How to Create a Coastal Chic Outdoor Space?

How to Create a Coastal Chic Outdoor Space?

Each person has their own unique reasons for why they specifically enjoy the beach. To some, the sounds of the beach can be very relaxing while others just like sitting at the beach and looking at the scenery. No matter the reason, what if you could actually bring the beach to your backyard and enjoy it as much as you want?

So, here are some simple ideas that can help you turn your outdoor space into a coastal retreat.

#1. Planning

#1. Planning“A goal without a plan is just a wish.”

Planning is vital as it does not only reduces the risk of uncertainties but also reduces wasteful activities. And, honestly, without a plan, there is no direction. If you want to evoke a seaside vibe in your yard, you got to have at least an idea of how you want it to happen. You must have something specific (an objective) you want to achieve and as soon as you have the picture in your head, there’ll be important questions that will follow; questions about how you can achieve what you want. Then, you can go on planning.

You can start thinking about which part of the yard you will be using or how you will integrate coastal décor into your outdoor space. You can start mapping out your planned tasks and resources needed to accomplish your tasks in order to achieve your objectives.

Design is difficult for three fundamental reasons and one of them includes planning. The success of this project depends on how well-prepared you are.

#2. Coastal Color Palette

#2. Coastal Color PaletteOne of the most important factors that can influence interior design is a color scheme. And, the same goes for outdoor design. Whether it’s on a wall, a clothing or a food packaging, humans always react to colors as they can send a message and create an impact.

If you want to get beach vacation vibes from your backyard, you should first think of the color scheme. Incorporate aquatic colors like navy blue or gorgeous turquoise hues, along with minty green, teal, coral, teal, bright yellow and gold shades to get the feel as if you are treating yourself to one of the most relaxing beaches of the world.

One of the simplest ways to design a backyard resort is to go with a light and breezy color palette. For instance, an all-white or white and blue combination can help in creating a peaceful environment and eliciting serene and soothing ocean vibes. Alternatively, you can choose a bold and vibrant tropical color scheme.

#3. Tropical Plants

#3. Tropical PlantsIf we are talking about transforming your backyard into a tropical paradise, you’ve got to add tropical plants to the décor. One of the main elements that create into a special sort of transformative magic –the same magic that can often be felt on beaches –is tropical plants.

If you want to create the perfect getaway to a tropical paradise, I strongly suggest you incorporate some lush and fresh green foliage in your garden. And, below you will find a list of some tropical plants and flowers which can add the perfect beach design to your outdoor space.

List of Tropical Plants and Flowers That Can Be Grown to Get a Beach-Like Feel:

  1. Asclepias Curassavica
  2. Brugmansia X Candida
  3. Canna ‘Striata’
  4. Colocasia Esculenta
  5. Cuphea ‘David Verity’
  6. Euphorbia Cotinifolia
  7. Ipomoea Batatas
  8. Manihot Esculenta ‘Variegata’
  9. Musa Basjoo
  10. Salvia Splendens
  11. Anthurium
  12. Bird of Paradise
  13. Cordyline Fruticosa
  14. Ficus
  15. Palm Trees
  16. Dieffenbachia Seguine
  17. Spathiphyllum
  18. Croton
  19. Aloe Vera
  20. Ficus Elastica
  21. Sansevieria Trifasciata
  22. Philodendron Hederaceum
  23. Schefflera Arboricola
  24. Aglaonema Commutatum
  25. Monstera Deliciosa
  26. Tacca Integrifolia
  27.  Psychopsis Papilio
  1. Saintpaulia Ionantha
  2. Gaillardia
  3. Amaryllis
  4. Caladium Bicolor
  5. Chlorophytum Comosum
  6. Yucca Elephantipes
  7. Araucaria Heterophylla
  8. Begonia
  9. Medinilla Magnifica
  10. Calliandra Haematocephala
  11. Zamioculcas Zamiifolia
  12. Crassula Ovata
  13. Epipremnum Aureum



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