Coastal-Inspired Spaces

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.

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 …

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.

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.

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 …

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.

Terrapins, Tortoises and Turtles: The New Twist on Coastal Style Oct 1, 2018

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

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 …

Wow-Worthy Exteriors From HGTV Dream Home 2020 23 Photos

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

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

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

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 …

10 Top Bloggers Get a First-Person Look at HGTV Dream Home 2017 Sep 18, 2018

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

This Waterfront Home on St. Simons Island Could Be Yours Sep 16, 2018

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

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 …

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 Wayfair.com.

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.

Three Products to (Virtually) Take You Back to the Beach Sep 17, 2018

Summer’s not quite over yet – make the most of the lazy, hazy days with these coastal-inspired finds. Published: September 4, 2017

12 Bold Coastal Color Palettes You Haven't Considered Sep 23, 2018

By: Liz Gray

Beach house style doesn't have to be all about neutrals. 

How to Make a Beach-Themed Shadow Box Jul 23, 2014

Use clever scrapbooking techniques to create a beachy, photo-inspired layout for a shadow box.

Coastal Kitchens Sep 17, 2018

By: Caroline Shannon-Karasik

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

Shell Wreath Jul 13, 2015

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

See How This Elevated Coastal Cottage Takes Home Design to a Whole New Level Sep 23, 2018

Architect Darryl Cobb thought beyond the stilts to give this elevated coastal home in the heart of South Carolina's Lowcountry all …

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.

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.

HGTV Dream Home 2003 18 Photos

Located in Mexico Beach, Fla., HGTV Dream Home 2003 is a cozy bayside home surrounded by tropical foliage and perfect for entertai …

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Most people only fantasize about living on an island, but we'll prove that an Island Life is possible for anyone. Tropical dreamers will be shown island properties that fit into any budget, from ultra-affordable to totally outrageous. We'll follow everyday families is search of their own slice of paradise, and prove that fantasy can be reality.
Season 18, Episode 1

First-Time Homeowner on John's Island

A young marine engineer from Maryland works months at a time at sea. He hopes to take advantage of the island's abundant outdoor activities, and find a house with easy access to work, space for roommates and a garage for his motorcycles.

Monday
Oct 21
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 17, Episode 10

Growing Roots on St. Simons Island

A hair stylist and barber are fulfilling a lifelong dream by moving close to the beach on St. Simons Island, Georgia. They love the island's history and want to raise their two kids in a tight-knit community. She hopes to find a fixer-upper with vintage charm, but he's scared of a big renovation project and would prefer a new construction home.

Saturday
Nov 16
10pm | 9c
Season 17, Episode 3

Making an Upgrade on Hilton Head Island

A fun-loving couple with three growing kids and a dog is looking to upgrade their current home on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. He's looking for enough square footage to accommodate the entire family, while she's looking for an open concept layout and water views.

Saturday
Nov 16
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 17, Episode 10

Growing Roots on St. Simons Island

A hair stylist and barber are fulfilling a lifelong dream by moving close to the beach on St. Simons Island, Georgia. They love the island's history and want to raise their two kids in a tight-knit community. She hopes to find a fixer-upper with vintage charm, but he's scared of a big renovation project and would prefer a new construction home.

Sunday
Nov 17
1am | 12c
Season 17, Episode 3

Making an Upgrade on Hilton Head Island

A fun-loving couple with three growing kids and a dog is looking to upgrade their current home on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. He's looking for enough square footage to accommodate the entire family, while she's looking for an open concept layout and water views.

Sunday
Nov 17
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 17, Episode 6

Beachfront Dreams in Gulf Shores

A mother and son move to Gulf Shores, Alabama, so they can spend more time together on the beach. They'd like to find a home with a third bedroom for guests but the number-one priority is getting as close to the beach as possible.

Saturday
Nov 23
10pm | 9c
Season 17, Episode 9

Cramped Quarters on Merritt Island

A family of four has outgrown their starter home and is looking for some breathing room on Merritt Island, Florida. He's taking the opportunity to find his dream home on the water, while her biggest priority is four bedrooms and a pool. Wherever they end up, there will have to be some type of water in their backyard.

Saturday
Nov 23
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 17, Episode 6

Beachfront Dreams in Gulf Shores

A mother and son move to Gulf Shores, Alabama, so they can spend more time together on the beach. They'd like to find a home with a third bedroom for guests but the number-one priority is getting as close to the beach as possible.

Sunday
Nov 24
1am | 12c
Season 17, Episode 9

Cramped Quarters on Merritt Island

A family of four has outgrown their starter home and is looking for some breathing room on Merritt Island, Florida. He's taking the opportunity to find his dream home on the water, while her biggest priority is four bedrooms and a pool. Wherever they end up, there will have to be some type of water in their backyard.

Sunday
Nov 24
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 17, Episode 12

Discovering New and Old Charm on James Island

Ready to escape the busy city of Charleston, a newly-married couple is moving to James Island, South Carolina. With three dogs in tow, they're on the hunt for a home with a large backyard space. They also want to be close to the beaches and parks, but disagree on the amount of work they want to put into a new home.

Saturday
Nov 30
10pm | 9c
Season 17, Episode 11

Close to Port on John's Island

A young newlywed from New Hampshire is searching for a home on beautiful John's Island, South Carolina. Her husband works out of the nearby Charleston Port, so the move will give them more time together. While he's away at sea, she's enlisted her good friend to help her find a home that meets everything on their wish list.

Saturday
Nov 30
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 17, Episode 12

Discovering New and Old Charm on James Island

Ready to escape the busy city of Charleston, a newly-married couple is moving to James Island, South Carolina. With three dogs in tow, they're on the hunt for a home with a large backyard space. They also want to be close to the beaches and parks, but disagree on the amount of work they want to put into a new home.

Sunday
Dec 1
1am | 12c
Season 17, Episode 11

Close to Port on John's Island

A young newlywed from New Hampshire is searching for a home on beautiful John's Island, South Carolina. Her husband works out of the nearby Charleston Port, so the move will give them more time together. While he's away at sea, she's enlisted her good friend to help her find a home that meets everything on their wish list.

Sunday
Dec 1
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 19, Episode 5

Adventures With the Family on Fidalgo Island

A busy family with three young kids is moving from Katy, Texas, to Fidalgo Island, Washington, in order to to live a more peaceful life. They're eager to spend a lot of time outdoors together and are hoping to find a home near a park or forest.

Saturday
Dec 28
9pm | 8c
Season 19, Episode 9

No More Sharing a Bathroom on Mount Desert Island

Restaurant owners decide it's time to upgrade their current home to one more suitable for their family of five on Mount Desert Island, Maine. They want to find a forever home in town that's move-in ready and close to school for the kids, but also has a private bathroom oasis they don't have to share.

Saturday
Dec 28
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 19, Episode 5

Adventures With the Family on Fidalgo Island

A busy family with three young kids is moving from Katy, Texas, to Fidalgo Island, Washington, in order to to live a more peaceful life. They're eager to spend a lot of time outdoors together and are hoping to find a home near a park or forest.

Sunday
Dec 29
12am | 11c
Season 19, Episode 9

No More Sharing a Bathroom on Mount Desert Island

Restaurant owners decide it's time to upgrade their current home to one more suitable for their family of five on Mount Desert Island, Maine. They want to find a forever home in town that's move-in ready and close to school for the kids, but also has a private bathroom oasis they don't have to share.

Sunday
Dec 29
12:30am | 11:30c

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