Summer is here and I couldn’t be more excited! I love summer – it’s my favorite season of all. I really love decorating for summer and bringing some of that wonderful warmth and brightness into my home. For the occasion, I’ve found a collection of 80 different ways that you can use summer flora to decorate your home and bring some of that wonderful sunshine indoors. Well, not technically the sunshine but close enough.
All of these projects will help you to bring a bit of summer joy to your home and garden decorating. From wreaths for the front door to beautiful flower laden centerpieces, you are sure to find the perfect way to add summer flowers and greenery throughout your home. I love decorating with fresh flowers but you can just as easily use silk flowers if you want to create something that will last for a few seasons. And while you’re busy crafting away, be sure to check out these 55 summer crafts to keep the kids entertained, as well.
Summer is perfect for crafting and DIY projects, mostly because you can be indoors during the hottest part of the day and move your projects outdoors to enjoy the beautiful sunshine when it’s not too hot. Plus, you get to add beautiful décor to your home that will brighten it up for the summer season. Some of these have a wonderful beach theme – that just screams summer, doesn’t it? – and some of them are all flowers, so no matter what your taste in décor, you’re sure to find something to make and decorate with in this collection. Be sure to also take a look at these 70 backyard DIY projects for summer. There’s something in here to make your lawn and garden perfect for entertaining.
So, let’s get started on some summer crafts! I can’t wait for you to try some of these beautiful floral creations. They’re going to bring so much summery joy to your home and your life. Be sure to let me know which is your favorite and share which ones you have tried!
1. DIY Pool Noodle Wreath
Pool noodles are great for so many reasons. They’re really versatile and they’re really cheap. You can get them at the Dollar Store for a dollar each, and then use one to make this amazing wreath for your summer decorating. Just roll the pool noodle into a circle, tape it together and then decorate it however you want. You can even cut additional noodles to make various shapes on your wreath.
2. Fresh Summer Flower Garland
If you grow your own flowers, you can take cuts of those and create this stunning fresh flower garland to add summer charm to any area of your home. If you don’t grow your own flowers, stop by the grocery store or farmer’s market and pick up a few flowers or you could use silk flowers if you want the garland to last for several years. It’s pretty easy to put together and instantly adds summertime charm.
3. Colorful Summer Grapevine Wreath
Turn your front door into a beautiful display of summer with this gorgeous wreath. The best thing about this one is that it takes only a few minutes to put together. You’ll need a grapevine wreath form and then some canvas flowers which you can buy or make yourself. Add moss ribbon and some glitter and you’ve got a beautiful display that will only take you about an hour to complete.
4. Summer Flower Chalkboard Crates
These chalkboard crates are perfect for any time of the year and when you add summer flowers, they’re even better. You can make whatever message you want and then add your favorite summer plants. Put them out on the porch as a welcome to your guests or you could just as easily move them inside if you want to decorate your counter or table.
5. Painted Wine Bottle Vases
You can instantly add summer floral beauty to any room when you just put your chosen flowers in a vase. These painted wine bottle vases also have a great beach theme so they’re perfect for adding summer charm – what says summer more than the beach? You can do these yourself, or just check out these that I found on Etsy. They’re under $10 each and so gorgeous!
6. Billy Ball Floral Stems
For those of you who are allergic to flowers, these DIY Billy ball floral stems are the perfect way to add some summer décor, without the allergies. You make these from foam balls and they are great for adding to any vase or centerpiece. They’ll give you that summer flower look without worries of pollen or other allergens, and they’re really easy to make.
7. DIY Summer Floral Chandelier
This summer chandelier is beautiful and it’s really easy to put together. No matter what size or style of chandelier you have, you can easily turn it into this beautiful summertime flower display. You’ll need floral wire and a selection of greenery and silk or fresh flowers. You create a swag of flowers and then just tuck it up around your chandelier.
8. Easy DIY Summer Plank Wreath
I love decorating with beach themes during summer but that doesn’t mean that I don’t also incorporate flowers wherever I can. I adore this plank wreath, which is pretty easy to make and has a wonderful nautical theme with flip flops, rope and anchors. You can also add in a few flowers to make it even lovelier. Choose flowers that you would see at the beach or anything that you have in your yard to give it a nice floral touch.
9. Festive Paper Flower Summer Wreath
You don’t necessarily have to use fresh or silk flowers to get a great floral effect. You can also make your flowers out of paper or just cut out silhouettes to add décor. This wreath is a great example, and it’s one of the easiest to make. The flowers on this one are made from doilies, which are really inexpensive. The entire thing could cost you less than $5, depending on where you find your supplies.
10. Colorful Colander Hanging Planters
An old metal colander painted a bright yellow, or any other summer-ish color you want, is perfect for adding a bit of floral charm to your home or porch. Once your colander paint has dried, just use it as a planter to add your favorite summer flowers. You can hang these inside or out and they’re the perfect way to add a bit of floral charm.
11. Easy Summer Bicycle Wreath
Nothing says summer more than a bicycle, right? That’s why I love this bicycle wreath. It’s so warm and welcoming and also gives you the perfect opportunity to show off some of your favorite flowers. Just tuck a few blooms into the bicycle basket or you could place them strategically around the wreath form to add even more floral charm.
12. Summer Bloom Wooden Sign
Wooden signs are wonderful for decorating and this one has lovely summer flowers on it, making it perfect for summer decorating. The sign itself has a great rustic appeal and the flowers are bright and cheery, just perfect for summer. You can get this one on Etsy for under $40 if you don’t want to make it yourself.
13. Easy Summer Daisy Wreath
You could also choose fabric with a summery print, but I’m sort of partial to the bandana. Plus, it’s an easy and really quick way to add a nice summer wreath to the front door.
14. Summery Flower Curtain Tiebacks
On this one, you can use lace to create your flowers or use actual flowers if you prefer. These tiebacks are so very easy to make and will instantly perk up the room and give it a nice warm summery appeal. If you’re using lace or another fabric, you just create the flower by layering it and hot glue in between layers. It’s so easy and won’t take you longer than half an hour to complete a set or two.
15. Easy DIY Centerpiece
This centerpiece idea is gorgeous and so very easy to put together. You just need a wire basket of some sort, a few glass vases or bottles and your chosen flowers. Again, daisies are so perfect for summer but you could use any brightly colored flower. This has such a wonderful farmhouse appeal to it and would be perfect for the dining room table.
16. Hand Painted Daisy Mason Jars
What better way to add some summer charm than with mason jars? And if those mason jars just happen to have daisies painted on them, well that’s even better. These are really easy to do and will give you that great farmhouse look if that’s what you’re after. Mason jar projects are my favorite and this one is definitely at the top of my list.
17. DIY Clay Flowers
If you don’t have any real flowers, or just prefer not to decorate with them, you can easily make these DIY clay flowers and use them for all of your summer decorating. Incidentally, this is a great project for kids, as well. Choose clay in bright colors and create whatever flowers you want. Then use your clay flowers for wreaths, centerpieces, to decorate picture frames or whatever you want.
18. Summer Perfect DIY Glitter Vases
How you display your flowers is important if you want to bring some of that summer beauty indoors. These DIY glitter vases are so very easy to create and give you the perfect place for all of those summer blooms. You start with plain glass vases, or bottles, and then Mod Podge to give them glittery appeal. These are also great for wedding décor!
19. Summery Flower Pillow
Adding throw pillows to your couch, chairs or even patio furniture is a wonderful way to change your décor just a bit and add splashes of color. When those pillows have beautiful summer flowers on them, you can instantly bring a bit of summer into your home. I love this pillow I found on Etsy that has loads of summer roses on it. It’s handmade and under $40 and would be the perfect touch of summer for your couch or loveseat.
20. Paper Mache Floral Letters
These paper mache floral letters are perfect as a table decoration or they can grace the mantel as well. Paper mache is always such a fun project and these letters are so gorgeous. I think a monogram type letter would be great for the mantel or you could create any number of messages for your tables. These would also be wonderful wedding table decorations.
21. Rope Wrapped Summer Centerpiece
I love wrapping vases and jars in rope. They make such gorgeous centerpieces and when you add a few summer blooms, they’re even more gorgeous. This one is so easy and won’t take you more than 15 minutes to complete. Just wrap rope around your chosen vessel, hot gluing it as you go so that it stays securely in place. Then add your favorite flowers and you’ve got a summery bouquet that’s perfect for the dining room table.
22. Easy DIY Succulent Centerpiece
Succulents are great for decorating and they’re so versatile and easy to maintain. You can turn any ordinary jar or bottle into a great summer centerpiece by just adding a few succulents. Put several containers on a tray and load them with succulents for a great centerpiece for the dining room or patio table. You can also alternate your succulents with smaller blooms from your flower garden.
23. Summery Baby’s Breath Flower Arrangement
Baby’s breath is used to create such beautiful flower arrangements, particularly for weddings. You can also use it all on its own to create a stunning summer arrangement for weddings or home décor. Just add your baby’s breath to a mason jar and maybe even embellish the jar with burlap or twine.
24. Numbered Floral Centerpiece
This one is really for weddings – to number the tables at the reception – but I think it would work just as well for home décor. You could do your house numbers in this style to dress up your front porch or deck. All you really have to do is choose a potted flower and then add your number to it. Larger plants work beautifully on the porch or deck to add summer beauty and display those house numbers at the same time.
25. Easy DIY Dried Flower Candles
You can create stunning candles by sticking dried flowers to them and then dipping them in clear wax. This is a great way to get those blooms inside without actually having to worry about keeping live plants healthy. Plus, you can display your flower candles in any number of candlestick or jar options and have them all over the house.
26. Quick Mason Jar Centerpiece
Again, mason jars are wonderful and they give you so many options for displaying your favorite summer blooms. This centerpiece in particular shouldn’t take you more than a few minutes to create. Just paint the mason jar a bright color – yellow is perfect for summer – and then add embellishment with burlap or fabric tied on with twine. Pop in your daisies or other summer flowers and you’re all set.
27. Floating Paper Flower Wreath
A few paper roses and some string or twine are all you need to create these lovely paper flower wreaths that seem to float above your vases. Just tie the flowers all together with your twine and then center the wreath over a mason jar or other vase. It will look like it’s floating and instantly give your home a summer pick me up.
28. DIY Summer Floral Art
Whether you use real or silk flowers, this DIY summer floral art is perfect for bringing a bit of summer into your home. I love the gold frame, although white would also look beautiful. Just tie your flowers with thread and hang them down through the frame’s opening. You can hang this one the wall or display it using a picture easel.
29. Summer Floral Garland And Welcome Banner
You can add instant charm to your front porch or entry with this floral banner that also serves as a welcome sign. If you want it indoors and don’t really want the welcome message, just don’t do that part. The floral garland itself is stunning and will really give you some summery blooms to decorate any doorway or window.
30. 10 Minute Floral Halo
So, this quick and easy floral halo is meant to be worn, but I thought it would also make a beautiful decoration. You can use it to surround larger candles or vases on the coffee table or just hang it on the wall by itself. It’s pretty easy to make and simply screams summer. And, since it doesn’t take long, you could do several of these and have matching floral rings for centerpiece candles.
31. DIY Floral Hanging Frame
Here’s another great frame idea for displaying your pictures and adding a bit of flora to your home this summer. You can get a wire frame with hanger at any craft store, or fashion one yourself from an embroidery hoop and some chicken wire. Then, add your pictures and whatever silk or fresh flowers you want to adorn it and hang it up!
32. Fresh Or Silk Flower Napkin Rings
If you have a special occasion coming up, I would suggest using fresh flowers for these easy to make napkin rings. Of course, silk will last much longer so if you’re just looking to add some summer charm to the dining room, I would use silk so that they last all season. You just glue or sew the flowers onto elastic ponytail holders and you’re all set.
33. Beauty And The Beast Inspired Flower Cloche
You don’t have to use a red rose to create your very own Beauty and the Beast flower cloche. You can use any summer flower that you have. Day lilies work wonderfully for this or you could use daisies or even sunflowers if that’s what you prefer. It’s a beautiful statement piece that can serve as a table or mantel decoration or even a centerpiece – and it’s perfect for little girls’ summer birthday parties!
34. Flower String Wall Hanging
This garland like hanging allows you to display different types of flowers and would be perfect for adding a little summer flora to the kitchen. Just choose your flowers and string them together in different sections. Then string all your sections onto twine, burlap, string or even a branch from the yard to create a hanging display that adds instant summer charm.
35. DIY Flower Petal Stained Glass
I really love these stained glass panels and they’re perfect for adding some floral décor to your home. You actually press your flowers onto transparent contact paper, which makes them very flexible. You can use them to dress up your front door, windows, or even various picture frames around your house. This is pretty easy to do and lets you add all sorts of flowers throughout your home.
36. Upcycled Tissue Box Flower Vase
How creative is this upcycled tissue box vase? I love that it’s an upcycling project and that it creates such a beautiful vase for displaying your summer blooms. It’s covered in newspapers and Mod Podge, although you could also do pictures of various flowers if you really want to add some flora. It’s rather long too so it makes the perfect centerpiece for the dining room or kitchen table.
37. Flowery Flip Flop Summer Wreath
I love this summer wreath that incorporates flip flops and flowers! It just screams warm weather and it’s so easy to make. You can start with a wreath form or make your own from a pool noodle. Then cover with summery fabric and add some cheap flip flops and a few real or silk flowers to give it that great summer look. This entire project is so easy and depending on the wreath form you use, can be done for around $5 or so.
38. Farmhouse Style Metal Cup Vase
A metal cup or mug is perfect for creating a great farmhouse flower display. You can often find these old metal cups at thrift stores and flea markets for a dollar or so each. Then, use them to create a nice little floral display for the coffee table or dining room. This one is really easy and can be completely customized depending on the types of flowers that you want to show off.
39. Gorgeous DIY Mason Jar Centerpiece With Ranunculus
Ranunculus has a beautiful yellow color that is perfect for summer. This mason jar centerpiece is also perfect, mostly because it’s made from a mason jar but equally so because of the color and style. Wrap your mason jar in craft paper and then use twine or burlap to accent the center. You can spray paint the jar and even add different colors of other flowers to give it a nice rounded look.
40. Easy Hanging Flowers
What better way to decorate any room than to simply hang flowers? And by hang flowers, I mean hanging them from the ceiling. Use those longer stemmed flowers to create a summer haven in any room when you hang them from the ceiling. This is perfect for summer party decorating or to just add a little floral flair to your home this season.
41. Yarn And Felt Flower Wreath
This yarn wreath with felt flowers is beautiful and the perfect way to add some summer to your home. It’s a wreath form covered in yarn – and you can do whatever color you want – and then it has lovely little felt flowers adorning it. You could also do silk or real flowers, although I really do love the look of those little felt beauties.
42. Lovely Lemon Vase Centerpiece
While you’re busy serving delicious lemonade this summer, this lemon vase centerpiece could be adorning your table. This is so simple to do and really cheap if you have a mason jar on hand. Just fill a jar with lemon slices, add water and then top it off with your favorite summer flowers. It’s such a simple idea and yet one that adds so much beauty to any table where it sits.
43. Silk Flower Lighted Garland
I don’t recommend that you use real flowers for this one, but you can find silk flowers at Wal-Mart that look just like real ones. This garland is lighted so it’s perfect for adding a bit of ambiance to any room or you could put it on the deck for outdoor entertaining. You just add clear lights to your silk flowers and you can use any type of flower that you prefer.
44. DIY Floral Letters Wall Art
Turn those flowers into these gorgeous floral letters and decorate the walls in your home. These are pretty easy to make and you can create any number of messages with them. You can use real or silk flowers or if you want to add a bit of summer flair to the porch, why not do them with succulents? You just decorate around paper mache letters, which you can make yourself or buy at any hobby store.
45. DIY Clothesline Wreath
An old fashioned clothesline is a great way to add some summer charm to your décor. When you wrap that clothesline around a wreath form and add flowers, it’s an even better way. You can add flowers that you make from leftover fabric scraps or use silk flowers for this one – either way, it’s a lovely wreath that definitely speaks of summer.
46. Upcycled Milk Jug Water Lilies
An empty milk jug gives you loads of upcycling possibilities. Take these plastic water lilies for instance. You can make several of these with a couple of empty milk jugs and some acrylic paints. I love these and they’re the perfect way to add a little summer coloring to your home or garden.
47. $12 Mason Jar Centerpiece
Here is another wonderful centerpiece idea using mason jars and an old crate, and this one can be made for around $12 or so. You even get to make the crate for this one, so you don’t need to have one on hand. If you do, that’s even better but if not, you can create this rustic looking crate yourself and then just fill it with four mason jars that are in turn filled with your favorite summer blooms.
48. Cinderblock Porch Planters
Adding gorgeous summer colors to your porch or deck is as easy as setting up a few cinderblocks. You can use cinderblocks to create wonderful planters to line the porch or lead guests to your front door. Just turn them up so that the hole is facing upwards and add your favorite potted summer flowers or grass. These also make wonderful centerpieces for outdoor dining tables.
49. Colorful DIY Flip Flop Starburst Wreath
Here’s another great wreath using flip flops and flowers! This one is actually a wreath made from flip flops – which you can get at the Dollar Store for just a dollar per pair. Then, just embellish with silk or real flowers and hang this wonderful summer wreath right on the door. You can also add cheap sunglasses or other summer type embellishments.
50. Summer Burlap Flower Wreath
I love burlap and really think it adds charm to just about anything. That said, this wreath that has burlap flowers is my favorite thing. You just create little flowers from burlap and then use them to decorate a grapevine wreath form. How simple is that? You can also add fabric flowers, silk or any other summer type decoration that you want to really customize this one.
51. Easy Five Minute Summer Wreath
What’s better than a beautiful summer wreath? A summer wreath that only takes five minutes to DIY! This one is simply a grapevine leaf with sparkly flowers glued on. It’s hung with a bright yellow burlap ribbon which is perfect for summer. You can buy the wreath form and fabric flowers at any hobby or craft store or spend some extra time on it and make the flowers yourself. If you want something quick and easy, this is definitely the wreath for your front door.
52. DIY Paper Daffodil Bouquet
This paper daffodil bouquet in a mason jar is the prettiest summer décor that I’ve seen, particularly since these aren’t even real flowers. You make them from yellow cardstock and of course, use floral wire and tape to make them seem more real. These are perfect for adding splashes of summer color throughout the house and won’t take you long at all to finish. When you’re done, just stick them in a decorated mason jar and you have the perfect summer flower display.
53. Summer Sunflower Wreath
Summer and sunflowers go hand in hand, which is why this sunflower wreath is so perfect if you want to decorate your door for the season. It’s a hay base wreath form with silk sunflowers and greenery all the way around it. What a wonderful way to welcome the summer season! You can get this one on Etsy for $36 and you have the option of adding a letter if you want to personalize it.
54. White Picket Fence Floral Box
This little box is the perfect way to add some summer flora to your home. It’s made with floral wrapping paper and has an adorable little white picket fence on it. You can use it for jewelry storage or just about anything you want, or even leave the lid off and stick a short vase or potted plant inside.
55. Floral Picture Frame Backdrop
This is such an easy way to introduce some flora into your home this summer. Take a picture frame, remove the glass and paint it white – or yellow, or any bright summer color – and then just add flowers. Hang the frame on the wall and literally just stick flowers between the bottom of the frame and the wall. It’s simple and makes such a beautiful statement piece in the living room.
56. Inexpensive And Easy Living Succulent Wreath
Succulents are wonderful because they are such low maintenance plants. Some of them offer a beautiful flowery appearance which makes them perfect for creating a floral summer wreath. You will need a wreath frame and some moss to keep your succulents alive. I love this idea for creating a living wreath that will last even after summer. in fact, this one will live forever if you care for it properly.
57. Colorful Rain Boot Planters
Okay, so rain boots are more for spring, right? Since it’s summer though, you don’t need those rain boots as much so you’re free to decorate with them. Just sit them up and add your favorite potted summer flowers to create a very dramatic and colorful decoration by the front door or on the porch. If you can’t find tall enough blooms, use floral tubes and just add freshly cut sunflowers or other summer flora.
58. Recycled Bottle Centerpiece
Those old empty wine or soda bottles are perfect for creating a rustic summer centerpiece. Just paint them bright summer colors, or neutrals if you prefer, add your cut flowers and tie them all together with twine or burlap. This is a wonderful way to get some rustic décor and still incorporate your favorite summer flowers into your decorating.
59. Rustic Summer Garland
Here’s another beautiful garland that you can create in just a few minutes and one that adds the perfect rustic touch to your summer decorating. Just choose the flowers that you want to display and use ivy to create the look and to keep those flowers all in line. This would be beautiful above the mantel – since you’re not using your fireplace in the summer – or anywhere you want to add just a splash of summer color.
60. Rustic Burlap Flower Wreath
As far as wreaths go, this burlap flower is among my favorites. It’s not in traditional wreath form but it does look like a huge flower adoring your door and it’s the perfect summer home décor. It looks like a large sunflower and the burlap is great if you want that nice rustic country look. I found this one on Etsy and it’s under $70.
61. DIY Sprinkle Lined Vases
These vases are lined with sprinkles and perfect for adding some bright colors to your home for summer. This is a really simple project. You need two vases, one smaller than the other, and some colorful sprinkles. You just pour sprinkles into the bottom of your larger vase, add the smaller one inside that one and then fill in the gaps on the sides with more sprinkles. Then add your favorite summer flowers!
62. Stenciled Planter Box With Summer Blooms
This stenciled planter box is beautiful, easy to make and perfect for displaying those summer flowers. You build the box from scratch and can paint or stain it however you want, although I love the distressed look for great rustic décor. Once it’s finished, you just add the stenciling and then put in mason jars to hold cut flowers or potted plants. If you’re using silk flowers you could just fill the box up with those.
63. Repurposed Cupcake Stand Centerpiece
I love the idea of using a metal cupcake stand to hold flowers and succulents. With this one, you could plant a few succulents and then use some of the sections to house potted or freshly cut summer blooms. This would be a beautiful centerpiece for the dining room table and since it’s portable, you could move it out on the patio when you’re cooking out, too.
64. Beautiful Embossed Vases
These vases are covered with anaglypta, which is an embossed wallpaper that mimics pressed plaster or tin. You can find it in most home improvement or hardware stores and it’s beautiful when you use it to cover otherwise ordinary vases or jars. Once you have your vases covered, just add your flowers of choice and create a stunning centerpiece for the coffee table.
65. DIY Floral Paper Lantern
These floral paper lanterns are sure to bring summer joy to your home and garden. They’re pretty easy to make and are beautiful when you emboss them with lovely summer flowers and greenery. Pick up a few cheap paper lanterns from the Dollar Store and then just glue silk flowers on them in any design you want.
66. Tiered Bowl Floral Display
This tiered bowl centerpiece is perfect for weddings and you can use it to add some summer flora to your home decorating as well. You’ll need three bowls that alternate in sizes and some floral foam. Soak the foam in water and cut it to fit the bowls. Then stack your bowls, add flowers until the foam is all covered and refrigerate to let them all set in.
67. DIY Floral Trunk Flower Display
A small wooden trunk, Mod Podge, scrapbook paper and some flowers are all you need to create this gorgeous floral trunk display. You decorate the trunk, which you can get at any craft store, with scrapbook paper, sealing it in with Mod Podge. When it’s finished and completely dry, just lay in freshly cut or silk flowers with long stems.
68. Lavender And Burlap Wreath
Lavender is a wonderful flower for summer and it smells amazing. This wreath uses lavender as well as burlap to create a nice rustic look with just the right amount of color While this one doesn’t have real lavender, you can add it if you want. This one is on Etsy for under $75 and it’s beautiful. It’s the perfect summer wreath with its light color and of course, that burlap bow.
69. Upcycled Tin Can Vases
Turn those empty vegetable or soup cans into beautiful vases to show off your summer flowers. Paint the cans white, or a bright yellow for summer, and then use them to house your lovely cut flowers. You could also turn them into planters by adding small potted plants after you’ve washed and painted them.
70. Upcycled Metal Tin Vase
You can turn just about anything into a gorgeous vase to show off those summer blooms. In this case, an old metal tin works wonderfully and has such a great rustic look to it. Just clean it up and then add your daisies, sunflowers, or other summer favorites. This is perfect for decorating a picnic or patio table and can just as easily be used indoors in the kitchen or dining room.
71. Pressed Flower Wall Art
Pressed flowers are a lovely way to bring some summertime into your home and it’s a great way to preserve the beauty of the flower. Once you have your flowers pressed, using whatever method you prefer, you can use pins to float them inside a shadowbox frame. This not only creates beautiful art that will last for years, it allows you to save some of those lovely blooms from your favorite summer flowers.
72. Easy DIY Floral Wall Sconce
I love sconces for decorating and actually have several in all of my main rooms. This one is a bit different from those that you get from decorating stores and it’s a great way to bring some summer flora indoors. You can create the sconce from chicken wire and moss and then use it to house some of your favorite blooms.
73. Paper Bag Vase
Even a paper bag can be turned into a beautiful vase. For a great summer arrangement, place tulips, lilacs and other flowers into a wide mouth vase and then cover the vase with a paper bag. You can tie it up with a ribbon or a piece of twine or burlap to give it a more rustic look.
74. Cheap DIY Summer Wreath
You can make this lovely summer wreath for under $10, and that’s if you have to buy everything that is needed. It’s a nice grapevine wreath form that you decorate with flower sprigs and a ribbon. It’s as easy to make as it is cheap and will instantly brighten up your door and make it summer ready.
75. Painted Zinnia Pinecones
These pinecones that are painted to resemble colorful zinnias are absolutely beautiful. They’re so easy to make, too. Just paint a collection of pinecones with acrylic paints and don’t forget to add a little yellow to their centers. Then you can display these “flowers” anywhere you want to add a little bit of summer color and charm. Place them in a bowl on the coffee table or fill a large glass bowl on the mantel.
76. Embroidered Summer Flower Tapestry
What better way to add some summer flair to your home than with tapestry? I love the look of this with its basket filled with flowers. Daisies are such a wonderful summer flower choice and this one has them in abundance. It would be great hanging in the living or dining room or anywhere you want to add that extra summer touch. I found this one on Etsy and you can get it for under $150.
77. Nautical Fishnet Vase
Nothing says summer quite like the beach, right? You can incorporate that look as well as the look of beautiful summer flowers with this fishnet vase. Just take a regular vase, paint it white or light blue for coastal colors and then create a fishnet from twine or rope. Use it to display large white blooms or any summer flowers that you want to show off and you have created the perfect summer home décor.
78. Easy DIY Window Boxes
Add summer to the outside of your home as well as the inside when you build these beautiful window boxes. You can then use them to plant any number of lovely summer flowers. They’re pretty easy to build and you can paint them to coordinate with your house colors or to cause a striking contrast. I love window boxes and absolutely adore the thought of having them on every window in my house.
79. Dried Flower Coasters
Turn your favorite summer blooms into beautiful coasters and you can use those coasters to decorate your home. Dried flowers are a wonderful way to preserve your favorite flora and these coasters are really simple to make. You’ll need wood discs or whatever you want to use for the base and of course, your flowers of choice. You seal them all together with epoxy and they turn out beautifully every time.
80. DIY Dried Flower Summer Ornaments
Ornaments are mostly for Christmas, but when you use your summer flowers to create these dried flower ornaments, they can also be for summer decorating. You can do these with clear glass or silver ornaments and when you add the dried flowers, they’re perfect for decorating anywhere in the house. Hang them on the banister for a bit of color or anywhere you want to bring in the beauty of summer.
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