Amazing DIY Summer Room Decorations: Transform Your Space with Vibrant DIY Crafts

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Welcome to our vibrant world of DIY summer room decorations! Picture this: as you step into your freshly decorated room, you’re greeted by the lively hues of lemons and watermelon, the enchanting glow and scent of handmade candles, and the aroma of fresh herbs. It’s like stepping into a sun-kissed paradise, where DIY crafts become the magical tools that turn your room’s sunny summer vibes on.

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Get ready to dive into a world of budget-friendly and creative craft ideas! This blog post will help you transform your room into your personal summer oasis. So, gather your crafting supplies, unleash your imagination, and let’s get on this exciting DIY journey together!

Get inspired with our DIY summer room decorations guide! Discover easy and budget-friendly ideas that will instantly brighten up your room.

How do I prepare my bedroom for summer? 

Choosing a Summer Theme

When it comes to room decor, selecting a summer theme is like giving your room a delightful summer makeover that reflects your personality and style and infuses it with the vibrant energy of the season. 

By choosing a theme, you create a cohesive look that ties together all the elements of your room, from wall decorations to accessories, and makes it feel like a unified summer retreat.

Here are some popular summer themes to inspire your creative journey: 

1. Beach Vibes

Embrace the coastal spirit with: 

  • Nautical colors
  • Seashells
  • Driftwood accents, and 
  • Beach-inspired wall art

2. Tropical Paradise

Transform your room into a lush tropical oasis with: 

  • Vibrant floral prints
  • Palm leaf patterns, and 
  • Tropical fruits like pineapples, oranges, lemons, etc.

3. Boho Bliss

Unleash your free-spirited side with bohemian-inspired decor, including: 

  • Macrame wall hangings
  • Dreamcatchers
  • A mix of colorful textiles

4. Garden Haven

Bring the outdoors in with a floral theme, incorporating flower prints, botanical artwork, and living or faux plants for a fresh and lively atmosphere.

5. Citrus Pop

Add a zing of zest to your space with citrus-inspired decor featuring lively lemon and orange accents, fruity patterns, and tangy scented candles that awaken your senses.

6. Bohemian Rhapsody

Embrace the carefree spirit of boho-chic style, combining eclectic patterns, macrame wall hangings, textured fabrics, and a mix of vibrant colors for an effortlessly stylish and relaxed atmosphere.

Get inspired with our DIY summer room decorations guide! Discover easy and budget-friendly ideas that will instantly brighten up your room.

DIY Summer Room Decorations

DIY Summer Room Decorations for Walls

How can I decorate my room in summer?

Get ready to transform your room into a summer retreat with these decorating tips:

  • Play with Colors – Embrace the bright and cheerful colors of summer and add a pop of color through pillows, throws, wall art, or even by painting an accent wall.
  • Bring in Natural Elements – Connect with nature by displaying fresh flowers or potted plants, rattan textures, seashells, driftwood, or pebbles.
  • Light and Airy Fabrics – Swap out heavy curtains and fabrics for light and airy materials to let in more natural light and a breezy atmosphere.
  • Summer-inspired Artwork – Update your wall art with summer-inspired pieces like beach scenes, tropical landscapes, or vibrant floral arrangements. These are my favorite to do with the kids!
  • Refresh Your Bedding – Go for lightweight and breathable bedding in cool, summery colors.

Rose Wall Hanging Craft

Create a whimsical rose wall display using:

  • Red colored paper 
  • Glue 
  • Yarn 
  • Cardboard – 5.5 inches diameter 
  • Paper clip 
  • Hot glue

Play with different colors or replace the butterfly designs with other insects or flowers, and arrange them in a cascading pattern for a burst of summery charm.

Shadow Box Frame Seashell Wall Art

Shadow Box Frame Seashell Wall Art  DIY summer room decorations

Capture the beach vibes by crafting your own seashell wall art. Arrange a variety of shells in a creative composition and mount them on a canvas or frame for a coastal-inspired masterpiece.

Driftwood Wall Hanging Home Decor Idea

Driftwood Wall Hanging Home Decor Idea

Add a touch of nature to your walls by creating a unique driftwood wall hanging. Collect pieces of driftwood and arrange them in an abstract or symmetrical pattern, then hang them using jute or twine for rustic and coastal-inspired decor.

Fabric Banners and Sewing Instructions

Fabric Banners and Sewing Instructions

Add a playful touch to your walls with these summer-themed DIY fabric banners. Cut out colorful triangles or flags from fabric remnants and sew (or string) them together to create a delightful garland that instantly infuses your room with summer cheer! 

Stunning Patriotic Wreath: An Easy and Unexpected DIY

rial! This easy DIY project will help you create a stunning patriotic wreath to celebrate America's birthday and showcase your patriotic pride.

Add some patriotic pride with this fun wall decor—a Fourth of July wooden spoon wreath tutorial! This easy DIY project will help you create a stunning patriotic wreath to celebrate America’s birthday. So let’s get started and add a touch of rustic charm to your patriotic decor. Stunning Patriotic Wreath: An Easy and Unexpected DIY

Easy Dollar Tree Lemon Pizza Pan Wreath On A Budget

Do you want to make an easy lemon wreath? I made this easy and beautiful wreath with items from Dollar Tree for under $5!

Do you want to make an easy pizza pan wreath? I have an easy and fun wreath idea made with simple supplies from Dollar Tree for under $5! I love a good diy project and finding creative ways to use items from the local dollar tree store. I found a budget-friendly way to make a fun pizza pan wreath using dollar store items. Easy Dollar Tree Lemon Pizza Pan Wreath On A Budget

Easy Tutorial How To Make A Clothespin Wreath

A clothespin wreath on the door

Are you looking for an easy tutorial on how to make a diy clothespin wreath? With just a few items you can make a very affordable wreath that you can customize for any season. Easy Tutorial How To Make A Clothespin Wreath

Inexpensive & Easy Art Work

Inexpensive easy art work crafts

This artwork is inexpensive and easy. Anyone (including kids) can make it, and because it is inexpensive you can afford to make this kind of artwork for different seasons, holidays, occasions, etc. Inexpensive & Easy Art Work

Faux Stain Glass Sun Catcher

Faux Stain Glass Sun Cather (8) display on wall

With some Gallery Glass, a picture frame, and a wall sticker from Dollar Tree, I was able to create a beautiful faux stain glass sun catcher. Faux Stain Glass Sun Catcher

How To Make An Easy DIY Sunflower Clothespin Wreath

A little Rit Dye, some clothes pins, a wreath form, and a few finishing touches and you have a sunflower wreath. Its' inexpensive and easy to make your own easy clothespin sunflower wreath. #clothespinsunflowerwreath #chascrazycreations #diysunflowerwreath

Have you ever wondered how to make a clothespin wreath? Or even better yet, how to make a sunflower clothespin wreath? Today I’m sharing how to make a clothespin sunflower wreath with Rit Dye, paint, clothespins, and a wreath form. How To Make An Easy DIY Sunflower Clothespin Wreath

Refreshing and Functional DIY Summer Room Decorations: Home Accessories

How do I make my room feel like summer?

  • Add pops of vibrant colors with accessories and accents
  • Incorporate natural elements like fresh flowers or potted plants.
  • Use light and breezy fabrics for curtains and bedding.
  • Display summer-inspired artwork or prints on the walls.
  • Bring in summer scents with candles or diffusers.
  • Include playful and fun elements like hammocks or hanging chairs.
  • Choose summery patterns and textures for pillows and throws.

Coastal Wood Candle Upcycle

I let them both dry completely. Both candle holders took on a little bit of the tint but not too much. This was just enough to give them that driftwood and coastal look I was going for.

I found these wooden candle holders in the free pile at a thrift store and immediately grabbed them. I brought them home, gave them a little love, and now they have new life as coastal candle holders. They remind me of driftwood and hanging at the beach! Coastal Wood Candle Upcycle

DIY Cubby and Basket Summer Refresh

DIY Cubby and Basket Summer Refresh

Keep the mess away and make leaving for school less stressful with a DIY cubby and basket summer refresh.

DIY Sea Glass Bottles

 DIY summer room decorations Sea Glass Bottles

Learn this cool trick and create your own sea glass bottles!

DIY Ice Dye Pillows

DIY Ice Dye Pillows

Throw pillows are one of the simplest and most affordable ways to bring summer into your room, especially these beautiful ice-dyed ones!

Summer Mantel with Mason Jars and Lemons

Summer Mantel with Mason Jars and Lemons

Get some inspiration about revamping your mantel for the summer with lemons!

DIY Garden Sphere with Video

Do you want to make your own garden sphere? I have an easy DIY for you that is inexpensive, easy, and will glow at night.

Do you want to make your own garden sphere? I have an easy DIY for you that is inexpensive, easy, and will glow at night. DIY Garden Sphere with Video

How Do You Preserve Flowers: Easy DIY with Video

Here is the completed vase as a candle holder.

How To Preserve Fresh Flowers Permanently? There are many different methods for making dried flowers from just-picked flowers from your garden. Or perhaps you want to preserve flowers that have sentimental value, from wedding bouquets or anniversary flowers. This post will show you the best preservation method to cut, dry, and preserve your flowers with Modge Podge. How Do You Preserve Flowers: Easy DIY with Video

Quick & Easy Mermaid Tail Blanket

Next scrunch in the sides to form the tail shape.

Here’s a super easy mermaid tail blanket (or for boys a shark tail)!  No cutting, no sewing, no gluing, and you can change it back into a regular blanket. Quick & Easy Mermaid Tail Blanket

Patriotic Mason Jars – so Many Uses!

Here is what your jars will look like. There are so many possibilities to use these jars....

Mason Jars!!! There are so many uses for them, the possibilities are endless. You could use recycled jars for this project or I found these jars at Dollar Tree. This is a simple and inexpensive project that leads to so many uses and great for holidays! Patriotic Mason Jars – so Many Uses!

Easy Floral Pens

easy-floral-pens

You can make these floral pens in no time at all. They are easy and inexpensive to make, and great gift ideas for friends, family, and teachers. This is a great project for craft time – whether it’s kids and teens, a team builder with your colleagues, or craft night with your friends. If you don’t want your pens disappearing from your office, or you just want to spruce up your office, these pens are a great option. Easy Floral Pens

Glowing Photo Holder

Continue to tape the photos into place on your candle holder. Use one photo or add as many photos as you like to your candle holder. Since mine is a square I place one on each side.

Change a candle holder into a glowing photo holder. This project is inexpensive and easy! Great gift idea for so many holidays and celebrations! Personalize it & change it up, as this is something that will make everyone smile. Glowing Photo Holder

Easy Personalizable Kid’s Luminary

Onto the second option which leaves the tealight more hidden.

Up-cycle a glass jar into a kid’s luminary. This project is inexpensive, personalizable, you can involve the kids or make it as a gift. Easy Personalizable Kid’s Luminary

Bring Summer Season Indoors with DIY Decor

How to make summer decorations? 

Just look at these fabulous ideas:

Driftwood Garland Idea

Driftwood Garland Idea DIY summer room decorations

If you’ve just found a bunch of driftwood on your last walk on the beach, I have the perfect use for it – a driftwood garland!

Paint a Front Door in Summer Colors for Quick Curb Appeal

Paint a Front Door in Summer Colors

Feeling particularly bold today? Paint your front door in new summer color!

Lavender Flower Painted Mason Jars

Lavender Flower Painted Mason Jars

Bring a feeling of never-ending summer months into your room with these lavender flower-painted mason jars.

DIY Scrap Wood Napkin Rings with Daisies

 DIY summer room decorations Scrap Wood Napkin Rings with Daisies

Got some scrap wood from a project you just finished? Here’s how to make use of it and impress your guests with your new handmade scrap wood napkin rings with daisies!

Simple & Stunning DIY Living Succulent Wreath

Simple and Stunning DIY Living Succulent Wreath

What if you can have a beautiful wreath that actually grows for years? Here are the instructions on how to make a living succulent wreath.

Hip Herb Garden to Fit Even the Smallest of Spaces

Hip Herb Garden to Fit Even the Smallest of Spaces

Create a beautiful vertical hip herb garden with only a handful of materials that will fit even the smallest of spaces!

Awesome and Easy DIY Firefly In A Jar

This project would be great for kids as well.

Are you looking for a firefly jar? With just a few supplies you can either catch fireflies or build this cute DIY to have year-round. Awesome and Easy DIY Firefly In A Jar

Personalizable Photo and Light Up Sign

She displays it with a photo easel. This is super adaptable for any celebration, or just to have in your home.

This is a super easy project and can be adapted for so many important occasions! Graduations, Weddings, Baby Showers…. the list goes on and on! Personalizable Photo and Light Up Sign

Super Cute Turtle Terra Cotta Pot DIY For Your Home

Do you like turtles? If so I have a super cute and easy terra cotta pot DIY for you that can be placed in your home or garden.

Do you like turtles? If so I have a super cute and easy terra cotta pot DIY for you that can be placed in your home or garden. Super Cute Turtle Terra Cotta Pot DIY For Your Home

Easy Decorative Floral Light

Place the flower somewhere in your house to enjoy.  Looks good day and night.

Creating an easy floral light is just a trip to the dollar store!  This project is simple, inexpensive, elegant, and great for so many seasons! Easy Decorative Floral Light

Beach Keepsake Displays

This first display is in a glass flour jar I got from Walmart. It contains shells from a few trips to Florida, as well as a shell from the 1933 World Fair in Chicago of my grandma's.

Here are a few way to keep those beach finds & other treasures in displays around your home for summer – or year around. Beach Keepsake Displays

DIY Summer Decor Ideas for Your Living Room 

DIY Wall Art With Seashells

 DIY summer room decorations Wall Art With Seashells

Nothing screams “summer” more than seashell wall art!

DIY Fabric Garland

DIY Fabric Garland

Super easy and no sewing involved in this DIY fabric garland idea!

Paint a Mosaic Accent Wall {Bedroom Makeover}

Paint a Mosaic Accent Wall Bedroom Makeover

Bring a summery feeling to your bedroom with a mosaic accent wall.

DIY Temporary Wallpaper Using Washi Tape

DIY Temporary Wallpaper Using Washi Tape

Can’t paint the walls in your rental, or just don’t feel like getting messy? Well, there’s an easy DIY temporary wallpaper solution using washi tape!

DIY Coastal Abstract Painting

 DIY summer room decorations Coastal Abstract Painting

Do you know what’s better than one coastal abstract painting? Three coastal abstract paintings

Summer Tablescape with Sunflowers

Summer Tablescape with Sunflowers

Bring summer to your tablescape by implementing sunflowers as decoration! Ah, so pretty, isn’t it?

How To Make Ocean Resin Art on a Serving Tray

I let it dry completely.

Do you want to make ocean resin art pieces? As you all know, I love diy projects and am always looking for fun diy home decor projects. Learn how to make a beautiful DIY ocean waves resin art serving tray with this step-by-step tutorial. This will make a unique gift of original artwork, especially for the beach lover in your life. How To Make Ocean Resin Art on a Serving Tray

Fireflies and Cattails

Turn your lights on and you're done.  Leave it inside or out.

Growing up in Minnesota I remember the beautiful fireflies and trying to catch them.  I re-purposed an old apple cider jug by adding some cattails and lights  to remind me of the fireflies I grew up with. Fireflies and Cattails

Summery Decorations for Outdoor Spaces

Summer Garden Candle Holder

Summer Garden Candle Holder

Want to add a beautiful summer accent to your front porch? Then, you should look into making this easy and beautiful summer garden candle holder.

DIY Summer Banner Tutorial

 DIY summer room decorations Banner Tutorial

Invite the summer in a DIY summer banner! There’s a detailed tutorial included, too!

Floral Summer Wagon Wheel Wreath

Floral Summer Wagon Wheel Wreath

If you love untraditional wreaths, you’re going to love this floral summer wheel wreath!

How to Build a Super Frugal Pergola for Your Backyard

Build your own modified pergola on a budget! This incredible backyard upgrade will create a magical place in your garden that your whole family will enjoy. There’re step-by-step instructions in the post, too.

How To Make Fruit Mason Jar Glasses with Video

This will allow them to be hand washed. If you opt to put them in the dish washer, place them on the top rack only.

It’s summertime, and my family enjoys being outside and having dinners on the patio. I used glass mason jars to create fun fruit mason jar glasses to serve our drinks and celebrate the wonderful season. These are great for iced tea or all types of cold beverages. How To Make Fruit Mason Jar Glasses with Video

Garden Flowers Made From Dishes

Garden Flowers Made From Dishes - flowers in display

With a few dishes from the thrift store, some silicone, and a few items from the dollar store you can make these easy dish garden flowers. Garden Flowers Made From Dishes

Watering Can Yard Decor

Upcycled Items For Your Yard (5) watering can decor

I had a galvanized watering can that I wanted to do something with but wasn’t sure what.  Then one day it hit me – make a simple watering can decoration for your yard or garden. Watering Can Yard Decor

Vintage Dishes to Bird Feeder

E6000 vintage punch glasses onto a hanging tea light candle holder. Once the glue has dried, fill the glasses with bird seed and water, and hang outside.

All you need are a few thrift store items to create a bird feeder, and it’s easy and inexpensive to make. Guess what? If you put this near your garden, it’ll keep the birds out of it! Vintage Dishes to Bird Feeder

Easy DIY Outdoor End Table with Storage or Cooler

Fill the flower pot with a variety of your favorite drinks for everyone.

Are you looking for an outdoor end table with storage? This is a super easy and inexpensive DIY that also doubles as a cooler. Easy DIY Outdoor End Table with Storage or Cooler

Mosaic Terra Cotta Flower Pots

Mosaic Terra Cotta Flower Pots (8) displayed pot

I had some chipped dishes and a sparkling juice glass I wanted to recycle. I created a mosaic flower pot with the items. This was my first time creating a mosaic and using grout. Mosaic Terra Cotta Flower Pots

Cheap & Easy Do It Yourself Solar Fountain For Your Yard

Here’s a picture of the fountain running. Be sure to refill the water as it evaporates. I also clean out the class and wash off the fountain as needed.

Do you want to dress up your yard with a fountain without breaking the bank? Learn how you can make a easy and cheap solar fountain. Cheap & Easy Do It Yourself Solar Fountain For Your Yard

DIY Summer Room Decorations: Simple Summer Lighting and Ambiance DIY Decor Ideas

DIY Dried Flower Chandelier

DIY Dried Flower Chandelier

Have you ever dreamed about keeping that gorgeous bouquet you got alive longer? Here’s how you can do that with a DIY dried flower chandelier!

Summery Rope Wrapped Candle Holders

 DIY summer room decorations Rope Wrapped Candle Holders

I think you’ll agree, that adding a few candles is always a good idea for any room, and these ocean-inspired rope-wrapped candle holders are here to prove it.

Urban Patio DIY Makeover

Urban Patio DIY Makeover

Lose the prison feel of your urban patio with this DIY patio makeover idea.

Easy Dollar Tree DIY Mushroom Solar Light Decor with Video

Do you want to make a DIY mushroom for your yard or garden? Look no further! With just a few items from the dollar store, you can create one that glows.

Do you want to make a DIY mushroom for your yard or garden? Look no further! With just a few items from the dollar store, you can create one that glows. Easy Dollar Tree DIY Mushroom Solar Light Decor with Video

Solar Silverware Flowers

Solar Silverware Flowers (5) compeleted solar light

I’m up to some more solar light creations… this time using a solar light and silverware to make a solar flower. Solar Silverware Flowers

Easy and Terrific DIY Punch Tin Lamps For Your Backyard

Do you remember creating punch tin lamps? This is a DIY the whole family can have fun with and it makes your yard glow all season long.

Do you remember creating punch tin lamps? This is a DIY the whole family can have fun with and it makes your yard glow all season long. Easy and Terrific DIY Punch Tin Lamps For Your Backyard

DIY Summer Room Decorations Q & A:

How can I decorate my room in summer?

Besides all the ideas above, here’s what I also came up with:

  • Create a DIY beach-inspired terrarium
  • Create a gallery wall of summer photos and memories
  • Hang a hammock chair
  • Use citrus-inspired accents
  • Display fresh summer fruits in a tray
  • Hang a summer-themed tapestry

How can I make my room look good on a budget?

  • Explore thrift stores, the Dollar store, and online marketplaces for unique and affordable pieces
  • DIY projects: Repurpose old items, create artwork, or make your own decorative pieces using affordable materials
  • Paint refresh
  • Repurpose and upcycle
  • Look for budget-friendly accessories like throw pillows, curtains, or a new rug
  • Bring nature indoors by using branches, leaves, or stones
  • Experiment with different types of lighting fixtures or add string lights

How can I decorate my room with DIY?

There are a lot of things you can do to decorate your room with DIY. Here are just a few ideas:

  1. Upcycle old furniture
  2. Build personalized shelving
  3. DIY wall stencils
  4. Handmade throw pillows
  5. Repurposed Mason jars
  6. DIY wall decals
  7. DIY artwork
  8. DIY macrame plant hanger
  9. Make your own paper lanterns
  10. Personalize your lampshades
Get inspired with our DIY summer room decorations guide! Discover easy and budget-friendly ideas that will instantly brighten up your room.

Conclusion

Congratulations! You’ve unlocked the power of DIY summer room decorations and transformed your space into a personal oasis of vibrant colors and joyful vibes. From the handmade wall decorations that captivate the eye to the refreshing accessories that bring the breezes inside the house, your room now tells a story of creativity, passion, and the joys of the sunny season.

 So keep experimenting, keep dreaming, and keep embracing the magic of DIY summer room decorations. Your room is now a testament to your creativity, and we can’t wait to see where your DIY journey takes you next! I can’t wait to read in the comment section which is your favorite idea and what’s the first thing you’ll make from the list above!

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