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Coastal Living Room Makeover – Splurge & Save

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Coastal living room decor using a textured grey rug with neutral furniture and fine art prints. #coastaldecor #coastallivingroom #livingroomdecor

It is no secret that I redecorate my house when the seasons change. After the hustle and bustle of Christmas and a house stuffed to the brim with green, I find myself with a clean slate come January. While I’m not ready to go full tilt into spring or summer, I’m able to add a few pastel touches here or there to make the transition go smoothy and decorate my coastal living room.

As January arrived, I found myself with a tan rug, two linen club chairs, and two lighter linen sofas. Hello monotone. I did this for a reason because it’s so easy to change my decor as my preferences change. However, I’m craving color, just not green. When searching for rugs, I tried a denim blue rug and while I absolutely loved it, it appeared too purple in our lighting. Then I started looking at natural fiber rugs with texture. I finally found the one that I love and you can read about next.

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I went with this Bealeton Area Rug from Boutique Rugs because I love the texture it adds to the neutral room. It is made by Surya and constructed of 70% cotton and 30% wool. You can receive 55% off of your entire purchase from Boutique Rugs using the discount code COASTAL55. Please read, I advise against using this specific rug in a high traffic area. It is handwoven and not ideal under chair legs that move, running pets, and children playing with toys. I’ve included several rugs here that are more durable for those types of areas!

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Wayfair has a great selection of customizable sofas, with different types of slipcovers. You can achieve a high end look using their options. I am also including several of my favorite coffee tables and end tables here. Our coffee table arrives this weekend and I cannot wait to share the look with you!

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When original art purchases are not within your budget, you can substitute with fine art prints. I love this In the Clouds print from Deb Presutto Fine Art. She also has several coastal prints available on her site, with different size options as well.

Decor & Accessories

Coastal living room decor using a textured grey rug with neutral furniture and fine art prints. #coastaldecor #coastallivingroom #livingroomdecor
Palmetto Pillow Cover – Emily Daws Textiles
Coastal living room decor using a textured grey rug with neutral furniture and fine art prints. #coastaldecor #coastallivingroom #livingroomdecor
Kiawah Pillow Cover – Emily Daws Textiles

Emily Daws owns a studio with textile prints inspired by Charleston, SC and the surrounding areas. I have included the Kiawah Pillow Cover and Palmetto Pillow Cover in this design inspiration. You can place books like The Color Teil in seagrass trays and top with candles or chunky wooden links.

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Splurge & Save

I love a good splurge and save, and no inspiration post would be complete without a few of these. Here are a few ways to achieve the look by splurging and ways you can save!

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If you’re looking for other inspiration, you will find more of these posts here. I hope this is helpful and you’re inspired to decorate with a coastal twist!


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