Summer is in the air, and that means it’s time to refresh your home decor! Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy project or something more ambitious, there are plenty of DIY decorating ideas that are perfect for summer.
In this blog post, we’ll share 15 of our favorite DIY summer decorating projects. We’ve got something for everyone, from simple projects that can be done in an afternoon to more elaborate projects that will keep you busy for a weekend.
So whether you’re looking to add a touch of summer to your indoor space or create a fun and festive outdoor oasis, we’ve got you covered. Read on for inspiration!
15 DIY Decorating Projects To Brighten Up Your Home
Indoor Summer DIY Ideas
Let’s start off with a few Summer DIY ideas to decorate the inside of your home!
The 4th of July is a time for celebration, and what better way to celebrate than with a patriotic pillow cover? Rachel shares this easy no-sew project that can be customized to your liking.
Are you looking for a new Summer wreath? If so, then you’ll love this mermaid wreath with a coastal touch. It’s perfect for your front door or beach house.
A hanging summer door basket is a great way to add charm and beauty to your entrance while offering a refreshing change from the usual wreath. Here are 5 easy steps to make your own door basket for summer with vibrant Americana colors.
Amy wanted to see if she could make some of my favorite Pottery Barn looks for less! Here is her DIY version of the Paper Mache Centerpiece Bowl from Pottery Barn.
Are you looking forward to celebrating the 4th of July? If you want an easy holiday decor project, check out this simple patriotic flower pot you can create yourself! It’s perfect to use inside or out on your patio.
Ann found these old vanity Maine license plates in a family shed. See how she turned them into an adorable hat rack to use as wall decor.
Renae will show you how she painted a checkerboard floor in her greenhouse for an extra whimsical touch. Learn how to get the job done quickly and easily with this DIY project!
Outdoor Summer Project DIY Ideas
Here are a few outdoor Summer DIY projects to try.
Need ideas for setting an outdoor summer table? This summer tablescape using touches of blues and terracotta is casual yet elegant as the sun sets and the colors change. Come see how easy it is to set a pretty summer table outdoors!
Looking for a way to protect your firepit from the elements? Well, look no further than this easy DIY firepit tabletop cover! AnnMarie made this with just a few simple materials for about $25.
Do you love summer nights outdoors but don’t love the bug bites that come with it? There’s a way to keep the bugs at bay by keeping certain plants nearby. Learn how to plant a mosquito repellent garden in 7 easy steps with Stacy from Bricks ‘n Blooms.
Want to make your terra cotta pots look like they’ve been around for centuries? Try aging them with fertilizer, yogurt, or salt! These three methods offer a unique and easy way to achieve an aged look.
Conserve water for your garden and add curb appeal to your outdoor living spaces with this easy step-by-step tutorial to build a DIY water barrel
Looking for a fun and easy summer wreath idea? All you need is a few simple things to make this unique wreath to coordinate with your lake-themed summer decor. It will fit in perfectly with vintage skis or paddles, and all those fun family water-fun pictures! Here’s how to make a DIY Lake Themed Patriotic Wreath.
Add a DIY curtain to an outdoor shower for pretty privacy around an often used patio space.
You will never believe what I made this garden obelisk from. Here’s a hint. You probably have one sitting in a closet. It’s such a fun project and makes any planter even prettier.
I hope you enjoyed this list of 15 DIY summer decorating projects! With so many great options to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect project to brighten up your home this summer.