White Coastal Open Living Room With Gray Striped Rug
The gray-and-white-striped rug and beige-and-white-striped couch complement each other, making a subtle, playful statement. Bold pink cushions and green throw pillows bring a whimsical vibrancy to the space.
The first floor of the house has an open concept layout, allowing an easy flow between living room, den, dining room and kitchen. A pale neutral palette and lots of windows and glass doors keep the feel bright and airy.
Blue Fabrics, Seagrass Wallpaper Evoke the Florida Outdoors
Cool blue patterns on the living room furniture fabrics evoke the color of Little Lake Worth, located just outside this North Palm Beach, Fla., cottage. Grasscloth wallpaper adds another natural design element to this comfortable, inviting great room.
A vintage yacht-inspired bar with beadboard, louvered paneling and outrigger brackets evokes a 1930s nautical feel and is the centerpiece of the great room. Exposed wood beams bring architectural detail to the ceiling, while reclaimed elm adds rustic style to the floor.
Coastal Great Room With Glass Doors & Island Views
An over-scaled sofa and cozy club chairs are combined with two sandblasted pine coffee tables in the HGTV Dream Home 2013 great room. The space provides a front-row seat to South Carolina's Kiawah Island through glass doors that offer a seamless transition from indoors to outdoors. In keeping with beach house interiors, the furnishings were chosen for both beauty and durability.
The home's open concept living area is at the center of the layout, with two master bedrooms on either side. Two sleeping lofts sit atop those bedrooms. And for easy outdoor access, a waterfront porch stretches along the back of the house.
Beadboard wainscoting, capped with flexible chair rail, echoes the design of kitchen cabinetry. The wall treatment sections off the living area, furnished with a slipcovered sectional that offers cozy lounging space in a small footprint.
In the living room and foyer of the HGTV Dream Home 2016 in Merritt Island, Florida, a photographic mural of surfers covers one entire wall. It's an imaginative way to fill the room with life and unique personality.
Beach House Great Room with Slipcovered Chairs and Sofas, and Hardwood Floors
Light the candles and cuddle up on the slipcovered linen sofas and watch the sun set over the horizon from this gorgeous beach house living room. The expansive great room also features hardwood floors and seashore-themed accessories throughout.
Coastal decor is found in the details in this spacious family room. Upholstered light-sea blue chairs sit aside an off-white sectional sofa and additional seating is provided by upholstered ottomans. A large flat-panel television hangs above a grand fireplace. Custom cabinetry provides additional storage for this open concept living room.
Vaulted Ceiling, Lake Views Create Airy Feeling in Cottage Great Room
A vaulted ceiling and view of Little Lake Worth through the trio of French doors creates an airy feel in the great room of this beachy cottage in North Palm Beach, Fla. A fan at the peak of the ceiling keeps the air flowing in the room and cuts down on cooling costs in the hot Florida weather.
Great Room: Cape Cod Estate on Buzzards Bay in Dartmouth, Mass.
A little color goes a long way in the great room, where pops of turquoise play up the coastal style of the waterfront home. Rustic exposed beams frame the space, which includes a pass through wet bar with arched built-ins.
Open Kitchen Offers Views of North Palm Beach's Little Lake Worth
Keeping the kitchen open allows for unobstructed views of Little Lake Worth in this North Palm Beach, Fla., cottage. The white cabinetry, countertops and vaulted ceiling minimize the visual clutter, keeping the attention on the beautiful blue lake waters just beyond the French doors.