Interior Design Style: Beach Cottage

Coastal Living Beach House Style - Designing Spaces That Bring the Beach to You

Bringing a casual beach cottage style into your home is fun and easy. It starts with a white palette accented by ocean blue, and then bringing the outdoors in using a few seashells, driftwood, flowers in vases or jars, and nautical accents. Mismatched weathered furniture, painted wooden floors and linen slipcovers invite a bit of sand into the home. Some common features throughout the home would be:


Homelegance Nottingham Metal Spindle Bed - Antique Dark, Bronze, Metal, QueenAtlantic Furniture Nantucket Twin Over Twin Bunk Bed, White FinishElegant Mosquito Net Bed Canopy Set - White

On the Beach by Stahl

Living Room

Curtain Chic Seashells Lace Swag, WhiteCreative Co-Op Round Driftwood Sun Burst MirrorMalden Sun Washed Woods Turquoise Distressed Picture Frame, 5 by 7-Inch

Real Shells and Sand in Bottle - Bring the Beach Inside 6in x 3.5inEmerson CF787AW Carrera Grande Indoor Outdoor Ceiling Fan, 54-Inch, 60-Inch or 72-Inch Blade Span, Summer White Finish, Blades Sold Separately


Wooden Rustic Blue Stripe Oar w Hooks 36in, wooden boat oar decoration, vintage oar décor, decorative oars, beach home decorating ideas, beach wall décorSand Dollar 18 x 18 Inch Decorative Modern Organic Cotton Square Throw Pillow Cover, Khaki BrownHandcrafted Nautical Decor Wooden Rustic Blue and Yellow New England Lobster Trap Buoy, 20in


  • white beadboard backsplash
  • woven light fixtures
  • white or pale painted kitchen cupboards
  • open shelving
  • painted corner cabinets/hutches
  • farmhouse sink

Kohler Whitehaven Short Apron Basin SinkQuoizel ZE1717K Zen Large Semi Flush Mount, Mystic Black

clawfoot tub and tub shower - photo credit Keith MortonBathroom

Creative Bath Products At The Beach Toothbrush HolderAmerican Standard 0067.000.020 Standard Collection Pedestal Sink Leg, White


  • colorful Adirondack chairs
  • bright pillows
  • porch swing

Phat Tommy Folding Recycled Poly Adirondack Chair Marina BlueManual Woodworkers SLNSFS Blue Starfish 18in x 18in Climaweave Outdoor Indoor Pillow with 6-Pack of Tea Candles5 Feet Ft FLIP CUP HOLDER CONSOLE Cypress Lumber ROLL BACK PORCH SWING made from Rot-resistant Cypress Eternal Wood Made in the USA - Green Furniture - GO GREEN


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