Elegant Pacific Northwest Homes
Get inspired by these Northwest homes with styles ranging from modern to rustic.
Contemporary bamboo flooring in the kitchen contrasts with adjoining earthy slate tile in the dining area for an updated spin on Northwestern rustic style.
Framing the View
Sleek silver shelving and a simple circular mirror contrast with the colorful scene framed by curtain-less windows. Mother Nature adds a touch of color to the muted tones in this bath.
An angular sectional sofa and pair of swivel chairs lend a retro vibe to this modern living room. Floor-to-ceiling windows on one side offer stunning views of the coast beyond.
A soothing palette of green, blue, and violet sets a calming tone for this master bedroom, where floor-to-ceiling windows let in generous amounts of natural light.
Natural light washes down from a double row of clerestory windows onto the dining area. Casual rattan chairs with backrests and seats made of laced rawhide by Maguire offer a craftsman vibe.
The home's interior designer had the paneled walls in this camp-style living room painted flat white to allow in natural light. The neutral sofa and club chairs were custom-made with upholstery from Rogers & Goffigon.
Decorated with soft beiges and browns, the master bedroom’s colors directly reflect the environment outside. A simple four-poster bed and linen draperies create a cozy atmosphere.
The rustic style of the guest bath features a gorgeous claw-foot tub from Sunrise Specialty.
The next Faulkner? This open-air room is sure to inspire any budding author. Perched above a stunning ravine, the writer's cabin contains a built-in desk and pull-down shades from Lutron to block out dappled forest light.
A plum-hued wing chair lends a colorful contrast to the otherwise neutral palette in the living room. Fresh flowers and grasses bring in some of Mother Nature, while the distressed reclaimed wood coffee table adds just the right amount of beach style.
Sleek, contemporary dining room chairs and a rustic wooden farm table create a modern-casual feel. Vintage lighting and nautical art give the room a sense of place.
Stainless steel appliances provide contrast to the simple wooden stools and natural color palette in the kitchen. Two-inch quartz countertops lend a touch of shine and elegance.
A handmade mirror hanging in this powder room was inspired by glass fishing floats, which frequently wash up on Washington's shore. Sea-colored orbs and wave-inspired detailing emphasize the coastal theme.
A bold, wavelike sculpture and pea-gravel flooring give the home's outdoor courtyard more definition. Sturdy teak furnishings hold up through frequent use and bad weather, making them the perfect outdoor choice.
Step back into the past in this funky, 70s-inspired game room. Groovy rattan tables, a bright orange dial phone, and vintage wall art emphasize the retro look.
Interior designer Tim Clarke played with color in the home's master bedroom, adding a sharp black finish on the traditional bed for a modern effect and a hint of boldness. The pale blue ceiling is calming and nice to see first thing in the morning.
The antique bamboo vanity is painted a sandy-gray shade to reflect the beach, and a pair of bone-inlaid mirrors adds an elegant touch. Industrial lighting contrasts with the bath's feminine fixtures.
Designer Tim Clarke chose a bold color scheme of bright orange, dark gray, and pale blue for the guest room. Wide, painted stripes with a tree bark detailing add height and dimension behind the twin beds.
Sofas covered in soft blankets and throw pillows, oversize all-white chandeliers, and bursts of natural color create the perfect spot for watching the waves.
The homeowners created a sleeping loft out of the former attic, and then dropped in an iron spiral staircase for easy access and interest.
By installing a kitchen island, the homeowners increased traffic flow and opened up the room. Open shelves also make the space look larger, while fun vintage wallpaper sets a playful tone.
These homeowners took advantage of stunning views outside their living room with a unique barn door that allows one wall to open to the shore. When the door is rolled back, water is all you see. Bright colors and punchy patterns brighten the space.
This small, rustic kitchen's sky blue walls and sunny cabinets offer a calming feel. A playful patterned rug pulls together all the colors.
Creams and browns create a soothing neutral backdrop for the colors of nature outside. Large wooden beams, slip-covered furniture, and a wood-burning fireplace add to the inviting feel.
A simple, round wooden table surrounded by open windows that show off the sea create a cozy dining nook.