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Coastal & Nautical Decor Ideas

April 21, 2014

The coastal/nautical design delicately brings together traditional and contemporary styles, creating an environment where everyday living evokes feelings of a tranquil seaside vacation. It often uses a combination of chic, natural, and minimalist elements to create a warm and inviting setting.

Usually, a sea-inspired color scheme is used for this type of design (you can create your own palette at www.design-seeds.com). Check out some samples below:

Check out these coastal/nautical-inspired rooms, one of which even uses a boat. Click on thumbnails for larger images:

Designing around a coastal theme can be affordable! How? By creating simple DIY projects using sand, shells, ropes, etc. Click on thumbnails for larger images:

Where can you find coastal decor products? Check out the stores below for an amazing inventory of handmade goodies and items you can use in a coastal theme:

1. Pottery Barn

2. Nautical Decor Collection by FROY

3. KarensRopeWork

4. Bed, Bath & Beyond

5. Dot&Bo

6. Wayfair

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