Entertain in style with this coastal living room, complete with bright blue chairs, a red wraparound sofa, and a white and blue coffee table on a striped rug. Prepare cocktails from your mahogany bar off to the right, or grab a snack from the kitchen, boasting a marble counter top and plenty of seating.
This open concept coastal living and dining space uses pops of blue to liven up the crisp, white walls. A neutral, nature-inspired light fixture centers the space with calming grey furniture and blue patterned pillows, art, and an area rug in the room.
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.
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.
This living room is layered with bold colors and fun prints, spinning a fresh take on coastal style. Telescoping glass doors open to reveal outdoor living areas, which expand the living room's square footage during warm-weather months.
Built-ins along the focal wall house the TV, fireplace and shelves for displaying coastal-inspired accessories. A pair of sleek chairs combines with a striped ottoman and a jute area rug for a contemporary yet relaxed living room in this Martha's Vineyard summer retreat.
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.