10 Ways: A Vacation Home Feel-It's All In The Details

 Getting that vacation beach house feel in your own home, It's all in the details. Here are 10 tips to get you started and on your way to creating your own coastal getaway.

Coastal artwork and driftwood sea horse wall hanging

1. Coastal Art. Wether an ocean painting or in this case a driftwood sea horse, the whimsical wall art is happy and inviting just like a vacation home.

Aqua coastal painted living room

2. Aqua Painted Walls.  Aqua hues of the ocean evoke a coastal feeling and give the space a beach house vacation feel. Things are always brighter and a little more daring on vacation.

Coastal bedroom with coastal chandelier

3. Coastal Chandeliers. Wood beaded iron chandelier is a light and airy look for over the bed, this coastal chandelier is the perfect addition to this bedroom. Coastal lighting adds ambiance and seaside style.

Coastal driftwood mirrors

4. Coastal Driftwood. A true essence of the beach, wood that has drifted across the ocean has a collected vibe. Driftoowd seems to give a reminder of carefree vacation walking along the seashore collecting treasures. A driftwood mirror will reflect light in your space as well as make a coastal statement.

Beach house with white coastal slipcover sofas

5. Slipcover Furnishings. Nothing says vacation on an island quite like the comfy and carefree casual slipcovered sofa. Slipcovered furnishings set the coastal tone for a room, these white coastal slipcover sofas want you to relax.

Nautical blue and white striped area rug

6. Coastal Flooring. Nautical blue and white striped area rugs in every shade of the beach add a vacation feel to any room.

Beach house outdoor coastal dining room

7. Outdoor Dining. When you're on vacation by the beach you wanto to enjoy the seaside as much as you can this is why so many vacation homes have great outdoor spaces for dining. This teak outdoor dining room is the perfect example of an easy coastal look your entire family will enjoy.

Coastal and nautical lanterns

8. Nautical Lanterns. Unique sea inspired lanterns add a whimsical coastal touch. Many beach vacation homes like to emphasize their coastal location by using nautical touches like this. 

Outdoor living room with teak coastal seating

9. Outdoor Living. A design trick probaly started by coastal vacationing is the outdoor living room. Creating a living space outdoors allows you to enjoy the long Summer beach days and ocean views from a comfy outdoor sofa

Coastal beach house outdoor shower

10. Extra Details. Adding that extra fun design element to your home gives it vacation home character. This beautiful outdoor shower shows how much bang you can get from a coastal design choice like this.

Photo Credits:

Beach House Entryway With Driftwood Sea Horse And Coastal Art

Bright Aqua Blue Painted Living Room

Coastal Bedroom With Coastal Chandelier And Mirror Over Bed

Coastal Driftwood Mirrors

Beach House Living Room With White Coastal Slipcover Sofas

 Beach House With Nautical Coastal Blue And White Striped Area Rug

Coastal Outdoor Dining

Unique Lighting And Lanterns In A Coastal Seating Area

Outdoor Coastal Teak Seating With Coastal Throws

Outdoor Coastal Style Shower


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