Year after year, fall foliage, from the woods of the U.S. South and all the way up the East Coast to the gorgeous forested mountains of the Northeast, provides inspiration for coastal colors decor and fashion color palettes.

However, our favorite hues for Fall 2020 use those beloved foliage colors as a jumping-off place for elevated beachy autumn palettes. As you read on, think about how you could include these hues into your home’s interior. Whether you’re considering coastal colors for living room or for the dining room, the palettes below are sure to inspire!


Fall Foliage Meets the Beach

Above, is an image depicting a traditional fall color palette–deep, beautiful color with a splash of sunny yellow. With just a little tweaking, adding a touch of ocean blue can transform the range to a gorgeous beachy palette for Autumn 2020.

The coastal colors decor palette below mixes a lovely array of mostly bright colors with a deep brick hues often seen in real fall foliage.


We envision a beach-themed palette that mixes both light and dark tones in a most delightful way–Fall decorating 2020 with a California modern twist! This palette is captivating. What a wonderful look! It’s autumn color with an oceanside point of view. Imagine how you’ll enjoy interior spaces finished in these uplifting hues.


Magical Pastels

If you often use pastels in your decor, you will surely love this fresh paler version of our favorite hues for Fall 2020 that includes the appealing yellows and golds of a traditional fall palette.


Below, you see another pastel palette with the addition of a deeper teal and terra cotta. We imagine the colors of a late afternoon visit to the beach in October. The hues below can definitely deliver coastal colors for living room.


And Even More Trending Coastal Colors Decor Choices

Below, you can explore more current colors that you might wish to include in your beachy Fall 2020 decorating adventures. This palette is a more subdued version of traditional autumn hues. What is your favorite mix of colors?

At the moment, we favor the last one, an appealing combination of Amberglow, Green Sheen, Almond Oil and Peach Nougat. Classic Blue would be a great addition to this palette. But, that’s the beauty of this way of looking at fall palettes, it’s up to you to make the choice as to which hue or color you wish to add to your coastal California house decor. You don’t have to live in California to allow for a little California sunshine to come through.


Combining traditional fall foliage colors with the world of water and sand definitely hits all the high notes for beach house style this Fall.

This approach to Fall 2020 decorating means those who have homes filled with the colors of the beach can now easily add a few pops of traditional fall color with throws, toss pillows or other decorative accessories and instantly their decor is geared for autumn.

Surfrider Accent Lamp – NOVA of California

Coastal Inspired Accent Lighting

Add California beach-inspired lighting to your decor for the fall with our Surfrider Collection. Inspired by the serenity of the color-changing tides of Mavericks Beach, these accent lamps bring a calm touch to your rooms. A Nostalgic LED Edison light bulb softly glows within the two-tone artisanal blown glass, adding a vintage element to this standout contemporary design. 

“Fall at the beach” has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? We think the idea deserves an in-depth exploration. Perhaps it’s time to blend the autumn color palette with California sunshine as you implement your coastal colors decor palette. Ready to get started?!