How To Create Coastal Interiors With Navy Blue Decor

Saffron Marigold - Updated: November 11, 2020

Pacific Blue

Coastal interiors celebrate the idea of life lived at the water’s edge, making navy blue decor the choice for this style. Our Pacific Blue collection features resist-printed linens. Handcrafted and inspired by the sea, you can use this print in a number of coastal interior designs. Find prints for the dining room, living room, bedroom, and bath and find prints that mix and match.

Begin with a blue tablecloth in a coastal dining room 

Dine seaside all year long when you cover your table with our navy blue tablecloths. With our blue table runners 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.

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Blue cloth napkins with a shell pattern in coastal interiors
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Pacific Blue Dinner Napkins

Pacific Blue’s complementary print features graphic conch shells, which look equally lighthearted and striking. These would be perfect in any home that’s near the water.

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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 a nautical table setting or for a dinner served on a starry night.

Whitewash Water Hyacinth Round Placemat
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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.

Jars Tourron Blue Dinner Plate
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Tourron Dinnerware

Yes, French 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 curtains 

Blue curtains are a must in coastal interiors: from rustic 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 rustic Zen styles. Include natural textures like wicker, wood, stone, and shell alongside your navy blue decor for the ultimate in coastal style. 

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An off-white side chair holds a navy blue throw pillow with wave pattern
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Pacific Blue Throw Pillow

Connect your seaside decor with navy blue throw pillows on a side chair or sofa.

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. 

Copper Faux Wood Table Lamp
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Copper Faux Wood Table Lamp

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

A coastal scene with neutral colors for coastal interiors
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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 a nautical style navy blue bedroom

You have been daydreaming about a coastal bedroom like this for a long time: a peaceful retreat reminiscent of the shore, replete with rustic, natural patterns and textures. Start with a navy blue bedspread or dark blue duvet cover. Add blue throw pillows 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.

Crochet Hem Relaxed Linen Sheets
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Crochet Embellished Relaxed Linen Sheets

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

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PB Classic 400-Thread-Count Organic Percale Sheet Set in Navy

For a dramatic statement in your coastal interiors, choose navy blue sheets to go with our fair trade, artisan-made Pacific Blue duvet cover or bedspread. 

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 curtains and its undulating pattern. Include a few seaside decorations 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. 

River Rock Floor Mat - Multi
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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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Black River Rock Bath Mat

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

Bring a sense of calm to the kitchen through coastal interior design

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. Blue kitchen curtains or valances blend well with other decorative accents (or can stand on their own). 

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Memories of Shalimar Green 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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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 indigo blue.

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.

Memories of Shalimar ~ Asian India Green Fabric Swatch
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Memories of Shalimar

The muted grass green of this pattern enhances the nature vibe we have happening in Pacific Blue while the gold nods to the glamour of eastern design. Contained in this pattern is the deep indigo of Pacific Blue to tie together prints in coastal interiors. 

Starry Nights ~ Blue and White Fabric Swatch with Batik Styling
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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.