Shop the Look: Coastal Home Decor Tips
We believe you shouldn't have to board a plane to catch drift of a breezy and beautiful beach. With fall just around the corner, now’s the perfect time to incorporate coastal home décor into your favorite room. Whether you’re by the ocean or not, with these nine design ideas you can have the summer-inspired look you love all year round.
Keep the aqua theme going with this wave indoor/outdoor rug from Lulu & Georgia — designed with the ocean in mind.
Every well-designed room needs an accent color. Create contrast by adding coral-colored décor to the sea of aqua. Our favorite coral home décor item of the moment: these coral prints from Coco & James.
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Shades of Aqua
The allure of aqua is that it mimics the calming effect of the ocean’s blue waters. An easy way to incorporate this into your home is to start adding décor items that match your favorite shade of aqua. Our favorite shade would have to be the one found in this stunning aqua glass table lamp from Crestview Collection.
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A Brighter Foundation
Pairing shades of blue with shades of white and grey can suggest coastal style without going overboard. When brighter colors are the foundation of a room, they can also help create a more sun-drenched look.
Nautical Throw Pillows
Bring the ocean to the comfort of your couch with nautical throw pillows. These white and aqua starfish pillows can also be ordered with sea turtle, crab and seahorse prints.
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Open and Airy Windows
Consider adding more windows to your room or replacing existing windows with spacious casement windows. This spacious window style will help you achieve the open and airy feeling of being on the ocean because there’s nothing obstructing your view or stopping the light from creating a more cheerful space.
Use old shells and sand from past travel adventures or buy some from your local craft store to turn into natural art. A few ideas: turn shells into candles by filling the center with wax, glue shells to a string of small white lights, use shells to create a frame around a mirror.
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Strikingly Spacious Doors
In addition to open-concept windows, the wide panels of Pella’s new Scenescape™ multipanel patio doors literally expand your horizons by eliminating barriers and opening your home to experience amplified scenic views. Our favorite thing about Scenescape doors? With a wall pocket and stacking option, these doors are completely foldable, so nothing will stand between you and your view.
Want to learn more about installing a casement window or Scenescape door? Click here to contact your local Pella sales rep, who can help you get the process started.
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