Coastal-Inspired Spaces

Waterfront Homes: Island Retreat in Wilmington, N.C. 16 Photos

Located on Figure Eight Island, this home offers charming coastal style, a 60-foot pier and panoramic water views.

Stunning Coastal Home on Puget Sound 12 Photos

This coastal home was designed both inside and out to take full advantage of its spectacular views of Puget Sound. Designer Eric G …

Bright, Breezy Coastal Living 8 Photos

Light walls pair with pops of color and ample natural light to create a bright, airy atmosphere in this lovely beach home.

Paradise Found: Chic Coastal Hotels 17 Photos

From sunny Southern California to uber-hip Miami and tropical Key West, the design world's brightest stars are giving high-end hot …

A New House With Old Charm 15 Photos

By: Jessica Dodell-Feder

It was built in 2007, but this New Jersey home has the look of a century-old beach cottage, thanks to some good old-fashioned desi …

10 Coastal-Cool Spaces From Our Best Beach Shows 10 Photos

Love beach style? Get design inspiration from How Close Can I Beach?, Island Life and Caribbean Life.

Waterfront Homes: Oceanfront Mansion in Gulf Stream, Fla. 18 Photos

One of South Florida's most prized spans of coastline gives sublime allure to this stunning walled and gated oceanfront estate.

How to Make a Sea Glass Shadowbox Sep 20, 2018

Bring home the beauty of the seashore with a fun, inexpensive sea glass DIY project that's perfect for bringing in some coastal st …

This Waterfront Home on St. Simons Island Could Be Yours Mar 4, 2020

Tour HGTV Dream Home 2017 and enter for your chance to win this lakefront escape.

What It's Like to Live in a Waterfront Home Sep 17, 2018

Homeowners share their insights on living by oceans, rivers and lakes.

Cool Coastal Interiors From HGTV Dream Home 2020 22 Photos

Discover charming interior design at HGTV Dream Home 2020 and shop your favorite products from

Wow-Worthy Exteriors From HGTV Dream Home 2020 23 Photos

Explore charming exteriors from HGTV Dream Home 2020 and shop your favorite products from

Beachy Keen: 15 Ways to Add Coastal Charm to Any Space 15 Photos

By: Amanda Lecky

It's easy to give your house an oceanfront feeling, even if you live miles from the water. Here's how top interior designers creat …

20 Coastal Designs That Will Have You Ready for Summer 20 Photos

Dreamy coastal designs may ignite an unwavering need for travel, relocation or home renovations. Proceed with caution.

Coastal-Inspired Design 14 Photos

By: Jen Jafarzadeh L'Italien

From cozy beach cottages to landlocked homes that can only dream of the sea, here's a peek inside some coastal-style homes that wi …

Terrapins, Tortoises and Turtles: The New Twist on Coastal Style Dec 11, 2019

See how this season's star is blowing coral clusters and driftwood displays out of the water.

10 Top Bloggers Get a First-Person Look at HGTV Dream Home 2017 Mar 4, 2020

HGTV invited bloggers and influencers from across the country to tour HGTV Dream Home 2017 on St. Simons Island, Ga.

Shell Wreath Jul 13, 2015

Bring a little of the White House to your house by creating this seashell beauty.

Coastal Kitchens Jan 16, 2020

By: Caroline Shannon-Karasik

Bring the relaxed, laid-back feel of the beach into your cooking space with these ideas for coastal kitchen designs.

Your Guide to a Dreamy Nautical Bedroom Oct 18, 2019

Create a soothing sanctuary with these beach-inspired decorating ideas.

A Rhode Island Home That's Made for Visitors 12 Photos

By: Jessica Dodell-Feder and Jennifer Berno De Cleene

The more the merrier at this Rhode Island home that’s built for guests and good times. HGTV Magazine takes you on a tour.

A Very Vern Beach House 8 Photos

No bad oil paintings of sailboats here—just the highly stylish Florida retreat of Trading Spaces’ Vern Yip and his family.

Before Pictures of HGTV Dream Home 2016 33 Photos

See floor plans and browse photos of this coastal vacation retreat in Merritt Island, Florida, before its much needed makeover.

Waterfront Homes: Clifftop Contemporary in Santa Barbara, Calif. 15 Photos

Perched above the Santa Barbara coastline, this island-style contemporary home comes with a tennis court, a swimming pool and excl …

18 Ways to Use the Color Blue 11 Photos

By: A.J. Hanley

From aquamarine to indigo, this versatile color weaves its way through every room of a California house. Take the tour with HGTV M …

Outdoor Escape Made for Entertaining Features a Poolside Cabana 11 Photos

This backyard retreat has everything homeowners need to host a fabulous soirée. From the poolside cabana, dining area with firepla …

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