18 Above the Bed Coastal Bedroom Wall Decor & Art Ideas

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), they are not the only choice when designing a beautiful coastal bedroom with a focal point above the bed. Here are 15 coastal bedrooms each with a different wall decor idea to inspire your own display. Shop the Look & DIY.

Bring the Beach to the Bedroom with Large Wall Art

Beach Panorama Canvas Decor Ideas

Favorite Posters & Prints
Decor Ideas with Large Ocean Art
Create Large Scale Seascape Canvas
Abstract Ocean Paintings Anyone Can Make

White Metal Poster Bed Coastal Bedroom
Find the Perfect Horizontal Coastal Art

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

Seashell Shadow Boxes abvoe Headboard
Display Shadow Boxes with Shells and other Sea Treasures
Seashell Shadow Boxes 

Shells and sand dollar are reproductions made from resin, mounted on burlap in rustic wood frame shadow boxes.

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

Shop Rattan Storage Trunks

White and Beige Coastal Bedroom Idea with Art above Bed
Compose a Threesome
Add a sculptural center piece to a pair of art prints. If you have the vertical space, hang the centerpiece higher than the sculptural wall decor. 

Blue Beach Word Sign above Headboard as Focal Point
Mount a Cool Coastal Beach Sign

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
Shop Oyster Shell Mirrors at Build

Driftwood Mirror above Bed
Hang a Single Mirror above the Bed

Floating Shelf above Bed Headboard
Mount a Shelf above the Bed
Classic Coastal Cottage

A shelf above the bed allows for coastal and beach themed displays that can easily be changed out.

Shop Crown Molding Wall Shelves at 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.

Pale Blue Painted Beach Bedroom Dreamy
Display a Shell Wall Hanging 
String your collected seashells together into a stunning wall hanging as featured HERE

Nautical Beach Art above Bed
Decorate the Space above the Bed with a Wooden Cutout

Shop Wooden Coastal Wall Cutouts by Haven America
Whale designs & other sea creatures.

Crossed Oars Wall Decor Above Bed
Use Oars for a Nautical Touch
Oars crossed above the bed, seen in the master bedroom at Meadow Lake Road.

Sleeping with Oars

Ship Wheel Wall Decor Above Bed
Use a Single Ship Wheel
Whether antique or new, a single ship wheel as seen in this Luxury Bedroom by Eastern Accents brings an adventurous vibe to the space.

13 Ship Wheel Wall Decor Ideas  

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 for an eclectic sea inspired display.

Nautical Theme Wall

Display a Nautical or Coastal Collection
Whatever you are collecting, consider displaying it above the bed. This is quite a unique look to have a vintage Buoy Collection hanging above the bed.