How to Make a Small Coastal Home Feel Spacious

Live large in a small home with these designer tricks.

How to Make Small Coastal Cottage Home Feel Roomy Spacious Large Designer Tips Tricks
JoAnn McVicker from JoAnn Regina Home makes this small Florida cottage (measuring 1125 sq ft.) feel roomy and beautiful by creating visual space.

The living and dining room flow as one. The living room is defined by a rug and the dining room is kept clean and open. The mirrored top surfboard shaped Coffee Table is the perfect skinny table for the space and it also reflects light.  The sofa and chairs are all Slipcovered in linen and are washable.

How to Make a Small Dining Room Breakfast Nook Feel Open and Spacious
The beautiful Ocean Art painting on the wall is shared by the dining and living room. The furniture here is open and airy to keep as much light coming through as possible. And an open Chandelier is chosen for even more visual space.

Chandelier Decorated with Oyster Shell Garland
The chandelier is decorated with an oyster shell garland that has sparkling crystals.

Small White Coastal Kitchen Design Idea
The Kitchen is light, bright and simple but roomy. It has a glass subway Tile Backsplash for a little sparkle and the slightly richer color and detail in the granite countertop holds it all together.

Small Bedroom Design Idea with Poster Bed
An open visual space is created in the small master bedroom with a Poster Bed and marble and metal side tables. Drapes are a white lined linen.

Small Bedroom Design Idea with Poster Bed
The dresser is simple and sits on an iron base. The large coral Mirror keeps to the coastal feel and adds spaciousness and fun to function.

Small Bedroom Design Idea Coastal Theme White Blue
The guest bedroom is very small but has lots of windows. The side tables are a shiny Silver metal, again this brings sparkle and even more light to the space. Lamps are glass, blue and gray and feel liquid.

Rope Tie Backs Linen Curtains Bedroom Idea
A nice detail. The beautiful linen drapes have Rope Tie Backs.

Vintage Cabinet Inside Painted Blue with Coral Collection Coastal Decor Idea
The lower part of this antique Cabinet is used as the dressers while the top showcases a coral collection. The Inside of the Cabinet is Painted in a deep blue which makes the white coral really stand out.

This small coastal home has a clean flow and demonstrates how you can live large in a small home.