Houzz is the new way to design your home.
1,832 summer houses Ideabooks
5 Easy Ways to Summer-ize Your Home
"welcome summer into your home. But it doesn't have to be a big hassle. Whether you... color. Summer decor can be bright, bold and cheerful, so use cheeky colors and patterns... beach-house headboard. Creating this would be easy, using wood and shells found... beach house. What a great project, and eco-friendly also.... Dining Room Summer Nights Need Summer Beds Cool Off This Summer On a Screened-In Porch... color. Summer decor can be bright, bold and cheerful, so use cheeky colors and patterns..."
My Houzz: A Summer Beach House Charms and Welcomes
An expansive, thoughtful renovation transforms a humble 1870s house on Cape Cod into an inviting place for living and entertaining
"1870s house on Cape Cod into an inviting place for living and entertaining... beach house was originally a crumbling 1,200-square-foot space with cupboard closets... into a summer home suited for entertaining, and with the help of Peter McDonald Architect... beach house. Just wish we could have seen some before and during photos. THAT is... beach house on Cape Cod. The view is to die for! I would want to live here year-round..."
Houzz Tour: Sweet Georgia Summer Beach Home
A cinderblock structure is transformed into an airy, cheery beach house for three vacationing sisters and their families
"beach house for three vacationing sisters and their families... Beach Houses | Browse beach house photos... beach house, set on Tybee Island in Georgia, wasn't always the cheery home that it... saw the house," says Erika. "Everything was cement and cold, like a bunker." The... The house is owned by three sisters; their grandfather built it in the 1940s. Because... comfortable summer home for the family on a budget. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:..."
Guest Picks: A Bicycle Built for Summer
Feel the wind in your hair without leaving your house with bike-adorned accessories that get your decorating wheels turning
"leaving your house with bike-adorned accessories that get your decorating wheels turning... scream summer, so why not look to this leisurely mode of transportation for decorating... hydrated this summer with bicycle glass tumblers featuring four different bikes in four different... With a summer-perfect letterpress bicycle design, these handmade recycled paper coasters... to your summer gatherings. This is the perfect pillow for any home with children...."
Escape to a Summer Holiday Fantasy at a Hamptons Show House
Imaginative designs meet philanthropy in a sprawling New York home, in rooms meant to inspire — if not actually live in
"Holiday House Hamptons is meant to encapsulate a carefree summer fantasy. Or at least... the show house benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.) 2013 Holiday House Hamptons:... bedroom: summer of 40 something. I didn't mind that one :) Show houses are where... Desiign HOuse for this beautiful lounge...the whole house is nice but a bit overdone... white for summer just seems way too bright in a room...summers are hot and humid and..."
Guest Picks: Assemble a Summer Rental Survival Kit
Cover up sketchy furniture and floors, add cheery decorations and set a beautiful table in a bare-bones summer rental home
"whole summer. The houses were always furnished with musty, not-very-pretty secondhand... your city house or that can be stored away in your survival kit for next summer. — Valorie... Summer rentals are not usually those luxury dream homes in the Hamptons. For years... modern house at the beach or in the mountains. Sometimes it was just for one month... just for summer homes. :-) Where do you find the slipcovers for the cheepo plastic..."
Cool Off This Summer On a Screened-In Porch
"to your house, especially if you have mosquitoes in your yard like I do! You can program... On hot summer days a screened-in porch is the best place to catch some shade and a... detached "summer-house" screened room as mentioned by janefredarch, perhaps connected... of the house overlooking the back yard. the main living areas are at the front. My... lowcountry house with a screened porch overlooking the marsh...please. Amen. Cookingchick..."
Budget Decorator: 16 Ways to Bring Summer Into Your Kitchen
Give your kitchen an easy-breezy feel by swapping in summery colors and natural accessories, and stowing cool-weather cooking stuff
"your own summer house, hearing the screen door shut behind you as you drop your bags... about summer getaways that makes us feel so wonderfully carefree? What if it were... My summer kitchen goes mostly ignored because it's so HOT here in the summertime... before the house has a chance to heat up. Cottage styled kitchens usually bring in those... vacation & summer inspired accents throughout to enjoy all year long. --- Getting tired..."
My Houzz: Rustic Charm on a Summer Campsite in Alabama
Farmhouse touches mix with antiques and locally crafted pieces for a home that reflects its woodsy surroundings
"idyllic summer retreat for Glenn and Carter Breazeale and their two daughters. Though... the warm summer days, colorful prints and patterns brighten every room, while rustic... kind of house!!! Love it!!! Summer campsite house? My idea of summer campsite house... spend my summers there, nice ! We love it!! This is probably my favourite house that... christian summer camp experience in my life. Thank you for dedicating yourselves to..."
What's Your Summer Home Style?
From tropical retreats to mountain cabins and lakeside cottages, there's a summer getaway for everyone. What's yours?
"there's a summer getaway for everyone. What's yours?... beach house, a rustic retreat miles from anything, a lake house close enough to drive... rental house on the beach. At some point during the drive, we inevitably circle around... Lake house two hrs away gets my vote! Spending our third summer in our lake house;... Beach house on stilts, yes please. Thanks for sharing. Charmean Something on the... weekend and summer retreat for our family. anywhere oceanfront ~ love these pics!! Tubee..."
Shade in Summer, Sun in Winter
"in the summer, but when their leaves fall of toward the winter, that valuable sunlight... into the house. But trees take time to grow, and sometimes it's not possible to plant... the high summer sun, but their placement at the top of windows lets the low winter sun... of some houses incorporating sunshades in various applications.... butterfly house for solar passive design... http://www.zenarchitects.com/project1.html..."
Summer Style: 20 Fresh Ways to Bring in the Season
From surfboards and seashells to mason jars and hammocks, keep that laid-back vibe going through summer and beyond
"If summer seems to be slipping by, and you haven't yet made any changes around the... the house, now is the perfect time to do so. Whether you are looking for projects... favorite for summer, especially when a friend drops by and we end up talking for a while... use all summer to keep drinks icy cold far longer than plastic or glass containers... spell summer in California. Even if you don't live in the Golden State, you can evoke..."
Kitchen of the Week: Modern Summer Camp Style in Maine
Two window walls let in gorgeous lake views, while barn wood and other reclaimed materials create a relaxed vacation vibe
"their house a summer-camp feel that wouldn't conflict with their architectural instincts... modern summer camp with a fresh color palette and rustic barn wood accents. Sturdy... lakeside house with a Viking? Summer "camp" feel? Sunrise AND sunset from adjacent... a lake house and it is absolutely brilliant. Wow this is almost EXACTLY what I am... of the house! :) Modern industrial? Rustic ecclectic? Love the color combinations..."
Classic Summer Furniture: The Adirondack Chair
"image of summer. It's synonymous with front porches, lake house, fire pits, beach cottages... NY and summers in the adirondacks I love these chairs. Great article. Love what one... -outdoor house paint. I honestly can't remember they were on the sale rack at Lowes... to do a summer projects with students, and use recycled paint from SARCAN or someplace... inside the house. Add a few pillows and it becomes sophisticated, streamlined seating..."
Cool Architecture for Hot Summers
Sun-repelling roofs, shades, windows and the natural flow of air can help your home weather heat waves
"aking summer. Seems that the real possibility of climate change, whether part of... building houses that can keep us comfortable no matter how uncomfortable it gets outside... of our house faces South with lots of tall windows shaded by shade trees. On the... down a house that they are lending money on. There are caveats to these points so... ly in summer. I hope these ideas become more commonplace i the future. We are building..."