One of the most overlooked home design pieces in many beach houses is an element that can tie the whole space together. One can accomplish this by adding a nautical touch. Below are five creative examples of how you can add a nautical touch to your beach house.
1. Add Nautical Colors
You can add a nautical touch to your beach house by painting one of the walls a bright navy blue like this kitchen design below. Doing so gives off an open and airy feel that will make guests feel more welcome. You could also purchase furniture that has bright tints such as blues and greens in it, like these chairs below, which will give off a rich but modest effect on any area they are placed in.
2. Coastal Wallpaper
Another way to add a nautical touch to your beach house is by choosing a sea imagery wallpaper. This way, you can show off the pretty views of the ocean in the background while still keeping your location’s primary color scheme. The gold and blue patterned wallpaper below is an excellent example of this while also showing some nautical colors.
One of the simplest ways to add a nautical touch is by adding seashells on your fireplace wall or even as a placement for decorative pillows in the living room. It will give off a very familiar, calming feel that can only be described as calm and relaxing and gives off an open and airy feel ideal for beach homes.
4. Nautical Artwork
One of the best ways to add a coastal touch to your beach house is by purchasing artwork that has nautical themes. It will make your home more inviting to guests while also allowing you to show off some of your favorite ocean sights. The artwork below is an excellent example of this and can be found at almost any art gallery near the beach.
5. Nautical Stripes
The last way you can add a nautical touch to your beach house is by using nautical stripes on your furniture. It will give off an open and airy feel while still being located in a coastal location. The stripes on this sofa are the perfect way to accomplish a nautical touch without taking away from the beach house that you live in. It is also the ideal size for a beach house as it is not too big and not too small so that it won’t get in the way of your guests but does not take away from the ocean view.
Adding a nautical touch to your beach house will give it more character and make it stand out more as well. The best part about this is it doesn’t take much effort to achieve. Using some of the examples provided above and decorating your home with some seashells or even pictures of the ocean, you can perform a distinctive and extraordinary look for your home.