10 ideas for that empty wall space over your bed

10 Coastal ideas for the empty space above your bed

10 ideas to create a coastal design in the empty space behind your bed.

Coastal art on the wall behind your bed

1. Coastal art.  The most popular item to fill the boring wall space above your bed is to hang coastal art like an ocean painting.

Coastal mirrors over a bed

2. Mirror, Mirror on the wall. A great coastal mirror on your headboard wall will reflect light in your bedroom while giving the illusion of more space.

Driftwood as wall art in your coastal bedroom

3. Driftwood design. Install a piece of driftwood on your bedroom wall for a coastal beach house design.

Coastal plate wall hanging

4. Oyster shell plates.  Plate wall designs aren't just for the dining room. Take your oyster shell plate collection and display it  on your bedroom wall.

Coastal bedroom with fabric draped canopy

5. Fabric canopy.  This one can be a simple or ornate as you want it. Fabric can add a softer element to your wall, taking up space and creating an interesting coastal design.

Coastal shelf of seashells over the bed

6. Shelf of seashells hung on the wall behind the bed for a coastal cottage feel.

Coastal bedroom with boat oars hung over the bed

7. Boat Oars. A very coastal look can be achieved by hanging boat oars on the wall behind your bed.

Coastal area rug as wall art

8. Rugs as wall art. A new form of tapestry, cool coastal area rugs provide an inexpensive way to get a big design on your bedroom wall. Picture a boat house navy and white stripe rug as a backdrop on your bedroom wall, such a cool, "beachy" design.

Coastal aqua jellyfish decal wall

9. Coastal wall decals. This aqua jelly fish decal would look amazing on your bedroom wall as a backdrop for your bed.

Nautical coastal wood wall art

10. Wooden nautical art. The wooden whale looks awesome over the bed giving the space a coastal nautical feel.

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Coastal ocean art over the bed 

Coastal mirror over the bed

Plate wall in your bedroom

Driftwood wall art on your bedroom wall

Coastal bedroom with fabric canopy over the bed

Shelf with seashells over the bed

Boat oars on the wall in a coastal bedroom

Rug hanging on wall behind bed

Jelly fish coastal wall decal

Wooden whale nautical wall art

shopping guide:

Driftwood wall art

Ocean art

Coastal mirrors

Boat oars

Wooden whale


suzanne chabot
10 months ago
WoW! Sooooooooooo beautiful!
Carol Kitchin
10 months ago
So sorry to hear of his passing ... he certainly looked like someone who was full of life. Prayers offered for those that were touched by his passing.
Angie Arnsbarger
10 months ago
This looks good will be making this could use shrimp or salmon
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