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: Sporty Chic
Photo: Tria Giovan

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The interior designer describes these homeowners as “cheerful, sporty, and chic,” and that combination is reflected perfectly in the home’s upbeat and stylish furnishings. “I love so many things about this room: the blue velvet sofa, the natural wood end tables, the curvy chair, the chunky white lamp, and the beautiful soft blue oversized prints hanging above the sofa. This room is eclectic, fun, and soothing all at the same time.” –Jamie Barnhart, Production Manager

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20 Beautiful Beach Cottages

From polished and sophisticated to rustic and casual, browse through this roundup of beach cottages to find your favorite coastal style.

Room to Breathe