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As the weather warms up, change up things around your home with these 20 cottage style summer decor ideas and DIYs.

Cottage Style Summer Decor Ideas

Summer decor ideas packed with cottage and farmhouse style

The cozy cottage style can make any home feel warm and welcoming, which is probably why it’s so popular these days. Mixing rustic elements with a variety of textures and patterns along with some flea market finds can transform any space. Since the weather is starting to warm up, it’s a good time to give your house a seasonal refresh. Check out some of my favorite cottage style summer décor ideas!

You can add a bit of cottage charm to any room or area of your home, both inside and out. The best part is, there are plenty of ways to decorate on a budget or even tackle a few easy DIY projects.

From planters and window boxes to centerpieces, wall art and vignettes, the cottage style can be incorporated virtually anywhere and the effort will be totally worth it!

Get Ready for Summer with these Cottage-Inspired Decor Ideas

1 – Farmhouse Window Boxes

farmhouse style window boxes from reclaimed wood

Add a bit of curb appeal with a charming farmhouse window box you can easily recreate using reclaimed wood and a stencil.

2 – Bicycle Basket Upcycled Planter

DIY bicycle basket hanging flower basket

Upcycled planters are so unique and this one makes no exception. A bicycle basket is a wonderful item to turn into a rustic planter but feel free to use other objects like old boots and buckets.

3 – Nautical Summer Cottage Wreath

nautical denim wreath

A nautical/coastal theme is perfect for summer décor and this wreath is made using an old pair of jeans so it couldn’t get more frugal than this!

4 – DIY Summer Garden Clock

Rustic Garden Clock

This garden clock is monumentally cute and I am sure it’s super fun to make. If you have an old tabletop to repurpose that would make a great start.

5 – Garden Birdhouse (Dollar Store) DIY

Dollar Store Garden Bird Houses

Transform your garden with a budget-friendly DIY using Dollar Store items. How cute are these garden birdhouses?

6 – Vintage Americana Porch

patriotic summer porch

The vintage finds used to decorate this patriotic summer porch are a dream! You’ll find several vignettes on this porch you can use to create your own cottage style-Americana décor.

7 – DIY Trough Centerpiece

DIY Trough Centerpiece

Using an old through to create a rustic centerpiece is such a simple but brilliant idea! It’s easy to make and perfect for any long table.

8 – Daisy Summer Art Printables

Rustic Daisy Picture Wall Decor

Sometimes, adding a bit of cottage charm to your home can be as easy as downloading and framing a set of gorgeous vintage prints.

9 – DIY Rope Beach Decor

DIY Nautical Vase

The coastal cottage style is a must-have for summer and you can create your own inexpensive decorations using rope.

10 – Cute Summer Front Entry

Summer Front Entry Decor

To add a few summer touches to your entry use real (or faux) greenery, some twigs and rustic containers such as a rusty bucket, a basket, or an old glass jar.

11 – Mason Jar Utensil Caddy

DIY Summer Utensil Caddy

Combining both style and function you can make this gorgeous mason jar utensil caddy for your outdoor summer table.

12 – Decorative Sailboats

Rustic Sailboat Decorations

Make a set of rustic sailboats to add a bit of beach-inspired decor to your home!

13 – Country Inspired Summer Kitchen

Country Inspired Summer Kitchen

Neutral colors with a few touches of green can transform your kitchen to celebrate summer in a simple, rustic style.

14 – Scrappy Flag Pillow Cover

Scrappy Flag Pillow Cover

This scrappy flag pillow is relaxing project that requires minimal sewing so it’s perfect for a rainy afternoon.

15 – Summer Coffee Table Vignette

Summer Hydrangea Centerpiece

The coffee table is a great place to decorate for summer and this post will give you valuable tips on how to create a layered vignette for the warm season.

16 – Wagon Wheel Wreath

wagon wheel summer wreath

Isn’t this such an exciting way to repurpose a decorative wagon wheel? The mini watering can is adorable!

17 – Message in a Bottle

message in a bottle craft

You can quickly turn old bottles into coastal décor using sea glass spray. It’s definitely a fun project and you can use these message bottles not only as home décor, but also for events such as parties, birthdays, and even weddings.

18 – Cozy Summer Cottage Living Room

summer living room decor

Here’s a living room full of amazing cottage style decorating ideas you can try this summer.

19 – Croquet Mallet Art

croquet mallet wall decor

I love unique pieces of art and this one certainly fits the bill! The mallets were fixed on the boards using wire so making this couldn’t get any easier.

20 – Nautical Table Lamp Makeover

nautical lamp makeover

Who would have thought an old table lamp and a drum lampshade could go through such a dramatic transformation? The results are stunning and the lamp will perfectly complement a beachy vignette.

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