We asked the designer of this crisp and cool coastal living room to reveal how it all came together. Lucky for us Tracy Lynn, the owner and principal designer at Style On a Shoestring in San Diego, Calif., didn't stop there. Read along as she shares her top designer tips for decorating any room and for creating this beautiful oceanside retreat.
Throw pillows on a sofa or chair to give drama or a new look to a room easily and affordably!
Look online for ideas and styles that you like. Then search for comparable looks at better price points. Go to places like etsy.com or craigslist.com to find used pieces that can be painted or refurbished. Do simple things that can easily change a look, such as new throw pillows or a new rug, to introduce new color scheme throughout the house.
Things that might make a true impact in the room, like adding window treatments or a special piece of furniture that will shine in the room.