15 Inspiring Coastal Wall Decor Ideas

Decorating the walls of a beach home can be challenging. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best coastal wall decor ideas to inspire you as you go about decorating the walls of your summer house. There are many ways to ensure your walls are interesting to look at. From art, to photography to sculpture, there are lots of different ways to create an eye-catching wall.

Coastal Wall Decorating Ideas

Let’s get started with some of our favorite inspiration wall decor ideas for a beach home. Coastal decor is all about bringing small pieces of coastal life indoors. This could be shown through palm trees, ocean waves, sea life, sailboats, and other motifs. When it comes to wall decor, it’s all about showing off your personality while enhancing the look of the room.

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Gallery walls are a great way to show off many different pieces of coastal wall art.

Coastal Wall Decor Gallery Wall via Pure Salt Interiors
Pure Salt Interiors

2. Driftwood on the Wall

Why not hang some beautiful driftwood on your wall for a calming, beachy look?

3. Sea-life Motifs

You can find lots of sculptures and sea-life motifs to hang on your walls, like this red crab wall art piece!

Coastal Wall Decor Sea-Life Motif Red Crab wall art via @changoandco

4. Oars Wall Decor

If you are decorating a lake house, you might want to consider getting this pretty oars fixture for your wall. It will definitely inspire you and your guests to go canoeing!

5. Turtle Twins

Coastal Wall Decor via Lauren Leonard
Lauren Leonard

Hanging two matching paintings can create symmetry on your wall. How cute are these turtle twins?

6. Coral Shadowbox Decor

Who doesn’t love beautiful coral? Displaying it in a shadowbox is a unique way to present this ocean motif.

7. Circular Woven Baskets

Coastal Wall Decor with Circular Woven Baskets via Pure Salt Interiors
Pure Salt Interiors

These baskets are made from natural coastal materials.

8. Anchor Hook Set

Why not hang a set of anchor hooks on your wall?

I love the layered effect of this coastal gallery wall!

10. Rope Mirror

Rope mirrors are a classic coastal wall decoration!


11. Calming Ocean Photography and Buoy

I love the relaxing effect of this very simple photo of the ocean waves. The buoy adds dimension to the wall.

12. Blue Palm Tree Wallpaper

I love how the traditional palm tree motif has been turned blue in this home.

13. Surfboard Wall Decor

Using a surfboard as a wall decoration is an instant way to give your home a surf shake vibe!

Coastal Wall Decor with Surfboard via Pure Salt Interiors
Pure Salt Interiors

14. Wood Panel Art

I love this wood panel coastal art set from Etsy!

15. Coastal Propeller Wall Decor

These rustic propeller decorations will add a nautical flair to your home.

More Coastal Decorating Ideas

I hope these nautical wall decor ideas inspired you as you decorate your coastal home! Let us know your thoughts in the comments below. Keep reading our other coastal decorating articles as you curate your beach home:


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