Art That’s Like a Splash of Summer in Your Living Room
Give your gallery wall a boost of sunshine with these affordable, summery prints.
Published Jun 13, 2017 5:48 PM
Summer weather is delightful, and we’re all gearing up for the warm days ahead. By now, backyard patios are prepped for entertaining, and front porches are loaded with potted plants and decked out with rocking chairs.
Inside, however, your home may not feel ready for summer. But it can—with interchangeable seasonal artwork and prints. Here, you’ll find a few of the best (and brightest) summer-inspired prints out there right now—from beach scenes to pink palm abstracts to dreamy ocean sunrise photographs. All are picture-perfect for the most wonderful time of year: summer.
Out of Office
Feel like a staycation? Surely, the “I Am Busy” bubble phrased balloons and ocean blue photograph from Gray Malin’s Up and Away series will have anyone ready for some interior fun in the sun.
Add a dash of totally gnarly surfer-inspired attitude to your living room walls with a swell neon surfboard print. Hurry up, the waves are calling.
On the Road
Lusting for a summertime adventure? Before clamoring into the retro RV and hitting Route 66, pause for this print. Kevin Russ’ “Rock Camper” will have everyone wanderlusting for a sunny road trip.
Rock Camper Art Print, $129.00
Now’s the ideal time to scoop up a maritime coastal sailboat illustration like “Seas The Day.” The fine art print illustrated by painter Evelyn Henson will add a nautical touch to any room—seaside or not.
Liven up your room with a print that will have everyone saying, “beach, please.” A bit of ocean, sea salt, sunbathers, and sand never hurt anyone—especially when it’s beautifully photographed and framed. Captured by Vintage Print Gallery, it’s called “Beach Scene Print II.”
Beach Scene Print II, $178.99
Take a minute to applaud the queen of summertime fruit, the pineapple. This tropical fruit wears a spiky crown, and “Pining for Pineapple,” by Joni Tyrrell, will be the fruity jewel addition to your entryway
Pining for Pineapple Print, $86.00
Life is better by the lake, right? Escape to a scenic spot with this “Lakeside” print. Shush, serenity is waiting.
Sometimes summer is one colorful blur. And in a blink, it’s gone, just like that. “Ballet de Couleurs” offers a vivid, swirly, light-infused moment that’s as effervescent as the season itself.
Ballet de Couleurs, $23.00
There’s no day like a pool day. When you’re not soaking up some rays near the pool, the Nine Photography photo—appropriately named “The Pool Opens at 10 am”—will be the next best thing.
The Pool Opens at 10am, $148.99
A dreamy ocean sunrise is pretty enough to bring a tear to any sea lover’s eye. The sherbet daybreak hues in “SoCal Sorbet 4” by Kamala Nahas for PBTeen X Minted is pretty enough to wake your inner mermaid.
The SoCal Sorbet, $89.00
Pretty in Pink
For those days when a beach outing isn’t on the horizon, welcome the palms indoors with a print like ‘Pink Palms’ by Honey Lake Studio. It’s sure to become a seasonal home décor staple.
Pink Palms, $139.99