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Six Ways to Bring the Beach into your Home

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The beach is my favorite place and I’ve decorated my house to reflect that. Here are six ways you can bring the beach into your home with links to six DIY projects.
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Beach Signs

Beach Lover DIY wooden sign project. Distress weathered painted wood.
A sign says it all! Learn how to make the “beach lover” sign here.
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Pops of Color


Grab some spray paint in blue, turquoise, aqua, or sea foam green. Paint a wooden coffee table, lamp, or a few picture frames.
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Fabric

sandcastleEM screen-shot-2017-02-08-at-10-49-15-am overlappingcrabnew Crabs in the sand fabric print pillow
Add beachy prints and colors wherever possible – pillows, window panels, etc. Lightweight, breezy window panels and sand colored textured rugs also help create a summer vibe. Click image for details.
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Beach Wall Art

Aerial Beach Canvas DIY acrylic painting project
Create a canvas to hang on your wall, like the simple beach painting above. Learn to paint one here.
Aerial Beach Canvas DIY acrylic painting project 
Learn how to create the “by the sea” cabana striped canvas here.
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Framed Beach Art and Photos

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Smaller framed art pieces, prints, and photos look good on a wall or placed on a shelf. Want to paint your own beach watercolor? Learn my step by step process here. Frame your beach photos. Mix family shots with landscapes.
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Beach Vignettes

   
Group your treasures together to create beachy vignettes with shells, starfish, driftwood, beach glass, rocks, etc. Learn how to create a beach diorama like the one above here.
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Author: Eileen McKenna {my creative resolution}

Web and Print Designer living in New York. I blog about painting, illustration, and designing patterns. Inquires are welcome.

4 thoughts on “Six Ways to Bring the Beach into your Home

  1. What a beautiful post, Eileen. A feeling of serenity washed over me as I viewed it. (Who needs meditation?) Thank you. Not only are you a talented artist, but you have a great eye for decorating.

  2. Really great ideas to try- I am ready for summer too! Thanks for some needed inspiration.

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