Coastal Home Blog
1. Brass is in, nickel gets pushed aside.
Brass is taking over in the design world. From lighting fixtures to a few small touches like swapping out kitchen cabinet hardware will give your home an on-trend update. This coastal white kitchen with brass cargo ship lights hung over the island is a great example of how to get more likes on Instagram.
2. Weathered Wood Works.
Reclaimed wood walls and weathered wood furnishings are hot. Infuse your space with reclaimed wood tables, weathered driftwood wall hanging or a great teak coffee table. This coastal living room with slipcover sofa and chairs is complimented beautifully with weathered wood accents and a driftwood coffee table.
3. Rope For Layers Of Interest.
Rope is nautical and rustic, a cool layer of texture that' is a staple in the coastal community. A simple rope accent table or a rope lamp will add the perfect amount of coastal interest to your space.
4. Let's Chalk About It.
Chalkboard paint's popularity has been on the rise for a while and shows no sign of declining. With a paint brush and some chalk paint you can step up your design game in minutes. Painting an interior wall with a few coats of chalkboard paint is an easy, budget-friendly way to turn the everyday into something extraordinary. The backsplash in your coastal kitchen is a fun way to showcase recipes or tonight's dinner menu in style.
5. Go For The Gallery Wall.
Put your collections of seashells or coastal art on display with a gallery wall. Gather up favorite framed pieces or family memorabilia and decide the placement of the largest items first, then fill in with smaller pieces. It's a fun DIY of sorts that will create a stylish art wall to be envied.
6. Change To Stripes.
Bold bands stripes are one of those patterns that are classic and work in any style of room for big style impact. You can create this high contrast look with painted stripes on the wall or a great coastal stripe area rug to anchor your space. Another great way is with fabric, bold navy and white stripes on a slipcover club chair is a crisp clean coastal design that makes a statement.
7. X Mark's The Spot.
Criss crossed legs of stools, benches and tables can be found all over the chicest design pages. These coastal X base designs take the design in your space up a notch. Look how great an X base coffee table looks in front of a great coastal sofa.
8. Rock A Collected Look
Trends come and go but antiques are always in style. Pick something you love and showcase it in your space among your modern classic coastal belongings, this will give a collected over time feel and give your design credit due. It's fun to mix grandmas vintage trunk with your comfy brand new slipcover sofa for a great coastal look sure to be shared all over Instgram.
9. Hats off to Nautical
This beachy-chic look has us dreaming of seaside getaways. Make your space feel like a vacation home by adding a nautical touch. Aqua blue hues mixed with wicker and few nautical touches like anchors, boat oars or seashells will complete your seaside design.
10. Make Your Statement With Lighting.
One of our favorite ways to make a big design impact in a space is with lighting. The perfect coastal chandelier can take a rooms style to designer level, like a cherry on top, it's the finishing touch on any room.
2. Light it up with sea inspired lamps. Chic coastal lamps provide both added lighting and appealing decor.
3. When staging furniture choose light colors for an airy, inviting feel. These slipcover sofas are the perfect example of a comfy casual , light and airy design.
4. Whatever amount of furniture you have in your living room, remove a few pieces to make the room feel spacious.
5. Use bright, coordinated accessories like coastal accent pillows and throw blankets for a chic splash of color.
Help buyers imagine their life in your home with these 5 simple coastal design tips. Sell your home by staging it right, use these tips to get your place sold.