Buying Guide for Furnishing a Classic Beach House

Everything you need to furnish & decorate your coastal home 

to get that classic Beach House look.


Beach House Style

Interior Design

Need Help with the Selection Process? 

Let our coastal furniture buying guides provide you with design tips from professional interior designers and experts that can offer information to make the right choice in your furniture selection process. If you deciding on a particular style coastal lighting or beach decor, our years of experience can help and offer ideas and tips to help get you started.Our furniture buyers guide will help you find the right slipcovered sofa by guiding you toward the right slipcover fabrics, sofa shapes and size for your living space. We also offer guides for choosing the right coastal lighting, and we can offer insight on coastal decor buying ideas that can best match your new or existing beach house decor.

Design Assistance

Our Boat House Design team is available for all your design needs. Whether you want to stop by the showroom for an appointment or give us a call. We are here for you -near of far. Just a call, click or chat away!

Fabric Selection

Within each slipcovered seating collection, we offer hundreds of fabric choices from cotton twills, linens, performance fabrics and more in a multitude of color ways: white, tans, creams, blues, corals and grays.

Furniture Construction

Kiln-dried recycled, sustainable hardwoods, 8-way hand-tied spring, eco-friendly fillings, superior re-inforced joints are just some of the construction details found in our slipcovered lines.

All About Slipcovered Furniture 

Custom-made Slipcovered Furniture is our specialty! From Sofas, Sectionals, Love Seats, Chairs, Ottomans and Headboards. The style and fabric choices are endless. 

Selecting the Perfect Sofa for your Home

Find out what some of the buying details are for purchasing the perfect sofa for your space. Kids, Dogs, Entertaining - we got you covered....literally.

Sectional Selection & Directional Tips

Have a nice size living or bonus room that would be perfect for a nice, big sectional or how about a nice petite sectional with a loveseat paired with a lounge? Either preference, we have one for you.

Living Room Furntiture 

Layout  Guide

Where should my seating go, how big should my coffee table be and what size rug should get to anchor all my pieces? The answer to these questions and more are found in our Furniture Buying Guide.

Lighting & Lamps 

Whether you are in the market for a pair of table lamps, chandeliers, wall sconces, a floor lamp or even that perfect  desk lamp, we have a wide variety of options in mulitple finishes and styles. No room for a side table & lamp? Try a unique coastal style floor lamp instead. Our collections are hand-selected by a team of designers to fit any look you are after.

Nautical Lighting

Salvaged from coasts and ship wreckage located all over the world, we are your source for authentic nautical lighting. These lights can be used as decor or serve a functional purpose when wired. From dock lights, passageway lights, a nautical spot light or a vintage lantern - these pieces help create a vintage feel and evoke that seaside vibe for the home.

Home Decor & Accent Pieces

Our Boat House is a one stop shop for all those unique coastal accent pieces and fine decor. Real, authentic coral, shells, hand-crafted wooden games, quote books, coffee table books, sea glass balls, telescope, vintage trunks, bowls, baskets and more. So many little finds accenturate the interiro and offer the

desired style of the space. 

Outdoor Furniture

Our Collections of Outdoor Furniture truly stand out. Each piece is uniquely crafted while being beautifully timeless. We provide high quality, sophisticated products with traditional and stylish craftsmanship with innovative, durable & diverse materials. Our pieces will be around for generations to come whether it's on the porch, patio, deck or poolside.

Nautical Decor 

We offer a wide variety of vintage oars, lobster traps, sea glass balls as well as ship salvage from coastal towns all over the word. Every piece tells a story and has texture, age and unique finishes from yesteryear. There's also a vast array of unique decor and accessories to complete the coastal look you want for every room in your home.

Outdoor Living

Shop selections found in our Outdoor Living Collections. Whether you need a perfect piece for your next beach outing or some fun, but useful decorative items for the deck, pool, garden, courtyard, patio or porch.From hammocks, planters, torches, umbrellas to pillows and rugs - we have you covered - or out in the open sky!

Bedding Guide

We've taken the guesswork out of textile designs by choosing coordinating colors and patterns that will enliven any bedroom space. We offer exclusive designs, luxurious comfort and exceptional quality for every style, no matter how grand or cozy. Let us help you create your dreamy retreat that will invite yu and your guests to settle in and relax, with an embracing, comfortable night's rest.

Rug Guide

We offer an extensive selection of family, pet and guest-friendly rugs in classic neutrals, shades blues and variations of grays, pastels or fun, bright colors.Our rugs are available in a wide range of patterns, prints and stripes. Feel good about your rug investment with durable and yet comfortable materials like cotton, jute, sisal, fibers for outdoor, wool and more. There's no doubt you'll find one, two or three for your home.

Pillow Guide

It's no secret we love our pillows when it comes to decorating a room! Pillows add comfort, style, design, texture and definition to a space.Our pillow selection offers unique, colorful, bright patterns while some have calm, muted patterns, abstract, geometric or floral prints. There's sure to be something to coordinate with any decor. Shop by color or style in the Pillow Section.

Why Buy from Our Boat House



A majority of our products are Made in America using eco-friendly, sustainably sourced materials and woods as well as some of the finest organic fabrics.



We provide extensive customer support and service over the phone, live chat or email. Questions about your order?   Give us a call!



Our Selections are of the highest quality in today's marketplace. We use the finest textiles and fabrics for our custom seating pieces.


We offer free, in-home white glove delivery when three or more pieces from the same slipcovered seating collection are purchased which provides hundreds of dollars in savings.


Old World rustic lanterns, authentic ship's lamps, vintage wooden oars or ship salvage. We are your source for all coastal finds, rare and unique.

FAQ - Frequently 

Asked Questions 

Have question about a product, a fabric inquiry or looking for a particular piece but can't find it? We are happy to help. Call, Text or Click - 24/7 



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