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Beach & Ocean Theme Home Decorating Ideas

Updated on February 14, 2015

Some of us love the beach. Though we can't all live by one or get to one as often as we would love to, we still like our passion for the beach and the ocean to show through.

We show it in our fashion choice of shell bracelets and any other item with a beach theme. If it's got a shell or any other sea life on it, we buy it.

We might even decorate our home with everything with the ocean theme. After all, if we can't live in a house with a view of the ocean, or visit the beach every day, we might as well surround ourselves with everything that reminds us of it.

So, for those of you who are passionate about ocean life, or maybe you're just one with the love for, the shells, the corals, and maybe even the ocean sand, everything that's birthed out of the ocean, and you'll love to have your home decorated with a beach theme, here are a few things to help you along:

Furnitures with Beach Theme

Whether you've planning on an all around beach theme for you entire house, or just decorating a specific room, there's enough furniture out there that are well suited for the look you're aiming for.

White or white-washed wood furnitures are usually well fitted for this décor type. You can also go for ocean blue color living room, bedroom, or patio furnitures. Also, whisker types furnitures, white linen or leather furnitures will do the trick.

You can find bedroom sets, living room sets, media Chest and room dividers with a beach theme at your local furniture stores, or shop online at web stores like Amazon, etc.

Images of Rooms With Beach Theme

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Home Decor Accents with Beach Theme

There are lots of home décor accents that can be used to accomplish your goal of decorating with a beach theme. Examples are:

  • Coral sculptures
  • Wall frames
  • Wall appliques
  • Candles holders
  • Decorative Pillows

These and various other decors and centerpieces depicting coral life or beach images can be used to decorate your home to get that beach look. You can also make your own décor accents by putting a bunch of shells of various shapes, colors and sizes together in a vase, gluing them unto frames, or displaying them in a glass bowl to create a dashing centerpiece.

Decorative Pillows

Decorative pillow accents are also great ways to decorate your home with a beach theme. Get a bunch of decorative pillows with coral life embroideries, toss them here and there on your furniture and watch your home turn into your own little beach getaway.

There are eco-friendly decorative pillows with coral life images for a more green décor ideas. You can find them in lots of colors, and fabric styles.

Beach View Murals

If you can't get to the beach, bring the beach to yourself, or is it to your home. You can't get any closer view than these.

Beach view murals gives you a view of the beach right in your own home. It doesn't get any better than these, except of course, you take a drive down to the beach itself.

These larger than life murals will give your room an exciting view of tropical beaches and flowered meadows. You can be sure that paradise awaits you every time you stroll into your home after a hard day's work. Very relaxing, isn't it?

You can find these wall murals in large enough sizes to cover the entire side of a room, or get one for all four sides of your living room or bedroom wall. As they always say, "the sky is the limit", or is it the "ocean", or maybe it's your "wallet"?

So when you're thinking of how to accomplish that beach theme look for your next decorating project, think of all that's mentioned here. Remember, you can do it using the followings:

  • Coral Sculptures
  • Wall Frames
  • Wall Appliques
  • Candles Holders
  • Wall Murals
  • Decorative Pillows
  • Wall Dividers


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