Though I live in the land-locked heartland as a resident fairy on the prairie, there is something utterly irresistible to me about coastal cottage style. I recently spent a vacation sleeping steps from the ocean and waking each morning to the sound of crashing waves. So Airy Coastal Cottage Bedroom is decor inspiration I am all too happy to spotlight.
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Airy Coastal Cottage Bedroom Inspiration + Encouragement
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Encouragement Right Where We Are
This global pandemic affects each and every one of us, and we are surely dependent upon each other in fresh ways. These beautifully poetic words (below) from Lynn Ungar brought a layer of beauty today on this, the first day I witnessed panic in our small town.
As we re-arrange our lives temporarily and practice kindness in our communities, I hope you will lean into faith when you feel fear or dread begin to settle upon you. If despair comes, I hope you will seek the grace to allow it to penetrate but not overtake you. Reminders that all of life is sacred and holy are especially important right now, and I am
I hope you will pin the poem above to spread peace through our land.
Bedroom Décor Ideas From My Bedroom
In my own bedroom, coastal cottage design ingredients read rustic yet airy.
The color palette is atmospheric and marshmallow-y cloud-like with soothing whites, light grey and a touch of pale pink.
Natural elements include white oak hardwood flooring and knotty alder doors.
Rustic Alder Interior Doors
The mix of metals in the bedroom ushers in a more casual, laid back, unfussy mood. While lamps, cabinet knobs, and door hardware is oil rubbed bronze, there are also antiqued brass vintage sconces, a shiny gold made in Sweden vintage chandelier in a closet, and both chrome and antiqued silver finishes in the bath.
It does not feel like too many different finishes, and what is lovely about cottage style, is it is fitting!
Reclaimed Pine Plank Statement Wall
The reclaimed wood wall was a DIY easy project with Stikwood (Hamptons).
Pale Color Palette
The Belgian linen slipcovered chair in our bedroom (RH) was my desk chair in our former home. Smaller scale chairs–even when they are considered ‘dining chairs’–can sometimes serve as a lovely accent or reading chair.
If you are considering a set of upholstered dining chairs, these are friendly-priced and often sell out.
Coastal Cottage Style Dresser
Coastal Bedroom Design Inspiration
Ideas for Coastal Cottage Style Beds
Coastal Blue Bedding
Swing Arm Wall Sconces
Wicker Side Tables
Fantasyland Hanging Bed Swing
In this Palmetto Bluff cottage with interior design by Lisa Furey, there is an adorable porch adjoining the coastal cottage bedroom, complete with this comfy porch swing!
Lovely Porch Swing
If we’re not blessed with a bedroom porch from which to suspend our hanging bed or bench, we could always add a swing in lieu of a bedroom chair!
Coastal Style Rattan Pendants
Airy Parsons Style Side Tables
Navy Blue Lamps
Simple Linen Headboard
Blue & White Quilt
Distressed Cabinet Storage
Lately I have toured a few older homes where the bedrooms were small and lacked a closet. Here’s a ready-made alternative with coastal cottage good looks which would cost thousands of dollars to create from scratch.
Obviously, this dreamy hall tree would work beautifully in a mud room too and could be built-in if you’re looking for a more custom look.
Budget Friendly Tranquil Bedroom Mood
Here’s a mood board I created with budget in mind.
For more coastal cottage inspiration see these stories.
Coastal Traditional Makeover
Peace to you right where you are.
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