Beach House Style Guide

Get the coastal look wherever you live with our expert tips on beach house style for every room of your home.

Fresh Ideas for Porches and Decks

From tropical lanais to open-air living rooms, these balmy outdoor spaces all say “coastal” with a capital SEA. Looking to upgrade your personal retreat? Check out these stylish ideas.

screened porch with bambo lounge chairs arranged in a square with green and white patterned upholstered outdoor cushions
Jean Allsopp

Plenty of Room

Comfy cushions and plenty of available light ensure this porch will be used day or night.

Idea Spotlight 
If your definition of porch fun is more happy hour than dinner party, furnish the space with several small tables. They multiply your surface area for drinks and snacks.

More Ways To Get Coastal Living

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.