Beach House Master Bedroom Design Direction

beach house bedroom designOf course, we could have chosen to decorate the entirety of the beach house head-to-toe in the classic beach house palette of blue and white. After all, I adore blue in any and all forms! Plus, it’s proven to look fantastic in coastal properties as the stunning Mark Sikes designed Coastal Living Idea House showed this past summer. While much of the downstairs of the beach house will indeed take on this classic and much loved palette (hurrah!), we decided to mix up the pace and design direction upstairs with a different approach. When it came to the master bedroom we knew we wanted to create a space that was cozy and cocooning so that we would enjoy spending time there in both the summer and winter months. My inspiration for the beach house bedroom design came from the first piece I fell in love with for the room: the Acton tufted club chair in a stunning forest green velvet.

I walked into my first beach house bedroom design meeting with Sally from The Studio at One Kings Lane and immediately mentioned the design of Soho House properties as a reference point for the master bedroom design direction. The Acton tufted club chair was the perfect piece to kick start this design direction as the rich velvet is often seen in the upholstery across their properties. From there we designed the room using the chairs as the jumping off point: they inspired the gorgeous Goodwin Green paint color for the walls, while the antiqued brass swing arm sconces were chosen to add contrast to the deep green walls behind the bed. A vintage Oushak rug will anchor the striped upholstered bed to the iron bedside tables, which coupled with the figure drawings should help to give a gently masculine feel to the room. Despite making a pointed steer away from the blue and white palette that will be seen downstairs I’m still keen to continue notes of the beach house locale through the upstairs of the property, so we decided to add a few sophisticated drawings of boats and vintage maritime finds to tick that box. I’m super excited to see how this space comes together and can’t wait to share it with you all once it’s completed! More design sneak peeks from the beach house to come soon.

Shop the look: Sleigh bells paint color | Goodwin Green paint color | Tiki fabric | Jackson sham | Laguna linen throw | Boats in black and white art | Black and white figure art | Sand flooring | Acton Tufted Club Chair | Adams 3-Drawer Dresser | | Pimlico double swing arm sconce | Kelly wingback bed | Items not linked are vintage.

// Posted in partnership with One Kings Lane


  • Reply Harry M. Fontenot III September 12, 2017 at 9:10 am

    Love seeing all the stunning pieces you’ve chosen for your bedroom. I adore those club chairs in that luscious green velvet…and the change in color palette from the downstairs is brilliant. So much fun following your design process.πŸ’š

    • Reply Will @ Bright.Bazaar September 12, 2017 at 10:35 am

      @Harry – Thank you! Aren’t those club chairs just the bessssst?! I am in love! Appreciate you following along with the design journey. πŸ™‚

  • Reply Karl September 12, 2017 at 10:32 am

    Love the chairs and the art!

    • Reply Will @ Bright.Bazaar September 12, 2017 at 10:35 am

      @Karl – Right? Those line drawings are giving me so much life! *heart eyes* haha!

  • Reply Clare Fanti September 12, 2017 at 10:33 am

    Beautiful Will! It’s been so enjoyable to follow your renovation and I look forward to seeing this gorgeous scheme come to life in your home.

  • Reply Charles September 12, 2017 at 10:12 pm

    Where and how do you find such amazing line drawings I need one like those ships!!

    • Reply Will @ Bright.Bazaar September 12, 2017 at 10:26 pm

      @Charles – Cute, right? They are from One Kings Lane!

      • Reply Steve September 13, 2017 at 5:34 am

        Wheres One Kings Lane? I like the line drawings also.

  • Reply Stella September 13, 2017 at 5:31 am

    I’m excited to see the master bedroom through this process πŸ˜ƒ

  • Reply Carole King September 13, 2017 at 6:57 am

    I love it. Well, I would – green is my favourite colour. But it’s so warm, cosy and just the right amount of masculine. And very grown up! xx

    • Reply Will @ Bright.Bazaar September 13, 2017 at 10:07 pm

      @Carole – You just described everything I hoped that space would be and for that I am sending you the biggest hug! Yay! xx

  • Reply Kristy September 13, 2017 at 7:29 am

    Gorgeous chair in green!! And your bed and chest is fantastic. I love this direction Will!
    So elegant πŸ’š

    • Reply Will @ Bright.Bazaar September 13, 2017 at 10:06 pm

      @Kristy – That is lovely of you to say. Thank you! I love the green chair and the chest as well. Love that you called those pieces out! πŸ™‚

  • Reply Jess September 13, 2017 at 11:56 pm

    OH MY. LOVE IT <3

  • Reply Kate September 14, 2017 at 9:18 pm

    I like it!

  • Reply alia September 15, 2017 at 8:12 am

    Love to see this type of collection. This is a great work.. Like to see this beautiful collection.. Green is my favourite color..

    • Reply Will @ Bright.Bazaar September 15, 2017 at 10:14 am

      @Alia – Green is great for a bedroom because it’s so restful. I love how the space is coming together; thanks for the kind comment!

  • Reply The Furnshop September 22, 2017 at 5:35 am

    Lovely pieces. Thanks for sharing this post.

  • Reply Weekend Reading. - The Stripe September 23, 2017 at 6:01 am

    […] seeing this inspiration, I can’t wait to see how Will’s master bedroom turns out! […]

  • Reply Wallzilla September 28, 2017 at 8:33 am

    That bed looks super comfy!

  • Reply Daniela - Sukhi October 1, 2017 at 4:17 pm

    Lovely pieces for the bedroom! And I totally agree with you, blue is a all time/all season color! Nice touch!

  • Reply Agata October 3, 2017 at 7:17 am

    soo much inspiration…brilliant read!!thanks for sharing this informative post

  • Reply Steven Joe October 11, 2017 at 1:32 am

    Thanks for the directions for the beach house bedroom design. I was looking for it. It will really help.

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