For a coastal touch, the designers layered the bathroom with seashells and coral accents. When paired with sconces wrapped in wood and sandy-hued vanities, these natural treasures help soften and soothe the space's more sleek, modern details.
The eye is drawn to an indented panel in the wall covered with black-and-white seashell-patterned wallpaper. A circular mirror adds a brightening effect over the wallpaper that matches the sunny, bright look of the white room. Patterned pink and blue throw pillows decorate the light blue sectional curved around a brass coffee table.
Muted patterns with bright orange accents accessorize this master bathroom. Simple seashell art gives it a relaxing tropical feel, while the custom bench and marble surfaces work to add a hint of elegance.
HGTV fan dgabriele used neutral hues and subtle seashell decor to create a chic, sea-inspired living space. An eclectic mix of distressed furniture and crisp white accents showcase the casual elegance of a refined yet shabby space. To create a casual, beachy feel in your space, mix various furniture styles (rustic, cottage or contemporary) and materials (rattan, polyester, cotton or linen).
A blue and white striped area rug adorns the floor of this contemporary living room. The room features coastal accents like a sailboat and seashells sitting above the mantel of the fireplace. Blue throw pillows add a pop of color to the space.
This coastal living room at the HGTV Smart Home 2013 located in Jacksonville, FL features a swordfish hanging decor as the centerpiece. Seashell decor accents the gray plush sofa and throw pillows. The overall blue color scheme enhances the coastal style room.
A wood frame and rope boarder give this circular mirror a nautical finish perfect for a coastal theme. The turquoise bed side table adds a bright and pleasing accent color against the white and pastel yellow wall. A wicker headboard contributes texture to the sunny space.
This blue and white contemporary living room features coastal accents like the seashells sitting on the fireplace mantel. A portrait of waves crashing on the shore sits above the mantel as well. Pops of color are added with blue accents like a blanket and throw pillows.
Bright yellow accents bring a cheery vibe to the patio. Plush, neutral cushions top the chairs and sofa to add comfort the outdoor space. Tropical plants and a seashell sculpture reflect the home's Hawaiian setting.
This eclectic bedroom earns a dose of glamour with gold accents, like this shelf and flower vase. A palm tree table lamp with a black shade adds a fun touch, while a seashell and geode provide natural decor.
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.
The spa-style master bathroom from HGTV Dream Home 2013 features cool blue accessories, travertine-style porcelain on the floors and walls, seashell artwork, white cabinetry and chrome accents. The floor of the large shower is covered in porcelain micro tile.
A loft bed is built atop a colorful brick-like wall with built-in shelving in this coastal bedroom. This beach-inspired room takes cues from the outdoors, using sand-colored neutrals and sea-colored blues and greens. Seashells, coral and a driftwood fish serve as playful coastal accents.
This bedroom design by Vanessa Helmick uses eclectic and coastal decor to provide a rustic feel. The distressed and whitewashed frame on the full-length mirror and planter of reclaimed wood help reinforce the casual and comfortable ambiance. A potted orchid, seashells and coral fans provide accents to complement the theme.
This Delaware beach home pulls out all the stops, from sliding French doors leading to an outdoor waterfront balcony to sleek ebony built-ins. With a transitional aesthetic in mind, the coastal elements are only integrated through the yellow-green and turquoise accents, the small seashell accessories and the seagrass arm chairs. Design by Bruce Palmer; construction by Dewson Construction Company; architecture by Bernardon Haber Holloway; photography by John Jenkins.