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How to Add Beach House Style to Your Home this Summer

Whether you own a beach house or not, we’ve got easy ways to transform your home to an Oceanside getaway. Check them out:

Choose a Nautical Color Palette

The nautical look is back in fashion for summer, and it’s a motif that is often used in beachfront homes. Make it timeless by adopting the nautical color palette (predominantly blue & white with red accents) without the themed pieces like anchors & sailboats. For rooms like this one that get a lot of sunshine, we suggest using outdoor fabrics, which will stand up to fading from the light.


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Channel Palm Beach

Palm Beach homes tend to have a very distinct look that emphasizes the tropical climate. Bright colors abound, including coral-pinks and lime greens, as well as jungle prints &  lots of sisal.


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Adopt the Lifestyle

When you live by the beach, you spend a lot of your day relaxing outdoors. Embrace that lifestyle by really taking the time to make your outdoor area special. We like the idea of layering outdoor rugs for a dimensional effect, making one of them an ocean blue to play into the feeling of being by water. Another great trick is to cover the sides of your porch with sheer outdoor drapery. This will soften the glare and heat from the sun.

*Note: It is important to choose the right fabrics when decorating outdoors. CLICK HERE for a full guide on how to choose the right fabrics when decorating outside.

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Nail the Architectural Elements

Many beach cottages & Hampton homes have charming wood walls that look lived-in. Whether it’s a brown oak or white wood plank, you can get the same look with high-technology trompe l’oeil wood finish wallpaper designs that look exactly like real timber! Balance the distressed aspect with something high end like shiny silk sateen.

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2 thoughts on “How to Add Beach House Style to Your Home this Summer

  1. Thanks! With summer here it’s great to bring that beach style and comfort to your doorstep. You can experience the beachy relaxation and vibe without having to leave your home!

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