There’s something about the seaside that just makes you feel good. It could be the smell of the air, the sunlight shimmering on sea and sand, the rough rocks, the pretty shells or all of these things combined. Bringing any or all of these elements into your home is a surefire way to satisfy your senses and ease the cravings for vacation days that seem too far away.
Design-wise, the lucky few who live near the water can coattail on Mother Nature’s beauty. For the rest of us, help is not far away. Nautical style and natural fibres are all abundantly available. Incorporate them into your existing decor for feel-good moments all year long.
If you can’t dine by the ocean, pretend you can with these dishes! The fresh colours and playful pattern definitely say ‘seaside.’ Grill some smoked trout, pile on the Greek salad and before you know it, you’ll start to smell salty air! West Elm, $24.96 – $41.60.