A Traditional Beach House With Nautical Details

See how HGTV's Beach Flip contestants Sarah and Nick transformed this beach house condo into a chic, traditional space full of rustic detail.

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Traditional With a Twist

Contestants Nick and Sara pose in their newly renovated Gulf Dreams condo, which features traditional style with fun nautical details. Take a before-and-after tour now. 

THE KITCHEN

Contestants Sarah and Nick opened up the first floor by removing the wall between the kitchen and the dining room at the Gulf Dreams condo. A striped feature wall adds color and pattern to the otherwise-neutral space. 

Kitchen, Before

A too-bright, mismatched color palette and dated cabinets and appliances faced the Beach Flip contestants pre-renovation.

Kitchen, After

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick installed all new cabinets, stainless steel appliances and lighting in the first floor kitchen at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Kitchen, Before

A too-bright, mismatched color palette and dated cabinets and appliances faced the Beach Flip contestants pre-renovation.

Creamy White Cabinets

Installing creamy white cabinets the same hue as the wall creates a unified, neutral look.

Kitchen, Before

A too-bright, mismatched color palette and dated cabinets and appliances faced the Beach Flip contestants pre-renovation.

Modern and Rustic

A stainless steel sink, refrigerator and stove add a modern touch to this rustic, nautical kitchen.

Kitchen, Before

A too-bright, mismatched color palette and dated cabinets and appliances faced the Beach Flip contestants pre-renovation.

Reflective Accents

As seen on Beach Flip, Contestants Sarah and Nick painted a horizontal feature wall on the first floor at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Modern Nautical Kitchen

Contestants Sarah and Nick installed all new cabinets, stainless steel appliances and lighting in the first floor kitchen at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Rustic Bubble Light

As seen on Beach Flip, upgrades include new pendant lighting in the first floor kitchen at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Rope Cabinet Pulls

New cabinets with oiled brass hardware dress up the new kitchen. Knotted twine adds a nautical touch to the space.

Blue Striped Feature Wall

Contestants Sarah and Nick painted a horizontal feature wall on the first floor at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Mirror, Mirror

As seen on Beach Flip, decorations include round wall mirrors in the first floor kitchen at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Nautical Blue and White

A white wall mirror stands out against the striped feature wall.

Modern Breakfast Bar

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick added a breakfast bar between the kitchen and dining for additional bar seating at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Kitchen, Before

A too-bright, mismatched color palette and dated cabinets and appliances faced the Beach Flip contestants pre-renovation.

Eclectic Dining Spot

Bright white curtains are a backdrop for mint green chairs and a glass-topped wicker table in the new dining area.

Kitchen, Before

A too-bright, mismatched color palette and dated cabinets and appliances faced the Beach Flip contestants pre-renovation.

Open Floor Plan

New hardwood floors connect the newly-open kitchen and dining room areas.

Green Apple Accents

As seen on Beach Flip, decorations include a bowl of green apples in the first floor dining room at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

THE MASTER BEDROOM

Contestants Sarah and Nick renovated the second floor master bedroom with a feature wood wall, a custom built sliding wood barn door, closet organizers and updated decor at the Gulf Dreams condo. 

Master Bedroom, Before

Before the renovation, the walls were a tranquil shade of yellow, but the dated decor and fixtures needed a modern update.

Master Bedroom, Before

Before the renovation, the wall housing the bedroom and bathroom doors lacked style and function.

Barn Door Upgrade

A sliding barn door featuring scrap pine wood in a herringbone pattern adds style to this bedroom's far wall.

Master Bedroom, Before

Gulf Dreams condo will be renovated on Beach Flip. Here, the master bedroom is a tranquil shade of yellow, but decor needs updating. The room, as seen on HGTV's Beach Flip, has a great view of the Gulf of Mexico. BEFORE #90 (interior, master bedroom) west wall, view of hallway.

Extra Storage

Beach Flip contestants Nick and Sarah added a tall hutch between the room's two closets.

Master Bedroom, Before

The room's one sliding glass door didn't take full advantage of the Gulf view just outside.

Natural Light, Doubled

A new floor-length window in this master bedroom allows guests to enjoy the Gulf View from the room's new king-sized bed.

Master Bedroom, Before

The room's most interesting focal point before the renovation? This strand of sea shells.

Rustic Feature Wall

Reclaimed pine provides a warm, rustic backdrop for this room's modern king-size bed. Mixing sanded pieces with worn, blue-gray boards adds additional visual interest.

Master Bedroom, Before

Before the renovation, the flooring and fixtures needed a design intervention.

Master Bedroom, After

Warm wood balances the crisp white bedding and accessories, while stained pine boards give the floor a new look.

Rustic Wood Wall

The focal point of the room is this reclaimed wood wall.

Bedside Accessories

White accessories complement the white bed and crisp bedding. Storage baskets in the white nightstand add texture, style and function to this space.

Metallic Accents

Metallic accent pillows add modern style to this beach house master bedroom, while a starfish pillow nods to the home's coastal surroundings.

Modern and Rustic

This clear glass bedside lamp allows the rustic feature wall to take center stage.

Warm Wood

A mix of wood finishes and textures in this updated master bedroom creates a rustic, modern feel.

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.

THE GUEST BEDROOM

To save precious floor space, Nick and Sarah suspended the room's side table between the twin beds.

Guest Bedroom, Before

Gulf Dreams condo will be renovated on Beach Flip. Here, the upstairs bedroom is suited for a little girl with its vibrant, pink walls and doll arrangements, as seen on HGTV's Beach Flip.

Guest Bedroom, After

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick renovated the second floor guest bedroom with new wood flooring, crown molding, chair rail and new paint at the Gulf Dreams condo.

Guest Bedroom, After

Before the renovation, the upstairs bedroom is suited for a little girl with its vibrant, pink walls and doll arrangements, as seen on HGTV's Beach Flip.

Classic Ocean Hues

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick renovated the second floor guest bedroom with a blue and white palette and orange accents.

Guest Bedroom, After

Gulf Dreams condo will be renovated on Beach Flip. Here, the upstairs bedroom is suited for a little girl with its vibrant, pink walls and doll arrangements, as seen on HGTV's Beach Flip.

Guest Bedroom, After

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick renovated the second floor guest bedroom with new wood flooring, crown molding, chair rail and new paint at the Gulf Dreams condo.

Guest Bedroom, Before

Gulf Dreams condo will be renovated on Beach Flip. Here, the upstairs bedroom is suited for a little girl with its vibrant, pink walls and doll arrangements, as seen on HGTV's Beach Flip.

Guest Bedroom, After

As seen on Beach Flip, Contestants Sarah and Nick renovated the second floor guest bedroom with new wood flooring, new white wainscoting and new paint at the Gulf Dreams condo. (AFTER # 78)

Guest Bedroom, Before

Before the renovation, the upstairs bedroom is suited for a little girl with its vibrant, pink walls and doll arrangements.

Guest Bedroom, Transformed

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick renovated the second floor guest bedroom with new wood flooring, crown molding, a beadboard accent and new paint at the Gulf Dreams condo.

Suspended Night Stand

As seen on Beach Flip, Contestants Sarah and Nick turned a wood seat into a feature nightstand in the second floor guest bedroom at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Guest Bedroom, After

As seen on Beach Flip, decorations include colorful accent pillows in the second floor guest bedroom at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo. (after, interior, guest bedroom, detail)

Anchor Accent

As seen on Beach Flip, decorations include a nautical orange anchor in the second floor guest bedroom at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Fish Net Accent

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick used fish netting to bind the new window curtains in the second floor guest bedroom at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Texture and Function

As seen on Beach Flip, decorations include a woven clothes hamper in the second floor guest bedroom at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Hanging Table, After

As seen on Beach Flip, Contestants Sarah and Nick turned a wood seat into a feature nightstand in the second floor guest bedroom at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

THE DEN

The downstairs guest bedroom has been transformed into a multi-use office and work space. It has a neutral palette with new, white picture-frame wainscoting, and a convertible sofa for added functionality.

Den, Before

Before the renovation, this small beach house bedroom featured a fluorescent paint color and tired fixtures and furnishings.

Den, After

As seen on Beach Flip, Contestants Sarah and Nick renovated the first floor office and guest room with new paint, decor and paneled wainscoting.

Den, Before

Before the renovation, this small beach house bedroom featured dated paint colors and tired fixtures and furnishings.

Den, After

A pull-out sofa provides additional sleeping space while still creating a multi-functional room.

Den, Before

Before the renovation, this small beach house bedroom featured dated paint colors and tired fixtures and furnishings.

Den, After

Nick and Sara added a television perched atop a beach-perfect cabinet to provide another place to relax away from the main living area.

Den, Before

Before the renovation, this small beach house bedroom featured dated paint colors and tired fixtures and furnishings.

Den, After

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick removed one of the closets in the first floor office and guest room and added desk niche at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Den, After

From bright and bold to traditional and understated, Sarah and Nick created this polished sitting area that doubles as an extra sleeping space.

Accessories, After

As seen on Beach Flip, decorations include accent pillows in the first floor office at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Den, After

A hand-painted cabinet features a beach-perfect message in the newly-renovated office and den space.

Closet, After

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick decorated the first floor office closet with colorful baskets and shelving at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Den, After

Colorful, rolling closet shelving can double as an entertaining or bar cart.

Office, After

The new office niche includes wall-mounted shelving, a rustic desk and a navy blue, trellis-patterned armchair.

Accessories, After

As seen on Beach Flip, decorations include a colorful mirror in the first floor office at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Master Bathroom, After

This updated master bathroom has a neutral palette with a rough-hewn sliding wood barn door and light green glass tile shower, with green accents.

Master Bedroom, Before

Gulf Dreams condo will be renovated on Beach Flip. Here, the master bathroom is cramped and dated. Its hottest design feature? Dated wallpaper.

Master Bathroom, After

Beach Flip contestants Sarah and Nick installed a whitewashed vanity cabinet, oil-rubbed bronze fixtures and new mosaic tile on the floor and shower walls to give this master bathroom a rustic-meets-traditional look.

Master Bathroom, Before

Here, the master bathroom is cramped has no features that distinguish it from the unit's other bathrooms, as seen on HGTV's Beach Flip.

Master Bathroom, After

As seen on Beach Flip, upgrades include wall niches framed with cedar in the second floor master bathroom at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Master Bathroom, After

As seen on Beach Flip, upgrades include new subway tile in the second floor master bathroom at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo. A strip of mosaic tile provides a colorful accent.

Master Bathroom, After

As seen on HGTV's Beach Flip, the finished master bathroom of the Gulf Dreams condo, designed by Nick and Sarah Karakaian, is an updated oasis. It has a neutral palette with a rough-hewn sliding wood barn door and light green accents.

Master Bathroom, After

Upgrades to this beachy master bathroom include a new granite countertop and oil-rubbed bronze faucet in the second floor master bathroom at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Guest Bathroom, After

This updated guest bedroom features a white-on-white look inspired by the high-end beach houses of The Hamptons. Beach Flip contestants Nick and Sarah added white beadboard and white tiles on the floor and in the tub surround.

Guest Bathroom, Before

Before the Beach Flip renovation, this upstairs bathroom is small, dirty and dated.

Guest Bathroom, After

This updated guest bedroom features a white-on-white look inspired by the high-end beach houses of The Hamptons. Beach Flip contestants Nick and Sarah added white beadboard and white tiles on the floor and in the tub surround. Orange and blue accents pick up the color palette used in the adjoining guest bedroom.

Guest Bathroom, Before

Before the Beach Flip renovation, this guest bathroom featured a dated in-wall medicine cabinet and tired wallpaper.

Guest Bathroom, After

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick renovated the second floor guest bedroom with new tile, lighting and a pedestal sink at the Gulf Dreams condo.

Guest Bathroom, After

This updated guest bedroom features a white-on-white look inspired by the high-end beach houses of The Hamptons. Beach Flip contestants Nick and Sarah added white beadboard and white tiles on the floor and in the tub surround.

Guest Bathroom, After

As seen on Beach Flip, upgrades include a new pedestal sink and oil-rubbed bronze faucet in the second floor guest bathroom at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Guest Bathroom, After

Rope tied around a boat rigging serves as a whimsical nod to the ocean just outside this beach house guest bathroom.

Guest Bathroom, After

As seen on Beach Flip, decorations include a new wall cabinet in the second floor guest bathroom at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Exterior, After

As seen on Beach Flip, the southern, beach side view of the renovated Coastal Calm and Gulf Dreams condos. They got a fresh coat of cheery turquoise paint and bright yellow accents.

Exterior, After

As seen on Beach Flip, before renovations, the southern exterior view of the Gulf Dreams and Coastal Calm duplex had outdated green paint and no eye-catching design details.

Exterior, After

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick installed a large rug on the beach deck at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo along with cozy furniture to help entice renters to their condo.

Exterior, After

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick used colorful details on beach deck at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Exterior, After

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick added nautical artwork to the beach deck at the renovated Gulf Dreams condo.

Exterior, After

As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Sarah and Nick added a firepit and new beach chairs to the southern beach area at the Gulf Dreams condo.