Above the Bed Wall Decor Ideas with a Coastal Beach Theme

Turn your Bedroom into a Coastal Beach Oasis with these above the bed wall decor ideas.

Art above the Bed Headboard
While Coastal Wall Art, be it a single piece or a grouping, is the most obvious choice (you can’t argue with a beautiful beach painting or ocean photograph that captures the feeling of the beach and shore experience), there are other above the bed wall decor ideas to please your inner beach bum. Here is a selection of art and decor ideas to inspire you -Shop the Look & DIY!

Bring the Beach to the Bedroom with a Large Photograph or Painting

Coastal Art above Bed
Hang a Set of Coastal Art
Choose something eye catching like the starfish illustrations in a bedroom by Lillian August Design. They tie the room together beautifully.

Coastal Wall Art Sets
Sea Life Art Sets of 2 at Wayfair

Seashell Shadow Boxes abvoe Headboard
Display Shadow Boxes with Shells and other Sea Treasures
Seashell Shadow Boxes from Wayfair's Coastal Wall Accents Collection
Shells and sand dollar are reproductions made from resin,
mounted on burlap in rustic wood frame shadow boxes.

Shadow Boxes at Michael's
DIY Framed Sea Shell Wall Art

Shop Rattan Storage Trunks


Sea Life Sculptures above Bed
Create a Display with Sea Life Sculptures
To fill the wall above the bed with giant starfish sculptures (or any kind of sea life sculptures) in different sizes creates quite a dramatic effect.
Seen in the 2015 Hampton Designer Showhouse.


Mirrors above Bed Headboard
Group Coastal Theme Mirrors
Oyster Shell Mirrors brighten up a bedroom nook and make for a stunning focal point. Idea via GCI Design.

Coastal Theme Mirrors
Oyster Shell Mirrors at Wayfair

Driftwood Mirror above Bed
Hang a Single Mirror above the Bed


Floating Shelf above Bed Headboard
Mount a Shelf above the Bed
As seen in a Classic Coastal Cottage.
This allows for coastal and beach themed displays that can easily be change out.

Crown Molding Wall Shelves from Wayfair

Any kind of Floating Shelf can take the place of a headboard,
or be installed above the headboard.

Beach Sign on Headboard Ledge
Create a Display on the Headboard Ledge
You can use the ledge of a headboard the same way you would use a shelf,
as demonstrated in a bedroom at Beachwood Place.


Nautical Beach Art above Bed
Decorate the Space above the Bed with a Wooden Cutout
The Wooden Pallet Whale is perfect for this Shabby Chic Beach Bedroom.

Wooden Coastal Wall Cutouts by Haven America
Several whale designs to choose from as well as other sea creatures.

Crossed Oars Wall Decor Above Bed
Use Oars for a Nautical Touch
Seen in the master bedroom at Meadow Lake Road

Sleeping with Oars

Nautical Wall Decor Gallery Wall
Compose a Coastal, Beach or Nautical Theme Gallery Wall
Make use of the entire wall space behind and above the bed.

Nautical Theme Wall from Breakwater Bay's Wall Decor Collection


You might also enjoy this round-up of 30 Beautiful Coastal Beach Bedrooms.

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