7 Affordable Items to Update Your Home for Summer

Whether you love color, cheery prints, or nautical-inspired accessories, you can give your home a budget-friendly refresh this summer with these seven products.


Outdoor Fabric Pouf


This weather- and water-resistant perch will be the perfect addition to your outdoor dinner parties and lounging by the pool.

To buy: $50; target.com.

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Fuchsia Mosaic Indoor Outdoor Rio Floor Mat


This reversible, geometric rug will give your patio an instant facelift. At 6 by 9 feet, this floor covering is a bargain of a statement piece.

To buy: $40; worldmarket.com.

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Pineapple Doormat


These days, pineapples seem to be popping up everywhere: in our kitchens, wardrobes, and even front porches. This fruity doormat will surely make every visitor smile—particularly because pineapples are a symbol of hospitality.

To buy: $35; nordstrom.com.

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Round Fringe Basket by Nate Berkus


Incorporate this light-colored wicker basket with fringed flair into your summertime space. Use it to corral rolled towels or even a large potted plant.

To buy: $35; target.com.

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Seas The Day Wood Sign


If you’re longing for an ocean breeze and your toes in the sand, hang up this handmade sign to remind yourself of stress-free days by the shore.

To buy: $25; etsy.com.

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Textured Stripe Throw Blanket


The temperature may be rising, but that doesn’t mean you won’t ever want to cuddle up with a light blanket during the summer. This tasseled option offers just the right amount of flare to liven up any space.

To buy: $25; target.com.

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Petals Linen Pillow


When you’re on the hunt for a bit of color to add to a room this season, toss a pair of these textured pillows on your sofa or bring a few outdoors to soften up your patio furniture. Available in nine colors.

To buy: $25 each; pier1.com.

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