5 Coastal Trends for Summer 2018 by Aauraa Home Fashions


The days are getting shorter and warm breezes are heading our way. Its summer already and all of us are craving for some beach fun. Whether your beach time is over or it’s just not going to happen this year, missing it in the summer can be a bummer. Whether you live by the sea or just want to infuse some summer into your home and get the feel of summer vacation in no time by bringing the coastal style to your home with these beautiful home textile ideas.

GO ALL IN

The very word coastal brings to our mind the colours blue and white. It probably wouldn’t be coastal if there was no blue and white. Get the traditional look by playing with blues, whites and coastal motifs. . Blue and white are such versatile colours that can be used over and over without clashing yet creating a chic style story.

 

 

STRIPES AHOY

Nautical is synonymous with stripes. White, blue and red stripes are all that is needed sometimes to get the coastal look. Thick bold stripes, thin stripe , everything work together well to give the perfect coastal look . The secret to getting this look without going overboard is pairing stripes of different scales and styles and limiting the palette.

Blue Coastal Home Textiles

Blue Coastal Home Textiles

BLUES, BLUES AND ALL BLUES

From the radiant aquamarine tones of Caribbean waters to the deep indigo colours of the Pacific, coastal-inspired shades of blue are versatile, calming and elegant.  Create a luxurious serene space by using shades of blue in the upholstery which represent the water, and layering the different patterns, like ikat, floral and striped, gives the room a light-hearted look.

 

SANDY BEIGES

Nautical doesn’t mean that everything has to be blue and white. Although not completely beach themed, beige is a great accent to coastal decor due to its gray undertones and rugged appeal. Give your homes a modern twist with this monochromatic beachy look.

 

BRIGHT AND CHEERFUL

Enhance the natural beauty of your home with sea-themed accents, crisp whites, and splashes of bold colour. Add a hint of teal and turquoise here and there to bring the tranquility of the calm ocean home. A more colourful and playful version of nautical is the use of pastel palettes to your home decor.  Using only teal, soft lilac, lots of white and silver, you can get the coastal look without a single navy stripe or sail boat.

 

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