Vaulted and beamed ceilings open up the great room of this Long Beach Island, New Jersey, home, while layered rugs help delineate the living from the dining area. A towering fiddle-leaf fig emphasizes the room’s sky-high ceilings. Step inside the rest of this cedar-shingled stunner. Idea Spotlight: Incorporate a wild card.

Decorating your beach house? Want some beach and coastal touches for your home? Then have a look at these adorable living rooms!All shades of blue, whitewashed furniture, driftwood, stripes, shells, urchins, rope, fish and other nautical touches – choose what you like and mix them in various ways! Green, orange, coral, red are perfect to mix with blue and white, they will cheer your living ...

With a palette of maritime blues and dune-grass greens, this living room creates an easygoing coastal feel reminiscent of a charming seaside cottage. To mimic this airy and inviting space, decorate with soothing hues, seaside accessories, like beach glass and seashells, and seagrass furnishings. Photo courtesy of HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams