You may not have a summer house — yet — but that doesn't mean you can't dream about decorating a future one. Beachside, lakeside, or countryside, these escapes will serve you major travel and decor envy in one. Your Pinterest boards aren't ready for this.
No one wants to cook on vacation, but we definitely would if we had an open-air kitchen like this one.
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The oars doubling as wall art bring the outdoors in — and provide an eye-catching contrast to the white walls — in this modern home.
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This impressive wall of windows helps you feel like you're outdoors at all times — even when the weather won't cooperate. Talk about living the dream.
This vacation home was built to resemble a converted barn, and it's major farmhouse decor inspo.
Imagine having sweet tea on this screened in porch every afternoon. We'd be all about it.
This beach cabana is the ideal spot for al fresco summer meals. Naturally colored wicker furniture gives it a laid-back vibe, without feeling like your grandma's retirement home.
Vintage glass lamps, a gallery wall, wicker baskets, and weathered furniture add to this beach house's cottage feel. Major nods to the antique kayak doubling as wall art.
This one-time hotel was transformed into a summer house, and since none of the rooms had much architecture or even moldings, new wall coverings gave them some beachy character.
The dramatic, steeply pitched roof and upholstered panels add a modern feel to this farmhouse's master bedroom.
When you're by the sea, there's no such thing as too much wicker. Or too much blue and white.
Happy hour here on repeat, please. An outdoor bar cart is the one thing we often overlook on an outdoor patio — but it makes every day a party.
The sunporch's white walls, ceilings, and floors calm down the bold palm leaf pillows and patterned rug. Everything in moderation, right?
The antique bamboo dining chairs and red chandelier add an exotic edge to the otherwise more traditional space.
Dining underneath the wisteria? Total garden goals.