Beachy Keen: 20 Fab Finds to Bring the Beach Home

Nautically inspired finds that'll make any day feel like vacay.

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July 30, 2018

Photo By: Sarah Busby; Styling by H. Camille Smith

Photo By: Sarah Busby; Styling by H. Camille Smith

Photo By: Sarah Busby; Styling by H. Camille Smith

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Sarah Busby; Styling by H. Camille Smith

Photo By: Sarah Busby; Styling by H. Camille Smith

Photo By: Sarah Busby; Styling by H. Camille Smith

Photo By: Sarah Busby, Styling by Jill Tennant Anderson

Photo By: Sarah Busby; Styling by H. Camille Smith

Light It Up

Lanterns do double-duty as beachy decor while also providing soft mood lighting after the sun sets. Fill with remote-control battery-operated candles for fuss-free flames that you can extinguish with the push of a button. BUY IT: Lowes, $19.98

Anchors Away!

Keep cold brews cold with this nautical koozie that features an insulated interior and waxed canvas and faux leather exterior for a no-slip grip. BUY IT: Amazon, $9.22

Watery Hues

Handmade from swirled glass in shades of azure, navy and white, these watertight hurricanes can be illuminated with wax or battery-operated pillars or fill them with fresh-cut flowers for an attention-grabbing centerpiece. BUY IT: Ballard Designs, $49-$59

Signature-Style Service

Give any get-together a beachy boost with this monogrammable cutting board that's made in the USA and features durable maple construction protected by a long-lasting teak oil finish. BUY IT: Mark & Graham, $59

Say It With Stripes

Available in ten colors and six lengths — from a short window-sill skimmer to an extra-long floor puddler — these boldly striped draperies are a timelessly on-trend choice for boosting any room's preppy profile. BUY IT: Minted, $63 and up

Make Mine Marbleized

All the colors of sea and shore come together in these marbleized dishes that bring the beauty of the beach to your dining room or kitchen table. Dishwasher and microwave safe, they’re durable enough for everyday use but chic enough to save for special occasions. BUY IT: Pier 1, $7.95 and up

Timelessly Tailored

Just like your go-to Oxford button-down, this bedding manages to look both classic and casual while always feeling great to slip into. Woven from long-staple combed cotton, these sheets get softer with each wash, all while the yarn-dyed stripes stay bright. BUY IT: Lands' End, $149 and up

Ship-Shape Chandelier

This nautically inspired chandelier brightens up the sunny master bathroom in HGTV Dream Home 2018. The fixture's iron frame is constructed in the silhouette of a traditional crystal chandelier, then covered in rustic, hemp rope for a nautical nod to the Gig Harbor, Washington home's maritime history. BUY IT: Wayfair, $829

Nautical Nod

Set your summer table in style with these ultra-durable melamine plates that feature navy blue starfish or an anchor design. Available as a set of four, the outdoor-ready dinnerware is BPA- and phthalate-free and dishwasher safe for easy post-party clean-up. BUY IT: Pottery Barn, $34

Showcase Summer Memories

Available in both 5x7 (shown here) and 8x10 sizes, this limpet shell frame is a beach-tastic way to put summer memories on display. Handcrafted of hundreds of the tiny rocky-shore-dwelling mollusks, the frame showcases the shells’ natural watery blue and green tint and variance in shape and size. BUY IT: BeachGrassCottage via Etsy, $89

Haute Hotel Style, At Home

Nothing says 'beachside getaway' like pristine, pressed white linens with classically cool navy-bordered shams to match. Both timeless and totally on-trend, give this look a try to wake up your bedroom's style. BUY IT: Serena & Lily, $88 and up

Sleep Under Swaying Palms

With an intricate fan of expertly hand-carved palm fronds forming the headboard, this hardwood bed (price includes the side rails and footboard) is an artful way to add a bit of the tropics to your bedroom. BUY IT: Anthropologie, $2,298

Party on the Patio

Durable, shatter-resistant materials plus an organic shape and pattern inspired by palm leaves make these platters outdoor entertaining all-stars. Non-toxic, BPA-free melamine ensures it's easy to take the party outside on this kid- and real-life-friendly serveware that’s scratch resistant and dishwasher safe. BUY IT: Terrain, $14-$38

Tray It

Whether you’re in the market for stylish serveware for summer entertaining or need a pretty place to corral clutter — this spacious tray fits the bill. Featuring sturdy, eco-friendly bamboo construction and a colorful liner that can be customized with a seemingly endless variety of artist-designed patterns, this is one tray you'll definitely want to try. BUY IT: Deny Designs, $55 and up

Tropically Inspired Table

This oversized coffee table proves that the contrast of organic materials with sleek, modern elements is always a winning combo. Angled bamboo canes, woven together with natural jute, make up the table's base which is topped by a removable iron tray that has been enameled in a bright glossy white or navy for maximum durability and ease of use. BUY IT: Serena & Lily, $498

Sea-Worthy Swirls

Pretty up a tabletop or bookcase with these marbled porcelain accesories that look equally beautiful with or without fresh flowers. BUY IT: Grandin Road, $89

Easy-Breezy Summer Style

Take your tabletop from everyday to vacay with this custom-printed runner. At a generous 90" long, the trendy palm-patterned fabric will add a tropical twist to dining tables that seat up to eight while the easy-care fabric is machine washable and designed to never fade. BUY IT: Deny Designs, $59

Towels With a Global Twist

Lightweight but surprisingly absorbent and fast-drying, these towels, inspired by traditional Turkish linens, beautifully combine form with function. Nautical navy-and-white stripes topped by a wide chambray border give them an on-trend look that’s equally at home in the master bathroom or on the beach. Super soft 100% cotton lends a luxurious feel while looped terry on the towel’s underside provides maximum wicking. BUY IT: Serena & Lily, $8 and up

Upcycled, Up-Styled

Stylish and eco-friendly, this sculptural vase is hand-carved from fir tree stumps left behind by sustainable logging operations. Salvaging the stumps ensures that no part of the tree is wasted while also helping to speed the forest’s recovery. Artisans then transform the reclaimed stumps into functional pieces. Available in three sizes, each vase is unique, featuring varying shapes and characteristic graining. BUY IT: Amazon, $59

Tropical Meets Temporary

Make any room feel jungle-licious with this removable wallpaper that's available on either a pre-pasted backing or as a peel-and-stick and in a range of lengths, from 5 feet to 15 feet, so you can add a tropical twist to areas large or small. BUY IT: Wallpaperie at Etsy, $45 and up