Warm breezes, cool tones, and hot tunes provide inspiration and ideas for updating house and home with coastal home decor.
Adding to the new season decor updating party is the glorious news that those of us who are vaccinated are cleared for fellowshipping with fellow vaccinated friends and family.
No time like the present for planning a by the sea themed spring into summer Memorial Day soirée.
Is Coastal Style Still In Style?
Quarantine granted time to reflect on and take stock of design styles. For instance, the popularity, pertinence, and staying power of the classics and the trendy.
Coastal home decor pieces in traditional influences accented with new-traditional interpretations run the gamut from Palm Beach to Palm Springs style.
Experimenting with different aspects of a design style is easy.
Introduce new takes on a classic to keep the decorating fun and fresh, and the decorative appeal of the space visually engaging to you and the eyes that will ooh and ahh over your decorating mastery.
The takeaway is this: the coastal home decor accents and accessories you find to be a stunning reflection of you and your impeccable personal taste is exactly what’s in style.
“We dream in colors borrowed from the sea.”
Dream and decorate in sea to sky colors of soft neutrals and crisp deep tones borrowed from the beauty of the sea.
If a total coastal home decor makeover is in your seasonal update decorating scheme plan, this post is here to give ideas.
If you find you’re leaning more towards refreshing your decor with subtle spot touches to achieve a relaxed day at the beach aesthetic, this post has got you covered like SPF 50 sunscreen.
Wall mirrors classify as art in this decorista’s portfolio.
In this in the style of feature, one is silver, and the other, gold.
Serene pastels fit in comfortably with the beachside color palette.
Inspiration is everywhere, especially in the colors, textures, and patterns discovered under the sea.
Here’s a couple of fun pretty in pink accent chair options to consider.
Mixing styles is key when the intent is contrast through traditional meets modern juxtaposition.
The core concept of coastal decorating style places the emphasis on creating a comfortable and inviting space rich in layers, textures, and natural elements.
Wicker, rattan, seagrass, jute, and woven pieces are instantly associated with coastal chic.
Seaside chic is color rich, texture driven, and pattern at play perfect for merging the coastal vibe of the indoors to the outdoors.
Coloring within the lines is a safe choice, but where’s the unique in that?
I’m adding a personal choice of sideboard here as the lines and curves remind me of the shape of sea waves as they approach the shore.
Quite the dynamic color combination tour de force, adding classic blue and white porcelain and ceramic accents to your coastal decorating theme frames a calm, cool, and collected picture.
Designed with scalloped edges and tapered legs with a look reminiscent of a seashell, the Liliane Velvet Barrel Chair is a casual yet elegant choice of accent chair.
Shifting the sands from soft delicate pastels to a touch of gold coast glam.
Spot-On Spot Accents
Accent chests, spot chairs, and designer look area rugs qualify as spot-on spot accents for a foyer, entryway, living, family, or sun room.
Carved details, natural pine wood, and a soft gray-washed finish highlights this super coastal chic style coffee table.
Distinctive hardware, sleek lines, and an elegant design presence meets the criteria for the perfect accent chest.
Powerful style statement in soft shades of seaside green.
Mix and mingle the cocktail hour with a distinctive piece such as the Avalon rattan bar.
Gorgeous lives in the details of the statement piece.
Leave no stone unturned in your search for special pieces to tie the coastal look altogether.
Check out consignment shops, estate sales, antiques auctions, and online sites for classic pieces and curiosities destined to become the focal point of the space.
Part of the fun is the hunt, and the grand prize is in the treasure found.
Rugs in neutral shades and natural textures keep with the coastal casual feel and gorgeously work the room.
Shape and form again catch my eye.
The curved details of this 20th Century Painted Bombe Chest With Verde Marble Top has an under the sea quality to it.
Accents and accessories in traditional coastal design color, texture, and pattern choices infuse the spaces and places in the home with a comfortable seaside chic aesthetic that emphasizes a there’s no place like home or the beach vibe.
Dallas-based designer Jan Showers words serve as design tip numero uno in my book.
I realize black may not be the color that immediately springs to mind when considering the coastal style color wheel, but it’s the color that lends a touch of elegance to any decor style it graces.
See (or should I say sea) what I mean?
Coastal elegance is beautifully defined through black decor pieces and accessories.
Papasan chairs capture the look of casual chic, and speaking from personal ownership experience, is one super comfortable seating option.
This super chic space speaks fluent seaside sophistication to me.
Some may say this upholstery is more tropical than coastal.
I say it’s lovely and just the deviation from the too literal design style interpretation needed for the space.
Nice complementing piece.
Step away from the expected by throwing the eye a curveball with a chic choice of conservation piece.
I’m including this lovely video as it is befitting the end to a serene and relaxing day spent oceanside and the end of this coastal home decor extravaganza.
Take a moment, hit play, and take it in.
“The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.”
Decorating is an adventure in personal style that should always inspire our imagination and bring us immense joy.