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Nautical Decor Ideas

Coastal outdoor kitchen

1. Entertaining lifestyle: Summer kitchens are perfect for those who enjoy cooking outdoors as well as entertaining. Determine how often you enjoy cooking outdoors, and what size area you can dedicate to adding a summer kitchen.

Coastal casual outdoor summer kitchen

2. Access to amenities: Summer kitchens that have several amenities get used more often. Amenities such as cooking grills, griddles, rotisseries can make your cooking experience enjoyable. Summer kitchens that have sinks, refrigerators, freezers and wine coolers can help the avid cook avoid running back inside the main house.

Coastal outdoor lounge area

3. Lounge area: Don’t forget about the lounging and leisure area for your guests. Determine what type of outdoor seating will suit your needs, movable lounge chairs and tables are ideal for versatility. Make sure the seating area is not too far from the summer kitchen area for guest interaction, but too close for smoke to affect your guests.

4. Budget: Having a budget set will keep you from guessing and running out of money. 

Outdoor kitchen lighting

5. Outdoor lighting: Installing outdoor nautical lighting like these coastal lanterns will allow your dinning experience to go into the night in style.

Outdoor  living nautical design ideas for a summer kitchen. Create an outdoor living space to dine and relax in with the right nautical outdoor elements. 

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Coastal outdoor kitchen space

Coastal outdoor summer kitchen

Coastal outdoor lounge area

Outdoor kitchen lighting

Coastal kitchen and dining room blue and white beach house design with navy ladder back chairs and blue beaded coastal chandelier.

Beachy blue and white coastal living room with an ocean view.

Blue and White Coastal Beach House Living Room

Blue and white coastal living room beach house design with blue and white stripe slipcover sofa, white slipcover chairsrattan accent chairs and a jute area rug to ground the sea inspired space. The white wood ceiling and walls accent beautifully with the pops of blue.

Serene light ocean blue and white coastal beach house living room

Serene ocean light blue and white coastal living room with slipcover sofa and a beachy wood coffee table. A driftwood floor lamp lights the space with a gorgeous ocean view.

Denim blue and white coastal living room

Coastal denim blue and white beach house living room with slipcover sofas and sea inspired art. The framed seahorse prints add a whimsical touch to a classic beach house design.

Inspiring coastal blue and white beach house living room designs we love. Ocean blue hues and crisp white slipcover sofas create these classic beach house designs.

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 Blue And White Coastal Kitchen & Dining Design

Beach House Blue And White Living Room

Blue and White Coastal Living Room

Serene Ocean Blue and White Coastal Living Room

Coastal Denim Blue and White Beach House 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.
 

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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