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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Pale sea green linen couches and chairs blend into this light and bright room with its wall of windows
Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Forget the Fuss

If you’ve got it, flaunt it. This no-frills design plan allows the ocean to take center stage. When outfitting window-walled rooms, choose low-profile furnishings over high-back or ornate ones that might compete with the view.

Idea Spotlight
Keep things interesting when upholstering in a single hue by using fabrics with different textures. Try terry cloth as an alternative to linen, or leather for a sleek, modern appearance.

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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