Achieving a gorgeous coastal look

Welcoming and natural, coastal interior decor extends a calm beach feeling to your space year-round. Taking inspiration from the seaside surroundings, blending neutral hues and natural materials will perfect this casual style.

Color Palette

coastal living room with engineered hardwood flooring

Sometimes the small things make the biggest impact, take for example a throw pillow. Soft cream, coral, beige, or shades of whites and blues bring a finished look while adding color and texture. Big windows, or any windows for that matter, are perfect for adding light-toned fabric curtains sheer enough to let the sunlight come through them to keep the space bright and airy. 

Open Spaces

engineered wood flooring in a bedroom setting

Coastal design style leans more towards the clean and simple, the saying “less is more” would be a helpful reminder when planning. Open spaces that flow, natural elements and objects that don’t obstruct or clutter is key. The main goal is to have a breathable design with comfort and function as top priorities

Natural Materials

A true coastal vibe consists of pieces made from natural materials. Wood, rattan and wicker furniture pieces have an organic feel that blend in nicely with the beach look. Bead, rope and wood pendants also complement coastal interiors and make the design more cohesive. For a natural way to bring easy beauty to your space, adding succulents and larger potted plants or grasses creates an indoor oasis. 


One of the most important factors in your design is flooring. Wood floors help bring a natural feeling into the room and work as a backdrop for the rest of your vision. Envisioning driftwood, sand dunes, rolling tides and smooth beach pebbles, wood flooring with earthy tones are what you want to wake up to every morning. 

Explore our top coastal interior style flooring: 

Salcombe Chalked Oak Engineered Flooring
Salcombe Chalked Oak
Woodpecker Flooring Engineered Oak
Berkeley White
Salcombe Seashore Oak Engineered Flooring
Salcombe Seashore Oak


To perfect your coastal design, you need beautiful furniture and accessories. A few online retailers to try are: Serena & Lily, Joss & Main, Pottery Barn, Hayneedle or Froy. For more affordable options, you can try Overstock, Wayfair or Target. 
Coastal is a modern and comfortable style that brings the beauty of the outdoors and natural textures into a space. We hope this article has helped you explore the options and create your dreamy coastal haven. 
To order your free flooring samples to help you find the perfect floor, contact us at 206 929 5029 or

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