10 Ways: To Give Your Place A Relaxing Beachy Feel

. You don't have to live by the sea to get a coastal look. With these 10 tips you will feel like you've got the ocean on your doorstep. Capture the essence of the seaside in any space with these coastal design and decorating ideas.

Coastal beach house living room with slipcovered furnishings

1. Slipcover Furnishings. One of the best coastal decor items that will give you the biggest beachy impact is a slipcovered sofa. Nothing says comfy beach house quite like slipcovered furniture.

Coastal beach house living room with jute area rug

2. Natural floors. Natural flooring, such as jute, sea grass and sisal, make great rugs that simulate the sand on the beach instantly giving the space a seaside feel.

Coastal room with driftwood wall art

3. Driftwood.  Beautiful weathered wood strewn along the beach, known as driftwood is seen as a treasure found on the beaches. Adding driftwood into your decor gives the design a coastal collected ambiance. This driftwood wall art is a great example of how to use it in your home.

Coastal living room with blue and white striped area rug

4. Stripes. Blue and white stripes brighten any space while giving it a coastal design found in many beach houses decor. This blue and white stripe area rug is the perfect example of relaxed beach house design.

Seashell collections displayed

5. Seashell Decor.  Seashells are easy to use in your design, they can be placed on a coffee table as an accent or displayed as a collection in a bookcase. There are so many ways to incorporate sea life decor into your home.

Beach house decor with coastal lighting

6. Coastal Lighting, From ship cargo lights to shell chandeliers, coastal lighting can add more than light to your design. A coastal chandelier can add interest to a room with beachy style.

Comfy beach house living room with wicker chairs and weathered wood table

7. Wicker Textures. Wicker gives a relaxed beach feel. Add in a wicker chair or a set of wicker baskets to give your home a relaxed beach house design.

8. Weathered Wood. Just like the textures wicker creates, weathered wood gives a collected and evolved design to your space. This weathered wood Hamptons coffee table is a great example.

Coastal beach house with aqua accents

9. Aqua Accents. There is something about the color aqua that evokes the feeling of cool ocean waters. Bringing in aqua to a space whether on your walls or as an accent will give the space an ocean side vibe. 

10. Coastal Pillows. Soft accents like coastal throw pillows will give a comfy touch to your home while providing some extra seaside design.

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Coastal Beach House Living Room With Slipcovered Furnishings

Coastal Comfy Living Room With Natural Jute Area Rug

Beach House With Driftwood Wall Art

Coastal Living Room With Blue And White Striped Area Rug

Coastal Room with Display of Seashell Collection

Coastal Beach House Design With Coastal Lighting

Coastal Beach House With Wicker Accent Chairs

Aqua Accents and Coastal Throw Pillows 


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