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10 Ways

Ship Bunk Room

1. Ship AccessoriesLife rings and boat oars are a great way to accent and decorate the walls with nautical style.

2. Nautical Mirrors like a porthole mirror or driftwood mirror reflect light, make the space appear larger and add that special sea faring element to the room.

Coastal bunk room with nautical pendant lights and antique trunks

3. Nautical LightsAuthentic ship lights will give your bunk room the right amount of ocean flair white making reading a book a breeze.

4. Antique Touch. Adding a collected piece like these antique wooden trunks gives the space a special nautical design you won't find in your neighbors house.

Blue and white coastal bunk room with woven rattan chandeliers

5. Blue & White. Sticking with the tried and true blue and white color scheme will create the perfect nautical feel in your space.

6. Textures. Woven wicker and rattan add texture to a space creating a natural coastal design. These rattan chandeliers are the perfect touch in this bunk room.

Bunk Room with Coastal Stripes and Slipcover Seating

7. Coastal Stripes. Stripes on coastal bedding or as an area rug at a boathouse touch to the space.

8. Slipcover seating or Sleeping. A slipcover sofa embodies the coastal comfy design found in most beach houses. A coastal slipcover sleeper sofa is a great way to add seating with the option to pull out to sleep extra guests.

Rope Accent Bunk Room

9. Rope Accents. This rope accented bunk room with rope tied down to boating cleats makes the beds look like they are hanging. Rope is a classic way to pull in a nautical feel.

10. Coastal Art.  Hanging a great ocean print or coastal piece of artwork will add interest to the walls with nautical style.

10 ideas to help you create a nautical bunk room the kids or house guests will love. Creating your own nautical bunk room with coastal style.


 Nautical Bunk Room With A Boat

Coastal Bunk Room with Nautical Lights and Antique Trunks

Blue and White Bunk Room with Woven Rattan Chandeliers

Coastal Stripes and Slipcover Seating in Bunk Room

Coastal outdoor spaces

1. Outside Spaces. Summer homes are great but most of your time will be spent outside enjoying life by the sea. Make sure to create the perfect outdoor spaces.

Take some advise from the Novogratz on how to create that second home design with fun elements and a chill vibe.

Novaogratz second home style

Laid back coastal slipcover

2. Create Gathering Areas. There should be lots of space to gather the whole family in or around and be able to hang out in comfort. Slipcover sectional sofas area great for fitting the family comfortably in style.

3. Kick Back Areas. Relax in carefree spaces covered in slipcover cushions,a crisp, white, removable cushion that speaks a beach vibe but can be thrown in the washing machine for effortless clean up. Kick Back Everywhere, an abundance of lounging (and napping) areas throughout the home are essential.  

Coastal Design With Minimal decor

4. Just Enough. Use your coastal piecies in all the right places and try not to clutter your design. Less is more and will make everyone feel more relaxed in the home. This bedroom is a great example of letting the coastal decor say just enough. Simple, soft white coastal bedding and light, gauzy curtains are all  the coastal design this room needs, let your space evolve with layers and texture as shown here.

5. Great Coastal Bedding. Spend some money on a good nights sleep. Use suple coastal bedding in your bedrooms to achieve that second home night's sleep.

Fun coastal lighitng

6. Light The Way.  Incorporate fun and sea inspired lighting into your home to create that vacation beach house design.

Beach house with driftwood seahorse on the wall

7. Art Outside the Frame. Try and think outside the box when decorating your walls with art. Go for more of a whimsical design instead of that oil painting choose a driftwood seahorse to adorn the wall. Second homes usually have a more laid back fun design.

Wicker chairs are a great way to add texture and layers

8. Natural Elements. Mixing natural elements like wicker, rattan and jute into your design creates a layer of texture as well as mimics the textures found on the beach. These are all durable and lasting woven textures prefect for a second home y the sea.

you rock My Boat Beachy Pillow

9. Mix It Up. Keep the mix of accent pieces eclectic. Don't be too stuffy with your accessories, opt for a fun throw pillow or a creative display of seaside treasures instead of that pricey vase.

Beach House Fire Pit

10. Build A Fire. If you build it they will come. A fire always attracts a crowd. Make sure you have a great fire pit or fire table for them all to gather around.

Take what you will from these 10 simple tips to achieve a second home feel. Make your place feel like you are on vacation with a few simple design tips.


1. Outsoor Pool Area

3. Create Gathering Areas

4. Coastal Bedroom

6. Fun Lighting

7. Driftwood Seahorse

8. Natural Elements

9. Fun Beachy Pillow

10. Fire Pit

Coastal cottage design

1. Comfy Cottage.  Carefree coastal cottage decor create a comfy casual coastal design. The kind of coastal furnishings you can put your feet up on the furniture and not worry about damaging the paint job. Coastal Cottage pieces have a worn in look that gives an easy casual feel.

Slipcover Coastal decor

2. Give The Slip. Slipcover furnishings are super durable and stand up well in high-traffic spaces. A quick wash and they are good as new. Relax and enjoy coastal living on classic, simply-styled slipcover furniture, including all style slipcovered sofas and sectionals, Slipcover Chairs and coastal style seating.

Aqua ocean hues

3.  Add Some Aqua. Ocean blue aqua hues add a touch of the seaside to any space making it feel like it's feet from the ocean.

Classic White Coastal Kitchen

4. Classic White Kitchens. Bright white and clean coastal kitchens are a staple in a beach home. Create your own coastal design with a clean slate.

Bench the family

5. Bench The Family. Bench seating at the dining table us a great way to gather all the family around the table.

Coastal Slipcover Beach House Bedroom

6. Serene White Coastal Bedding. It's easy to create a bedroom retreat with a spa like beach feel by using all white coastal linens. The creates a clean coastal design found in beach resorts.

7. Slipcover Beds. Add that little extra touch of beach house with a slipcover bed in the master suite. Nothing creates a beachy feel quite like a slipcover.

8. Paint The Sea. Ocean hued painted walls are an easy way to achieve a beachy feel.

Seashell chandelier in coastal bathroom

9. Seashell Chandeliers. Beautiful seashell chandeliers light the space with big beach house style. Add instant seashore design to a space with a sea inspired chandelier.

Nautical Inspired Coastal Living Room

10. Nautical Design. Ship authentics with a classic nautical design add a sense of the sea. These ship oars create wall art and a beachy design.


1. Coastal Cottage Design

2. Slipcover White Coastal Beach House Living Room

3. Aqua Ocean Hued Breakfast Nook

4.. Classic White Coastal Kitchen

5. Bench The Family

6. Slipcover Coastal Beach House Bedroom

9. Sea Inspired Lighting In Coastal Bathroom

10. Nautical Slipcover Living Room

Soooooooooo beautiful!!! I love it!!!
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Love the beauty of seaglass,what a fantastic way to display it!!!! An love the ombre effect!!!
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