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Coastal Slipcover Living Room

Coastal beach house living room with white slipcovered sectional sofa on a taupe and white striped area rug.

Coastal Slipcover Living Room

Coastal tan slipcovered sectional sofa in a coastal cottage bach house living room. 

Coastal Slipcover Living Room

Neutral beach house condo with a coastal comfy slipcovered sectional sofa and ottoman.

Coastal Slipcover Living Room

Slipcovered white sofa and chairs give this living room a beach house design.

A collection of some of our favorite coastal slipcover living rooms. Beautiful beach house coastal slipcover living rooms.


Coastal Slipcovered Living Room

Slipcovered Sectional Sofa Living Room

 Slipcover Beach Condo Living Room

Slipcover White Coatsal Living Room

white slipcover sofa aand chairs, clean coastal room, navy and white
Measure. The first step in arranging a space is determining its size. Use a tape measure to get the dimensions of a room. This is key to making sure your furniture selections will fit. This slipcover sofa and chairs fits the room perfectly.
navy and white coastal dining room

Mix furniture of different sizes.
Every object has a height, depth and width. To add visual interest to any space, incorporate a variety of furniture with different characteristics. If you're going for a serene, relaxing space keep the furnishing size in a room similar.
clean, coastal modern living space

Furniture size & scale to create balance.
The size of furniture pieces are relative to one another and the size of the space is their scale. Similarly scaled pieces are more serene when used together. A nice balance of pieces creates a comfortable coastal design, utilizing differing heights, depth and width throughout a room. When the furniture is out of scale,it just won't feel comfortable.
aqua and white coastal room with white sofa and chairs

Furniture relationship & balance to create symmetry.

The relationship of items to one another to form a pleasing whole is called balance. There are two forms of balance: symmetrical and asymmetrical. Bilateral symmetry has two of everything. Asymmetry refers to an imbalance, such as two candles of slightly different sizes next to each other. Symmetry is very serene, while asymmetry is used to add visual interest.

modern coastal white living room

Painters perspective.
Look at your space as a painter looks at a work of art. There are visual tricks that painters use to create the appearance of depth in a space. The first trick painters use is "triangulation." In interior design, triangulation is the placement of two end tables on either side of a sofa with a painting above the sofa.
coastal modern living room with white sofa and blue and white pillows

Form & function of the space.
All furniture arrangements have a form and a function. Large rectangular spaces can be dealt with by dividing the "form" of the space into another form. A long, narrow living space, for example, can be split into two areas of function. One half can be for the sofa, or the function of conversing and watching TV, and the other half is the Dining Room, or the function of dining.
traditional living room dining room

6 Simple tips to make the right furniture choices and space plan in your coastal rooms. Design tips to maximize your furniture style & function in your space.

Bridgehampton beach house. Bridgehampton, NY beach house by Foley & Cox. A beautifully designed coastal home with natural ocean tones and textures. Ocean inspired color palate of white and blue designs with coastal sectional sofa. Coastal white slipcover sofa paired with wicker chairs and driftwood accents is a lovely coastal beach house design. Beach house coastal guest bedroom in blue and white color palate with boathouse striped area rug and lovely coastal bedding. Beach house master bedroom has a more modern coastal feel with the clean lines and masculine tones. The backyard is a lush green landscape with a large rectangular pool . Just beyond the pool is the ocean. 

Take a tour of this lovely beach house with big coastal style. One of our favorite coastal beach house tours. 

Photo credits:

Foley & Cox 

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