11 Spanish-Style Living Rooms to Inspire You

Spanish-styled house living room with fireplace and wooden ceiling beams

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There are few interior design styles more romantic than Spanish-style design. Part of the Mediterranean family, Spanish interiors are warm, welcoming, and utterly stylish. Recognizable by their traditional stucco walls, decorative tile work, and exaggerated dome ceilings, these ten Spanish living rooms will make you want to plan your next vacation (or at least your next remodel).

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    Spanish-Style Interiors

    Spanish-style living room with fireplace

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    Spanish-style living spaces not only feel traditional and sophisticated, but they also embody a sense of warmth and comfort. This stunning living space from brumleygapdesigns features white stucco walls, a tiled fireplace, and exposed natural wood beams to give it a rustic Spanish feel.

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    Experiment With Color

    Living room with colorful art

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    While many Spanish-inspired living spaces embrace whites and natural wood hues, this lovely space from ginger.ar15 proves you don't have to shy away from color. Between the oversized Frida Kahlo painting and the vibrant patterned rug, this living space is energetic and colorful in the best way.

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    Antique and Ornate Details

    Spanish themed living room

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    Spanish design often pays homage to history and maintains vintage elements throughout the space. This living room from panache_of_amarillo features an oversized iron chandelier that gives it an utterly vintage vibe. Sprinkled in throughout the rest of the room are other Spanish-influenced accessories like pottery and natural wood elements.

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    Oversized Wood Beams

    Living room open to the deck

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    The large exposed beams in this room from hummingbirdnestevents give the room a worn, aged feel (in the best way) that works beautifully with the rest of the Spanish-inspired design. The indoor-outdoor element in this living space is the perfect way to embrace the Mediterranean air (even if you don't live on that side of the world).

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    Vaulted Ceilings and Exposed Beams

    Oversized living room with vaulted ceilings

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    This living room from harmonicasa is jaw-droppingly beautiful and classically Spanish-influenced. We can't get enough of the high ceilings with exposed natural wood beams, the ornate chandelier or the rustic curved archways.

    Even if your home doesn't have built-in Spanish architectural features, you can recreate the look with an oversized iron chandelier that doubles as a centerpiece for your space.

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    Domed Ceilings

    Spanish living room with curved ceilings

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    This lovely sophisticated living room from discinteriors features a domed ceiling that makes the space feel wide open and airy. When paired with the chic furniture and neutral finishes, this room is a great example of a modern Spanish interior.

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    Stucco and a Fireplace

    Spanish living room with beams

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    Many Spanish homes feature a focal point or a centerpiece the room is laid out around. This beautiful space from cestesdesign has a lovely rounded stucco fireplace that gives the space depth and warmth. The rest of the room is rustic and neutral and incredibly inviting.

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    White spanish inspired living room

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    If you are a fan of the all-white monochrome look, you'll love this Spanish version from kerryvasquezdesign. This bright white living room is fresh and crisp without feeling sterile. We love the various shades of white throughout the space to give the room depth without its feeling overly stark.

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    Spanish Accessories

    Living room space with spanish influences

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    This open living space from haciendachic features various Spanish-influenced accessories such as the bright woven rug and displayed guitars. Even if you don't have arched doorways or exposed beams, a few Spanish-influenced objects can help give you that well-traveled, ecletic vibe in your own home.

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    A Well-Curated Bookshelf

    Bookshelf with spanish influence

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    This space from therangebyronbay features rustic built-ins and a very well curated bookshelf. Spanish design is all about showing off family heirlooms and embracing history at home. When it comes to decorating your own home, focus on meaningful objects and weave them into your decor.

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    Talavera Tiles

    Spanish living room

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    Talavera tiles, like those used in this living room from zioandsons, are perfect for embracing that Spanish vibe at home. From the bathroom to the kitchen to step-down stairs into a living room (as seen here), these colorful, patterned tiles bring a pop of color and personality to any home.

Whether you're drawn to the rustic Spanish look or you can't get enough of the colorful bright colors that feel like the perfect blend of Spanish and Mexican traditions, there are many ways to take this look and incorporate it into your own home. Even if you don't have the iconic Spanish architectural details in your space, a few accessories like antiqued pottery or bright woven rugs can give you a Spanish feel without a costly renovation.