9 Decor Pieces to Bring the Seaside to the City

By Corinne Sinesi | April 11, 2019 | Home & Real Estate

The temperature has climbed into the 70s, meaning we can start blocking free time in our calendars for the long-awaited beach season. While you patiently wait to dip your toes in the water, here are nine decor pieces to bring the seaside to the city.

Mirrors

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Hoops Mirror from Thos. Moser comes in three sizes of Shaker boxes reconfigured with reflective panels. The porthole-like mirrors intertwine a nautical feel while forging an airy atmosphere.

Hoops Mirror, from $525, thosmoser.com

Floral Artwork

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Add colorful art to a plain wall to bump up the vacation vibes. This vivid botanical piece called Natural Curiosities is from a three part collection inspired by a series of French textiles; the bright pops of yellow and teal are bound to liven up your city space.

Pignier Carouselle 1 Natural Curiosities, $2,100, luxehomephiladelphia.com

Loveseat

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The entire ambience of a room can be transformed with the addition of accent seating. The Kennedy Loveseat in Boulevard is a gorgeous deep blue quilted design that naturally fuses an oceanic shade with your preexisting decor.

Kennedy Loveseat in Boulevard, $3,320, mgbwhome.com

Throw Pillows

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To accompany the dark blue couch, incorporate sweet and subtle throw pillows that work with vibrant colors of a tropical paradise. Anthropologie has an array of bohemian pillows like the Paule Marrot Embroidered Posies Pillow, which is artfully embroidered with bright flowers and a stunning butterfly.

Paule Marrot Embroidered Posies Pillow, $68, anthropologie.com

Seaside Wallpaper

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Philly-based print and design wallpaper studio Nottene creates hand drawn patterns to display in your home. The seaside print features a boat from Wales, flamingos, a Mummer’s Parade float and flower bouquets. Blue-and-white is the nautical color theme needed in your home’s breezeway.

Seaside Print Ballpoint Pen Colorway, from $6, nottene.net

Storage Baskets

Baskets are not only convenient hiding places for laundry and toys—with CB2’s Merced Large Seagrass Basket, they are also intricate room decorations. The woven zig-zag hamper will soon become a foolproof essential in every room of your house.

Merced Large Seagrass Basket, $179, cb2.com

Armchair

The Alton armchair is a structured, metal chair softened by a backrest made out of hand-wound leather creating tight, concise lines. Personalize this piece with any color fabric or leather that best suits your living room.

Alton armchair, contact seller for price, lemamobili.com

Glass Lighting

Lighting options are endless, but the Glass Globe Chandelier resembles a golden pearl with a dazzling, metallic finish. This is the perfect ornament to illuminate your dining room table throughout the sunny season.

Sculptural Glass Globe 3-Light Chandelier in Gold, $369, westelm.com

Jute Rug

Don’t be afraid to bring outdoor undertones inside with this carpet from Restoration Hardware. Handwoven with soft, textured strands of natural jute, a linen-colored rug is the new summer staple for your home’s entryway.

Hand-Braided Jute Rug in Linen, from $495, restorationhardware.com



Photography by: Mirror image courtesy of Thos. Moser, Floral Artwork image courtesy of Luxe Home Philadelphia, Loveseat image courtesy of Mitchell Gold + Bob WIlliams, Throw Pillows image courtesy of Anthropologie, Seaside Wallpaper image courtesy of Nottene.