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Coastal bedroom styling ideas

Living and working by the coast, we are inspired by our surroundings every day.

Achieving a coastal themed bedroom wherever you live is possible with a few simple styling steps. Here we have picked out a few of our favourite pieces and offer tips for creating your own seaside bedroom sanctuary.

Beach house chic:

Somerset bed - The Cornish Bed Company

Available in a range of calming colour, our vintage bedframes work very well in a coastal styled bedroom. Here the Somerset bed with brass detail sits beautifully against a white painted wood panelled wall, creating a charming beach-house atmosphere.

We have added warmth to the cast iron bed with soft furnishings in complementary colours, and selected curtains with a nautical blue print to complete the coastal inspired interior.

Wallpaper:

Lichen Wallpaper - Mini Moderns

A nautical wallpaper design makes a statement in a coastal themed bedroom.

This wallpaper by Mini Moderns is inspired by the view from their beach house window, the gulls will be a familiar sight to anyone who has visited Cornwall.

The soothing colour and repeat design evoke the calm and tranquil lifestyle synonymous with coastal life.

Wall Art:

Fistral Beach print - Becky Bettesworth

If wallpaper is not for you, add art to your wall space with a framed print inspired by the coast.

This print by Devon artist Becky Bettesworth pictures one of our favourite spots, Fistral Beach. Becky’s inspiration comes from living in the Westcountry and her love of the classic travel posters of the 1930s.

Lighting:

Whitby Lampshade - Mini Moderns

Lighting is an important part of any interior, an effective way to to achieve a restful environment.

Also part of the Mini Moderns collection, this hand screen printed linen lampshade is available with either a pendant or a lamp fitting.

Inspired by 1950s linocuts, the bold wave design captures the majesty of the open sea. Printed in a subtle washed denim colour, it brings a bit of seaside calm to bedtime.

Cushions:

Seaside Houses Cushion - Poppy Treffry

Add an extra touch of comfort to your cast iron bed with the addition of some nautical-inspired soft furnishings.

This cushion by Cornish designer Poppy Treffry illustrates charming seaside houses in St Ives. The simple monochrome line motif will complement a black bedframe beautifully.

Nautical colour scheme:

Carrick Bed - Naturalmat

A simple and effective way to transform your bedroom into a coastal retreat is to update your colour scheme, using gentle blues, greys and white.

Here our sister company Naturalmat’s Carrick Bed sits in an inviting seaside haven. The Carrick Bed itself is available in a range of fabrics and colours, or can be upholstered in a material of your own choice.

Rugs:

Grey cotton rug - Lilac Coast

Bare floorboards look great in a coastal-inspired bedroom but can increase sound in an interior. Soft furnishings will help to soften the acoustics, and a rug in a muted tone is stylish way to complete your seaside bedroom. A simple geometric print adds a little interest to your space, such as this grey cotton rug design, also available in duck egg blue.

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