10 Creative Ideas for Windows

In a beach home, views are the stars! Check out how these coastal homes creatively use windows to play up their most important asset.

Nix the Treatment
Photo: Lisa Romerein

Nix the Treatment

When the scenery outside is this good, no need to bury it under drapes, shades, or blinds. Side-by-side windows that extend the length of a wall are best kept bare, with simple, white-painted trim the only thing separating the walls from the sea.

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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.