30 Photos to Celebrate Summer

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I always love going through hashtag challenge entries at the end of every month, but I didn’t expect to be so moved by the most recent theme: summer. After sorting through the 4,872 entries that were submitted last month, I was overwhelmed with that very specific sense of nostalgia and melancholy that comes with acknowledging the end of summer. With September only a few weeks away, looking through hundreds of pages of pictures of peaches, crashing waves, ice cream, toes in pools and backyard barbecues with friends was both the best and somewhat saddest way to mark the passage of time. While I will always enjoy feeling crisp breezes usher in fall, I will definitely miss the slow, sunny days of summer. Thank you to everyone who submitted such beautiful photos for this challenge, you captured the best moments of summer and we truly enjoyed getting to see what summer means to all of you. xo, grace

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Click through to see all 30 of our favorite photos after the jump!

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  1. What a fun collection of summer photos, so sad its almost over. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Christina says:

    I really like @ibeesb’s photo!

    – Christina

  3. Vanessa Lee says:

    I hope you do another round of features!

  4. Stephanie says:

    These images are exactly what summer is to me. What a great collection!

  5. Jimmy Rea says:

    Love the selection of photos. You really captured the feel of Summer. The foods, fun and vacations is something we all look forward to.

  6. Shelley says:

    Beautiful selection of summer shots! Thank you for sharing them. It would be fun to see more. Maybe a set for every season? They’re all beautiful in their own way.

    1. Grace Bonney says:

      hi shelley!

      you read our minds- seasonal challenges are definitely on their way ;)

      grace

  7. Inês says:

    Such a lovely collection of Summer color and landscape… it feels like you don’t want to leave it ever!

  8. Seasonal Challenges? Sounds like fun – I can’t wait to participate!

  9. Nancy says:

    A gorgeous and inspiring collection. Thanks for posting!

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