Do you constantly yearn for summer vacation when the sun and the sea breeze become our loyal friends? So, why not refresh your interior with a thematic makeover? With this comprehensive guide, you can easily create a magnificent seaside decor that will bring a note of warmth and seafaring spirit to your home. At your disposal: a rich gallery of inspiring designs as well as many creative ideas for making an aquatic-style object.
Transform your interior into a summer spirit using seaside decor
Tips and tricks for creating a marine atmosphere
Colors and light. To establish a relaxing atmosphere, natural light is our best ally. In addition to the windows, white paint is an excellent solution to gain in brightness. Shades of blue and green, for their part, also invite themselves into the space to add an authentic touch..
Materials. As in most decor trends, wood is becoming a predominant element in the seaside-themed interior. Accents in straw, rattan and any other type of plant fiber are also welcome in the interior. spirit coastalliving.
What colors and materials to favor for a successful thematic decor ?
Furniture. Apart from the classic pieces found in every house (bed, sofa, table, etc.), we advise you to install a hanging hammock, a rattan chair or an egg chair which will make the atmosphere even more comfortable and exotic.
Accessories. The possibilities here are almost endless. Cushions and decorative rugs with white and blue stripes patterns, wall suspensions with macrame knots and shells, creations in driftwood, pieces of work such as photos or oceanic landscape painting, green plants, DIY accessories made from marine rope … For those who are skilled with their hands, you will find several tutorials below to make your marine decorative objects yourself.
Driftwood or DIY shell accessories are an excellent idea to enhance your interior
Learn to paint in the oceanic spirit to decorate the space
How to paint a maritime landscape? Easy tutorial by craftberrybush
- acrylic paints
- palette knife
- brush flat brush
- small round brush
Steps to follow :
- Mix the white and teal paints. Take the palette knife and immerse it in the turquoise mix. Spread horizontally on the upper part of the canvas (thus making the sea).
- Clean the palette knife and dip it in the Buff Titanium paint. Spread over the bottom half of the canvas (to create the beach).
- Dip the large flat brush in the water and then use it to spread the paint horizontally on the canvas.
- Dip the brush in the white paint and dab between the turquoise sea line and the sand.
- Using the knife and white paint, make waves in the sea.
- Paint some umbrellas as shown in the photo below.
- To paint people, use the round brush and make small dots and strokes.
- Add small details.
The steps to follow to succeed in this creative mission
Make a pretty wind chime with seashells and driftwood. Step by step from poindextr
- wooden branch floats
- drill or sharp pocket knife
- Paint the seashells and let dry well.
- Drill holes with the drill or knife.
- Tie a knot in the string and slip a seashell. Repeat a few times to make a sort of garland.
- Make 5.6 seashell garlands.
- Tie the garlands on the driftwood.
Making a wind chime with driftwood and seashells
Fairy lights with seashell by bywilma
- light string
- hot glue gun
Steps to follow :
Group the seashells in pairs (choosing seashells of roughly the same size). Using the hot glue gun, glue the seashells on the chain by inserting a light in each pair.
DIY light garland with seashells
Marine decoration in an elegant bedroom
Placemat in sisal rope by taradennis
- sisal rope
- hot glue gun
- round cork placemat
Using the pencil, mark the center of the round placemat. Take the rope and the hot glue gun. Start winding and gluing the rope on the placemat starting from the center. Cut the rope and glue the end.
Here’s how to DIY a sisal rope placemat
Dare to transform your decor with the help of a trendy paint in a navy green shade
Create a magnificent candle holder in the marine spirit with this tutorial by suburble
Invite good humor and the holiday spirit to your home with the help of suitable accessories
The amylattacreations site inspires us to create a pretty, super easy door hanger
Relaxation and ultimate comfort in a minimalist room overlooking a lake
Bohemian chic decoration with hanging egg chair and wall of frames on a beach theme
Customize an old mirror in the marine spirit using a rope – cool idea of curbly
Several fantastic ideas to adopt the seaside decor
Children’s room in the spirit of summer holidays
Craftberrybush tutorial to make a quick and easy marine accessory
White and wood combine perfectly to establish a relaxing atmosphere
Make an easy wall decoration in the shape of an anchor with this step by step from gina-michele
Inspiration to adopt the seaside decor without further delay
Some DIY creations in the marine spirit
The seaside decor comes in every room
How to transform an old lamp with a marine cord? Simple tutorial by pastelsandmacarons
A child’s room decorated with objects in shades of navy green
Two examples of marine living room in white and blue
Wall hanging model by danslelakehouse
Make a fish painting with this tutorial from danslakehouse
Craftsbycourtney gives us a fantastic idea to bring a new look to old furniture
Decorate a coffee table in an aquatic spirit with this simplestyling tutorial
What to do with driftwood? Storage of clothes in a minimalist spirit
Welcoming bedroom in natural colors
Private children’s corner in white and blue with marine accessories
Excellent paint for a successful marine decor in the living room
White living room decorated with many wooden objects
Another creative idea to make an object of marine spirit
The driftwood pendant light is a key element in this decor
Mix of styles and materials in this seaside and beach decor
Example of a super cozy child’s bedroom decorated with blue and green objects
The white and blue combination is a key element in the marine decor
Green plants add a natural note to each type of decoration
Outdoor decor idea on the beach theme
This is how to fit out your summer vacation home perfectly