5 Simple Bedroom Decorating Ideas For Summer

July 10, 2023

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It’s always a good idea to freshen up your bedroom’s interior at the onset of spring or during the summer. The vibe you create in your bedroom can affect your mood during these warm months. More importantly, the right setup can improve your sleep, rejuvenate you, and boost your mental health. Are you looking for ways to bring cheerful summer vibes into your bedroom space? If so, here are some simple decorating ideas you can utilize. 


5 Bedroom Decorating Ideas For Summer

1. Add a summer basket or two

Purchase a couple of baskets made from natural materials like hyacinth grass, sisal, or canes to brighten and lighten your bedroom, creating a summer feel. Of course, your baskets will not be for decorative purposes alone, as they can be useful in many ways. For example, you can use them to contain clutter and store your items. You can even put some indoor plants in them to decorate your bedroom. 

Bedroom decorating ideas for summer with a boho vibe; baskets, green plants

Source: Spacejoy

2. Create a reading nook

If you love to read, summer is the perfect time to indulge in your favorite novels or a new book. Therefore, convert a corner of your bedroom to a reading nook. Add a comfortable chair, a couple of colorful throw pillows, a leg rest, a reading lamp, a comfortable blanket, and a simple shelf with a collection of books you want to read throughout the summer.

Large bedroom; large windows; 2 chairs; large rug

Source: Paul Bates Architects

You can also add a small side table, so keep this in mind. The great thing about a bedroom reading nook is that it also adds a touch of visual appeal to your space. Plus, you can leverage it throughout the year. The next point is also important since you’ll need good light to read during the day. 

3. Let in the natural light

The sun’s warmth and natural light are easily summer highlights; you shouldn’t deny your bedroom space of these natural elements. Open your windows and allow sunlight to flood your bedroom during the day. However, dirty windows will reduce how much sunlight you enjoy, so take advantage of professional window cleaning services. You can also consider installing larger windows if yours are too small. Don’t forget to get your faulty windows repaired or replaced. 

Bedroom decorating ideas for summer with a cozy bed and 2 nightstands

Source: Pure Salt Interiors

4. Add light and refreshing scents

Your bedroom should be a melting pot of refreshing summer scents, creating a wonderful sensory experience. You can splurge on sweet-scented summer flowers and decorate your bedroom with them. Moreover, the colorful flowers will add summer aesthetics to your bedroom needs. You can also leverage scented candles, essential oil diffusers, or linen sprays with fresh fragrances. Options like citrus, lavender, and eucalyptus are excellent, as they offer aromatherapeutic benefits that promote relaxation and rejuvenation. 

A 4 poster bed with a nightstand and lots of pillows

Source: Pure Salt Interiors

5. Build a bed canopy and add beach-inspired accents

A bed canopy can easily transform your boring bedroom into a breezy summer-inspired space. A canopy bed has a canopy above it, usually with lightweight curtains, and comes in different styles. But that does not mean you have to get rid of your bed. You can easily install a simple canopy over the bed as a DIY project and get rid of it (if you want to) after summer.

Bedroom decorating ideas for summer with a 4 poster bed in a large bedroom; area rug and 2 chairs

Source: Blackband Design

You can pair your canopy bed with coastal or beach-inspired accents like framed artwork featuring seashells or coastal landscapes, decorative seashells in glass jars, and nautical-themed pillows. 

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