These soothing, natural-hued spaces are anything but drab. See our favorite ideas for outfitting coastal rooms with subtle colors, from earth-toned upholstery to driftwood-inspired drapes.
Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn
Compensate for the lack of color in a natural palette with texture. Exterior shingles add an element of surprise when brought indoors, giving a room dimension and visual interest. Too much texture can overwhelm a small space, so this works best in a large, open area.