Consider shiplap wall panels
On-trend timber or timber-look shiplap wall panels can instantly transform a space into a Hamptons-style coastal home. Placed on walls or the ceiling and painted white the internal weatherboard-style looks incredible in any room. If installed vertically it can make the room feel higher as the eyes is drawn up, and if installed horizontally the room will also appear larger as the eye is carried around the room.
Hang beautifully photographed nature art prints
Here’s an inexpensive way to instantly add coastal style even if you are renting; look for beautifully photographed prints of beach scenes, palm trees and other coastal style-nature shots, place in a timber frame and hang in the living room, bedrooms, even the bathroom. It will instantly take you to that place, even in winter.
Go for natural linens
Good news for those that love a good night sleep every night and want to ultimate in coastal style. Linen bedding is now more affordable than ever. Major department stores are now selling quality Manchester in natural linen fabrics. Buy in the colours of the seaside, white to represent sand, shells and whitewash surf and blues and greens to represent the ocean. Layer with cushions for a relaxed holiday look.
Add in greenery
Bring nature indoors by adding as much indoor greenery as possible. Start with hanging plants in the bathroom, add in a couple of well-established potplants in the bedroom and living room and consider potting in rattan holders. Want to be more experimental? Consider a long plant stand hung above a living area as Eliza and Mikaela have in the dining room.
A natural for the coastal look
Eliza and Mikaela were always going to go for the beachy vibe, both professional surfers, their mum Kristen’s home is in the Margaret River region of Western Australia, right near some of the world’s most renowned surfing beaches. Watch House Rules now