"What I'm not vibing on is the shade of green," judge Genevieve Gorder says. "It looks institutional to me." Judge Vern Yip adds that he's "baffled" by Mikel's color choice, seen on HGTV's Design Star.
The high ceilings and yellow walls of this coastal living room create a open and spacious feel. A yellow and green patterned carpet covers the floor beneath the large corner green sofa. The striped accent pillows and chair cushion add another pattern to the room, and a serene beach scene picture completes the coastal feel.
In this home, designer Debbie Talianko selected contemporary pieces to work with more traditional furnishings and varied nautical accents. Coastal art inspired the accent colors around the room. The green glass lamp makes an appropriate statement adjacent to the white sectional sofa.
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.
This coastal chic living room features large framed art in a blue pattern that flows seamlessly to the wicker cushioned sofa with navy throw pillows and complimentary wicker coffee table. Two sturdy and matching blue side tables flank the couch with floor lamps on a neutral rug.
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.
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.
Bright, contrasting feminine colors bring life to this living room. The second-hand sofa has been reupholstered with a soft green print and is accented with pillows of a geometric pattern. The drapes and seashell art tie the room together.
A bright and airy coastal outdoor living room offers a comfy seating area. The exposed wood ceiling sets the modern-rustic feel for the room which is continued with wicker furniture and reclaimed wood coffee table. A bright blue rug, a yellow light fixture and yellow-striped pillows add a fun pop of color to the space.
Panels of white beadboard line the back of a built-in bookshelf for a quaint cottage look. Turquoise and gold wallpaper above the built-in shelving unit serves as a mini accent wall, adding interest to this neutral living room.