Summer is in full swing, and we couldn’t be more excited to bring a little bit of the beach back home with us! There’s nothing quite like a beach escape, and it’s easier than you might think to recreate that same feeling in your very own home. From natural coral home decor to nautical inspired rugs and pillows, coastal decor is all about creating that same relaxing feeling of a beachside vacation with soft color palettes and subtle pops of texture. Whether you’re looking to refresh your beach home or an apartment, the best part of the coastal trend the ability to add as little or as much as you want to update or completely transform your space.
Shown Here: Jaipur Schooled Rug in Celestial Blue
There’s more to the coastal decor trend than just seashells and nautical stripes. By choosing unique pieces with old world style and detail, you’ll create a space with character and a bit of coastal inspiration without the cliches of "seashell decor". Starting with rugs, you can set the tone for a space by introducing a coastal color palette. For a summer beach home or condo, the Arctic Jaipur Myrtle Rug from the Coastal Living Collection is the perfect way to embrace the nautical theme in toned down neutrals. Looking for a more playful rug? The Celestial Blue Jaipur Schooled Rug from Coastal Living Collection embodies the fun and fresh feeling of the coast with silhouetted fish in cool shades of blue and green. For a simple look, choose the Oyster Gray Jaipur Starfishing Rug from Coastal Living Collection for a neutral color palette with subtle starfish detailing.
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When it comes to furniture, don’t be afraid to embrace texture! The Currey & Company Home Marchmont Sideboard and Chest of Drawers are great statement pieces for a coastal inspired space. The delicate natural shells, faux coral and wood all combine beautifully into a furniture piece that exudes elegance. Another option for furniture is the Arteriors Home Nantucket Side Table. Completed with authentic driftwood, this side table embraces the natural coastal trend with texture in a neutral color that can easily blend with other non-coastal items.
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Lighting is an easy interchangeable way to bring in hues of coastal blues, bieges, and greens reminiscent of the sand and waves. For a room needing a touch of deep ocean blue, choose the Currey & Company Lighting Jungli Table Lamp or the Currey & Company Lighting Raffine Table Lamp. Statement chandeliers are the perfect way to create a coastal themed room that is both modern and chic. Choose the Lowcountry Originals Shell Drum With Bottom Band Chandelier to bring vintage and modern styles together in one piece that sets a coastal tone. For over a kitchen or dining table, select a lantern style chandelier like the Currey & Company Lighting Palm Beach Lantern.
Shown above from the Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Collection (left to right): Mackie Throw Blanket in Brown & Ivory, Renee Pillow in Ivory, Manuel Pillow in Light Blue, Kaylee Pillow in Navy & Ivory, Jana Pillow in Ivory & Black, Michael Pillow in Blue
The coastal fun doesn’t stop with the bigger items! Don’t forget to accessorize with fun pops of palm tree greens, blushes, and corals in home decor and art to complete the look of a nautical-inspired space. You can never have too many throw pillows, and the Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines pillows are the perfect way to add a bit of coastal inspiration without changing your entire space. Toss the Dark Grey & Multi Bishop Pillow and the Blue & Ivory Jewel Pillow on a sofa to bring in some subtle stripes and shades of deep sea blue. Coastal-themed wall mirrors not only bring in a taste of the ocean, but also open your space making it appear larger. Try the Currey & Company Home Theodora Square Mirror or the Currey & Company Beachhead Mirror in your living area or dining room for an instant addition of salt and sea.
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