Awesome Vintage Furniture Design Ideas for California Beach Homes September 09 2018

Southern California’s rich history provides tons of inspiration for vintage surf styles. Some are classic and simple, and others artistic and refreshingly eccentric. It is the ideal recipe for coastal decor: a mixture of relaxation, design freedom, and personal expression with a stunning backdrop to match. Whether your inner drum beats to the sound of the Beach Boys, Led Zeppelin or Duran Duran, striking pieces from Urban Americana give your beach home the perfect atmosphere.

Check out these awesome beach home furnishings possibilities using our vintage masterpieces:

Bold Colors

There is no reason to hold back when decorating your living room to wow guests, especially when it comes to life in an ocean paradise. Choose energetic tones to grab attention and declare your dedication to year-round good times. The sharp profile and brilliant blue of the Hans Wegner GE-258 Teak Daybed stand out as a striking 1960s accent piece in any living room or covered terrace relaxation spot. Best of all, having a functional daybed makes it easy to invite friends over for an unforgettable evening with sunset drinks and a beachside bonfire. Plus, they have a cozy place to spend the night afterward.

 Surf Style

Gentle curves and warm wood tones are the essences of 1950s beach designs. Furniture highlighting this kind of smooth simplicity is an excellent fit for ocean homes because it feels like a day spent next to slowly crashing waves. The classic elements of our Live Edge Oak Studio Craft Bench give spaces major surfboard flair and Central American design. Add its distinctive personality to your spacious living room accent wall or enjoy every day on your covered patio surrounded by billowing white curtains.

Friends and Lovers

One of the tricks – and advantages – of a beach home is to keep the disconnect between outdoors and indoors as minimal as possible. There are many ways to make this happen: Mediterranean-style French doors, terrace dining spaces, windowless villa archways, and patio entertainment spots. The Arthur Umanoff Dining Set fits beautifully into any one of these lush backdrops, providing the perfect place for a romantic candlelight dinner or an intimate meal with friends. Rich maple and comfy cord backrests give table and chairs an island feel, while dark metal elements complement vintage industrial design themes.

Total Relaxation

Wake up on lazy weekends with soft sunlight playing over this laidback classic. The Paul Frankl for Brown Saltman Dresser has rustic tones and simple lines reminiscent of loading up a surfboard onto the back of a roadster and heading to the coast. Stumble out of bed in the 1940s without a care in the world. This dresser pairs well with bright and spacious bedroom accent pieces like rattan side tables, hanging lamps, and pastel room colors. It stays functional without breaking its vintage character, with six ample drawers and complete bleached mahogany construction.

Picturesque Breakfast

Enjoy life to the max every day of the week with these eclectic and intimate hand-crafted lounge chairs. The Pair of Studio Craft Lounge Chairs by Ken Fettkether are perfect for creating a charming breakfast nook in your bedroom, farmhouse-inspired kitchen or breezy balcony overlooking the ocean. Soft curves and deep cherry wood make every morning special, whether reading the newspaper solo or sharing a freshly made avocado toast with someone you love.

Backpack Travels

California home decor is never just about the big stuff; every individual accent contributes to a room’s personality. This is especially true with vintage or mid-century modern beach designs, where furniture essentially tells a story about your life experiences via tons of individual layers. Give your living room, outdoor space, bedroom or entryway exotic excitement with decorative pieces like this Large Burmese Basket. Its woven texture feels mysterious and adventurous, yet relaxing. Decorating with trunks – a great alternative media stand decor idea – and baskets are fantastic because they also double as extra storage for blankets and beach wraps.

The Bodacious Lifestyle

No one said that vintage is limited to the 1930s, 1950s or 1970s. The 1980s – though often overlooked – represent the golden age of surf culture and dark sunglasses for a lot of people. Relive it with this total-immersion Vintage Ekornes Stress Less Leather Chair & Ottoman combination. Soak in the sun poolside or under a vibrant umbrella while your butler brings you a chilled martini and cordless phone. Whether you want to play the part of calculating supervillain or international superspy is up to you, but one thing is certain: vintage luxury is back with this uber-comfortable leather-everywhere divan.

The Place To Go for Iconic Vintage Decor

Long Beach endless summers turn the beachfront living into a lifestyle, not just a decorating option. With unforgettable days and gorgeous nights, the lines between indoor and outdoor are beautifully blurred, letting you infuse every space in your home with tributes to your favorite era. Visit Urban Americana in Long Beach or shop vintage furniture online to get inspired by unique pieces and turn your beach home dream design into reality.

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