A few accessories nod to the coastal Connecticut location of this home—the anchor on the wall, a throw pillow or two. But the room's splashy mix of graphic patterns keeps the look fresh and contemporary.
Two bunk beds with pipe ladders provide four guests with cozy places to rest. Pink and blue striped pillows give the room a pop of pastel color, tying in perfectly with the shared blue nightstand and anchor print wallpaper in the center of the room.
A classic leather Chesterfield sofa takes center stage in this masculine living room. Blue and white throw pillows add color to the sofa, while cowhide ottomans complement the warm leather and provide a place to rest your feet.
In the spare bedroom, the homeowners wanted to go bold, so designers anchored the space with a red accent wall to bring warm color into the space. Then, they brought in red bed linens and a matching, multicolor, geometric rug and throw pillows to complete the design. To keep the space bright, plenty of natural light streams into the room from the large windows to the side of the space.
A sweet window seat takes a contemporary turn thanks to bold, black-and-white prints on the seat cushion and accent pillows. Coastal accessories and artwork keep the space tied to its beachfront setting.
Oversized cushioned wicker chairs shaded by a muted umbrella, offer comfort before the outdoor fireplace – with inset birdhouse – constructed in multicolored stonework. A complementary walkway borders manicured rows of shrubbery which form a perimeter around beds of wildflowers. Accent pillows on the chairs draw from the color of the surrounding greenery.
High ceilings do wonders for a living room. The room's height allows ample wall space for lots of fun artwork. While the room is anchored by white sofas and an area rug, the space is brought to life by the wall art, accent pillows, lampshades and a blue chair.
Natural light filters into this small, feminine space, making it feel brighter and larger. Since the fun, geometric wallpaper is the anchor for the design, white bed linens, floral pillows and colorful stools were added to break up the pattern and bring some additional color into the space, creating an interesting, fun, unique design.
In the entryway to the home, a sage bench beckons weary travelers to take a load off. This bench is the anchor piece in this space, tying the contemporary painting to the oriental rug that rests beneath it. The gold end table offers a bit of glitter to this small space, helping to seamlessly bring the traditional and contemporary styles together.
The wood grain porcelain tile floors are soften by a natural fiber rug in the living room. Blue and white upholstered furniture plays into the coastal palette, while nautical elements –– the mounted marlin and anchor throw pillows –– crank the seaside theme up a notch.