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If you’re inspired to decorate this summer, HGTV.com has ideas and inspiration to get you started. Check out Fresh Summer Design Trends. Here are some highlights:

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Take on a painting project using summer colors that will last long past Labor Day. I love this trendy ocean-blue wall color by Farrow and Ball.


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Carry the feeling of the sea throughout your home with beach-inspired decor.  Keep accessories light — think colors of the sand — and display seashells and other coastal finds.

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Nothing says summer like a fresh-flower centerpiece. Created with old bottles and a vintage tool caddy, this low-effort centerpiece is high style. Get more ideas for incorporating summertime, flea market finds into your home’s decor.

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Greet summer guests with an entryway decorated with flowering shrubs, a colorful flag and cozy furniture. A welcoming dog gets you extra points for style.

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Get your backyard ready for guests with these summer entertaining tips including how to create this party-perfect table setting by John Gidding.

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If you’re craving a kitchen redo, save money by painting existing cabinets. David Bromstad used chalkboard paint for this kid-friendly design.

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  1. By Design Interiors says:

    This are all great ideas, but I think the best thing is that in the lazy days of summer, decorating doesn't have to be a ton of work. Most of these ideas are the fairly simplistic ways to make a house a home, while introducing some summer flare. Quick, easy and beautiful.

  2. Laurel Stephens says:

    Hi! Loved the fresh flower centerpiece and shared it on The North End Loft Friday Finds today. Thanks!

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