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.
To give the outdoor dining area a coastal touch, the designers layered the reclaimed wood table with plates and linens in warm tones, like teal and coral. Starfish accents and a seahorse centerpiece further evoke thoughts of the beach.
Instead of going with all chairs in the breakfast nook, a slipcovered banquette is paired with striped chairs and a round dining table. The combination is casual and cozy, accentuated by a coordinating lumbar pillow and simple pendant light.
A nautical blue-and-white striped rug anchors this neutral dining room, setting the tone for the rest of the decor. The long, white-washed buffet table balances the large built-in china cabinet on the opposite wall for a symmetrical appearance.
Soft gray walls, a light-colored dining set and plenty of natural light create a bright, airy atmosphere in this beach-inspired dining room. A natural fiber rug almost looks like sand underfoot, and two blue paintings resemble the ocean.
Coastal Open-Plan Dining Room With Upholstered Chairs
The open plan kitchen provides a seamless transition to the home's dining area. The clear glass tile kitchen backsplash glistens in the background of the stunning wood dining table. Upholstered light green dining chairs add a formal touch to the space while a bouquet of oyster shells creatively decorates the table.
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.
This dining room features beach vacation finds turned into a shell-themed Christmas table setting. Breezy fabrics, woven textures and seashells work well with evergreens, mercury glass and elegant china.
Designer Becki Owens set out to create a dining room with beautiful light that is formal and fresh. Soft gray walls are paired with white trim and a rustic table with tufted upholstered chairs to create a soft, elegant feel. A Capiz chandelier is a stunning focal point that is iridescent and beachy.
Sunny Coastal Dining Room With Bench Seating Surrounded by Shelf Frame, Dark Wood Dining Table and Blue Accents
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.
Open-Plan Coastal Living Space With Coffered Ceiling
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.
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.