For us mere mortals, the dream of a beach house is enough to keep us going all summer. But should you actually find yourself lucky enough to own a seaside getaway, take a cue from these 13 summery, celebratory and definitely tasteful decorating ideas…none of which will make your pad feel like SeaWorld.
13 Gorgeous Decor Ideas for Your Thoroughly Non-Tacky Beach House
Just say no to teal seashells
Straw Hats And Beach Bags
Turn your hoarding problem into the foyer’s pièce de résistance.
Shower time meets swimming time.
No beach pad is complete without a nautical nod or two.
A decidedly high-end alternative to your conch shell collection.
But Also Select Seashells
Don’t overdo it and it’s allll good.
Rattan Furnishings Of All Varieties
For an instantly warm and breezy beach feel.
Fact: Loose white linen slipcovers give literally any piece of furniture a beach-ready, shabby-chic look.
New Nautical Gallery Walls
Look to pieces with soothing blue seascapes (while steering clear of grandfatherly shipping vignettes).
And when in doubt, just go for this classic color combo.
And Stairs, For That Matter
See you at the top.