Beach Cottage and Coastal Design Ideas

The best interior design ideas for beach house plans revolve around colors, shapes, textures, and the accessories of the beach and sea. Your beach house doesn’t have to look like everyone else’s. Make your design your own and these guidelines will help you on your journey to a one of a kind perfect style made just for you.

Beach House Décor Ideas

Always day-dreaming of endless summers and living by the beach? No matter what your location, you can bring that seaside feeling into your home by decorating it with the colours and accessories typically found in beach houses along the coast. Bring the outdoors inside with new beach-style furniture or add some custom-designed nautical fixtures. The possibilities are endless when you use the ocean and coastline as your inspiration.

Decide on a Coastal Living Theme

Many people look back on their childhood and fondly remem

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ber relaxing family trips to the beach. Then there are others who are lucky enough to take in the sun and surf daily, where the smell and feel of the ocean air is only a few minutes away. You can bring the appreciation of the ocean’s natural serenity and beauty into your home by creating a coastal haven with these beach house decorating ideas.

 

Coastal living is comfortable and relaxed, and it offers a no-fuss approach to design. It combines both indoor and outdoor living to accommodate entertaining large groups of people or intimate dining for two. Rooms are open, fresh and light, and they make use of natural colours.

There are many elements that go into making a home in tune with coastal living. Deciding on a coastal living theme is the first step in choosing your beach theme décor. The key is to make your indoor space flow seamlessly with the outdoors. Here are a few themes to give you some beach house décor ideas:

Beach Cottage

Cute, cosy and a little bit bohemian. A beach side cottage can be an eclectic mix of coastal, vintage and shabby chic inspired pieces such macramé, baskets, hurricane lamps, rope accessories, jute rugs and shell lamps or chandeliers. Think rattan or basket weave furniture and don’t forget the hammock or Adirondack chairs for outdoors.

Contemporary Coastal

This style is defined by its natural materials and textures, as well as its clean lines. It brings a bright, sunlit look to interiors. This is a great theme to use when you want to create a classic look, sticking to basic finishes and simple lines. Pared back artwork and beach-style furniture create this theme without a cluttered look.

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