In case white does not do it for you use beach-inspired shades like sandy beige light cream charcoal off-whites or a very light yellow that inspires images of a sun-kissed beach at dawn! Refreshing light blues cool aqua light teal and turquoise are perfect additions as the accent shades that enliven the space.
But the last few years have seen architects and homeowners gravitate towards the beautiful brick wall whenever they need a touch of texture unique character and a dab of timeless charm sprinkled in the living room.
This is a look that demands balance an eye for interior design and the discipline to know when to stop adding more to the room.
Remember that in small rooms you need ONE clear and distinct decorating style whether it is vintage modern industrial or shabby chic.
Coupled with exposed duct pipes large windows with dark metallic frames and smart lighting they create the perfect living room for those who love industrial.
Have you ever had a real dull gloomy and dark day on the beach? Odds are if things got stormy with the weather you got out of there pretty fast. Life on the beach is all about soaking in the sunshine and if you are decorating with a coastal look the light is the single most important factor.