10 Ways: To Give Your Home A Beach Retreat Design

Enjoy your beach house update with these easy breezy design tips.

Aqua beach house coastal decor

1. Ocean Hues

Aqua blue tones give a feeling of being by the ocean. Wether you paint the walls or toss in a few aqua accents this is easily acheived.

Coastal textures

2. Textures

Rattan, wicker, driftwood and seagrass are a few examples of textures that can be found in vacation beach houses. Mix in a few rattan chairs or anchor your space with a great coastal seagrass area rug to bring in an island touch.

3. Coastal Lighting

Unique nautical chandeliers or bathroom sconces with a sea inspired design add ambiance and vacation beach house essence to any space.

Coastal beach house slipcover furnishings

4. Slipcover Furniture

Comfy, coastal and casual slipcover furnishings will make any space feel like you're on summer vacation everyday.

5. Coastal Art

Driftwood seahorses, island maps, coral prints, there are so many choices to add a beach house touch to your walls.

Outdoor coastal living space

6. Outdoor Living

In any vacation beach house the outdoor spaces are just as important as the indoor. Make sure you create an outdoor living space just as great as the one inside. Coastal living is spent outdoors.

Coastal vacation style bedroom

7. Vacation Style Bedrooms

Make each bedroom in your home feel like it belongs in a resort. Soft  slipcovered or upholstered headboards and seaside bedside chests are a great start. Comy costal designs are inviting to guests and will give your home that vacation feel.

8. Beach Towels, Pillows & Throws

An abundance of coastal throws , sea inspired pillows and beach towels can always be found in a coastal vacation retreat. This creates a comfortable and inviting design.

9. Seaside Treasures

Treasures like seashells and sea life decor that look like you found them along the seashore adds beach house life to your decor.

nautical accents and decor

10. Nautical Inspired Accents

Ship and ocean related nautical accents add that little extra touch to any decor. Keep it simple and don't go overboard, a single ship oar, ship lantern or a cluster of sea glass balls will be just enough to add a nautical vacation home vibe.


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