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18 Easy Summer Refreshes for Your Home

If you aren’t heading out to the beach or jetting off somewhere fabulous, no worries! Your home can feel better than a vacation with these updates, from a fresh coat of paint to the perfect portable grill.

Written by Anna Logan
  • For the Living Room

    Dallas design doyenne Jan Showers brings the outdoors in with this raffia chair from her new collection with Kravet.

  • Jonathan Adler is the king of color and whimsy. Brighten up your entryway with this funky chandelier.

  • You sleep on a beautifully designed bed, so why shouldn’t Fido? Add a pop of color to your living room with this dog bed.  

  • For the Bedroom

    If you’ve never tried linen bedding, let us be the first to tell you how wonderful it is. Rough Linen’s new jacquard collection is anything but rough.

  • Wish your bed was as beautiful as your wallpaper? Veteran British design house Fromental can make that happen with their stunning new headboard.

  • Summer nights can still be cool, so stay warm with this light cotton blanket.

  • For the Kitchen

    Your sense of fashion shouldn’t suffer at your cookout. Add a flair with this apron from Ann Mashburn.

  • Elevate your next alfresco dinner party with fine china. Bernardaud’s Praiana collection of Belle Époque-inspired dinnerware is elegant with just a touch of whimsy.

  • Chic and reusable cloth napkins from Marigold Living are a must for your next cookout.

  • For the Bath

    If you’re interested in investing more into your summer refresh, Walker Zanger just introduced a new collection of tiles. Go for green and add a punch of color to your bathroom.

  • The fastest way to freshen up any powder room is with customized guest towels. Weezie’s plush washcloths come in an assortment of fun colors and styles.

  • For the Study

    Catch up on your correspondence with new patterns from Dixie Design Collective. Their Peacock Chinoiserie is a colorful take on a traditional pattern.

  • If you’re going to be inside working this summer, you might as well liven up your space with a frosty new paint color from Clare.

  • Get to organizing and create the #shelfie of your dreams with Serena & Lily’s bookshelf made of rattan.

  • For the Patio

    Cane is back, but did it ever really go away? Add a classic touch to your outdoor space with Woodard’s new Cane collection.

  • Clunky grills are a thing of the past. The portable CUBE from Everdure by Heston Blumenthal is the perfect get-up-and-go grill for all your summer entertaining needs.

  • Funky towels are just a good idea. They add color to your outdoor space and are easy to find on a crowded beach.