2010 Ultimate Beach House: Seabrook

Tour our Idea House in Seabrook, Washington for the latest design ideas and style tips. Our room-by-room tours cover all aspects of the house all the way down to the smallest details and accents.

2010 Coastal Living Ultimate Beach House: The Living Space
Photographer Lisa Romerein

Living Space

Shiplap walls: They add timeworn beach cottage character to any new space. Plus, says Tim, “a room needs less decoration when it has interesting architecture.”

Sandy-gray trim: Tim reversed a more typical paint approach—color on the walls and white for the trim—to frame the views with a hue more in tune with the landscape than bright white. This trim treatment also highlights the room’s Craftsman-inspired architectural details.



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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.