elegant centerpiece, arrange eucalyptus and baby's breath together.

The greenery from the eucalyptus paired with the white flowers is a timeless combo.

This is also one of my favorite styles for summer wedding centerpieces or just on the dining table.

Baby's breath

8. Wildflowers in mason jars

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Transform your mantle with this simple decor idea!

All you need are a few glass bottles or mason jars in different shapes and your favorite wildflowers.

Not only does this look beautiful, but it is a fun DIY project.

It brings a rustic, natural charm while still remaining chic.

Blue mason jar


9. Get a cute tray

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Trays are so much fun to design and are the perfect base for all summer table centerpieces.

To create a coastal-themed tray, layer it with various summer-themed items such as seashells, starfish, driftwood, and beach-scented candles.

Rustic tiered tray

Starfish and sea shells

10. Sunflowers and mason jars

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Nothing screams summer like sunflowers!

These gorgeous yellow flowers add a pop of color to your home.

You can display them in cute mason jars like this or place them in a traditional vase for a focal point.


11. Round mirror and fresh greenery

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For this mantel decor, create a relaxing and cozy ambiance with an evergreen garland and candlesticks.

This can also easily work as Christmas decor in the holiday season.

Embrace the timeless elegance of this look.

Round mirror


12. Citrus fruit and gorgeous flowers

summer lemon centerpieces

Bring a touch of freshness to your home by adding citrus!

Citrus is a great way to embrace the summer spirit, adding an insanely good fragrance to your home. 

Consider adding wildflowers of your choice; my personal favorites are lavender and daisies.

13. Classic white hydrangea

Summer table centerpieces

If you want something a little more neutral, then try this out; this idea is as classic as it comes.

Pop some white hydrangeas in a simple glass vase; consider adding some large green leaves or candles to add some interest.

It is an evergreen idea that can be used year-round.

14. A eucalyptus wreath

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Is the summer season complete without a wreath? 

Create a gorgeous summer wreath for your mantel. 

This eucalyptus wreath makes the perfect addition to the living room and can easily be used for the holiday season as well.

Hang your summer wreath above your mantel to give guests a warm welcome.

Summer wreath

15. Bright colors

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Is summer decor complete without including vibrant colors?

Create a gorgeous centerpiece on your coffee table by adding a bunch of your favorite summer flowers.

Choose vibrant colors such as orange, pink, and yellow to create the warmth and energy of the summer months.

Pop them in a beautiful vase to finish off the look.

16. Candle holders

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Instead of the usual floral arrangement, candles are another equally good way to add summer decor. 

Create a modern summer centerpiece look by keeping things minimal.

To recreate this look, all you need are a few candle holders along the center of the table.

It’s a simple decor, yet it’s so eye-catching.

Taper candles

17. Use a tray for a simple summer centerpiece styling

centerpiece for coffee table

I am showing you another tray example because they look super adorable.

There are an endless amount of different tray decor you can do, so experiment with them to find the perfect one.

You can choose to be really playful with a coastal-themed tray or go super minimalistic with a few of your favorite decor pieces.

Woven tray

LED candles

18. Floating candles

centerpiece for round table

How cool are these floating tea lights?

Instead of the usual summer centerpieces, this is a great way to spice it up.

Add some faux flowers to make it look more elegant.

This is perfect for a dinner party, wedding, or just general home decor.

19. Flowers and mason jars

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Check out this fun DIY project!

To recreate this, you only need a wooden box with three drilled holes in the top.

Place your mason jars inside and add your bouquets of colorful flowers.

It's cute and simple, making it the perfect DIY for summer.

20. Greenery and circle mirrors

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As the warmer months are approaching, why not add some greenery around your mirror?

This decor is such a creative and chic way to bring summer into your home.

Wrap some faux vines around your mirror to create a cozy charm.

Circle mirror

Faux vines

21. Play with scale

centerpiece for dining table

The easiest way to make your centerpiece look balanced is to play around with the scale.

How do you do this? Make sure you have summer decor pieces that vary in size.

For example, a tall vase of flowers, a bowl of fresh lemons, starfish, and a few smaller items like coasters or candles.

22. Eucalyptus and a round mirror

summer mantel ideas

How sleek and fresh is this summer mantel?

The round mirror adds a touch of elegance, while the greenery and ceramics keep things simple and stylish.

To create visual interest, choose items of different heights, such as a tall vase, a large mirror, and a small candle.

This is perfect for those who love minimalist decor!

Faux eucalyptus

23. Flowers, mason jars, and pearls

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You only need a few faux pearls and a mason jar to recreate this summer centerpiece.

I love how this simple living room idea uses bright colors to brighten up the space.

Add blush roses and baby’s breath for a soft and romantic touch.

This DIY centerpiece is perfect for any summer occasion.

Faux pearls

24. Boho themed mantel decor

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If you want a different mantel idea, why not go for the boho vibe?

Embrace a mix of natural materials, textures, patterns, and colors.

Arrange a collection of different prints, frames, and pampas grass to add personality and create a relaxed atmosphere.

Pampas grass

Framed art prints

25. Tulips

centerpiece for kitchen table

Who doesn't love tulips?

Fill tall glass vases with water and place a single tulip inside each one.

Add floating candles on top to create a soft, inviting glow.

These glass vases filled with bright tulips are a beautiful yet simple summer centerpiece.

26. Yellow and white flowers

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Yellow and white are a match made in heaven. 

Brighten your home with cheerful white and yellow accents. 

Add a display vase or a ceramic pitcher filled with vibrant yellow and white flowers, such as tulips, sunflowers, or daisies.

27. Create a Fourth of July themed tray

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As the warmer months are approaching, why not celebrate Independence Day in style?

A tiered tray decked out with patriotic mugs, greenery, and a flag is perfect for your holiday celebration.

It's a simple and stylish way to celebrate Independence Day.

Fourth of July tray decor

DIY centerpieces

This post shows you inspo for the best summer decorations for home!

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