To achieve a more spacious feel in just an afternoon, switch out your patterned rug for one in a light color. The pale oatmeal-colored carpet that designer Martha Angus chose for this bedroom has a subtle interlocking diamond and tassel pattern that moves the light around the room.
An enlarged photo of pool water makes up this diptych, serving as a unique piece of framed art which fits the contemporary coastal theme of this dining room. The espresso-stained wood buffet table creates a nice contrast with the bright white walls and complements the various hues of blue.
Black-framed windows add architectural interest to this kitchen while also supplying ample natural light to the space. A natural wood ceiling and coordinating cabinets pair with crisp white walls and countertops to create a casual, coastal feel.
Landscaping lighting illuminates the walkway to a home that blends coastal and contemporary architecture. A small seating area with Adirondack chairs is perfect for taking in the sunset or the distant Olympic Mountains.
A chocolate brown leather chaise is the perfect spot for reading in this guest bedroom retreat. HGTV Star contestant Crisermy Mercado drew inspiration for the space from the natural – and neutral – surroundings and translated them into a subtle coastal theme.
Bright white walls, blue furnishings and ocean-inspired accessories give this stylish living room a coastal feel. Clean lines ensure the look is current and contemporary, and plants bring the space to life.
Bright white and soft neutral tones fill this open living area for a calm, soothing atmosphere. Blue accents and ocean-inspired touches add a coastal feel, while clean lines ensure the look is fresh and current.
A minimalist table with nautical-inspired decor sets a coastal tone leading into this contemporary living room. Inside, floor-to-ceiling windows showcase ocean views while a stone fireplace brings warmth into the space.
The dining room shows off this Newport Beach home's fresh take on coastal-inspired style. Hints of ocean blue contrast with the crisp white dining table and chairs. And a school of 3-D fish make their way across the back wall.
A floating wall gives this bed a place to rest its head – its reclaimed headboard, that is! Shades of green and brown work together to create a relaxed vibe in the room which features coastal art and accessories.
The petite living area thoughtfully combines both lounging and dining potential by using small scale furniture and placing a round dining table in the corner. An arc light is a stylish way to brighten the space.