50 Colorful, Cozy Spaces

Take comfort with these easy decorating tips to stay beach-weather warm even as the temperature begins to drop.

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Use rich colors to pull together a look that’s both warm and welcoming.
Photo: Brian Vanden Brink, Writer: Anna Lee Gresham

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The owners of this Maine cottage used locally milled beaded board, Douglas fir beams, and richly colored Vermont slate tiles to pull together a look that’s warm and welcoming.

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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.