You don't have to own a beach house to enjoy the luxury of a beach-themed bedroom. By decorating a bedroom with breezy beach theme, you can create a unique space that reflects who you are. There are many bedroom decorating ideas that can fall within the category of "beach theme," making it a perfect option for children of all ages and adults alike. A beach-themed bedroom can be decorated specifically for a female or male, or it can designed so that it can be enjoyed by either sex.
One of the best things about decorating a bedroom with a beach theme is it can evoke a range of emotions. For example, by decorating with a beach cottage flair, you'll enjoy a tranquil escape that will make you want to curl up with a good book. On the other hand, a pirate theme room will evoke a sense of whimsy that is more suitable for a child.
Fun ways to decorate a bedroom with a beach theme:
Flip flops - Girls of all ages, including grown-up ones, will enjoy the casual d©cor surrounding a bedroom themed around this shoe wear that simply screams summer. Pink, purple, teal, and sea foam green are popular color choices for this beach-themed bedroom idea, and the completed room will be fun, sassy and youthful. Flip flop bedding and accessories are available at most retail stores at an affordable price too! If you have a woodworker in the family, create a one-of-a-kind flip-flop headboard as a focal point to this beach-themed bedroom.
Seashells - When decorating a bedroom with a seashell theme, there are many options available to you. If it's a bedroom for adults, neutral color tones of ecru, taupe, grey, and shades of white can be used to capture the true essence of the beach. For a more youthful feel, sea foam green, pink, blue, and yellow can be used to liven up the space. A simple palette of blue and white also works well with this type of room. Just remember, if you place a lot of pattern on the bedding, keep the walls simple. On the other hand, if pattern is placed on the walls, the bedding should be of simple design.
Nautical - Navy blue, red, and white are the most common combination for this type of beach-themed bedroom. More than anything else, the accessories you place in a nautical room will be what people notice most. Be sure to incorporate a variety of fabrics on the bed itself, which can includes stripes, checks, stars, and stars. And because you'll have so much pattern on the bedding, keep the furnishings a simple white or other neutral color.
Pirate theme - You can have a lot of fun decorating a pirate bedroom for your child, especially if you are a crafty individual. From homemade port hole "windows," to netted window valances, there are hundreds of ways to customize this beach-themed bedroom yourself. Hand-paint waves at chair rail level (36") and create big puffy clouds sporadically around the room. Finish off the room with a fantasy bed designed to resemble a Pirate ship.
Underwater fantasy - Children will love a beach-themed bedroom decorated in an underwater theme. The possibilities are simply endless! From full-sized wall murals that depict the glorious colors of the deep sea, to hand-drawn images of sea turtles, dolphins and other sea life....you are only limited to your imagination. However, if you choose to place a lot of pattern and color on the walls, remember to keep the bedding design simple and sleek so that it doesn't overpower the room.
Additional beach-themed bedroom decorating ideas:
- Beach cottage
- Beach umbrellas
- Hawaiian island
- Palm trees
- Sand dollars
- Surfboards / Surfing
- Tropical sunset
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