21 Coastal Gallery Walls -Inspiration and Ideas to Create a Compelling Display

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There are no set rules when it comes to creating a gallery wall. The composition simply has to look unified and feel right! You can install a coastal gallery wall above a fireplace, over the sofa or bed, arrange a grouping around a side table or buffet, give a reading nook a coastal vibe with a gallery wall, cover an entire Accent Wall, or turn a stairway into a "walk through" gallery space. Here are 21 great coastal gallery walls for inspiration!

coral art gallery wall above fireplace

A coastal gallery wall gives you the opportunity to make a statement about who you are and what you love. Country Living's House of the Year 2008.

Tobi Fairley gallery wall
A bold sea life gallery wall at Tobi Fairley's House. Tobi hung a collection of like pieces over the sofa with absolutely no space between the frames. For tips follow the link!

ocean art gallery wall
Ocean art gallery wall at Giannetti Home.

coastal gallery wall
Gallery wall at the Hamptons Designer Showhouse 2012, presented by Traditional Home.

ocean art gallery wall
A display over horizontal Wall Stripes. Via Pinterest.

gallery wall with shelves
Leaning and overlapping pictures at the home of Designer Amanda Lindroth in the Bahamas. Via House Beautiful.

nautical gallery wall above sofa
Coastal gallery wall by Betsy Speert, featured here.

coastal art gallery wall display
Via Coastal Living where you can find 25 Creative Ways to Display Your Art.

A coastal gallery wall from Pottery Barn's catalog.

nauical gallery wall
Another example from Pottery Barn, using nautical cleats and rope to hang pictures.

gallery wall living room TV
Emily Clark's art gallery wall includes art with free printable sea life pictures. Featured here! Original source no longer available.

gallery wall dining room
Gallery wall in a dining room. Via Pinterest.

framed seashell gallery wall
A gorgeous framed seashells gallery wall in a seaside home featured at Traditional Home. And more ideas for Framed Shell Wall Art!

color scheme aqua blue
A creative composition, featured here.

ship gallery wall
A nautical gallery wall of shadow box ships by Steven Gambrel.

nautical gallery wall stairway
Another idea for a gallery wall going up the stairway. Original source unknown.

gallery wall powder room
A cohesive display in a powder room. Also via Coastal Living.

art gallery wall bedroom
Another composition by Tobi Fairley.

ocean art gallery wall sitting nook
A compelling ocean gallery wall. Via.

beach fence gallery wall
A super beachy Dune Fence Idea. Via My Home Ideas.

picture grouping on wall
And you have seen this coastal gallery wall here. Via BHG. It comes with hanging instructions. Use paper or cardboard to play with your coastal gallery wall design until it feels right!
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P.J. Cook said...

Enjoyed all the artwork of the sea. Thanks, PJ Cook

Calypso In The Country said...

So pretty! This is just the type of post I need as I am deciding on artwork for my office!

Pink Overalls @DIY Home Staging said...

An inspiring post. You've done all our homework for us. Each of these is unique and lovely in its own way. My favorite is Tobi Fairley's. Second favorite is the little fishes all swimming in the same direction! Thanks.

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