If there’s one thing I love doing once the warm summer days arrive, it’s give my home a light and bright refresh. For me, that means updating my domain with more plants, brighter colors, and natural textures and bringing my small outdoor space to life. To get some inspiration and direction, I tapped interiors expert Justina Blakeney, founder and creative director of the joyful and vibrant home décor site Jungalow, and asked for her insight on what to buy with a limited budget this season. Below, the New York Times best-selling author shares her cool and summer-ready home décor recs, from cool plant pots to fun pillows. And keep scrolling to shop more of our editors' favorite Insta-worthy (and budget-friendly) items to get you in the summer spirit.
"These are great year-round, but summer nights outdoors are a lot more comfortable if you light a citronella candle to keep unwanted visitors away, so keeping your matches handy in a chic cloche is a major upgrade." — Blakeney