Tropical resort-style furnishings blur the line between indoors and out in the HGTV Dream Home 2013 great room. A cozy club chair with a handwoven rattan frame is dressed in apple-green upholstery, a subtle nod to the glorious palette of marsh colors just steps from the room's French doors. The upholstered beige bench features a unique metallic fruit bowl and adds interest to the neutral space.
Coastal Dining Room With Aqua Decor and Ornate Chandelier
A light, beachy vibe penetrates this dining space thanks to an expanse of large windows and an abundance of aqua furnishings. A beautiful chandelier dresses up the casual, coastal dining table and chairs.
A former old-world bed was transformed into a coastal focal point simply by changing its surroundings. "I never dreamed that it would work in this environment," says designer Lori Rourk. "Once I placed it in the room, it became a focal point and was an unexpected delight."
The white chandelier over this dining room table is reminiscent of seaweed or coral found in the ocean. Patterned wallpaper with foil pressed leaves bring a hint of glamour to the space. White beadboard ceilings give the room a cottage feel.
Coastal Living Room With Seashell Wallpaper and Built-In Bookcases
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.
Coastal Living Room With Neutral Sofas and Brown Chaise
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.
Neutral Coastal Great Room With Exposed-Beam Ceiling
Exposed beams highlight the vaulted ceiling in this neutral coastal-style great room. An antique fish trap hangs above the bar, while nearby a small round table surrounded by chairs offers another option for dining or gaming.
Coastal Great Room With Glass Doors & Island Views
An over-scaled sofa and cozy club chairs are combined with two sandblasted pine coffee tables in the HGTV Dream Home 2013 great room. The space provides a front-row seat to South Carolina's Kiawah Island through glass doors that offer a seamless transition from indoors to outdoors. In keeping with beach house interiors, the furnishings were chosen for both beauty and durability.