How To Use Navy Blue Decor For Cool Coastal Style

Saffron Marigold - Updated: February 13, 2023

Pacific Blue

Navy blue decor nods to classic and cool coastal style. To decorate with navy blue and coastal decor is to speak to the idea of a relaxed life lived at the water’s edge. Blue as dark as the water’s depth is the color of choice for coastal decorating. Our Pacific Blue collection, which features resist-printed linens, is crafted by hand and inspired by the sea. You’ll love using this print in to bring a touch of coastal decor to any room! Find ideas for the dining room, living room, bedroom, and bath, and find collections that mix and match.

Begin with navy blue decor in a coastal dining room 

Dine seaside all year long when you cover your table with our navy blue tablecloths. With our blue table runner and navy blue cloth napkins gracing your tabletop, your dining room will convey unique coastal style since each linen is block printed with artistry and craftsmanship.

Add coastal curtains in shades of blue, white, or creamy whites and golds to give an additional nod to the water.

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Pacific Blue Cloth Napkins

Pacific Blue cloth napkins are both lighthearted and striking. These would be perfect in any coastal home (or home filled with elegant coastal decor!).

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Starry Nights Navy Blue Cloth Napkins

White stars pop against a deep blue background. These blue cloth napkins feel right at home in next to navy blue table runners, at a nautical style table setting, or for a dinner served on a starry night.

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Water Hyacinth Charger

Layer a few naturally elegant elements on your table, such as these woven chargers in natural water hyacinth.

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Twilight Dinner Plate Set

Yes, handcrafted ceramics have a place at this table, too–especially indigo blue pieces that glow with a rich glaze in a star-struck navy blue.

Create a coastal living room with navy blue decor

Blue curtains and pillows are a must in coastal interiors: from quaint cottages to seaside palaces, these linens reflect sea and sky. A rich blue color adds instant visual interest to your living space whether you’re going for relaxed sophistication, California Coastal, or Zen styles.

Include natural textures like wicker, wood, stone, and seashell alongside your navy blue curtains for the ultimate in coastal style. 

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Pacific Blue Throw Pillow

Toss a few navy blue throw pillows on a side chair or sofa to add to the look of your elegant coastal decor.

navy blue decor with a blue velvet side chair holds a blue pillow with white stars
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Starry Nights White Star Throw Pillow Cover

For a nostalgic, classic touch, be sure to mix in a few pillows with star patterns in with your navy blue decor. 

coastal style Faux Wood Table Lamp
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Webler Table Lamp

For this living room, choose lighting that looks natural and organic. This copper-tinted lamp captures the sense of Pacific Blue beautifully.

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Malibu Coast

Not only does this kind of artwork depict the Pacific Coast, but the soft colors of this overcast print also create a calming effect in your space.

Relax in nautical style with navy blue decor in the bedroom

You have been daydreaming about a coastal bedroom like this for a long time: a peaceful retreat reminiscent of the shore, replete with natural patterns and textures. Start with a navy blue bedspread or blue duvet cover. (Our coastal duvet covers are reversible–it’s like getting two for the price of one!).

Hang coordinating coastal curtains to style your windows. Add coastal throw pillows in blue for a monochromatic color scheme, or brighten up your navy blue decor with a new pattern.

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Vanilla Glace Euro Sham

Enjoy a peaceful evening with your head propped up on one of these generously-sized Euro shams rendered in white and accented with gold. So reminscent of sandy shores! 

A blue and white pillow
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Casablanca Blue and White Euro Sham

Whether you prefer to pile on the pillows or simply want to update a side chair, this indigo blue pillow cover in complementary blue and white helps tie together your coastal bedroom.

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Natural Organic Cotton Percale Sheet Set

Stay cool in linen sheets with a natural color that provides the perfect complement to our Pacific Blue bedding.

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Casablanca Blues – White ~ Jaipuri Razai Quilt

For a dramatic statement in your coastal interiors, choose a blue quilt to drape over a side chair or rest across the foot of your bed.

Enjoy peaceful moments in a blue bath

Imagine yourself adrift on a boat, the sun on your face, the warm wind in your hair. Pacific Blue evokes those images–and with its waves cresting and falling, it helps to create a peaceful space filled with positive energy.

Design a coastal bathroom inspired by our navy blue shower curtain and its undulating pattern. Include some touches of rustic coastal decor for a soothing beach style.

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Turkish Bathtowel Set

Peshtemals are traditional Turkish towels used in the Turkish baths or hammams; these are handwoven on looms in Turkey. 

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Tumbled Stone Wall Hooks

Welcome elements of nature, particularly in the colors of the seashore, in your coastal interiors. They add a natural touch when paired with our navy shower curtain.

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Black River Rock Bath Mat

These bath mats feel as lovely as they look, providing a soothing massage for your feet once you step out of the tub.

A white and blue Moroccan shower curtain hangs in a bathroom styled like coastal interiors.
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Casablanca Moroccan Shower Curtain 

For a global approach to coastal interior design, try a Moroccan blue shower curtain! This one brightens up the bath and will look fantastic alongside Pacific Blue valances.

Navy blue decor brings a sense of calm to your coastal kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home, but it’s also a place that can feel harried and chaotic. Use blue as an antidote to a hectic space and to bring a sense of calm to the kitchen.

An easy way to do this is with coastal curtains. Blue kitchen curtains or blue valances blend well with other decorative accents (or can stand on their own). 

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Starry Nights ~ Designer Batik Blue Round Tablecloth

Start your day with a moment of zen when you toss a beautiful block printed tablecloth like this over the kitchen table-–and yes, you can toss this in the washer!

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Vanilla Glace White Cloth Napkins

For a special dinner or everyday use, set the table with white cloth napkins that complement your Pacific Blue table linens.

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Bisetti Imperia Olive Wood Pepper Mill

Bring warmth to your Pacific Blue kitchen with a pepper grinder in warm olive wood.

A seaglass clock without numerals is lovely in a zen space or in coastal interiors.
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Ocean Hue Sea Glass Clock

An accurate clock is a kitchen essential, while you’re updating your kitchen to Pacific Blue, why not update your timepiece? This one nods to the ocean.

Mix and match Saffron Marigold

If you love the look and quality of Saffron Marigold linens, then you may well want to build your style with some of our other global prints! Take a look at these prints in colors that go with your navy blue decor.

Casablanca ~ Moroccan Inspired White and Blue Fabric Swatch
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If you want to create a global look or incorporate a sense of boho style–or even if you simply enjoy mixing patterns–reach for Casablanca. Various shades of blue mingle here, and the white ground brightens up the moody indigo of Pacific Blue.

Vanilla Glace ~ White Fabric Swatch with Lattice Print
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Vanilla Glace

For a look that reads as elegant and effortless, turn to Vanilla Glace. An intricate pattern of white, cream, and gold works as a neutral and brings added sophistication to Pacific Blue in a way that enhances and doesn’t complete.

Navy blue and light blue orb pattern
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Celestial Embrace

The shades of blue and celestial motifs in this pattern enhances the nature vibe we have happening in Pacific Blue. Contained in this pattern is the deep indigo of Pacific Blue to tie together prints in coastal interiors.

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Starry Nights

Another print inspired by sea and sky, Starry Nights (when paired with Pacific Blue) lends itself to a monochromatic, textured look–perfect for a number of design sensibilities.

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Putting it all together

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The Making of Pacific Blue

See how this ocean inspired print comes to life! Our Pacific Blue linens comes to life thanks to the heritage craft of block printing. Hand block printed linens are original works of art distinguished by the work of the artisan, the particular lot of dye, and even varying weather conditions. Tonal variations inherent to the block printing process enhance the individuality, character and uniqueness of each creation. Here’s a short glimpse into the process that brings Pacific Blue to life: