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Soothing Summer Home Tour 2017 – Neutral Transitional Home Decor

As a little girl,  summer meant weeks of relaxing from everyday cares. It meant playing on the beach and daydreaming with a cool cup of lemonade in hand. Life just seemed to slow down and focus on simple pleasures. In one word summer was calm. As the years have sped by, summer is busier than those carefree childhood days.  Instead days are filled running kids to camps and hitting the road for trips. It feels anything but calm!

To help recreate those slow summer days, I have styled our home in soft beachy colors that sooth the soul.

I’ve teamed up with one of my dearest friend, Jen from Decor Gold Designs, to bring you our soothing summer home tours. We will be taking you on a tour of our homes styled for summer.

I believe summer decor should be simple and carefree, helping to create that soothing summer feeling!

 

My mom collects blue and white dishes and ginger jars. Her whole home is sprinkled with this classic combination. I love to add a splash of blue and white to our home every summer because it reminds me of home.

Blue and white is a hot design trend right now, but it is a timeless tradition that is always in style.

You can create a similar look in your home by grouping your favorite blue and white pieces and displaying the on a table or shelf.


To create a soothing feel in our kitchen, I kept the decor simple and fresh.  More blue and white ginger jars and some fresh fruit give our kitchen a relaxed summer feel.



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Since my last home tour in the spring, I’ve added some new head chairs to the breakfast table. They give a nice weight to the table.

To create a summery feel in here, I used fabric. Soft, muted tones that make you feel like you are laying at the beach. Hues of creams and grays give this room a soothing feel.




Those soft beach shades were continued into the living room with more pillows. You can add a few accessories to a room and it will take on a totally different feel. See how adding some coral and some earthy elements like a geode, make the room feel more like a beach home.







So the dining room doesn’t get much action in the summertime. We are outside or on the go most days. I simply added these blue and white ginger jars with some gorgeous pink peonies and blush colored roses for a touch of summer.

These flowers are fresh, but you could use faux to create a lasting look for summer.

Try changing a few piece of your linens out to create a fresh look for summer. All I did to refresh our bedroom for summer was add some blue velvety pillows and trendy antelope bolster from this darling pillow company – Little Design Co.  Their pillows are the BEST quality and they have so many fun patterns to chose from.


Here’s another way I styled our master bedroom. for summer.  I just added a new duvet, pillows and some blue and white ginger jars to transform the room. You can see more photos of our summer styled bedroom here.




Entry Way

Marble and Brass Table | Lucite Mirror | Lamps | Gray Rug | Linen and Gray Stools | Ginger Jars here, here and here | Beaded Chandelier | Crystal Wall Sconces

Kitchen

Blue and White Ginger Jar with Gold LidLanterns | Sink | Hand Soap & Lotion Holder | Gray Striped Hand Towel | Flour, Sugar, Rice Jars |Dishwasher | Microwave | Range | Fridge | Freezer | Bridge Faucet | RO Faucet | Pot Filler | Appliance Handles | Cabinet Knobs | Cabinet Pull | Plates | Gold Flatware | Goblets | White Ruffle Linen Placemats | Footed Fruit Bowl | Gold Tray | Faux Hydrangeas | Footed Bowl with Hydrangeas 

Kitchen Nook

Head Chairs – linen with distressed gray finish |  Kitchen Table | Side Chairs | Ginger Jars | Beaded Chandelier  {similar here} | Linen Drapes | Mirrored Picture Frames | Clock – I painted mine white and gold

 Family Room

 Wingback Chair | Rug | Gold & Lucite Table | Hurricane Lamps | Battery Operated Candles | Coral {Here and Here} | Decor books { Here, Here and Here} | Chandelier | Pineapple Candle | Gold Tray | White Ginger Jars | Gray, Cream Throw Pillows | Faux Olive Branches

Dining Room

Blue and Gold Ginger Jars | Chandelier | Side Chairs | Tufted Head Chairs | Rug | Bar Cart

Master Bedroom

Bed | Mirrored Side Tables { Here and Here} | Round Mirrors | Crystal Lamps | Mirrored Dresser | Mirror Framed Mirror | Chandelier            Fur Rug | Linen Bench | Ruffled Euro Pillows | Blue and White Duvet | Blue and White Pillow Shams | Fur Lumbar Pillow | White Linen Bedspread | Ginger Jars

 

Try adding some soothing touches to your home this summer! I hope your summer is relaxing and memorable!

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19 thoughts on “Soothing Summer Home Tour 2017 – Neutral Transitional Home Decor

  1. Your home is just gorgeous and you are so talented! Thank you for sharing – definitely getting a lot of inspiration for a summer refresh for our home!! Loving the touches of blue ❤️

  2. Everything is gorgeous Randi!!! Always love your seasonal changes my friend!! Really love that antelope pillow:)). Xoxo

    1. Thank you Bree! I knew you would love that pillow! It reminds me of you! xo

  3. Hi Randi- you home is gorgeous. I was wondering if the cream paint color is the same throughout your home and if you can tell me the color?

    Thank you!
    Carrie McCarthy

    1. Yes Carrie! The color is the same throughout our entire home. It is Edwardian Linen by Ralph Lauren mixed by Dunn Edwards. xo

  4. Gorgeous home! Are the countertops and backsplash in your kitchen calacatta marble?

  5. Wow…just wow! Everything is so beautiful! Love the kitchen & the coffered ceiling! Love it all! I also love the wreath on your front door…but didn’t see a source? Impeccable taste Randi! Thanks for sharing.

  6. Ooh-la-la!
    I love it all! You are an amazing decorator. Everything flows so beautifully. It all looks so fresh & lovely.

    1. Thank you! I don’t have a source for my wreath, I am sorry! I bought it 5 years ago at a store in California. xo

  7. Love your Home! Can you tell me the dimensions of your range hood? It looks like you have 10 ft. ceilings?
    Thanks,
    Linda

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