You don't have to live by the ocean to bring some California beach house flavor to your interior design. Recreate this signature West Coast look with stylish furniture and decor that will transform your home into a modern coastal paradise.
Beach House style is a unique and modern take on the classic coastal cottage. Imagine a vivid, eye-catching interior that combines sleek furniture and playful surf decor. Whites and blues echo the ocean-centered theme and provide the perfect backdrop for a relaxed, contemporary space. Beach House is the perfect style for those who love bright and breezy spaces or want to come home everyday to a tropical retreat. The best part is you can make it your own! Recreate our Beach House scenes piece by piece or add your personal spin to these Baja Beach House ideas.
Beach House Dining Room
What we used:
The light-grain wood table and contemporary chandelier are the centerpieces of this Beach House dining room, but additional elements help to make this a cohesive, bright, and cheerful space. The molded plastic chairs do more than match the color scheme — their scooped shape is a subtle callout to seashells and peaking waves. Nautical decor plays a part as well, with driftwood on display as well as beach-themed art on the wall. This dining room is a fun and airy place for great food and conversation.
Why it works:
This Beach House dining room stays connected through the use of natural wood and leveled shades of blue. In addition to the dining table, wood is present in chair legs, shelving, and storage. Varying the hues of blue in the room makes certain elements pop and keeps the space interesting. Metal is used sparingly to serve as an accent rather than a staple. This enables the chandelier to really stand out as a bold and stylish addition.
Baja and Boho come together in this space to create a Beach House living room that’s airy and comfortable. Bohemian elements like the mosaic-patterned fireplace and hammock chair add a freestyle edge to this otherwise beach-themed room. Layered area rugs mimic sandy beaches and deep blue sea. Plants of varying heights bring life and color to the space, while nautical decor adds a playfulness that’s contagious. We kept things modern and cozy with Mid-Century style furniture that doesn’t distract from the overall aesthetic. This Beach House living room captures a familiar yet exotic feeling that will have you eager to call it home.
Why it works:
The combination of styles we used for this room makes it look and feel distinctly different from a Coastal or Boho Chic space. The woven center table and the netting on the hammock chair are very beach-inspired elements and are balanced by the wood featured in the furniture, nautical decor sprinkled throughout the room, and the Bohemian patterns on the rug and fireplace.
We brought this Beach House bedroom together with light wood furniture, breezy lighting, and nature-inspired decor. Blue dip-dyed bedding and nautical-themed artwork are reminders of ocean waves and lazy days. An area rug made from natural jute lends to the West Coast feel, and a little tropical greenery completes the look. We wanted to keep it laid back and relaxed — a bedroom where sun-soaked days begin and end just as easily.
Why it works:
Natural elements tie this room together, from the jute rug to the palm fronds and woven nightstand. Each element contributes to the feeling of an open-air bungalow and brings the outdoors in. If your bedroom is lacking in natural light, then add plenty of floor lamps or overhead lighting to ensure plenty of illumination. The color scheme revolves around natural shades of blue and green to keep things fresh and vibrant. The natural wood featured in our Beach House furniture is the backbone upon which the rest of the bedroom is built. All these elements combine to create a Baja bedroom you wouldn’t mind spending the day in.