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.

Dining Rooms with a Coastal Touch

The great thing about beach-house style is that your rooms can be as casual and relaxed as you are on the coast. Feast your eyes on these dining rooms, then invite their easygoing looks into your home.

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dining room chairs with brown wicker mesh backing surround a dining room table decorated with white candles, glassware and sea shells
Colleen Duffley

Easy Elegance

Enlist your dining room to serve double duty. Select a table and chairs that are casual enough for everyday activities―breakfast, shell sorting, or putting together puzzles―but can be easily dressed up for entertaining.

Idea Spotlight 
Keep it simple. A linen table runner, tall glass pillars, and treasures from the sea are all you’ll need to transition from family dinner to fabulous fete.

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