Coastal style is light, bright and breezy and instantly transports you to the calming sensation of walking along the beach. The palette is often drawn from the ocean, sky, sand and sea shells and combines marine blues with crisp whites. Browse through our coastal home decor collection that includes coastal-style bedding, furniture, throws, pillows, artwork and much more.
Coastal Style Decorating Ideas
Since the dawn of mankind, we have had a fascination with the sea. It immense beauty has kept us spell bound and has provide us with s sense of comfort and tranquility. The colors of the sea are vast, and range from aqua turquoise to a deep majestic blue. The texture of the ocean changes with the wind and tides which provides a plenitude of patterns to inspire the artist in every heart. It’s shoreline has much of the same to offer with the contrasting colors of the water against the coral and sand. The abundance of life in the oceans becomes apparent along the shore line with it’s creatures being washed ashore. Seaweed, shells and starfish add an extra array of excitement for the explorer walking its shores. All these elements of the sea and the shoreline can be pulled into your home and bring that coastal style into your life.
Traditional furnishings work best with Coastal design. The furniture should be elegant and upscale. Slipcovers can be used on sofas and chairs in classic white or cream and you can also mix it up with tailored stripes to add sophistication.
Organic materials further enhance the coastal style. Natural flooring co-ordinates perfectly and seagrass and sisal add texture and dimension. Add rope, nautical balls and jute to create lighthearted appeal. Display well-chosen accessories such as shells, coral and nautical mirrors for a cozy ambiance. The key to creating a stunning coastal theme room is using restraint and keeping the entire feel light and airy.