There are few elements which are unmistakable mark of Christmas which includes red and green palettes, pine boughs, twinkle lights and creative décor enthusiasts are always able to find a way to put their own spin.
There are few people who love sea even in winter but their abode if far from the shore. Such people create their own beach house which is found filled with holiday cheer.
Here we bring you some ideas from driftwood decorations to anchor ornaments which you can try this Christmas for a coastal feel.
OCEAN INSPIRED HUES:
To bring in the maritime décor for the holidays, turquoise serves as a natural shade in a sea of green and red. Spotlight aquatic tones readied for Christmas morning including turquoise tinged glass trees, blue ornaments and wrapped gifts to match.
Coral is beautiful for decorations in bowls for a whole year and therefore, here you can bring it into the Christmas season with a display of winter greens and cozy candle. This season, these items will look perfect in a vintage dough bowl as a coastal centerpiece for a holiday meal.
FRESH AND FESTIVE:
Do not be in doldrums yourself during holiday decoration and spread some Christmas cheer and sandy vibes through turquoises and whites, ocean artwork, pineapples, etc. celebrating Christmas.
When there is a white star fish sitting atop a pile of bright teal glass ornaments, the beachy bowl filler looks joyful. Use a coral shaped bowl reinforcing the home’s seaside there and use few ideas for beach meets Christmas filler, like small wooden floats and jingly bells, sea glass and mini seashells and snowflakes and cable knit covered balls.
From usual seasonal greens, faux island plants have been a unique departure. Keep them on a console table next to a piece of driftwood decorated in tiny ornaments or place them among other holiday items.
There is nothing as simple as placing a star fish throughout the home décor. They are appropriate and perfect for the holiday décor as their star shape fits in both beach motifs and Christmas. You can hang the stockings by the chimney with a star fish tied on with periwinkle ribbons.
Set up your own little version of beach on the front porch with an Adirondack chair and seasonal pieces like Christmas tree draped in a seashell ornaments and a red and green buoy. You can also include lantern for a boat like feel that offers extra warmth to an outdoor seating.
An essential element when it comes to create homage to the beach in the home. Craft the driftwood in to handmade Christmas tree alternative. Drop the driftwood in any seasonal décor and use it as vase filler amid red berry branches or dotting a holiday mantel.
Let the seasonal entry sail with an addition of charming oars, sweet seaside throw pillow, small nets and rope covered glass floats and take a setting of an ocean side harbor.
Swap the traditional faux pine wreath with a marine wreath with coastal details like bubbly ornaments, blue starfish, white branches and sea fans.
The beach glistens in the sunlight, bath in the waves and sand in glitter. Bring the same sparkle this season in the home for the holiday eve and show case it through shimmering trees and other décor items.
OPULENT AND GRANDIOSE:
Style the bold drapery in a dining room for a lavish holiday dinner. It will look good blowing in the ocean breeze.
TROPICAL AND TRADITIONAL:
Transform a unique and antique bureau in a holiday bar and equip it with festive red and green glasses.
WARM AND WELCOMING:
Turn the fireplace in the house for a cozy space with your friends and family and they will not be able to resist it while the waves crash outside your window.
BEACH SCENE ORNAMENT:
Glass beach scene ornament is a perfect element for invigoration seasonal décor which is similar to snow globes. Get some clear glass ornaments and add a layer of sand. Drop seashells through the ornament opening until they are layered along the sand in a balanced manner.
NIFTY BEACH TOWEL STOCKINGS:
Take some beach towels and divide them by patterns, colors and textures then print some stocking templates and cut the towels to size. Sew the pieces together and complete it by tying a knot on each end.
MINI SEASHELL TREES:
For dressing up a table top, seashell is an ideal décor idea. For a coastal and casual look, you can use some small seashell Christmas trees using cone shaped floral foam.
MANZANITA BRANCH TREE:
Dress up your coastal spin on a Manzanita branch like a table top Christmas tree using rope strung shells, starfish and sand dollars as makeshift ornament to adorn each branch.
LIFESAVER ENTRY WREATH:
With a rope and burlap wreath, add casual and coastal flair to the entrance door. Attach a banner to the left and right sides of the wreath using a white nylon rope and hang it on the door with an over the door stocking hanger.
MODEL SAILBOAT DÉCOR:
If you want a little more of a masculine approach to a nautical style then, sail boats are the perfect décor idea for you. It can be used around the year. The classics instantly take on a holiday look when they are surrounded by seasonal textures and colors. Use coastal or nautical accents like rope, aged metals and weathered woods to keep the sail boat from appearing out of place.
BEACH CHAIR COASTAL ORNAMENT:
Paint few small chairs with one coat of paint with different colors, add a wreath with hot glue gun and hang the chairs to a Christmas tree.
COASTAL CHRISTMAS WRAPPING PAPER:
Nautical inspired wrapping paper is the best option to go Coastal this season. Wrap up your gifts in coastal wrapping paper and spread the coastal fun amongst your friends and family members.
MINI COASTAL HOLIDAY TREE:
This easy to make DIY project idea will take only few minutes to make and can be customized to match any holiday scheme. For a perfect touch, you can add some mini lights. You can also use starfish and some colorful garland. You can keep it up all winter long because of its endless possibilities.
BEACHY SNOWMAN CRAFT:
For this décor idea, you will have to prepare small bottom balls from a large foam ball and with the help of a straw, connect the balls. Once done, cover the balls with Mod Podge and sprinkle some sand on top before it dries. With the help of shells, make buttons, nose, eyes and mouth. Use sticks for arms. A perfect way to bring in the beach feels in the winter décor.
COASTAL GLITTER TREES:
If you love working on DIY projects then this coastal décor idea is really worth trying at home once. All you will need is foam cones, glass glitter for a perfect coastal and ombre effect. You can also use starfish broaches on top for a sophisticated look.
All you will need is starfish and paint. It is a very common craft idea which will be loved by the kids and the best thing is that even they can make it. Once you have all the necessary things, paint on Santa’s suit on a starfish and let it dry, then paint the fur and shoes. Add hands and face details and a belt.
MESSAGES IN A BOTTLE ORNAMENT:
Get some bottles, write down your messages on small paper and drop in your messages in the bottles. Twist in some screw eye hooks into the top of the cork and it is done. Now simply go and hang it on the Christmas tree.
STARFISH CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT:
Gather up the shells you have, glue them and place them together. Take a rope and paint it in gold for a coastal theme look. With a hot glue, place one end of the rope on top and then add a little more of the rope to create a hook. Once done, wrap the rope around the end of the starfish, hot glue in to place and cut off the excess. Your ornament is ready.
ANCHOR CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS:
One of the easiest DIY wooden anchor ornament for Christmas which can be prepared in few minutes. All you need to do is to paint the anchors. Add glitter and ribbon and hang it on the tree for a Coastal vibe.
NAUTICAL CHRISTMAS SIGN:
A Christmas sign is a perfect idea for a coastal style décor. Take a board of wood and fresh paint it. Get your sign printed on a vinyl in your desired font and using a transfer paper cover the text to add it on the piece of wood. Add paint and glitter and then remove the vinyl and you are done.
Here ends our list of coastal decoration ideas. If you have some ideas in your mind after reading this then do not forget to mix them up and experiment, because there are endless possibilities to explore a creativity level. You can just use anything you like to give your décor a coastal feeling.