Add a nautical touch to any space by incorporating this classically coastal pattern. A blue-and-white combo—like the one that adorns the banquettes in this Hobe Sound, Florida, breakfast nook—is a no-fail choice, but any hue or stripe weight—whether on a throw pillow, curtain, rug, or upholstery—will infuse your space with beachy charm.
2 of 10Photo: Richard Leo Johnson; Stylist: Elizabeth Beeler
The best thing about beach houses? They’re inherently laid-back. A crisp white slipcover you can throw in the wash is as low maintenance and stylish as you can get. A neutral cover can also be a blank canvas for fun accessories, like colorful pillows and throws.
3 of 10Photo: John Ellis; Stylist: Elizabeth Beeler
Brighten up your home’s walls with color-drenched paintings and photos for lots of personality. Whether you’re steps from the water or wish you were, art that depicts the sea can impart a soothing, beachy touch to your space.
6 of 10Photo: Roger Davies; Stylist Emily Henderson
These pretty accents add character and can serve as side tables or even extra seating. They come in a multitude of colors and styles, and they work well in just about any space, whether indoors or out.
8 of 10Photo: Annie Schlechter; Stylist: Elizabeth Beeler
Give your favorite finds prime real estate by displaying them artfully. A carefully curated bookshelf can be the perfect home for beachy treasures as well as cherished books, and is a wonderful way to showcase your seaside style.