12 accessories to introduce a cool coastal aesthetic to your home

Thomas Ditmer
21st May 2021

Subtle, serene, and offering seafaring colours and natural textures, raise a toast to the coast, with oceanic-inspired accessories, destined to change the tide of your home…

Abstract Seascape Canvas, £70; Set of 8 Framed Art, £120; Elmir Large Sideboard, £675, and Artificial Plant in Ceramic Pot, £20. All items available from NEXT.

1. All at sea

Quickly complement a coastal colour scheme with a selection of abstract, marine-inspired images, or introduce a calming, central seascape as a focal point.

Eco Wooden Whale Plate. Blue Brontide, £32.99.

2. Captain’s table

Made from naturally anti-bacterial and ecologically-friendly solid oak, this whale-shaped server is the perfect alternative to plastic plates. And, buy one, get one tree, as with each order, no matter what size, Ecologi plant one!

Stopwatch Style Wall Clock. So’Home at La Redoute, £149.

3. Time & tide

Time for the beach? Natural bleached wood with crisp nickel detailing combine in this striking timepiece with beach-gazing appeal.

À LA Beaded Lobster Cushion. Amara Discoveries, £55.

4. Crustacean station

Make a seabed-inspired statement in any room, with this beautifully beaded, lobster patterned cushion from À la.

Two Fish-shaped Bowls. Naturally Med, £32.

5. Swimming in style

Serve guests an eye-catching seafood menu with these aquatic serving bowls, hand-crafted in olive wood.

National Trust Fishbone Throw in Seafoam Green. National Trust, £40.

6. Castaway in comfort

Woven with pure wool and fine yarn, this exclusive fishbone design is perfect for cosying up and enjoying the sunset. 100% of all profits support National Trust sites of natural beauty and historical merit.

Whale Storage Bags. Cox & Cox. £45.

7. Let’s stowaway

This set of two large and small whales, crafted from felt, offer friendly faces and the ideal solution for soft storage and tidying up.

Silver Tone Rope Handle Lantern. TK MAXX, £24.99

8. Ship’s lookout

Subtle accents like this rope-accented lantern bring a calming, oceanic appeal, without going overboard on marine motif décor.

SNURK Children’s Mermaid Duvet Set. Cuckooland. £49.

9. Little mermaid

We love this pretty design, featuring seahorse crown pillow, because what little girl doesn’t dream of being a mermaid?

10. Hook, line & sinker

Octopus hook. Cox & Cox. £16.50.

This helpful octopus hook is rendered in a weathered copper-effect, perfect for bringing the crest of a wave to seabed-inspired walls.

St Ives Ship Light. Garden Trading, £60.

11. Light house

Keep lookout with this stylish light, inspired by the maritime lights fishermen would hang on the sterns of their boats.

Brew Whale Tea Infuser. Red Candy. £16.50

12. Whale of a time

This mighty mammal turned teasmade makes a killer brew. Simply add your favourite tea leaves and deep-dive with the easy-to-use waterspout handle.

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12 accessories to introduce a cool coastal aesthetic to your home featured:

Eco Wooden Whale Plate. Blue Brontide, £32.99.

Stopwatch Wall Clock. So’Home at La Redoute, £149.

À LA Beaded Lobster Cushion. Amara Discoveries, £55.

Two Fish-shaped Bowls. Naturally Med, £32.

Fishbone Throw Seafoam green. National Trust, £40.

Whale Storage Bags. Cox & Cox, £45.

Silver Tone Rope Handle Lantern. TK MAXX, 24.99.

SNURK Children's Mermaid Duvet Set. Cuckooland, £49.

Octopus hook. Cox & Cox, £16.50.

St Ives Ship Light. Garden Trading, £60.

Brew Whale Tea Infuser. Red Candy, £16.50.