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.

17 Living Rooms with Coastal Style

From colorfully modern to tastefully rustic, these spaces showcase the best of seaside decor. If you want to capture coastal style, you’ll find plenty of inspiration here.

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Stacks of favorite books, souvenirs from trips abroad as well as framed family photos in cabinet add to this homeowner's sense of style.
Jean Allsopp

Keep it Real

A living room should reflect your personal style and read as collected rather than decorated. Proudly display family photos, books, and items with sentimental value. Raid your yard or garden for big, gorgeous greenery you can show off inside.

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Dress prominent pieces in neutral tones for a look you’ll never tire of. This allows accessories to pop, and you can change them to suit the season.

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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.