Cottage Inspired Summer Decor Ideas

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Cottage Inspired Summer Decor

Hey friends, it is no surprise by now that I love fresh flowers in my home. Here are a few ways I used lilacs for my cottage inspired summer decor.

A few weeks ago I shared my dining room all decorated with lilacs, but if you’ve been around for a while you know that I couldn’t help adding them all over my house so I could snap a few photos! Do you love fresh flowers? I hope you enjoy seeing how I chose to use lilacs for my cottage inspired summer decor!

Cottage Dining Room Refresh
Vintage Shopping Basket thrifted find home decor
Cottage Dining Area with reclaimed wood table

I absolutely love lilac season, probably because there are giant lilac bushes all over our neighborhood and I feel like they usher in summertime. 

There’s just nothing like driving down the road and seeing bursts of pink, purple and white. The color instantly puts a big smile on my face after a long and cold winter! 

Cozy cottage kitchen decor elements
Decorating with fresh flowers for summer inspired decor

There’s really not much to say about these photos, other than the fact that fresh flowers always steal the show. 

If it were up to me, I’d fill my house with fresh blooms every week! There’s nothing more beautiful to me than an old antique table with fresh cut flowers in a found vase. 

Dining Room decorated with vintage and thrifted finds
Cottage Dining Room Lilac Tour

I hope these images of our simple home show you just how easy summer decorating can be. You really don’t need much to create a beautiful atmosphere. In fact, the older I get, the less I feel like I need. 

Simple is always better. 

Summer Cottage Kitchen with fresh lilacs
Cottage inspired summer decor ideas with fresh flowers

If you click on the YouTube link above, I’m sharing a tour of our home along with four other amazing YouTube friends! Sarah from Grace in My Space, Amy Fritz, Rachel from Stone Cottage Home, and Sarah from She Holds Dearly

So grab yourself a cup of coffee and enjoy all the beautiful summertime inspiration. I can’t wait to watch and see all of their summer decor, too!

And speaking of coffee…at the beginning of my video I decided to make my version of the perfect cup of Joe…mmmm it’s so good! 

I’m curious if any of you drink coffee like I do? Check it out and let me know haha! 

Cozy cottage kitchen with fresh flower touches
Kitchen Fresh Flower Decor Touches
Lilac Cottage Inspired Entryway

Today I’ll leave you with some of my favorite summer decorating blog posts from the past, as well as some of my favorite lilac tours. 

It’s fun to go back and see how my home has changed over the years! 

Have you officially started summer yet? Are your kids still at home with you or are you an empty nester? I love learning more about my readers! 

Thanks for stopping by friends and I hope these cottage inspired summer decor ideas were an inspiration!

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  1. I probably missed this but, would like to know where you purchased your living room chairs? Thank you and have a blessed day.

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