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Simple Summer Dining Room Decor

Simplicity is my new home decor trend. Discover how I created a simple summer dining room decor with lots of green. But not the kind you’re thinking! 

Sometimes I think simplicity gets a bad rap. It can often be defined as plain or ordinary. But I like to look at simplicity as ‘freedom from complexity.” Giving your home a new seasonal look doesn’t have to require hours of shopping and lots of money. In fact, let me show you how easily I created my simple summer dining room decor with just a little rearranging and a quick trip outdoors! 

That’s what today’s home tour is all about– simplicity. I’m so honored to join my friend, Krista from the Happy Housie and so many other talented bloggers for a summer edition of Seasonal Simplicity (be sure to check them all out below!!). If you are visiting from Just a Girl and Her Blog, welcome! 

Almost everyday I look around my home and I’m finding stuff that we don’t need or use. And all this ‘extra stuff’ just steals my time and joy. I have to find ways to organize it, clean it, store it, etc. You get the idea. For me, the less stuff, the simpler life gets. So for my summer decor this year, I brought in lots of green and I cleaned. I know that rhymes, but it was really that easy. And you know what? I love the finished seasonal refresh! 

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Simple Summer Dining Room Decor

simple summer dining room decor with rustic farmhouse table and green plants 

The dining table centerpiece is a shamrock plant I picked up recently at a local nursery. I have a smaller one in my kitchen and I just fell in love with it. I love the pop of green in a simple, but lovely white modern planter. It’s all the table needs.

simple summer dining room decor with rustic farmhouse table and green plants 

For the sideboard, I unpacked a few clear vases out of storage. I then went and chopped off a few branches from a backyard bush. The big palm branches add pretty color to the room and give the space some new texture as well.

simple summer dining room decor with rustic farmhouse table and green plants 

I bought a couple of new pillows on a quick grocery run last week. I’m so drawn to black and white decor that I had to get them. Being on sale was a plus. But with their neutral decor, I also knew they would go with any room in our home. I placed one in each end chair and called this space decorated!

simple summer dining room decor with rustic farmhouse table and green plants 

 simple summer dining room decor with rustic farmhouse table and green plants 

I love the simplicity of this simple summer dining room decor. It just feels clean and yet very summery to me. 

simple summer dining room decor with rustic farmhouse table and green plants 

You can shop the look of our simple summer dining room decor here:

 

 

Simple Summer Kitchen Decor

Since our kitchen is adjoining to the dining room, I thought I’d share a few photos of my simple summer updates to this room as well. 

simple summer dining room decor with rustic farmhouse table and green plants 

For summer, this area got a deep cleaning and a few new plants. I added a few small white flowering plants to my tiered tray along with some bright yellow lemons. They’re a nice pretty pop of color to the kitchen and they’ll make a nice addition to some of my summer cocktails too! πŸ˜‰ 

 

simple summer kitchen decor with farmhouse sink and gray cabinets subway tile

By the sink, you can see my smaller shamrock plant that I got this spring. He’s doing so good right by the window. And I love his little grey and white cement planter. It just speaks to my neutral decor lovin’ heart! 

simple summer kitchen decor with farmhouse sink and gray cabinets subway tile

I just love this herringbone rug. It’s been here since early spring too and I don’t think I’ll be moving anytime soon. Actually I want to get a bigger rug just like this for my living room! 

simple summer kitchen decor with wood tray and gray cabinets subway tile

Trays are my thing. I have them in almost every room of our home – as you can see in this post here.  They are just a super simple way to organize items while looking snazzy at the same time! Just more proof that simplicity can be beautiful.

Oh, and that little fern buddy has been going strong since last year. I’m super proud of that fact because I have killed a ton of my plants in my time. (Just don’t tell him! πŸ˜‰ )

 

I hope you found these simple summer decor ideas inspirational. And you found ways to bring simplicity into your own home. If you have any questions about our kitchen, please feel free to visit the full post about our kitchen remodel or my tutorial on how I painted and transformed our cabinets.  And you can shop the look of the kitchen here:

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Simplicity is my new home decor trend. Discover how I created a simple summer dining room decor with lots of green. But not the kind you're thinking! 

Now for some more simple summer decorating ideas

Don’t forget that I’ve teamed up with a talented group of bloggers to share parts of our homes decorated for summer as part of the Seasonal Simplicity Series. You can continue this lovely tour over at Clean and Scentsible. There is so much stunning simple summer decor inspiration for you to enjoy — not just now, but all week long! Happy Summer, friends!

 

The Seasonal Simplicity Home Tour series is back; and this time we’re all about simple summer decor touches! All week long, my talented blogging friends and I are sharing part of our homes. I can’t wait to take in all the gorgeous inspiration…

Monday

The Happy Housie // Maison de Pax // Shabbyfufu // Just a Girl and Her Blog

Inspiration for Moms // Clean & Scentsible // House of Wood // Summer Adams

And sharing the rest of this week…

Tuesday

Sincerely Marie Designs // House by Hoff // Rambling Renovators
Town and Country Living // Newly Woodwards

Craftberry Bush // On Sutton Place // Designthusiasm // Zevy Joy

Wednesday

Bless’er House // Finding Silver Pennies // Rooms for Rent// Amber Tysl

Deeply Southern Home // Two Twenty One// A Burst of Beautiful // Making it in the Mountains

Thursday

The DIY Mommy // The Turquoise Home // Nina Hendrick // Home Made Lovely

So Much Better with Age // Maison de Cinq // Paint Me Pink
Southern State of Mind // Jenna Kate at Home

 

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17 Comments

  1. Beautiful, Laura! I love your kitchen, and your dining room shines with the summer greenery! I agree – clean and put out some fresh flowers or summer greenery. Perfect! So glad you could join me for this summer series!

  2. Love your pretty kitchen and dining room. The shamrock is stunning. Simplicity that is chic and stylish at it’s best.

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