A multi-colored floor runner leads visitors into the heart of the home, stopping just before a green console table. With the brilliant blue ocean framed in the window above, the architects effectively created a vignette that the owners could enjoy even when its too cold to swim.
This waterfront beach cottage boasts an open floor plan, creating a seamless flow from the living room to the kitchen and dining room. A gorgeous wood ceiling, which matches the wood floors, unites the spaces and lends warmth to the light-hued color palette.
This cottage-style living room features a sectional with slipcovers, wood paneling, burlap pillows and a vintage leather ottoman. Coastal accents like a mounted oar and shabby chic picture frames complete the room.
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.
In this white and turquoise living room, an oversized turquoise ottoman is positioned inside the plush white sectional, which is accented by white and turquoise decorative pillows. The windows in the room are partially hidden by striped blue and cream curtains.
Throughout this coastal California home, doors open up to connect the interior to patios just steps away from the beach and waves. Keeping a similar color theme inside and out (snappy accents of red and white) help the two spaces feel unified.
White Living Room With Soaring Ceilings and Coastal Decor
Sea-blue glass accents and throw pillows in Floridian prints add a coastal feel to the living room of HGTV Smart Home 2013 in Jacksonville, Fla. At the crest of the soaring cathedral ceiling, an aerodynamically inspired ceiling fan crafted with industrial-grade components serves as an interesting focal point overhead.
Vaulted Ceiling, Lake Views Create Airy Feeling in Cottage Great Room
A vaulted ceiling and view of Little Lake Worth through the trio of French doors creates an airy feel in the great room of this beachy cottage in North Palm Beach, Fla. A fan at the peak of the ceiling keeps the air flowing in the room and cuts down on cooling costs in the hot Florida weather.
Open Concept Coastal Living Room With a Sage Green Vaulted Ceiling
Natural light illuminates this open concept coastal living room with a sage green vaulted ceiling and white exposed beams. Circular wood chandeliers hang above the spacious living room, which is complete with gray sofas and a pair of armchairs.
Open Kitchen Offers Views of North Palm Beach's Little Lake Worth
Keeping the kitchen open allows for unobstructed views of Little Lake Worth in this North Palm Beach, Fla., cottage. The white cabinetry, countertops and vaulted ceiling minimize the visual clutter, keeping the attention on the beautiful blue lake waters just beyond the French doors.
Casual Family Room in Brentwood With a Coastal Perspective
Jackson Paige Interiors designed this Brentwood home with a contemporary approach but added touches of coastal style throughout the space. This family room, for example, features a soft turquoise wallpaper as an accent wall, complementary sofa pillows, along with a coffee table, end table and art that inspire one to "hit the beach." Especially fetching are the low-to-the-ground occasional chairs that have a cottage-style aesthetic.