For summer let’s take a recap at some of the Beach and Coastal Designs we’ve featured over the past few years.  Here are some great idea’s that are inspirations we’ve already visited, but don’t want to forget!

Designs For Coastal Patios and Porches

What happens outside your house when living on the coast is really what owning the house is really about.  Your options range from something aesthetic and contemporary to a theme based design, to a classic design made for the comfort of family and guests.

Since this is where you’d be spending most of your time, take some time to find your own coastal patio inspiration!

Beach And Coastal Home Designs

Coastal Contemporary Homes

What do you think of when you think of a coastal home?  The thoughts of bright blue water, endless beaches, bright sunny days, and carefree lives.  If you have a home that exists in paradise, you would want it to exploit all of those wonderful qualities.

Here are some inspirations on how to design your indoor and outdoor experience, to enhance your million dollar view.

A Coastal Christmas

For those of us decorating in Vero Beach, FL and across the coastlines of the world – we can have a lot of fun incorporating costal decor into our holiday decorations!

Bring the Beach to Your Sun Room Decor

Bring a bit of the beach to your sun room using ocean-inspired decor. We pulled this grouping together to help inspire your own creative juices. Learn how to pull everything together, where to start and what to look for when decorating your favorite spaces.  Click on the images to learn more about each item.

Hot Accessories for Your Beach Apparel

From swimsuit and cover-up to fabulous hair, and on to the proper accessories, One Kings Lane is helping us hit the beach in style this summer season. Find your next bold design to accompany your hot summer look.

Beach style is about more than just swimsuits and coverups: It’s about accessories too. Complete your poolside or beach-chic look with these bold beach towels and pretty patterned totes.

From Beach to Ballroom: Adorable Dresses for Your Next Event

We are on the lookout for cute summer dresses to dazzle at our next formal event.  Whatever your style, will have what you’re looking for.  Take a look at these adorable dresses from Ruche!

It’s summer season aka Wedding Season! Enter Ruche: perfect for striking the right note in and out of the impending nuptials! Long, layered, short, & most importantly sweet these adorable finds are sure to fit beach & ballroom – all under $100.

Vintage Beach Decor Ideas

Using a vintage look for your design inspiration can provide a sense of period style to just about any theme.  We adored these simple vintage decoration ideas that were implemented into a cozy beach house, bringing a bit of nostalgia into a home we would describe as having barefoot elegance.

We came across the following ideas from Carolyn Darragh of Desire Empire. She shared her design inspiration from her love of the beach, along with some great ideas to incorporate a vintage feel to beach decor.

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About the Author: Patricia Davis Brown

Patricia, like her blog, is not a one-dimensional designer, which is evident in her accolades of 17 national design awards. Over a 38-year career in the industry, she has carved a niche in several areas of design. Licensed in interior design and certified in kitchen and bath design, she offers a full menu of design services ranging from whole house interior design, kitchen and bath design, lighting design, full remodels, commercial design and universal (ADA) design. Patricia is a sought-after speaker in the industry and has been published in many publications as seen on her interior design firm’s website, She writes for such publications as QuinStreetinc, Relaxed Remodeler, and talent offering design tips.