5 Ways to Get this Look: Beach House Bedroom

When the days get hot and muggy, it’s easy to start dreaming about having a cottage by the lake or sea.  This bedroom is part of a beach house featured by House of Turquoise and Coastal Living.  It looks like the perfect place to stretch out and take a nap after combing the beach for driftwood, doesn’t it?  Knowing that I’m not the only one who dreams of a cozy cottage with water views, I looked around blogland and found five tutorials to help you make a room that looks like this one.  
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5 Ways to Get This Look: Retro Cottage Kitchen

Confession time:  someday I’d like to have a beach house.  Not for the status, not for the view, not even for the ocean breeze…I want one so I can decorate it!  A kitchen like this one (that I found at Indulgy) is exactly what I picture in my imaginary beach house.  Things that speak to me in this room are the soft colors, the interesting textures (stainless steel and butcher block), and cool retro details like the Smeg refrigerator and barn lights.  I’ve found five great options for DIYing this look.

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