When it comes to living on the water’s edge, Seattle is the proud and stylish home to thousands of trendy houseboats that have inspired designers, artists and literary giants around the world for decades. Today’s houseboats are no exception. From chic and elegant to retro and colorful, these hot new trends in Seattle houseboats are offering even more inspiration for a look that will capture your imagination, giving you a well of ideas for a houseboat of your very own.
Eclectic and Retro
There is just something about a houseboat that has the same mysterious ambiance of a glamorous spy flick from a bygone era. Think 70’s chic with bright bold colors and hip, woodland vibes for an eclectic style that will wow your guests and add personality to your little piece of heaven on the water.
Houses on the bay do swimmingly with varying hues of aqua, citron and navy, celebrating the natural setting of home for 2016. While it may seem like overkill, various depths of blue create a mystic that is both calming and intriguing especially when paired with crisp white.
Unexpected Pops of Color
Most houseboats are built for cozy living and this means that every inch of your space counts. Adding unexpected hints of color to unsuspecting areas can breathe new life into every day items. Paint your stair climb a bright orange hue to welcome guests inside with cheer or offer a bright splash of green on kitchen cabinets for a look that will make them green with envy.
From the retro to the colorful, a houseboat is the perfect backdrop for expressing your personal style. Whether you are a fan of modern decor or more of a muse with vintage appeal, these 2016 trends for swanky Seattle houseboats are sure to sail your home on the water into a bright new year of style.