Creating a Calm Coastal Space

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There's nowhere quite as peaceful as the coast! Listening to the ocean drift across the beachfront while being comforted by the smells of the ocean breeze is one of the things we find most soothing. We have some top tips on how you can recreate this in your home and achieve that coastal calm feeling every day.

Coastal Lanterns

Indoor lanterns are perfect for introducing a cosy coastal feel to your interior.

The flameless candles housed inside our lanterns are sure to create that tranquil ambience which is an important aspect of any home. They make a sophisticated statement piece and can be styled on table tops as a decorative feature. Wooden and glass lanterns are ideal for your ocean-themed decor, with the natural tones keeping your styling subtle and rustic. To bring even more of a coastal influence to your display, scatter a variety of different sized and shaped shells around your lantern for a greater impact. Opt for themed string lights which incorporate shapes from the ocean, such as shells and starfish. Weave them in and around your table or hang them along the wall to add lighting at a different level. They look great styled either way!

Bring The Beach Indoors

Our TruGlow® flameless candles are also an effective addition to any room and come in various colors & styles.

Simple ivory or white candles will keep your space fresh and will help to maintain a minimalistic interior. Alternatively, for a more stand out look, opt for candles which incorporate tones of blue to represent the ocean in your room. If you're inspired by your favorite pebbled beach, flameless candles with a distressed grey effect can work well. For an extra touch, distribute glass pebbles in and around the arrangement or sit a selection of pebbles within a clear glass bowl as a feature of the room. If you're more of a sandy beach fan, you can recreate your dream beach setting within a glass bell jar. Simply start with sand as a base before positioning different mini decorations on top, such as seaweed or mussel shells, to make a super cute ornament.

Finishing Touches

String lights can add a stylish glow to any space and are versatile in their styling.

They make a great finishing touch and themed string lights can help you immerse yourself in your favorite coastal location. Bring the seaside to your home by pairing coastal lights with wooden lanterns to make a beachfront-inspired space. Colourful touches which pick up shades of the ocean, such as blues and greens, will also help contribute to that seaside feeling. Consider the other finishing touches in the room to ensure it all coordinates together. If you're focusing on a coastal look in your lounge, teal or duck egg is a great choice for the room's aesthetic. Translate this into your furnishings, such as lamps or rugs, to add pops of coastal colour to your interior. For a personal touch, display your favorite beach pictures from family vacations to remind you of your fondest memories.