Staying in a beach house should be all about nature and relaxation, and nothing’s more calming and stabilizing than a room designed with symmetry in mind. On the other hand, keeping a constant flow of visitors in mind, you’ll want to complement unique finds with easy-to-maintain materials that will endure the test of sand and surf. Read on to get the look of this coastal-chic room for less.
A pair of X-based benches elegantly punctuates this pair of twin beds and provides just the right amount of coverage for a beach house (think hats, suits, and flip-flops).
Toscane Linen Nailhead Bench, $345
Available at Restoration Hardware
Handmade woven rugs that can go inside or out -- and be flipped over for new life, however briefly -- are the perfect addition to any high-traffic room in need of a style jolt.
Dash & Albert Rugs Woven Lighthouse Denim Indoor/Outdoor Rug, from $34
Available at CSNstores.com
The classic urn shape comes down to size -- and at an enviable price -- with this fashionable example topped by a simple fabric drum shade.
Madison Lamp, $179
Available at Ballard Designs
Contrast the crisp, tailored look of this pleated paisley bedskirt in soft blues, turquoises, and teals with bright-white linens to complete the coastal-chic vibe.
Lindsey Paisley Bedskirt, $49.95
Available at Crate & Barrel