Hello friends, and thank you so much for stopping by! Today I’m sharing our coastal farmhouse dining room styled with decor for summer. Cream hydrangeas, beachy coral, wooden beads, and botanical prints make this space feel airy and fresh for the season. I hope you find this post inspiring if you are decorating your dining room for summer, and you’ll have to let me know which piece is your favorite!

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Coastal Farmhouse Dining Room Inspiration

coastal farmhouse dining room with white dining table, black dining chairs, and botany artwork, botanical art, coral figurine, cream hydrangeas

As you can probably tell, one of my main inspirations for this summery space is the beach. Coastal decor holds a special place in my heart since my family traveled to the Outer Banks, North Carolina for a week every summer starting in my tween years. I don’t think any other type of vacation is quite as restful and sweet as a beach trip! We read books, worked on crossword puzzles, and generally embraced the term “beach bum.”

Related post: Coastal Home Decor Refresh

Coastal Farmhouse Dining Table Centerpiece

DIY Wood Bead Garland, easy DIY decor, budget friendly coastal farmhouse dining room

Secondly, a natural woven tray anchors the coastal theme of the room. I found the vase, wire bottles, coral figurine, woven tray, and cream hydrangeas all at Hobby Lobby on sale. I’ve loved the look of wood bead garlands for a while, and finally realized I could make my own!

Dining Room Botany Wall Art

budget friendly botany art for wall decor, burlap drum pendant light

Thirdly, these gorgeous botany prints are public domain images that Lauren at Bless’er House discovered! She has a wonderful tutorial up on her blog where she explains how to print, frame, and hang them in your home. I used the same frames she lists, except that I ordered them in “gray” instead of “honey.”

Related post: Watercolor Botanical Prints + Vintage Books

Coastal Farmhouse Dining Room Decor

diy calligraphy scroll sign with ralph waldo emerson quote

Our dining room sat empty for many months after we moved in this January, and I didn’t want to spend a lot on decor right away. I made this quote scroll myself using a Kraft paper roll, twine, and a Sharpie. Check out my calligraphy sign tutorial to learn how to write your own quote art for fall or the holidays!

diy book bundle, faux olive branches, and straw hat for dining room decor

This straw hat has a special meaning to me because it was crafted in Williamsburg, a place my family also visited during the summers. These memories are interwoven with those of salty breeze since we often stopped on the way to the beach, and my sister and I bought matching hats. So, it seemed like a perfect fit for our coastal dining room! I finished off this vignette with a few olive branches and a DIY book bundle.

Dining Room Meets Playroom

coastal farmhouse dining room with white dining table, black dining chairs, and botany artwork, botanical art, coral figurine, cream hydrangeas

Finally, I wanted to share that our dining room doubles as a playroom for Bug! So, the cube organizer against the wall helps coral toys and books, many of which I removed before taking photos 😉

cube organizer for toy storage and diy calligraphy scroll sign with quote

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We enjoy having a separate dining room apart from our breakfast nook, even if it seems a little impractical with all of the toys. There is something special about adjourning to a separate room to have a meal–it allows you to escape the everyday hustle and bustle of the kitchen and focus on good food and friends.

Coastal Farmhouse Dining Room Links

budget friendly coastal farmhouse dining room with botany art on wall, bead garland, coral figurine, cream hydrangeas in vase

I just updated these product links for 2023, and included similar items if the exact item is not available!

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Thank you so much for stopping by our coastal farmhouse dining room and walking down a sandy memory lane with me today. What were some of your favorite summer vacations, and do you have something special in your home that reminds you of a trip?

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5 Comments

  1. This is such a beautiful space, Caitlin! And I loved reading the story behind your decor. 💕

    1. Caitlin - Lion & Lantern says:

      Thank you so much Heather! 🙂

  2. Hi! I love your drum light fixture! Where is it from?

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