It’s the time of the year when you spend every extra minute you have at the lake! The weather is beautiful, the water is cool and the sounds are relaxing! Even if you don’t have a lake house you can add a little of that lake house charm to your space! Check out these fabulous ideas we found around the web and see what you can see if you can get your summertime decor in full swing! We just love vintage water skis and these are some wonderful examples of creative projects! The colors and patina make for instant character.Vintage boat oars are another great decor choice. Used in any number of ways they will add interest to your lake decor.Don’t forget to look up! Lake lighting at it’s best! Ready made or DIY you can make a light out of anything!There is power in numbers! This simple fact helps explain the appeal of collections! Try displaying them in large groupings to highlight their importance and add interest. Another way to display collections of small items is in a basket or a fabulous vintage jar!When you think lake, think knots and rope. Just by adding rope accents you can create a casual lake feel, without being obvious.Just by using truly old items, just the patina and age add character to your home. And of course everyone loves a sign or a fabulous lake style vignette! We hope we have given you a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing! And although we know we all would love a lake house, you don’t need one to implement some of these ideas into your home for a little of that vintage lake style!