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12 ways to make your home feel like summer year-round

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File the “summer home” under life goals, but keep your fondness for warm weather style front and center–all year long. If your favorite season involves days by the beach, dining alfresco, and casual (maybe even lazy) days, there’s no reason to shelf those summery feelings when the seasons change. Now, with Ethan Allen’s new Santa Monica collection, you can bring them home through your decor year ’round. Here’s how.

Your go-to place to relax shouldn’t stress you out. The comfortable, casual nature of this sofa will invite you to take it easy all year long. And when winter days seem endless, grab your favorite throw and enjoy a summer-inspired movie marathon–even in a snowstorm.

Marina Sofa

A rustic, wood base, paired with a ‘does-it-all’ industrial chic surface, will remind you of summer days spent gaming, crafting, and hosting your favorite warm weather guests. Hang onto those memories (and make new ones!) year-round.

Bruckner Metal-Top Coffee Table

Illuminating daydreams of beachside adventures (see what we did there?), this lamp will feel right at home, whether your space is traditional or a bit more bohemian.

Aspen Table Lamp

Wood elements and multifunction furniture are two of our favorite things (really, we could give speeches on the subjects), so it’s no wonder this shapely stool stole our hearts.

Davion Stool

I spy Montauk! Any time art doubles as a conversation piece, we’re sold. This in-season

gallery wall

addition will transition with the winter months into a warm reminder of the summer days to come.

Vintage Swimsuit Artwork

So effortlessly beachy, we wouldn’t be shocked to find this piece in a quaint, seaside restaurant housing mixed dishes or glassware. Your dining area essentials will be perfectly at home in this light and unimposing piece that asks little of your floor space, while packing a serious storage punch.

Sayville Double Cabinet

Rattan is the champion of bringing summer indoors, whatever the weather. Offering a relaxing, inviting atmosphere and bringing in a cool texture to your space, we guess that you’ll be adding more than one rattan moment to your decor this year.

Ellicot Dining Chair

Summer style needn’t be all pastels and brights. Subtle summer reminders are just as welcome in simple prints, too. Toss one (or more) pillows where they’re needed, and make sure they remind you of a cherished trip to the beach on a hot, sunny day.

Hand-Painted Bird on Sand Pillow

Anyone wishing to hang onto summer for as long as possible should put their trust in blue and cream (blue and cream buffalo plaid check, to be exact). This cozy chair feels more beach house than woodsy cabin, but offers all the comfort you’ll crave, all year long.

Hartwell Chair

This rug’s intricate pattern, paired with a chic navy and cream color combo, evokes both a worldly and nautical feel.  And this is exactly what you’ll want keeping your feet toasty warm when your body is craving the tropics, but your driveway is craving a snow shovel.

Woven Navy Rug

Playing off summer’s naturally nautical vibe, particularly for East Coasters, this duvet cover is softly summer. Subtle enough for year-round use, this casually comfortable moment will take you on a mini-vacation, nightly.

Aldon Stripe Duvet Cover

Nothing says ‘seaside retreat’ quite like a whitewashed wood finish. Keep it in your master suite to house bathing suits and seasonal attire or place it in your hallway for instant extra linen storage for your weekend guests.

Leora Tall Chest

View the complete Santa Monica collection here!

And don’t forget to keep an eye out for the new Brooklyn collection, launching in August!

View the complete Santa Monica collection here!