Beachy Kitchens - Not Just For Homes By The Beach!

Beachy Kitchens – Not Just For Homes By The Beach! Design A Space In Your Home That Makes You Feel Like You're On Vacation. Read More About It.

If you're looking to add a little bit of the ocean's freshness to your cooking and dining space, why not try designing it in a beach coastal kitchen theme? And what's even more fun is that you can bring the beach to your kitchen no matter where you live! You don't have to have a beachfront property to have a beach coastal kitchen in your very own home. With sea-inspired decor and materials, you can create a space that feels like an escape from everyday life. Keep reading to discover the key elements for creating a kitchen with a beachy coastal style.


What you will learn: 

  1. The Beachy Kitchen
  2. Make Your Kitchen More Coastal
  3. Popular Beachy Coastal Kitchen Decors
  4. Top 3 Beachy Coastal Color Palette
  5. Cabinet Colors for Your Beach-Style Kitchen
  6. Design Ideas
  7. Customer FAQs
  8. The Price for Your Beachy Coastal Kitchen



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1. The Beachy  Kitchen

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The origins of beach house kitchens can be traced back to early America when families would spend their summers by the ocean. Beach houses were often simple structures with one or two rooms, and the kitchens were usually located in the same room as the living space. This made cooking and dining a social experience, as people would gather around the table to eat and chat.


Beach house kitchen design has evolved a lot throughout the years to include a wide range of styles and designs. The modern open layouts with plenty of natural light, and beach house kitchens have come a long way. Many beachy coastal kitchens now feature open layouts that allow for plenty of natural light and provide a spacious feel.


Many include white walls and cabinets, but there are many different ways to create this look. And while white walls and cabinets are often popular in beach-style kitchens, you don't have to stick to traditional colors and materials. There are many options available to help you create the perfect beachy coastal kitchen for your home.


So whether you're looking for a way to escape the everyday or just want to add a touch of the beach to your home, designing your kitchen in a beach coastal style is a great option. With plenty of inspiration available online, it's easy to get started creating your very own oasis. And if you need some help getting started, our team of experts at Mod Cabinetry is here to guide you every step of the way.


Find out more kitchen styles that might pique your interest and fit your home in our article, "The Definitive Guide to Kitchen Styles - Kitchen Edition" on The Modernist.


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2. Make Your Kitchen More Coastal

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Stuck with a traditional kitchen design but still want to bring in some beachy coastal vibes? Don't worry, there are plenty of ways you can incorporate beach-inspired elements into your kitchen without a complete remodel.


1. Beach Decor and Accents

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One easy way to bring in the beach is through decor and accents. Hang up ocean-themed art or add in seashells and other beach-inspired decor. You can also switch out your current kitchen hardware with ocean-themed options, such as shells or sea creatures.


2. Materials and Finishes

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Another way to bring the beach into your kitchen is through materials and finishes. Consider using natural stone or wood materials in your kitchen, as they evoke a beachy feel and add texture to the space. You can also use materials that mimic the ocean, such as blue glass tiles or white marble with gray veining.


If you love the beach but can't always be there, try out one of these easy and affordable ways to bring some beach vibes into your kitchen. Or if you're feeling more adventurous, go for a complete remodel by incorporating beach-inspired materials and finishes into your kitchen renovation or design.



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3. Popular Beachy Coastal Kitchen Decors

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Beach-themed kitchen decor is a popular choice for those looking to bring some beach vibes into their home. But what are the specific decors that create a beach coastal kitchen atmosphere? Here are some of the top choices:


1. Seashells

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These classic beach decor pieces can be used as accents or incorporated into cabinet hardware.



2. White and blue color scheme

Beach Coastal Kitchens - Not Just For Homes By The Beach!


The colors of the ocean, white and blue pair well together in a beach coastal kitchen. Accent with natural wood for added texture.



3. Beach-themed artwork

Beach Coastal Kitchens - Not Just For Homes By The Beach!


Hang up ocean or beach-themed art to add a pop of color and some coastal flair.



4. Nautical accents

Beach Coastal Kitchens - Not Just For Homes By The Beach!


Incorporate nautical elements such as anchors, ropes, or boats into your kitchen decor for a fun and beachy touch.



5. Natural materials

Beach Coastal Kitchens - Not Just For Homes By The Beach!


Natural materials such as wood, stone, and bamboo add a relaxed and earthy feel to a beach coastal kitchen.



6. Sea life accents

Sea life accents


From starfish to seahorses, adding some sea life accents will bring a touch of the ocean into your kitchen.


No matter what specific elements you choose, bringing in some beach coastal decor to your kitchen will create a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. So go ahead and bring the beach to your home, even if you can't always be there in person. Happy decorating!



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4. Top 5 Beachy Coastal Color Palette

4. Top 3 Beachy Coastal Color Palette


Have you ever wondered how your emotions change whenever you enter a room with certain colors? The right color palette can create a specific atmosphere and vibe in your space.

When it comes to designing a beach coastal kitchen, there are certain colors that work best to evoke that relaxed, ocean-atmosphere. Here are the top 3 color palettes to capture the perfect beachy coastal color for your kitchen.


1. Soft Blues, Browns, and Whites

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This classic color combination brings to mind the soothing colors of the ocean and sandy beaches. Accent with natural wood tones for added texture.



2. Seafoam Green and White

Beach Coastal Kitchens - Not Just For Homes By The Beach!


This fresh and playful color palette adds a pop of color while still maintaining that beachy feel.



3. Navy Blue, White, and Brown

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A distinctly nautical color palette, the combination of navy blue and white is reminiscent of sailing on the open ocean. Adding natural wood tones brings a relaxed beachy feel to the space.



4. Red, White, Yellow and Blue

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This color combination is nautical and sophisticated, perfect for a beach house or coastal-themed kitchen. Accent with natural wood tones to complete the look.



5. Yellow, Brown, White, and Blue

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The colors in this scheme perfectly evoke the sunny, beachy feeling of a sand-and-sea getaway. Wood and wicker accents bring an extra level of dimensionality to the overall look.



No matter which color palette you choose, incorporating some beach and coastal colors into your kitchen design will bring a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere to the space. So channel those beach vibes and have fun with your color choices!


Are you more daring when it comes to your kitchen color palette? If so, read our article "Eclectic Kitchens - Designs for the Nonconformist Homeowner" for more inspiration and ideas that will surely make a statement in your kitchen.


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5. Cabinet Colors for Your Beach-Style Kitchen

5. Cabinet Colors for Your Beach-Style Kitchen


Colors can bring life and personality to any room, including your beach-style kitchen. But with so many options out there, it can be difficult to decide on the perfect cabinet color for your space. Here are some of our favorite items from The Mod Sample Shop.


1. (Naturals) Blue Family- Ballard Blue

1. (Naturals) Blue Family- Ballard Blue


Brighten up any room with (naturals) Blue Family- Ballard Blue. This beautiful color is a perfect way to add a pop of personality to your kitchen or bathroom. The light blue hue is offset by the deep navy undertones, creating a look that is both fresh and timeless.



2. (Naturals) Blue Family- Seaworthy

2. (Naturals) Blue Family- Seaworthy


Blue-Family Seaworthy is a beautiful, nearly navy color that's perfect for adding a touch of class to any kitchen or bathroom. If you're looking for an alternative to Navy that isn't as dark and deep, then Seaworthy reigns superior. Giving you the blue you desire without getting too wild, this color is perfect for those who want to add a pop of personality without going too overboard. Definitely a worthy blue hue to consider for your next project!



3. (Naturals) Blue Family- Naval

3. (Naturals) Blue Family- Naval


Nothing beats the classics! (naturals) Blue Family- Naval is the perfect shade of blue for those who want to add a touch of tradition to their kitchen or bathroom. This deep navy color is perfect for creating a sophisticated and stylish look in your home. Painted to perfection, your cabinets will be the highlight of any room.



4. (Naturals) Blue Family- Shipyard

(Naturals) Blue Family- Shipyard


This blue has more of a gray undertone, which differentiates it from bolder blues. It’s perfect for those who want to add a touch of modernity without going overboard with color. Painted with (Naturals) Blue Family- Shipyard, this subtle blue is perfect for creating sleek and chic kitchens or bathrooms.



5. (Euro) Agua Marina High Gloss

5. (Euro) Agua Marina High Gloss


A glossy and beautiful blue, Agua Marina High Gloss will make you feel like you're cooking in the middle of the ocean! It is perfect for those who want to add a touch of fun and excitement to their kitchen. With its high-gloss finish, this blue is definitely an eye-catcher. Get it now and enjoy your new kitchen!



6. (Euro) Azul Indigo Super Matte

Euro) Azul Indigo Super Matte


Cabinetry in your kitchen can never go wrong with this shade of blue, Azul Indigo Super Matte. A striking shade of blue, Azul Indigo Super Matte will give your kitchen a luxurious and modern look that will surely make you want to cook in your kitchen all the time! Use it as an extra pop of color or cover your entire kitchen in this beautiful tone of blue, you will surely fall in love with it!



7. (Euro) Blanco Super Matte

(Euro) Blanco Super Matte



Clean and subtle, Blanco Super Matte is the right shade of white for those who want a refreshing look in their kitchen. It has a very sleek and elegant finish that will definitely give your kitchen a modern touch. Blanco Super Matte will give your kitchen a brand-new look with its matte finish. Make sure you get Blanco Super Matte today!



8. (Euro) Curry

(Euro) Curry


(Euro) Curry is a fantastic color for adding some sunshine to your kitchen. This cheerful yellow tone is ideal for sprucing up your culinary area. It will not only look great, but it will also be simple to keep clean with its high-gloss finish. Liven up your kitchen by purchasing Curry today!



9. (Bylder) Deep Blue Sea

(Bylder) Deep Blue Sea


Get lost in this beautiful hue with our Deep Blue Sea finish. This color is perfect for those who want to add a touch of tranquility to their space. It’s calming, serene and will give you the peace of mind you need after a long day. With a matte finish, it’s easy to clean and maintain too! So what are you waiting for? Dive into our Deep Blue Sea and find your zen!



10. (Euro) Rojo

(Euro) Rojo


Be bolder than ever before with (Euro) Rojo. This fierce and fiery red is perfect for creating a kitchen that stands out from the rest. If you’re looking to make a statement, Rojo is the color for you – with cabinets this bold, your kitchen is sure to be the talk of the town.



11. (Bylder) Sea Glass

(Bylder) Sea Glass



Spice up your cabinetry with our Sea Glass finish. This beautiful color is perfect for those who want to add a touch of fun and personality to their space. Picture yourself surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean – that’s what Sea Glass will make you feel like! So dive into something different and get Sea Glass now!



12. (Naturals Express) Painted Naval

(Naturals Express) Painted Naval


Adding a splash of color to your cabinets is an excellent method to brighten up your kitchen. The Painted Naval is a gorgeous blue hue that will make your kitchen stand out. The boldness of the hue is drawing a lot of interest these days, so if you want to be ahead of the curve, this color is for you. Dive into this magnificent Painted Naval and let yourself be transported into the peaceful and deep night sky!



13. (Naturals Express) Textured Laminate Gregio Pine

(Naturals Express) Textured Laminate Gregio Pine


Textured Laminate Gregio Pine gives your kitchen a fresh new look and feel. It will breathe new life into your kitchen! The light and cheerful tone is ideal for adding a dose of joy to your area. It's also scratchproof and simple to maintain! Order today so you can spend more time cooking delectable dishes for your family in your new and gorgeous kitchen.



14. (Naturals Express) Rift Cut White Oak Stained Sand

(Naturals Express) Rift Cut White Oak Stained Sand


This lovely design is a great way to brighten up your kitchen! Rift Cut White Oak Stained Sand is ideal for those who want their kitchen to be more lighthearted. This yellowish-gray color will make your kitchen feel sunny and cheerful. So, if you’re looking for a color that will add some life to your kitchen, this is a perfect choice! Relax and enjoy your kitchen in Rift Cut White Oak Stained Sand!


Get the Beachy Coastal Kitchen style with Naturals and Naturals Express Cabinet options, available at Mod Cabinetry.


You have many options to choose from with our variety of cabinet finishes – start designing your dream kitchen today! Our Kitchen Planner can help you try out different colors and styles for your beach kitchen cabinets before making a decision. So what are you waiting for? Try out Mod Cabinetry's Kitchen Planner and start planning now!


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6. Design Ideas

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Now that we have discussed the materials and decor, let’s take a look at some beach house decorating ideas that will turn your regular kitchen into a coastal paradise.



1. Install a shiplap wall for added texture and character to the room.

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Paint it white to keep the beachy feel. Add a blue tile backsplash as a contrast to the white shiplap.



2. Use blue, green, and white color scheme to create an ocean-like feel in your kitchen.

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These colors invoke the soothing feeling of the ocean and will give your kitchen a refreshing coastal vibe. Blue cabinets, white marble countertops, and glass pendant lights are typical beachy kitchen elements. Adding bar stools in a complementary color, such as light blue or teal, can tie the whole room together and create a cohesive coastal aesthetic.



3. Paint your kitchen island blue.

3. Paint your kitchen island blue.

You don't need a large kitchen island, even a small one can make a statement with an ocean blue color. A blue kitchen island is a beautiful focal point for your beachy kitchen. When matched with your white cabinets and stainless steel appliances, the blue island adds a pop of color that compliments the coastal theme.



4. Find some old wooden crates and use them as shelves or storage in the kitchen

4. Find some old wooden crates and use them as shelves or storage in the kitchen

Not only is this a practical solution for organizing your kitchen, it also adds a rustic and beachy feel to the room.



5. Utilize the natural light in your kitchen by installing glass doors or sky lights.

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This will create a bright and airy atmosphere, perfect for a coastal kitchen. When you have glass front cabinets, light will bounce off the glass, making your kitchen feel even more spacious and bright. And when the sunlight streams through skylights, it will make your coastal kitchen feel like a true oasis.



6. Hang up some beach-themed art or photographs to tie the room together

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This can include pictures of the ocean or beach, sea animals, or even vintage nautical art.


Design your kitchen to look like a beachy oasis with these design ideas. Experience the ocean inside your own home with a beach coastal kitchen. You'll be able to enjoy seaside-inspired meals, relaxation, and good times in your own little corner even if it's not near the ocean. Bring the freshness of the sea into your cooking and dining space.


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7. Customer FAQs

If you’re considering Beachy Coastal Kitchen for your next kitchen project, here are answers to some frequently asked questions we get from customers:


1. What is coastal kitchen style?


A coastal decor scheme has a limited palette of soft colours, reminiscent of sea and sand, and natural materials such as weathered wood. It also often includes nautical elements, like stripes and marine life decor. A beach cottage, for example, may have white cabinetry and a beachy cottage feel.



2. Does a beach house usually have a coastal kitchen?


Not necessarily. A beach house can have different style kitchens, depending on the taste of the owner. However, a coastal kitchen style is often popular in beach houses because it ties in well with the beach theme and atmosphere.



3. Is white cabinetry common in coastal kitchens?


White cabinetry is often selected for kitchens in coastal homes because it reminds homeowners of a beach atmosphere. The light color also keeps the room feeling airy and open. Plus, white is a versatile color that can be paired with multiple design styles. You may also see popular choices such as light wood or blue cabinetry in coastal kitchens.



4. Are coastal kitchens only suitable for beach houses?


No – a coastal kitchen design can suit any type of home, whether it is located near the ocean or not. It’s all about bringing that seaside feel into your kitchen with the use of materials, colors, and decor.



8. Pricing. What is the Cost of a Beachy Coastal Kitchen?

This is a question that many homeowners ask themselves when they are considering a kitchen remodel. The cost of designing a new kitchen can vary depending on the size of the kitchen and the materials used. The best way to get an idea of the cost is to get an estimate for your cabinetry.

Mod Cabinetry is the leading supplier of modern and contemporary kitchen cabinets. We offer free estimates for your Beachy Coastal Kitchen Cabinets and high-quality cabinetry at an affordable price, with shipping to your home anywhere in the continental United States.

Want firm pricing and a firm layout? Our team will help you design your dream kitchen by providing expert advice on cabinet layout, storage solutions, and finishes that match your style. We can even modify or customize cabinets if you want something unique! 


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