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Summer house tour part 2

Welcome to my summer house tour part 2.  If you want to see part 1 you can check that out here.  I really tried to pull my colors together and go for that coastal vibe. I used various shades of blue to complete the look.  The beach is one of my favorite places and I had a lot of beachy decor that I thought would go well with my existing pieces. This summer tablescape can be used for outdoor entertaining or a beautiful coastal theme dinner party.

Here are some other posts with summer ideas that you might like.

Preparing Your Backyard for Summer

Florida room Challenge

Summer Book Challenge

This coastal themed tablescape is such a fun way to entertain in the summer.

I love these themed dishes that I purchased a year ago from Pier 1.  Aren’t the little fish shaped bread plates just the cutest? It’s fun to have some themed dishes to spice up your white set.

Blue and white dinnerware give this tablescape a beach vibe.

I always start with my white casual set of Emma dishes from Pottery Barn and decorate my table from there.

Using blue in this summer house tour to give the look of a coastal vibe.

These blue candlesticks and the centerpiece were items I found on clearance at Pier 1 a couple of years ago.  I love finding awesome pieces on clearance.

 
Using blue in this summer house tour to give the look of a coastal vibe.

I found this shell set from At Home. They also have the best scent.  It makes the whole kitchen smell like fresh linen.

Coastal vibe entryway in summer house tour part 2.

I found The blue tinted glass jug, the blue vase, and the blue coral at Home Goods.  They were such great finds.  Things fly off the shelves at Home Goods so you have to purchase it when you find what you want.

Coastal vibe entryway in summer house tour part 2.

I tried to pull together accessories with different shades of blue that have a natural, beachy vibe. If you think you’ve seen that driftwood garland before you have.  I used it on a client’s Christmas tree last year.  I did a coastal theme in a Virginia Beach office and used it as a garland.  It was that natural piece I needed to bring the final details together. It’s one of my favorite trees so If you didn’t get a chance to see it you can check it out here.

Coastal vibe entryway in summer house tour part 2.

Coastal vibe entryway in summer house tour part 2.

If you are in the Hampton roads area and are looking for a photographer for senior sessions or family portraits I use Jason Williams at Elite Photography.  He has been doing our photos for the last 6 years.

Coastal vibe entryway in summer house tour part 2.

I hope you enjoyed both of my summer tours.  Later in the month I will be revealing my outdoor summer kitchen and fire pit.  It is the best upgrade we have done to our house.  We are definitely more casual entertainers.  We enjoy throwing parties and entertaining around our pool. I think that is what home decor is all about. Making your home a place you want to be at and entertain others there as well.

Yours Truly,

Jenn

Summer House Tour

I’m SO excited!!! Summer is almost here.  We had a pretty harsh winter for Virginia Beach. Then it seemed like we just skipped past spring and it went straight to 90 degree weather.  I’m not complaining though. I’m not a fan of cold weather. Summer house tours are literally one of my favorite posts.  I love reading other blogs that showcase their homes this time of year.  Kids are getting out of school and everyone is in a party mood.

 Hey, If you’re new to my blog I’m so glad you stopped by.  Here are a couple posts to get to know me better; (10 Facts About the Person Behind the Blog, 25 Things About Me, and My Easy to Follow Nighttime Routine). Now let’s start the summer tour.

  Those of you who have been around a while know I’m a big fan of black and white decor. However, for the summer I do like to throw a little color in there.

Styling the living room for a summer house tour for Yours Truly Jenn.

This animal print ottoman came from One King’s Lane.  It was exactly what I was looking for.  It took me a while to find it, but when I saw it, I knew it was just what I was looking for.  You can find similar animal hide ottomans here, here and here.

This room with gorgeous animal print is beautifully styled by Yours Truly Jenn for the summer house tour.

This solid blue rug came from Pottery Barn.  I thought it pulled the room together with the pillows as well.

This room with gorgeous animal print is beautifully styled by Yours Truly Jenn for the summer house tour.

These glam velvet couches came from Joss and Main.

This room with gorgeous animal print is beautifully styled by Yours Truly Jenn for the summer house tour.

I love this aerial view from the hallway upstairs.  You can really see how beautiful the furniture is and how the pieces compliment each other.  I love having this 2 story ceiling in the family room.

This room with gorgeous animal print is beautifully styled by Yours Truly Jenn for the summer house tour.

The gorgeous chairs were a splurge from Neiman Marcus.  I love to get a splurge piece that I call “the guest of honor.” Then I get functional pieces that are more reasonable to compliment and make the splurge piece really shine.

The next part of the summer house tour will be on Wednesday.  I will finish up with a hallway display and my tablescape. I would love to know what your color scheme is for the summer.  Leave a comment below telling me your summer decor plans.

Yours Truly,

Jenn