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10 Ways

Beach House Living Room With Turquoise Accents

1. Turquoise paint or accent in a beach house design will bring in the essence of the sea with an ocean water hue.

Coastal wood and woven wicker details in beach house kitchen

2. Create Visual Interest with wood accents and architectural details like these wood beams. When you pair wood with crisp white paint the details really pop for a great coastal design.  These woven rattan basket pendant lights are a great accent to the space.

Beach House Kitchen With Coastal Area Rugs

3. Prepare for sand. Cover your beach house floors in great coastal area rugs for a beachy design and to ward off a sandy mess.

Coastal hats and beach bags hanging in an entryway

4. Hang Ups. Create a a place to hang your beach hats and beach bags in an entry or mudd room for a beachy coastal design that will give your home a vacation feel. 

Shabby chic coastal slipcover decor

5. Shabby Chic gives a space that coveted coastal casual and comfy design every beach house needs. Add a slipcover chaise lounge or a love seat to your sitting area for an inviting shabby chic design.

Sun drenched coastal living

6. Sun drenched coastal living creates a warm and inviting beachy design. This is an easy way to lighten a space or add a beachy glow. simply open the curtains and let the light shine in. 

7. Textures like jute are rugs and weathered wood tables can create the illusion or feel of the seashore by giving the space a sandy hue.

Slipcover sitting room with slipcover chairs

8. Room with a view. Create a sitting area with a view by placing a pair of slipcover chairs or a chaise in front of a window.

Nautical accented dining room

9. Ship shape. Give your space a nautical touch with sea inspired lighting or ship accent decor for an ocean design.

Water friendly coastal design

10. Water friendly coastal living space. Using materials that are made for a coastal lifestyle such as outdoor wicker and slipcovered furnishings will give your beach house a durable comfy coastal design. Our high quality slipcovered furniture collections offers pieces that will transform your room, inviting you and your family to stretch out or curl up without a worry. Easy to remove and wash slipcover fabric designed to last.

10 Easy breezy coastal design tips to use in your beach house. Beach house design ideas that are easy breezy.

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1. Turquoise Accents In Beach House

2. Coastal Kitchen With Basket Lights & Wood Beams

3. Beach House Kitchen With Coastal Area Rugs

4. Beach Hats and Beach Bags

5. Shabby Chic Slipcover Living Room

6. Sun Drenched Coastal Living

8. Space with a view. 

9. Nautical accented coastal dining room

10. Water Friendly Coastal Living Space

Whether you live just steps from the ocean or miles away, a beach inspired porch brings the feel of the seashore right to your front door.  

Ocean hued beach house porch

1. Ocean Hues.  Use aqua tones of the ocean blues and sandy hues like the dunes to give your porch a beachy design.

Outdoor coastal beach house porch with nautical lantern

2. Nautical lanterns will add a touch of seaside design to any porch. This understated beach house porch with a beach dune and ocean view doesn't need much to have a beachy style, the nauitcal lantern pendant is the perfect touch.

Outdoor slipcover furniture

3. Outdoor slipcovered furnishings is our favorite way to bring the beach house style to your porch. A comfy coastal casual feel is key with any beach house design.

Beach house porch with blue and white stripe outdoor rug

4. Outdoor rugs anchor your space and make it feel comfy. Add a coastal outdoor blue and white striped rug to your porch to get a casual coastal feel.

5. Textures like wicker coastal outdoor seating add a beach house element to an outdoor space or front porch.

Coastal outdoor hanging seating

6. Hanging Coastal Seating adds a coastal whimsy design to your space. It gives you outdoor living an unexpected coastal design for a big impact.

Sectional coastal sofa for porch

7. Sectional sofa for lots of coastal seating on coastal porch. Fill your coastal porch with the perfect seating by using a sectional sofa. This allows you to lounge, lay down, read a book, or enjoy the entire family together in one space.

8. Throw pillows make the outdoors feel like your inside the beach house by adding coastal accents and a comfy casual feeling.

Aqua painted ceiling on coastal porch

9. Aqua Paint. Paint your porch ceiling or floors for a coastal beach house vibe. This is a great way to give your coastal space a vast open feeling of the sky or ocean waves that most beach houses usually have.

Open deck with fire element

10. Fire elements. If you have an open air deck a fire element brings a beachy bon fire feel to your space.

10 ways to create a beachy coastal outdoor living space. Great tips to create outdoor living areas for your porch.

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Ocean hued coastal porch

Nautical lantern hung lights on beach house porch

Outdoor slipcover furnishings on porch

Outdoor blue and white stripe area rug on porch

Outdoor hanging coastal seating

Sectional sofa for lots of coastal seating on coastal porch

Aqua painted ceilings or floors on coastal porch

Open deck porch with fire element

An important but overlooked component of interior design is texture. You can have the most beautiful design in the world, but if it strikes the same visual tone throughout, it will feel flat. Here are 10 ways you can add texture to your home.
 
Coastal room with white slipcover, driftwood, rope and glass ball lanterns
coastal blues and whites

1. Color Tones. Decorating a room in all the same tone is a wasted opportunity. Using only one shade of a color looks flat; choose two or preferably three and mix them between coastal accessories,rugs, furniture and paint.

navy and white coastal room

2. Accent wall. Wallpapering or painting an accent wall a different color will add dimension and texture to the room without being overpowering.

Aqua coastal space

3. Glazing. Adding a glaze to paint on the wall adds automatic texture and gives off a subtle glow when light hits it. Glaze also reflects the natural lighting in the room, creating a warmer effect.

Coastal Kitchen, aqua ceiling
4. Emphasize the ceiling. The ceiling is an important fifth wall in a room, paint it an interesting color, to give the room a textured feel. Using complementary color or shade, like a lighter gray ceiling with medium gray on the walls. A lighter shade on the ceiling can often make it feel higher.
Navy and white coastal living room, white slipcover sofas.
5. Mix textures in your fabrics. When it comes to fabrics don't use the same texture. For example, If you have pillows on the sofa in the same color family make sure they're not all the same fabric or print. Use a variety of textures and prints to automatically add interest to the entire space.
Navy blue walls, white drapes, coastal dining room, white slipcover chairs

6. Window treatments. Dressing your windows with fabric or woven blinds creates layers and texture while giving the space a finished look.

Navy walls, coastal space, white slipcover sofas, navy and white chevron rug
7. Area rugs. A coastal area rug instantly defines a space. Natural wood flooring is always beautiful, but looks far better with the layered, textured effect an area rug gives.
Aqua walls, driftoowd, white slipcover sofa

8. Weathered Wod. Weather it's a reclaimed wood dining table or a great piece of driftwood displayed on the wall, wood is an effortless representation of texture.

wood chandeliers, coastal living room, white slipcover sofas and chairs

9. Layer lighting. Having overhead lighting, sea inspired chandeliers, task lighting and soft tabletop lighting adds dimension to your space. Light casts shadows and adds brightness, creating layers and texture.

driftwood mirror, white slipcover sofas, navy and white pillows
10. Mirrors. Hanging a coastal mirror will reflect and cast light in a room defining existing textures and creating new. Mirrors also create the illusion of a bigger space, giving you more reasons to add a great mirror to your space.
10 Ways to add coastal texture style with layers and finishes. Design tips to give depth to your coastal home design and decor.
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If only....
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Beautiful idea. Love the colors. Trying this very soon.
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Love everything about this house.
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