6 Ways to Summerize Your Home

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6 Ways to Summerize Your Home

01 of 06

Bring the Outdoors In

Bring the Outdoors In
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STAR INSPIRATION: Wicker stools fit right in with the eclectic decor of Christie Brinkley's Bridgehampton farmhouse.

TRY THIS AT HOME: Tahiti stool, $49.95; at cb2.com. Mocha outdoor counterstool, $99.95; at pier1.com

02 of 06

Bring the Inside Out

Bring the Inside Out
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STAR INSPIRATION: To make her backyard space feel like an outdoor living room, Kristen Bell amped up the comfort factor with throws and colorful pillows.

TRY THIS AT HOME: Mosaic outdoor pillow in Espresso, $24; westelm.com. Pepper Euro pillow cover, $115; at johnrobshaw.com

03 of 06

Tweak Your Tabletop

Tweak Your Tabletop
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STAR INSPIRATION: "I wanted [my deck] to be comfortable-a place to take a nap, read, and eat dinner with friends," says Mary McCormack, who incorporates the natural colors of her surroundings into her place settings.

TRY THIS AT HOME: Set of 4 dinner plates, $40; at fredflare.com. Vinyl placemat, $6.95; at cb2.com

04 of 06

Add Life with Full Blooms

Add Life with Full Blooms
Francois Halard, Courtesy KateSpade.com

STAR INSPIRATION: With an outdoor garden that grows year-round, Kate Walsh always has plenty of flowers to dress up her Spanish-style home.

TRY THIS AT HOME: Tulips, $39.99; ftd.com. Kate Spade mini rose bowl, $75; katespade.com

05 of 06

Use Accent Pieces

Use Accent Pieces
Douglas Friedman, Courtesy Apartment48.com, Courtesy Delight.com

STAR INSPIRATION: "Every room has its own color palette," says Christina Aguilera, who embellished her black-and-white kitchen with splashes of red, yellow and pink.

TRY THIS AT HOME: Jacqui coffee table, $570; at apartment48.com. Paper pot, $38.50; at delight.com

06 of 06

Stack Vibrant Books

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Douglas Friedman, Courtesy Amazon.com, Courtesy Taschen.com

STAR INSPIRATION: A pile of books in eye-catching colors warms up the neutral palette in American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi's cozy den.

TRY THIS AT HOME: Dreaming of Dior, $16.50; at amazon.com. Emilio Pucci, $200; at taschen.com

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