Step Up Your Summer Style with These 4 DIY Decor Ideas

Saving money for a summer getaway but still want to brighten up your space? Turn your home into your own little personal paradise with these four home decor DIY projects that’ll add a splash of sunshine to any room.

DIY Decor Ideas: Laze All Day with Throw Pillows

Make your patio perfect for soaking up the sun with DIY throw pillows for your outdoor furniture. This wallet-friendly sewing project is an easy way to add a big pop of summer to your home, whether you’re a sewing beginner or a master seamster. Embrace the shades of the season with bright colors, bold floral patterns or tropical greens. Boost the savings by picking up fabric from your local thrift store. 

DIY Decor Ideas: Give Your Yard a Glow Up with Homemade Lanterns

Time to light up the barbecue — and your patio. Enchant your guests and add a charming touch to your summer soirees with homemade lanterns. For this DIY decor idea, you can buy materials like tea candles and mason jars or just use what you have lying around the house, like paper bags and mismatched string lights, because fireflies alone won’t cut it.

DIY Decor Ideas: Enjoy the Summer Breeze with a Seashell Wind Chime 

Daydreaming of drinking mai tais on the sand, but stuck at home in a landlocked state? Bring the beach to you with a handmade wind chime made with seashells and driftwood you’ve collected on past vacations — or from your local craft store — then close your eyes and let the gentle sound transport you to a sun-drenched seashore.

DIY Decor Ideas: Splash Into a Drip Painting 

Bring this season’s trending colors into your space with your very own acrylic drip painting. Accent art is a great way to bring in summer’s vivid hues — without repainting your entire space — and it’s a home decor DIY activity your whole family can enjoy together. Pick up an acrylic drip paint kit at your local craft store and make something you can admire all year long. 

Looking for a home worthy of a summer staycation? Get in touch with one of our Home Guides and we’ll help you start your search.

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