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.
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.
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.
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.