Coastal Home Decor
Over the last few years there has been a breakthrough trend in home styling. Egged on by Joanna Gaines and their Magnolia Home brand, the rustic urban farmhouse look began taking the interiors market by storm. It’s hardly a new aesthetic, many coastal communities have been styling their homes with weathered woods and rustic furniture for decades, but that’s the point, we suppose: it is a timeless look and has finally been ushered through to even the most landlocked locales. In that vein we wanted to highlight some of the easiest characteristics of the Urban-Farmhouse-come-Coastal-B
Be it woods, raffia, shells or wicker, bringing organic elements into your home creates a relaxed, lived-in feel and the variety of textures is a feast for the eye.
Creating an airy feel with light washed woods, linens, and paint colors will make even the darkest rooms feel brighter and bigger. If color is your thing, maybe choose one more saturated color (a navy blue or bright coral, perhaps?) for pops of interest about the room.
Mix it up
As with everything in life, success with this look comes down to a good balance! Old and new, different wood grains, mixed metals, and various fabrics are essential to getting that cozy, homey feel.
A great way to add a pop of color and amazing visual interest (that can be changed easily to suit your mood or season) is to add a gallery wall. We are obviously partial to a beautiful Nautical Wood Map in our new Coastal Blue-Grey finish as a centerpiece! Use what you have, be it postcards, family pictures, or even driftwood!