Traditional and Tropical Sea Island Kitchen and Dining Room

Luxe details are everywhere in this coastal Georgia space, where handmade tiles climb the wall below floating cabinets and blush-colored barstools add a note of chinoiserie. An oversized outdoor lantern presides over sky-blue velvet dining chairs in a stunning neutral eating area.

From: James Farmer

Photo By: Emily Followill, Kitchens by Design

Photo By: Emily Followill, Kitchens by Design

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

Photo By: Emily Followill

White Tropical Kitchen With Pineapples

Tropical greenery and bamboo barstools give this all-white kitchen a beachy push. Surfaces can easily stand up to wet bathing suits and sandy feet. Plus, the open plan design means no need to stop the fun when meal prep starts.
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Transitional White Kitchen With Red Runner

A rug in a rich color is a lovely way to bring warmth and a little extra elegance to this all-white kitchen.
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Traditional Dining Room With Blue Chairs

China platters hung on the wall pick up the beautiful soft blue of this dining room's velvet chairs.
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Traditional Dining Room With Blue Velvet Chairs

Blue velvet chairs are a surprising snap of luxury in this casual neutral dining room. The color is echoed by the plates on the wall.
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Front Door and Black Urns

Large urns with eye-catching foliage are brilliant sentries for the home's front entrance. The brick steps catch the color of the terracotta roof tile.
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Front Porch With Striped Chairs

Cushy armchairs in a smart stripe are a comfortable landing pad for this front porch.
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Gold Traditional Living Room With Leather Chair

Matching white sofas pop against this attractive living room's soft tans and golds. Birds are a unifying design element, showing up as sculptures and in the artwork.
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Neutral Traditional Living Room With Gold Lamps

This living room has lots of clean, straight lines. But on either side of the fireplace, tall, arched bookshelves break that up. They're a softening, graceful touch in the pretty space.
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Arched Bookshelf With Asian Art

A beautiful collection of Asian art and ceramics gets pride of place in the living room's arched bookshelves.
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Traditional Neutral Living Room With Arched Shelves

This living room's neutral wallpaper and fresh white trim serve as perfect foils for the accessories. Colorful books, artwork, flowers and more leap out at the eye. And because they all fall within a similar palette, nothing feels too busy.
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Neutral Sitting Room With Blue Fish

For the large shelving unit behind this sitting area, designers used a few similar or matching items on all three shelves to pull together the other varied pieces.
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Traditional Hall With Blue Plate

A dark dresser is a compelling focal point at the end of this shiplap-clad hallway. It's also a handy storage place for extra linens.
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Tropical Bedroom With Blue Lamps

This tropical bedroom seems inspired by travel: The handsome bed evokes a well-worn trunk. The artwork peeks out onto blissful seaside locales. And the bold patterns have jungle magic.
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Tropical Traditional Bedroom With Zebra Pillow

This bedroom's graceful style has a definite tropical twist, as suits a home on the coast. Touches like animal prints and splashy patterns echo a steamy day in the rainforest. They're a fun way to freshen up the space.
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Soaking Tub and Ceramic Table

The soaking tub feels like an escape to a luxurious spa, surrounded as it is by unexpected comforts like elegant curtains, a ceramic garden stool and an oriental rug.
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Traditional Console and Shiplap

A beautiful console stands out against a wall covered in shiplap paneling. Two detailed lamps and a mirror complete the elegant tableau. In between the lamps, a tray turns otherwise unconnected items into a lovely collection.
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Tropical Brown Bedroom With Blue Curtains

Splashy prints wake this bedroom's subdued walls right up. The home's beach setting is brought into the room via materials like wicker and woven shades.
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Brown Eclectic Bedroom With Antlers

A subtle texture can be a perfect neutral backdrop for strong colors and bold artwork. This bedroom uses its grasscloth wallcovering to set off its mixed media art.
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Brown Transitional Bedroom With Baskets

Many shades of brown make this bedroom cozy and elegant. There is also a masterful layering of textures going on, with grasscloth wallpaper as the base behind ornate wood, bamboo and beautiful baskets.
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Bathroom With Purple Flowers

To open up this bathroom visually, mirrored doors are used on the vanity.
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Neutral Coastal Bedroom With Blue Curtains

Lots of natural fibers keep this bedroom feeling light, items like the woven benches at the foot of each bed, baskets hung on the wall and the shades. The curtains' bold print is a fun note of contrast.
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Coastal Bedroom With Basket Art

Paintings of coastal birds decorate the walls of this pretty bedroom, along with woven baskets. Crisp black-and-white linens and pops of purple move the mood in a more modern direction. The overall effect? Style success!
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Cottage Bedroom With Blue Curtains

Lots of natural textures—from the bamboo beds to the baskets on the wall—help this pretty bedroom feel friendly and approachable.
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Blue Green Plates on Wall

A collection of plates in similar blue-green colors brighten up this wall.
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Brown Powder Room With Gold Lamps

A gorgeous nature pattern covers the walls of this powder room, filling the tiny space with energy and life. In contrast, the vanity is a bold, strong black.
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Neutral Tropical Bedroom With Sun Mirror

This beautiful bedroom feels sun kissed with its warm wallpaper, sunburst mirror, hardwood floors and peach accents. The black spool bed is a welcome pop of contrast.
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Blue Dresser and Gold Mirror

The colors in this room are quiet, but the textures layer in sophistication, starting with the grasscloth wallcovering. On top of that, a gold mirror, twin lion lamps and a pale blue dresser look so dashing.
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Tropical Sitting Area With Antlers

For this tropical-themed sitting area, designers paired the grasscloth wallcovering with colorful art and animal prints.
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Patio With In Ground Hot Tub

A patio wraps around the house and is a beautiful outdoor retreat with its in-ground hot tub and pool. Pale blue accents unify the big area and offer up an added sense of calm.
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Patio and Pool With Marsh View

The backyard gives way to views of the marshes in and around Georgia's Sea Island. Grab a cool drink and a lounge chair and take them in.
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