Make the most of a small living room with windows and small furniture. A wall mounted bench and small love seat keep it easy to pass through the room, and French doors extend the living space out onto a patio.
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.
As seen on Vacation Home for Free, Matt Blashaw and his crew gave this living room a bit of a modern design. The neutral, clean lines of the furniture help give the space a clean feeling, while the design incorporates other patterns, such as chevron, into it. The blue accents and nautical artwork brings the space together.
Exemplifying nautical style, the broad living room is adorned with traditional oil paintings of seaward ships. Tranquil shades of blue are evidenced throughout—from the relaxed furniture to the faux-painted walls.
Classic cape cod elements, like the beadboard walls and white couch, pair seamlessly with traditional preppy elements, like the monogrammed chair cushions and dark wood furniture, for fresh, nautical look.
This spectacular porch on a beach house sports the colors of the sky and sun -- the vibrant blue and yellow feel at once nautical and inspiring. Screening in the porch keeps the bugs and other pests at bay. Reclaimed floors and ceilings pay homage to the history of the old seaside town.
A classic master bedroom is equal parts masculine and feminine featuring a soft blue color scheme with a slightly nautical feel. Iconic furniture pieces, such as a Windsor chair, Shaker-style side table and an iron bed, ensure this room’s timeless appeal.
A nautical-themed mural is the focus of this nursery. To ensure such a detailed feature was not covered up by bulky furniture, the bottom of the mural's subject sits even with the top of the changing table.
This living room evokes the nautical with a red, white and blue color palette. A white tongue-and-groove ceiling looks down upon a high-gloss red hardwood floor, while blue-and-white striped wallpaper lines the walls. Dark Colonial furniture, avian accessories and exotic floral upholstery are a nod to tropical style.
As seen on HGTV's The High Low Project, this living room gets a subtle nautical feel from its blue, green and white color palette and rattan furniture pieces. One wall of the room is dedicated to an entertainment center with lots of glass cabinets for displaying coastal-inspired trinkets.
This nautical-themed teen bedroom brings together vintage and newfangled furniture and accessories, creating a space that feels interesting and contemporary. Unique items include the antique propeller above the twin bed, and the shelving unit made from pipes, ropes and reclaimed wood flooring. The striped wall provides a focal point, and adds a touch of fun and whimsy.
The light in this master bedroom makes the space cozy and inviting. The large windows allow in plenty of light, while the white walls and furniture reflect the light. The navy accents complement the nautical atmosphere of the beach and make the space warm and inviting-the perfect place to relax after a long day at the beach.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah completely transformed this once dark and dated living room with neutral paint and furniture and bright pops of blue decorative accents. The brown window frame was painted white and flanked by cheery white and turquoise drapes that match the chic fabric coffee table. A nautical-themed striped blue rug ties in the room's blue decor and adds warmth to the eucalyptus flooring.