Our Favorite Coastal Looks of 2012

It would be impossible to choose a favorite, but we did compile the rooms, paint colors, and decor ideas that inspired us throughout the year.

Favorite Homes: Preppy Green Kitchen
Photo: Eric Piasecki

Go Green

The playful preppiness of this grass-green gingham ceiling made it an instant favorite. “I love to cook, so kitchens are the first thing I drool over in any of the homes we feature. I don't know if it's the wallpapered ceiling, the spacious island, or the fun assortment of mismatched plates, but this one instantly drew me in. I could picture myself cooking here for hours with a cup of espresso or a glass of wine nearby.”  –Marisa Spyker Associate Features Editor

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Top 21 Beaches, Coast to Coast

Plan your summer getaway now: From white strands to secret coves, we've found the ultimate spots by the shore, plus fabulous lodging so you can stay as long as you like.

The Cove Beach, Cape May, New Jersey