If you like open floor plans, simplicity, and coastal decorations, this may be for you! Create an ideal atmosphere that is comforting and inspiring at the same time. You don’t have to live by the ocean to have the perfectly decorated home that you desire!
Open Living Space
Even if you don’t have an open floor plan, you can create that exact feeling by scaling things down and changing your flooring to a tan hardwood. This type of flooring will open up the area because just as dark colors create a closed-in feeling, light colors will open it up. Ash colored, maple, or walnut colored flooring will generate a sandy look as if you are actually at a beach.
If you decide on carpet flooring or perhaps area rugs to soften your hardwood floors, you can choose from many great patterns or solid colors. A couple of patterns to choose from that would reflect a coastal theme would be either seashells or mermaids. It can be an intense pattern so consider putting this carpet in smaller areas, but an area where your guests will still be able to enjoy it.
Keep It Simple
A huge part of coastal living is simplicity. There are several ways to decorate your home in a sophisticated and stylish, yet simple way without giving up what you want to display. To reflect the way homeowners decorate their beach homes, you can create your own beach home by setting out small dolphin, turtle, and mermaid statues. You can also set out real seashells from that trip you took to the coast a few years back.
Call Floor Coverings International of White Bear Lake today to schedule a free in-home consultation. Our design and flooring experts can help you make the right choice for your dream home!
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