Six Inspiring Coastal Kitchens

Things are heating up in kitchen design, and we've cooked up our favorite looks.

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Capitalize on Color
Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Capitalize on Color

Paint cabinetry a cool, sea-foam green for a look that’s as tantalizing as the waves outside. The soft ocean hue pops against bright-white walls. Replace drywall with vertical boards to underscore beach cottage appeal. Don’t forget what lies above. This punched-tin ceiling offers a change of pace with an unexpected material overhead.

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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.