Move over holidays: long, warm, and sunny evenings make summer the choice season for get-togethers! With the right essentials in place, setting up the perfect summer gathering doesn’t need to be stressful. Get ready to step into the new season—this style guide has everything you need to get your home ready for a summer to remember!
Whether you’re well known for garden brunches or bringing guests together around the dining table, it’s time to shore up your home with the thoughtful touches that really wow guests. Fortunately, American makers are true home style experts. Time to upgrade your living space with these 9 essentials for unforgettable summer entertaining! (And don’t forget to add us to the invite list!)
Wow Your Summer Guests with these 9 Home Decor Ideas from American Makers
Accented by Grace (FL)
Maker: Shallie Bryant
Backyard BBQs and delicious summer evenings with friends deserve a setting as spectacular as the season itself! Set the table for a great get-together with this French Country Vintage Bird Table Runner.
Amelia Home Co (OH)
Maker: Amy Tolle
Make snack time ultra-stylish! Amelia focuses on functional pieces that capture organic lines and chic, earthy colors. This handmade Serving Bowl is perfect for sharing treats like fruits, cookies, and other nibbles.
Everecho Ceramics (CT)
Maker: Jennifer Swanson
Are your plain, boring planters in desperate need of a style upgrade? These hand-thrown floral carved vases are a sweet way for any plant mom or dad to proudly showcase their fabulous collection of flora.
Crystal Wellness Company (WA)
Maker: Yasmine Decosterd
Are your tabletops strewn with disorganized trinkets? Clean up the clutter with this stunning Abalone & Tiger's Eye Shell, perfectly sized for jewelry, crystals, or other baubles!
Maker: Roslyne Johnson
Perk up the plush of your living room or patio with this Culture Pillow! It's an easy way to add a lively pop of color to any room in the house. Available in six prints, you're sure to find one that perfectly suits your seating area.
Rusted Element Design (WA)
Maker: Jennifer Albright
Talk about a show-stopping centerpiece! Impress your guests with custom, one-of-a-kind servingware. Jennifer combines wood features with wandering waterways of resin that you can use as a tray, charcuterie, or cutting board.
Orchid + Ash (VA)
Maker: Kristina Baranowski
Invite guests to cozy up with supremely soft accents from Orchid + Ash! In five warm shades, this plush Boucle Woven Throw blanket adds a comfy, boutique touch to your home.
J.M. GENERALS (NY)
Maker: Jeffrey Monteiro
Boost your kitchen counter charm with these handwoven Barragan Hand Towels! Crafted on vintage looms, they're a lovely way to sprinkle a pinch of panache into your living space.
La Botella (NC)
Maker: Rachel Latson
Set the mood for a laid-back summer evening with these Hanging Macrame Planters upcycled from wine bottles! They not only showcase your greenery, but freshen up your summer space with class.
Questions for discussion and sharing
What are your favorite ways to set up a warm and inviting space for summer entertaining? Which of these decor items immediately caught your eye? Let us know in the comments!
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