Ocean-Inspired Design Turns Home Into a Coastal Retreat

Designer Kristianne Watts uses the ocean as inspiration to make every room in this cozy house feel like a coastal retreat through the use of subtle colors and textures.
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December 22, 2014

Photo By: Chipper Hatter

Photo By: Chipper Hatter

Photo By: Chipper Hatter

Photo By: Chipper Hatter

Photo By: Chipper Hatter

Photo By: Chipper Hatter

Photo By: Chipper Hatter

Photo By: Chipper Hatter

Photo By: Chipper Hatter

Comfy Lounge in Refined Coastal Living Room

Neutrals are complemented with blue accents in this contemporary living room. A sleek sectional and midcentury chairs are paired with a modern coffee table for an updated look, while throw pillows add coastal flair.

Chic Neutral Contemporary Living Room

Furnishings with sleek lines work together to create an inviting sitting area in this neutral contemporary living room. An eye-catching glass-topped coffee table anchors the space.

Refined Coastal

The kitchen blends seamlessly into this contemporary mid-century modern living room.

Stylish Contemporary Kitchen With Rich Hardwood Floors

Rich hardwood floors fill this neutral contemporary kitchen with warmth. White wall cabinets offer welcome contrast to the dark island, while a pair of barstools at the island offers a cozy spot for enjoying meals or socializing with the cook.

Marble-Topped Island in Transitional Kitchen

Glass pendants float over the marble-topped island conveying a sense of openness in this serene kitchen.

Small, Bold Powder Room With Quatrefoil-Print Wallpaper

A bold quatrefoil-patterned wallpaper adds dimension and personality to this small neutral powder room.

Neutral Transitional Bedroom With Bold Blue Nightstand

Layered neutrals create a relaxed atmosphere in this refined transitional bedroom. A bold blue nightstand adds much-needed color without detracting from the room's calming vibe.

Barn-Door Mirror in Neutral Transitional Bedroom

This neutral transitional bedroom is anything but boring thanks to the unexpected touch a barn-door mirror adds.

Contemporary Master Bathroom With Dark Wood Vanity and Marble-Tiled Shower

This neutral bath is the perfect extension of its bedroom featuring a spacious, dark wood vanity and a sophisticated marble-tiled shower.

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