Black-and-white seashell-patterned wallpaper draws the eye in this coastal living room. A blue sectional curves through the room and is decorated with pink and navy throw pillows for added color. An area rug adds texture over the natural look of the hardwood floor. A single natural wood beam creates a simple mantel, complements the floor finish and breaks up the white space of the wall.
Placing velvet on a settee that is already an interesting shape really made the piece pop and instantly catches the eye. Mixing wood tones and textures in a subtle way helped to add variety a bring a fancy yet casual atmosphere.
Telescoping glass doors open to the home's deck area. An adjacent wall of cedar panels showcases three flat-screen televisions, which are covered by motorized screens made to look like wall art. The vaulted ceiling visually expands the space and surrounding transom windows allow plenty of natural light to fill the room.
Various textures and coastal tones add beauty and interest to this open Cape Cod family room. Shades of tan, sage-green, blue and white, inspired by the beach and ocean give the space a calm feel, providing a great place to relax and unwind.
This living and dining area provide a playful air of visual stimulation; lively punches of tangerine and kelly green merged with varying shades of cobalt and indigo blues. A heavy dose of woven sea grass added to the distinctive maritime air while an assortment of sea shells, blue-and-white pottery and a colorful collection of art came together to create a place of delight in this low-key beach cottage.
Instead of buying all-new furniture to create a calm coastal environment in her living room, designer Lori Rourk transformed her existing furniture. "All of this furniture in its existing state was very dark and gloomy. I loved the lines of all of these pieces, so instead of buying new, I would recreate my vision to be light and airy," Rourk says.
In this inviting living space, designer Denise Davies of D2 Interieurs pulled her palette of watercolor-sheer colors from the natural surroundings and a stone fireplace elsewhere in the room. “In most of D2’s projects, we begin with a neutral base and then infuse color through the accessories in a very thoughtful way,” say the designers.
This casual living room features a vintage American flag and splashes of red were reminiscent of the Americana theme. Lively punches of tangerine and kelly green merged with varying shades of cobalt and indigo blues. A heavy dose of woven sea grass added to the distinctive maritime air while an assortment of sea shells, blue-and-white pottery and a colorful collection of art came together to create a place of delight in this low-key beach cottage.
This living room mixes coastal casual elements such as the lightweight wicker sofas and armchairs with luxe details like the Oriental rug and large fireplace to create a room that's friendly and inviting.
As seen on HGTV's The High Low Project, this living room gets a subtle nautical feel from its blue, green and white color palette and rattan furniture pieces. One wall of the room is dedicated to an entertainment center with lots of glass cabinets for displaying coastal-inspired trinkets.
On either side of the fireplace, built-in shelves become the perfect home for a collection of ocean-inspired artwork, photos and a planter. The light colored wood matches that of the mantel and the sofas to create a unified look.
With such high ceilings, the goal of designer Anna Williams was to introduce a dramatic piece of art that would be the focal point of the living space. The commissioned painting by local artist Sue Tilley perfectly incorporates the serene coastal feeling with washed out shades of aqua. A rustic black coffee table grounds the space and contrasts with the warm timber floors.