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Coastal Design Tips

Splash pool

1. Splash Pool. Install a small splash pool for big impact and a coastal focal point for your backyard. Take a dip to cool off in beach club style.

Built in coastal beach club seating

2. Built In Seating. Beach Club style built in seating will add gathering space and seating to your backyard.

Back yard beachy fire pit

3. Beachy Fire Pit. This is a great beachy design and perfect for gathering around in the evening.

Backyard beach cabana

4. Cabana. Nothing is quite more beach club than a cool beachy cabana.

Sun loungers

5. Sun Loungers. A row of beach loungers screams beach day by the pool at the beach club.

Coastal design tips to give your backyard a coastal beach club vibe. 5 Cool design tips to transfrom your backyard into a beach club oasis.

Island Design Keep It Simple

1. Keep It Simple. Minimal coastal design with a simple teak sofa, brown-wired lounge chairs, and an ombre of green throw pillows that mimic the lush island surroundings.

Aqua Accents

2. Aqua Ocean Blue Accents. Let's be honest the Aqua ocean waters of the islands are mesmerizing. By adding pops of ocean blue accents you can evoke that island design . These distressed teak chaises adorned with aqua blue striped cushions will have you relaxing on repeat.

Island rattan design

3. Rattan is island living. Woven wicker and rattan speaks the island language.. This Jamaican cabana is filled with rattan, a 60s favorite that’s topped with cozy cerulean blue cushions and treated with a sealant to withstand island temperatures and weather. 

Seating to view the sunset

4. Create a seating plan to best view the sunsets. There is nothing better than relaxing and watching the sun go down on a island. This St. Barts porch is brimming with beach-chic furniture with soft fabrics in serene colors to let the sunset shine.

Coastal outdoor living

5. Outside Meets Inside. A  Bahamian cottage outdoor living room with a vintage teak daybed, rattan side table, and ceramic planters. Bring accents from the indoors out to blur the line between them.

Create a true island design with these 5 simple design tips. Take a few tips from the crew at Our Boat House  to create a beautiful island design.


Minimal Island Style Porch

Aqua Ocean Views From Sun Loungers

Island Rattan Design

Seating To View The Sunset

Outside Living Room

Follow these 5 easy tips from top designers to spring into a fresh nautical design.

Light and airy white coastal slipcover living room

1. Scan the space you want to update. This should be a quick scan of the room. Pick the first three things that bother you and use this as your starting point. This forces you to prioritize the top things to change, rather than leaving you feeling overwhelmed with an long, taxing list. This will make each room list easier to tackle.
Coastal white bedroom

2. Fresh White. Bring in white decor like a slipcover sofa or chair to freshen up the space and create the base of your coastal canvas for Spring.

3. Liven your space with new throw pillowsCoastal throw pillows can add a bright pop of color without having to commit to a color change on the walls. This can liven up a design with pattern and excitement that spring brings.

4.Keep It Airy and Light. Remove heavy drapes and replace them with sheer materials. You want the sun to shine in and fill your room with natural light.

5. Play with Punches of Yellow. Nothing sings "spring" like the color yellow. A large white bowl or tall glass vase of lemons can add instant spring style into any room. Lemons are a fresh, inexpensive style accessory that are also readily on hand for cooking! So add a pop of sunshine with yellow accents.

5 Easy design tips to take your coastal design into spring. Spring coastal design tips to give your home a coastal makeover.

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