Escape to the seaside with an inviting scheme of sunny yellows, aquamarines and beach motifs.

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Love this living room

  • Choose streamlined furniture shapes and complement with contemporary styling to act as a foil to the vibrant primary shades.
  • Use white floor planks or cladding on walls for a beach-hut effect – lay them horizontally to create a feeling of space.
  • Carefully curated clutter is key to ensuring this pared-back layout feels full and lived in.
  • Finish the look with loose arrangements of handpicked country-garden flowers, such as delphiniums, asters and hydrangeas.

 

Styling Tip

Keep the floor as visible as possible to lend an airy feel – go for furniture that is raised up by slim wooden legs.

 

Good Idea

A strip of patterned feature wallpaper above a picture rail draws the eye upwards, creating a sense of height.

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Decorating with summer brights

Aquamarine - Balance the colour of the sea with lots of white for a fresh and light result. In a family room, choose a punchy turquoise, and go for more tranquil tones in relaxed areas.

Lemon Sherbert - Add warmth to a crisp nautical scheme with accents of this zesty shade on upholstery and accessories.

 

Wave of calm

Add balance to this colourful room with a quiet reading corner, which mixes soft shades of blue and grey

 

Mix & Match

Display collections of shells, pictures and postcards alongside Scandiinspired crockery

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Photography: Andrew Boyd

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