Color It Coastal

View each one of our stunning color coast-inspired color palettes.

Designers' Favorite Coastal Paint Colors

Our favorite tastemakers share their picks for giving your home a distinctly coastal vibe.

Windsor Smith's Favorite Colors

Windsor Smith

Windsor Smith Home Design, Brentwood, California

1. "This color lends itself to a bedroom or lanai—it's like the palest center of an orchid."
Buy it: Benjamin Moore Orleans Violet (1374);

2. "Instantly transports me to the Ocean Club in the Bahamas! Perfect for a painted porch, wicker chairs, or kitchen floors."
Buy it: Benjamin Moore Kokopelli Teal (648);

3. "My new color paramour! A saturated blue that has more depth of color than any blue I have ever known."
Buy it: Benjamin Moore Summer Nights (777);

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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.