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Coastal design question-

We have new natural maple cabinets and are not interested in doing a kitchen remodel to acheive coastal style. Can I keep the natural wood and still have a coastal vibe?

Thank you for any help you can offer!

T in Upstate NY

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Maureen Hoy
I love coastal style however as much as I love the natural light color sofas favored in coastal style I would never buy one. I holiday let my riverfront home and light colored linen sofas even with slip covers would be a big problem. Iiving with hubby, son and a dog in our home I steer clear of light colored soft furnishings.
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Hui Lim

My new house is right by the sea but in Malaysia. I want it to be a tranquil retreat. I can’t decide between thus costal style and a darker Asian tropical resort style.
Any suggestions on which I should choose or any way I can combine the 2?


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