A DIY Beachfront Living Room Reno With Nautical Details

Step inside the renovated nautical-style living room from Beach Flip contestants Nick and Sarah.
By: Liz Gray
Show: Beach Flip

Photo By: Todd Douglas / Getty Images

Photo By: Meggan Haller/Getty Images

Photo By: Todd Douglas / Getty Images

Photo By: Meggan Haller/Getty Images

Photo By: Todd Douglas / Getty Images

Photo By: Meggan Haller/Getty Images

Photo By: Todd Douglas / Getty Images

Photo By: Meggan Haller/Getty Images

Photo By: Todd Douglas / Getty Images

Photo By: Meggan Haller/Getty Images

Photo By: Todd Douglas / Getty Images

Photo By: Todd Douglas / Getty Images

Photo By: Todd Douglas / Getty Images

Photo By: Todd Douglas / Getty Images

Photo By: Todd Douglas / Getty Images

Photo By: Todd Douglas / Getty Images

Photo By: Todd Douglas / Getty Images

Photo By: Todd Douglas / Getty Images

Photo By: Todd Douglas / Getty Images

Open Concept Living Room

This beachfront open concept living space is light and bright, with ocean views from every part of the room.

Living Room, Before

Before the renovation, this home featured salmon-colored walls, a closed-off kitchen and dated flooring and fixtures.

Room With a View

A neutral color palette in this renovated, traditional living room lets the Gulf of Mexico view just outside take center stage.

Living Room, Before

Before the renovation, this home featured salmon-colored walls, a closed-off kitchen and dated flooring and fixtures.

Living Room, After

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick renovated the dining and living areas with new hardwood flooring, wainscoting and fresh paint at the Gulf Dreams condo.

Living Room, Before

Before the renovation, this home featured salmon-colored walls, a closed-off kitchen and dated flooring and fixtures.

Custom Hide-the-TV Cabinet

Contestants Sarah and Nick installed a custom wood cabinet in the first floor living room to hide the television at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Living Room, Before

Before the renovation, this home featured salmon-colored walls, a closed-off kitchen and dated flooring and fixtures.

Living Room, After

As seen on Beach Flip, Contestants Sarah and Nick renovated the dining and living areas with new hardwood flooring, wainscotting and fresh paint at the Gulf Dreams condo.

Living Room, Before

Before the renovation, this home featured salmon-colored walls, a closed-off kitchen and dated flooring and fixtures.

Beach House Stairwell, After

As seen on Beach Flip, Contestants Sarah and Nick sanded and painted the stair railing and installed hardwood flooring throughout the house at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

TV Cabinet With Nautical Details

As seen on Beach Flip, decorations include a custom wood cabinet to hide the television in the first floor living room at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo. A twine and boat hook closure nods to the room's nautical surroundings.

Custom Reclaimed Wood Artwork

As seen on Beach Flip, decorations include custom artwork in the first floor living room at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Nautical Rope Lamp

A lamp made from thick twine adds texture and a nautical touch to this newly-renovated beachfront living room.

Denim Sofa With French Quote Pillows

As seen on Beach Flip, decorations include colorful accent pillows in the first floor living room at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo. French-inspired pillows stand out atop the denim sofa.

Open Concept Living Space

Rustic details soften the traditional look of this beachfront living room space.

Stripes and Nautical Patterns = Beach Perfect Style

Large-scale blue-and-white stripes provide the perfect backdrop for these patterned yellow accent pillows.

Nautical Design Details

A glass-topped wicker dining table overlooks the newly-painted staircase and striped feature wall.

Living Room, After

As seen on Beach Flip, Contestants Sarah and Nick added additional seating with a decorative wicker bench near the stairwell at the Gulf Dreams condo.

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