Feel inspired by the pale painted weather board houses of New England, and beautiful natural elements such as driftwood. These can be reflected in white painted walls, natural floors and beautifully crafted wooden coffee tables.
While a fresh, light and airy interior evokes memories of beach living, it need not feel sparse. Upholstered bedsteads with luxurious buttoning or accent armchairs with characterful scroll arms make a coastal themed room welcoming.
Create a calming retreat with a soft, neutral colour palette enlivened by splashes of different hues of sea green or ocean blue. Walls can be white or in subtle pastel shades, floors can be wood, painted or tile.
Soften with curved, calming lines and natural textures. Layer on the luxury with linen cushions, blankets or faux fur throws. Then add to the elemental, nature inspired vibe with bowls of coloured pebbles or sea glass or vases filled with twigs or wild flowers.
While this look is fresh and natural, it certainly does not lack sophistication. Textured wool rugs, linen shaded lamps, mid-century modern furniture and recycled glass vases are perfect for your chic, coastal inspired interior. And contemporary, Scandi inspired sofas never look out of place.
Complete your interior with interesting finishing touches. Don’t be afraid to go for an eclectic mix of accessories, from whimsical personal mementoes to ocean inspired driftwood deco objet sculptures or wall art. Then sit back, relax and close your eyes. You can almost feel the sea breeze on your skin.