Breezy fabrics, woven textures and seashells work surprisingly well with evergreens, mercury glass and elegant china. With seashells available in craft stores year round, you don't have to live by the seaside to use beach inspired decor when the holidays roll around. Add in favorite pieces beach vacation finds to give the table a personal touch.
The large rustic dining table comfortably seats eight with a mix of chairs and a bench in a perfect example of the home's friendly, unfussy style. Overhead, painting the sloped ceiling white helps it fade into the background and makes the room feel even more spacious.
Double cabinets and columns establish a hint of separation between the dining and living areas in this coastal-inspired space. Deep ceiling coffers and mullioned windows add a touch of formality that is offset by the casual furnishings and washed-out colors.
Built in shelving creates a decorative frame around the bench seat. Blue patterned throw pillows work with blue accents throughout the room to add color to the design. A dark dining table and dark hardwood flooring create a deep contrast against the bright, white room. A gold and crystal chandelier hanging above adds a traditional flair.
A built in shelving unit frames one side of the dining table and is complete with bench seating. The remaining sides are filled with white chairs with bright blue seat cushions. Decorative throw pillows tie in the bench with the chairs and add color tot he space. A crystal chandelier hangs over the dark dining table.
Blue and white give this breakfast nook a big personality. Nautical touches—lobster pillows and sailboat decor—fit right in with the waterfront surroundings. A glass-top table and upholstered banquette strike a polished note in the casual dining space.
Designer Becki Owens transforms a dark, Tuscan space into a formal, yet fresh dining room with a soft, elegant feel. The room is inspired by a Capiz chandelier, creating an iridescent, beachy focal point that the eye is immediately drawn to. A rustic dining table is surrounded by comfortable, tufted chairs with nailhead trim.
Beaded chandeliers and sculptural coral add textural, coastal elements to this classic dining room. Linen slipcovered dining chairs give off an air of elegance and effortlessness that matches this room's sophisticated-yet-beachy design. A blue-and-white striped area rug enhances this space's laid-back nautical style.
A bamboo chandelier hangs over the natural wood dining table. Woven white wicker chairs surround the table. A textured table against the wall features two driftwood lamps each with a unique white base. A simple painting adds a touch of soft blue color to the relaxing neutral tones.
Gold and white beaded chandeliers bring a bohemian elegance to this dining room. Minimalist beach photos in simple white frames add a modern touch to the traditional-leaning space. A large black dining table anchors the beige-toned room.
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.
The walls of this coastal breakfast nook are painted a fresh white, Benjamin Moore's Swiss Coffee, highlighting the gray of the charming banquette bench. A natural oak stained table and dining chairs are paired with a white airy drum light for a modern touch. Designer Becki Owens ties the look together with the pink block print fabric of the window treatments and pink and neutral throw pillows.
This casual dining nook gets its personality from the number of unique pieces that make up its whole. Loads of patterned accent pillows are welcoming on this roomy L-shaped banquette that does double duty with storage capability.