As the weather warms up, change up things around your home with these 20 cottage style summer decor ideas and DIYs.
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
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
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
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
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
Transform your garden with a budget-friendly DIY using Dollar Store items. How cute are these garden birdhouses?
6 – Vintage Americana 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
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
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
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
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
Combining both style and function you can make this gorgeous mason jar utensil caddy for your outdoor summer table.
12 – Decorative Sailboats
Make a set of rustic sailboats to add a bit of beach-inspired decor to your home!
13 – 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
This scrappy flag pillow is relaxing project that requires minimal sewing so it’s perfect for a rainy afternoon.
15 – Summer Coffee Table Vignette
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
Isn’t this such an exciting way to repurpose a decorative wagon wheel? The mini watering can is adorable!
17 – Message in a Bottle
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
Here’s a living room full of amazing cottage style decorating ideas you can try this summer.
19 – Croquet Mallet Art
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
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.