Nothing brightens my mood these days quite like a cheap and cheerful pick-me-up (this could be anything from a new house plant to a summery pair of floral shorts or a watermelon-scented lip tint). A little something to excite the senses never goes amiss.
As I continue to spend a lot of time at home this summer, I'm appreciating the chance to make some welcome updates in my wardrobe, in the beauty department, and in my abode. For the past few weeks, I've been scouring the internet high and low to seek out some of the most exciting (and affordable) finds in the home, beauty, and fashion department to invigorate and delight.
Today, I'm sharing some of my favorite finds with you, our dear readers, that are guaranteed to cheer up your space, mind, and mood this summer.
For the Home
A sculptural vase will add a touch of elegance to any room.
The easiest way to give your home a summer update is with crisp palm-leaf pillows.
This gorgeous green vase will add a fresh perspective in your indoor or outdoor area.
Make every plant in your house look chicer with this wicker basket. Plus, you can't beat the price.
A statement summer piece if there ever was one.
The gentle floral scent of Italian orange, jasmine, and tuberose will bring an uplifting and energizing essence to your room.
This pretty floral tablecloth is giving us major French countryside vibes—guaranteed to brighten up any meal.
The most dazzling way to serve your summer salads.
Transport yourself to the orange groves of Sicily as you cook up your next summer recipe.
Create delicious craft cocktails with ease—perfect for taking on hikes, picnics, and outdoor adventures.
For Your Wardrobe
A pretty print headscarf is the It accessory of summer 2020.
Made with sustainable practices, nothing will brighten your mood quite like these soft brushed stretch cotton briefs in the perfect golden yellow hue.
A little over $50 but these cool, colorful, and craftsy bracelets are so worth it.
You can find us wearing this effortless white dress all summer.
Scoop these expensive-looking sandals up while they're still on sale.
Give your bike shorts a summery update.
Such a charming silhouette.
Gold hoops with a twist.
When we can go to events again, this is exactly what we'll be wearing.
It's not summer 2020 without a little free-spirited tie-dye.
Milkmaid-style dresses are high up on our summer wish list.
We're enamored with this lavender-hued ribbed dress, but the best part is that from purchases and support the brand strives to help those in need and give back to the community.
For Your Beauty Routine
Peach is the It nail color of summer 2020.
Whether you're blow-drying your hair or not these days, this leave-in conditioning spray will restore hair's softness and diminish frizz.
Settle in on your Friday night with this brightening and softening superfood face mask to achieve that ultimate summer glow.
There's nothing like a bright and bold coral lipstick to put you in the summertime spirit.
This shimmer stick will highlight, blush, and enhance your skin so you can achieve that summertime glow.
You'll no doubt need a soothing hand cream with all that hand washing. Choose this one scented with citron, lemon, grapefruit, fig, and jasmine.