melaminedishes thumb 5 Summer Finds Under $25: The Look for Less

Bold patterns. Hot colors. Sun and fun. Come summertime, you can get as daring with your home décor as you want, and it’s all about the accessories. These fabulous finds have just the right amount of color and graphic allure to punch up your home’s summer look.

Backyard barbecues call for fun serving pieces and your usual ones just won’t do. Try these wild zebra-patterned melamine plates ($16 for a set of 4) and bowls ($12 for a set of 4) from West Elm instead. They come in cobalt blue or bright orange stripes for a touch of funkiness (pictured above).

lantern 5 Summer Finds Under $25: The Look for Less
These adorable lanterns ($12) available in turquoise or white from Urban Outfitters can decorate tables as instant centerpieces. They are perfect for a Moroccan-themed affair or some eclectic pizazz.

 5 Summer Finds Under $25: The Look for Less
Who wants boring coasters when you could have Marimekko ones? From AlwaysMod.com come these whimsical Unikko flower coasters ($12 for a set of 6) in black, red, lime green or blue that will give your guests something cute on which to put their drinks.

spanishtilenapkins 5 Summer Finds Under $25: The Look for Less
Colorful napkins can spice things up on your tabletop. These geometric napkins ($11.96 for a set of 4) reminiscent of Spanish tiles are not only beautiful, but can complement myriad styles.

floralprintpillow 5 Summer Finds Under $25: The Look for Less
Pillows can double as a place to rest your head as well as a place to show off your style. This artsy embroidered floral pillow ($24) from Pier 1 is just the thing you want on your sofa for a summery statement, and can be easily changed out with the seasons.