Be cash clever and get the cosy coastal look for less

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  • Reinvent seaside style with inspiration from dramatic moody skies and the wild shoreline

    Mix slate blues and warm greys to create a soft, tonal scheme, then add accessories with stripes, checks and dots for a cosy, casual feel.

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    Layer the bed with chunky knits and stone-washed linen for a relaxed look

    Get the Look

    Bobble finish

    Add interest with a tactile cushion in tonal blues

    Woollen Pom cushion, £48, Anthropologie

    Set in stone

    Concrete and marble provide a natural feel

    Large stone and glass hurricane lamp, £30, John Lewis

    ; marble candle, £8,

    Marks and Spencer

    Waves of colour

    The watery glaze gives a seascape effect

    Two vase, £17.50, Idyll Home

    Wonder weave

    Go for textured accessories

    Small Dove Grey Cloud basket, The Basket Room range, Notonthehighstreet.com

    Stormy shades

    Team Ocean hues with cloudy grey for a soothing scheme

    Parisian Blue pillowcases, The Linen Works

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    High impact

    Go bold with this dramatic print

    Berrow III Left print (H117cm x W87cm), £240, Neptune

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    Low tide

    Softer greys have a tranquil vibe

    Shi Shi Beach print (H122cm x W91cm), £114, Alan Majchrowicz range, Art.co.uk

    Find more cosy coastal buys on the high street

    Love this trend? Whether you want to try a lot of it or a little, here’s where to shop

    Opt for a lighter version of this look with a palette of pale blues and greys, or keep it nearly neutral using almost all white with highlights of inky blue.

    TRY IT IN THE LIVING ROOM

    Take a closer look at the Coastal range from Sainsbury’s for tactile finishes and bubbled glassware-perfect for giving your living room a fresh but cosy feel.

    …OR IN THE BATHROOM

    Create a relaxing space to unwind in with Dunelm’s New Purity range, which includes textural wicker storage and hand-painted bathroom accessories.

    Cool coastal

    Create seaside style with soft hues and natural textures

    Cushions, from £12 each; Coastal ombre stripe throw, 330; vases, from £6 each; sailing boat object, £10; all Sainsbury’s

    Clean finish

    Add hints of cobalt blue to a bathroom

    Tumbler,
    £3.99; lotion dispenser, £6.99; both Purity Dot range; Marble hand towel,
    £5.99; wicker basket, £3.99; all
    Dunelm.

    Subtle pattern

    Keep it cosy with a herringbone design

    Moroccan blue throw, £16, Sainsbury’s

    Sea glass

    Use to display garden foliage

    Onion bottle vase, £59, Furniture Village

    Nice pad

    Add soft, tactile finishes

    Knitted cushion, £12, Tesco Direct

    Dip Dye

    A gentle wash of grey gives this wicker basket a fresh look

    Ombre basket, £35 for two, Matalan

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