Just inside the front door, guests are greeted by an entryway packed with architectural detail, eclectic furnishings and a hint of nautical decor. Heavy iron sconces and caned armchairs pair with a vintage life preserver to create a dynamic juxtaposition that tops off the design.
The turquoise front door opens into a bright airy foyer and stair space. This space sets the tone for the modern coastal style of the home. Thanks to wood paddles for wall decor, white shiplap walls and ceilings, a simple black railing and three brass, coastal-feel light fixtures, there is a definite beachy vibe when you first walk in.
A cobalt blue door sets a cheerful tone for this single family home in Edgartown, Mass., inviting visitors to step right inside the foyer. Here, a geometric chandelier brightens the space and calls attention to the skylights and soaring ceilings.
Coastal Inspired Foyer With Board and Batten Walls
Board and batten walls, coastal decor and glass lamps with linen lampshades give this beautiful foyer a casual, beachy vibe. The pared-down palette, consisting only of whitewashed walls and variegated hardwood floors, creates an effortlessly polished look.
What used to be an old, unattractive outdoor utility room is now a new surf bar and party room that sits next to the porch of this home. Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri transformed the space on HGTV's Cousins on Call.
A ruffled-edge mirror reminiscent of sea coral and clamshells gives this foyer a modern beachy look. The dark-stained wood entry table adds rough but refined texture with a vignette that sets the tone for the rest of the house.
By simply changing the millwork, this entry and stair space got a huge refresh. Shiplap walls greet visitors to an immediate ‘by the water’ feel. That combined with the watery painting featuring bold turquoises and greens (that reminded designers of lily pads) drives home the coastal feel. A LED light in the glass ball on the newel post is set to a photocell - so it comes on each night when it gets dark!