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Decorating a seaside holiday home can be a fun and exciting project. The goal is to create a relaxing and coastal-inspired atmosphere that reflects the natural beauty of the surroundings. Here are some tips to help you decorate your seaside holiday home:

  1. Embrace a Coastal Color Palette: Choose a color scheme inspired by the sea, sand, and sky. Opt for light and airy colors like soft blues, greens, whites, and sandy neutrals. These colors create a fresh and calming backdrop.

    A simply styled Hamptons by the sea Living room with Coastal furniture - a driftwood side table with rattan baskets and soft blue grey cushions

  2. Bring in Natural Elements: Incorporate natural materials to enhance the coastal vibe. Use materials like jute, rattan, wicker, and bamboo for furniture, rugs, and accessories. Wooden elements, such as driftwood or reclaimed wood, can also add a rustic beach feel.

    Sse natural material such as willow and wood to decorate , shown her are our Casco Bay baskets and the driftwood blanket ladder

  3. Use Nautical Accessories: Incorporate nautical-themed accessories to enhance the coastal theme. Display items like seashells, starfish, anchors, or ships in bottles as decorative accents. Hang framed nautical maps or artwork depicting the ocean.

    Resin faux coral for Hamptons styling in coastal chic homes and interiors

  4. Choose Light and Breezy Fabrics: Use lightweight fabrics for curtains, drapes, and upholstery to create an airy feel. Opt for sheer or linen curtains that allow natural light to filter through. Use slipcovers or light-colored fabrics for furniture to maintain a casual and relaxed atmosphere.

    Pair your white furniture with natural elements commonly found in coastal settings. Incorporate accessories like driftwood, seashells, sisal rugs, or jute baskets to create a harmonious balance between the crispness of the white furniture and the organic textures of the coastal environment

  5. Showcase Coastal Art: Hang beach-inspired artwork on the walls. Consider framed prints or photographs of seascapes, boats, or marine life. You can also display local artwork that reflects the coastal environment.

  6. Create a Coastal Gallery Wall: Arrange a collection of framed photographs, postcards, or artwork with coastal themes on a single wall. It adds a personal touch and serves as a focal point in the room.

  7. Incorporate Nautical Patterns: Introduce patterns that evoke a nautical feel, such as stripes, anchors, or fish scales. Use them in throw pillows, bedding, or rugs to add visual interest and tie the theme together.

    An array of coastal home accessories to use to decorate your seaside holiday home... coastal cushions, wooden lanterns, paddles and faux coral

  8. Include Seaside-Inspired Lighting: Choose lighting fixtures that complement the coastal style. Look for pendant lights or table lamps with a nautical touch, such as those made of rope, driftwood, or sea glass. Incorporate natural light as much as possible by using sheer curtains or blinds.

  9. Bring in Plants: Add a touch of greenery with indoor plants to create a fresh and vibrant atmosphere. Choose low-maintenance varieties like succulents, palms, or tropical plants that thrive in coastal environments.

  10. Create Outdoor Spaces: Make the most of outdoor areas like balconies, patios, or gardens. Arrange outdoor furniture and decorate with cushions and textiles that match the coastal theme. Consider adding a hammock, a swing chair, or a hanging daybed for ultimate relaxation.

Remember, the key is to create a soothing and beach-inspired ambiance that allows you to unwind and enjoy your seaside holiday home. Feel free to add personal touches and adapt the decor to your own style preferences while keeping the coastal theme in mind.

The large Seaside cottage coffee table styled with the Berwick tray layered with coastal pieces including faux coral, shells and grasses



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