23 Lake House Decorating Ideas
Give your lake house decor a fresh and sophisticated look with a white palette. Add simple curtains to help soften the room.
Make the most of waterfront views by keeping windows and sliding doors free of draperies. Sliding pocket doors will help connect the indoors and out.
Choose durable seating for minimal worry and upkeep. Keep the color palette in tune with the surroundings to blur the distinction between indoors and out.
For effortless style keep the color scheme simple. Here, blue and green accent pillows channel the outdoors.
Don't be afraid to make your lake house style a hybrid. Pair your favorite elements against the crisp background of white walls for a comfortable look that is all your own.
Keep the beautiful views the primary focus. A neutral palette devoid of area rugs or window treatments camouflage this lake house living room with its surroundings.
In her Arkansas lake house dining room, Style Director Heather Chadduck removed ceiling beams to bring in more light from above. For a quick fix, paint dark-stained ceilings pale gray to open up the space.
If you're remodeling or building, consider designing a bump-out bay of windows. It creates a cozy sitting room with a 180-degree view.
"I always design floor plans to pull visitors toward the daylight," says Bill. Here, the elevated entry and foyer give guests a straight view to the lake upon entering the front door. There are also three outdoor living spaces: a rear terrace, a screened side porch, and an open-air porch.