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5 Tips to a happy beach bunglaow design

Beach bungalow bathroom with bright aqua pattern floor tile

1. Use big design elements in small spaces like the bathroom. Don't be afraid of pattern, this bathroom shows the design impact the bright aqua tile floors have on the space.

Design tips to a happy beach bungalow design

Coastal bungalow with aqua walls

2. Aqua paint on your walls will instantly make your space smile. Aqua blue walls are like the ocean giving your room a hug.

Coastal  beach house bedroom with yellow accent chair

3. Pop of sunshine yellow as an accent chair or a throw pillow brightens and livens any room. Yellow is happiest as an accent in a space, rather than all over your walls.

Coastal living room with white slipcover sofa

4. Coastal white slipcover sofa is a staple in a beach bungalow. A white slipcover has a comfy, "beachy" look that functions as a base for your room design.

Coastal beach house liivng room with fun ocean art wall

5. Fun ocean art is not pretenious or serious, it is fun and lighthearted which is exactly what your beach bungalow needs to feel cheerful and welcoming.

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Coastal bathroom with aqua tile floor

Coastal living room with aqua walls

Beach bedroom with a pop of sunshine yellow

White coastal slipcover sofa in beach house liivng room

Coastal beach house liivng room with fun ocean art wall

Nautical fox ship light over coastal kitchen island

1.  Authentic ship lights like this fox or cargo light will add an instant Nautical touch to your space.

A few design tips to bring in a nautical feel to your coastal decor.

Coastal living room with nautical rope and glass lamps

2. Rope and glass lamps pull in a ocean nautical feel to this beach house living room.

wicker shade chandeliers in coastal dining room

3. Texture is another great way to infuse your desgin with a little nautical flavor. These wicker shade chandeliers are a perfect coastal touch.

Coastal living room with sea glass orb chandelier

4. Colors of the sea. Using ocean or colors that evoke that nautical feeling, like this sea glass orb chandelier is a perfect choice for your coastal, nautical decor.

Beach house with nautical lighting

5. Ocean elements. Seashell lighting definitely gives you a nautical design with style. This empire shell chandelier is a beautiful beach house design.

Coastal lighting for your beach house. Seaside inspired nautical lighting like cargo ship lights and passage hallway lights, find it all here at Our Boat House.

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Fox ship light hanging over island in beach house kitchen

Rope and glass table lamp in coastal living room

Beautiful coastal dining room with wicker shade chandeliers

Sea glass orb chandelier in coastal living room

Nautical sitting room with empire shell chandelier

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Fox ship light

Rope and glass table lamps

Wicker shade chandelier

Sea glass orb chandelier

Shell chandelier

Transition your Coastal Christmas decor into the New Year's decor

Coastal holiday decor

1. Ditch the red & green. Pack up all the traditional red & green Christmas decor but keep the sparkle.

Tips to make your Coastal Christmas decor work for your New Years celebration.

Coastal Christmas decor

2. Simplify . Strip down your Coastal Christmas decorations for a crisp clean look that will transition into your New Years Eve Bash. The wreath has been stripped down and a few Christmas balls are hung in the center for a modern coastal design.

Coastal New Years decor

3. Seaside colors. Sprinkle in your coastal colors throughout your holiday design for a coastal look.

Coastal New Years Eve decor

4. Add ribbon. Tie on some burlap ribbon to your Coastal Christmas decor to give things a New Years Eve update.

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Beach house coastal holiday design

New Years Eve Coastal bar cart design

Seaglass table decor design

Burlap ribbon coastal design

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