The beach has a magical atmosphere that instantly relaxes us and makes us happy. Maybe it’s the wind, maybe it’s the sun or the smell of the sea … if only we could bring these elements into our home! The next best thing to actually being at the beach, soaking it all in, is turning your living space into a coastal fairytale! If you are yearning for the beach, these coastal living rooms will offer some much-needed inspiration!
Friday 28th, July 2017 14:07:57: PM. Living Room. Sorrel Guyot.
From neglected shell to vibrant entertaining area, this project is living proof that a defined shade palette and a bit of confidence can go a long way.
Friday 28th, July 2017 16:08:27: PM. Living Room. Page Marin.
Recall, though, that a duck egg family room design doesn't have to feature duck egg wall paint. Contemplate wallpaper scheme too – patterns or plains. Floral plus leaf motif designs are particularly suited to duck egg blues. Or leave walls neutral plus save those duck egg shades for armchairs, flooring and window remedies or a selection of carefully chosen accessories.
Wednesday 26th, July 2017 15:03:24: PM. Living Room. Cachet Le Gall.
Would you desire your car located right inside your house? For many, it could appear strange. But there are a few who think otherwise. There are indeed many who cannot bear even the thought of leaving their attractive beasts out while they sleep inside in opulence. Let’s look at how the décor of your house would alter if you determine to locate your car right inside your living room.
Friday 28th, July 2017 12:48:18: PM. Living Room. Bertille Monnier.
But after eight long years, the living room was desperately in need of a refresh. “It just didn’t look like ours anymore,” says Carter. The furniture was not only a snooze aesthetically but also wasn’t functional for her 10- and 13-year-old kids and their friends. “This is the biggest area in the house, but we never used it,” she says. That all changed once the stuffy chairs and two-seat sofa were swapped out for comfy yet sleek seating and a fresh green, pink, black, and white palette. “Now it’s the only place the kids want to be when they have friends over,” says Carter. “And my family asks for every holiday to be at our house!”
Friday 28th, July 2017 12:52:15: PM. Living Room. Cachet Le Gall.
If you're looking to dip your toe into shade in your own space, Amanda recommends a slow and steady approach. "Test out shade with smaller accent items like outdoor pillows, lanterns and even decorative bowls. Once you realize you love the color in your space, you can go for larger items with confidence!" If you're all in for your makeover, follow her guide and create a dramatic change with one large item.
Friday 28th, July 2017 18:43:08: PM. Living Room. Sharla Lebrun.
The key to decorating with one colors on walls plus furniture is to use different shades of the same colour together, such as a soft apple green couch alongside emerald metal side tables. It is also a good inspiration to mix textures, for example integrating matt paint on walls with a sleek, glossy lamp base. Try plus work your colour design into all zones of your family room – such as your cove windows.
Wednesday 26th, July 2017 15:09:18: PM. Living Room. Page Marin.
Designed by Lat Forty Five engineer Guy Shallard, this contemporary lake shore residence in New Zealand has received its stunning form out of necessity.
Friday 28th, July 2017 13:17:20: PM. Living Room. Page Marin.
And, finally there is the time-honored traditional open fire. Whether coal or log fuelled, there are few things as comforting as gathering around an open fire; the sight, sound and aroma plays on all your feels and creates the perfect place to hunker down in comfort and never leave.
Friday 28th, July 2017 14:28:29: PM. Living Room. Sorrel Guyot.
Brighten up with orange