5 Ways to Create Your Summer House

Summer Decorating Ideas - The Inspired Room Entry

Do you have a summer house? This is the time of year when we might be scrolling through Facebook and notice that so many people seem to be heading off to their vacation homes or are traveling to exotic destinations for their summer vacation. That’s so fun! But even if you aren’t heading off to either place, take heart. The home you’re in is one of the best destinations of all.

Pretty Small Deck

The Inspired Room Secret Garden - Backyard with Adirondack Chair

Whether we are heading off to a tropical location or not, let’s give our home-base a little seasonal refresh so we can enjoy our “summer place” and have a little more R & R right where we are.

Today I’m sharing five ways to create your summer home over on (in)courage!

Photo sources:

Entry wall color: Studio Taupe by Behr

Door color: Kendall Charcoal by Benjamin Moore

Linen wingback settee

DIY bottle lamp

Rug

Dip-dyed stool

Adirondack chair

Wicker armless chairs

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White Kitchen with Copper Barstools - Summer Cottage in Sweden

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Inspiration from the New York Times Best Selling Book - Love the Home You Have by The Inspired Room

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Simple DIY Burlap Pots - The Inspired Room

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Summer House Tour - The Inspired Room Family Room Fireplace

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