The New Year brings a sense of a fresh start and I couldn’t start it without bringing the same feeling to the blog. This shingle coastal cottage feels just right to start 2017 and I am sure it will get you inspired and happy after you see these crisp and full of color interiors.
Here’s what the designer had to say about this project: “A few weekends after finalizing the purchase of the beach house they’d been dreaming of, a young couple watched as Hurricane Sandy stormed the coastline of New England and narrowed its gaze on the Jersey Shore, destroying their home and dashing their summer dreams. But every ending is a new beginning, as the saying goes, and shortly after the devastating storm came plans for a new home, built high above the floodplain with an elevated interior design plan to match. Starting from scratch with a trusting second-time client and a talented construction team gave us the chance to experiment and develop every detail along the way, allowing us to reinterpret our favorite elements of a traditional nautical home combined them with the lightness and ease of a beach bungalow.
Walls were clad with shiplap, stair railings were given a modern spin, wood floors and walls were allowed to flow into the bathrooms, even onto the shower walls. The interior walls were illuminated as if they were the quarters of a ship, and the ample use of white canvas and linens mixed with bright primaries are reminiscent of maritime flags, sails, and spinnakers.
So all’s well that ends well… The young couple, now a family of four (plus a French bulldog) have a place to hang their (beach) hats and a happy home, built to provide safe shelter and familiar comfort to sea dwellers and land lovers alike, for many years to come”.
Allow this new beach house to inspire nautical charm in your own space.
Interior design by Chango & Co.
Beach Cottage with Crisp & Fresh Coastal Interiors
This shingled bungalow got a new lease on life after 2012’s Hurricane Sandy devastated the Bay Head area. Now, it is a relaxed seaside retreat with nautical inspiration in every room. Navy blue front door paint color is “Benjamin Moore 832 Blue Heron”.
Ship Bell: Wayfair – $144
Lighting: Kichler Seaside Single Wall Sconce – $94
Since the front door opens to the beach, a mudroom in the entry was the best solution to keep everything organize in the area. Here, the designers chose open bases where shoes can simply be kicked underneath the benches.
Vintage Hooks: Restoration Hardware – $39 each
Seagrass Baskets: Pottery Barn – 39 each
Bench Cushion: Home Decorators.
Runner: Nourison Paradise Garden Indigo Sisal Runner – Overstock – $98 each
Crisp White Paint Color
White Shiplap Paint Color: “Decorator’s White Benjamin Moore”.
White Oak Console Table
The console table is from Wisteria and the designer upgraded the knobs for rope knobs. The lamp is from Barclay Butera.
A hall connects the mudroom to the rest of the house. Artwork is from Minted.
A pair of jute runners bring a coastal look to this space while adding comfort. The kitchen paint color is CC-20 Decorators White by Benjamin Moore.
Appliances are GE Monogram.
To ensure that your home stays modern, make sure to choose timeless accents and finishes.
Flooring: These floors are wide plank solid white oak. They were finished with three coats of poly and left with the natural color.
Kitchen Pendant Lighting
Popular Kitchen Pendant Light: Large Hicks Pendants from Circa Lighting – $735 each.
Navy Bar Stools
White kitchen cabinets always look so crisp with black countertop, don’t they? The navy bar stools come to bring a nautical feel to the kitchen.
Navy Metal Bar Stools are from Dot and Bo – $119 each.
In this kitchen, shiplap walls bring the rest of this home’s feel to this area. The black kitchen countertop is Churchill Soapstone. These durable countertops will surely hold up to the wear and tear.
Faucet is Waterstone Pulldown Kitchen Faucet.
Sink: Rohl Apron-Sink Fireclay Farmhouse Sink.
Wall Clock: Chelsea Deck Clock – $288
Kitchen Nook Banquette
This, once unused corner, became the perfect space for a kitchen nook with custom banquette.
Dining Table: Beachcrest Home Harbor View – $710
Dining Chairs: Joseph Allen Stacking Dining Side Chairs from All Modern – $129 each
Bench Cushion: Sunbrella Fabric from Home Decorators.
Stripe Indoor & Outdoor Pillow: Lulu & Georgia – $77
Doesn’t it make you hungry? 😉
Vase: Grass and Rope Vase – Bed Bath & Beyond – $15
Lighting: Pelle Bubble Chandelier.
Coastal Living Room
This all-white living room is the perfect “canvas” for these nautical elements.
Art: Lone Sunbather on Dunes art print by Heather Nash.
White Slipcovered Sectional
Sectional: Pottery Barn Comfort Roll Arm Slipcovered Sectional $3,845+
Rug: Playa Stripe Dhurrie Rug in Blue from Serena & Lily.
Seagrass Coffee Table: Wisteria – $300
Sconces: Circa Lighting Pelham Moon Light in Polished Nickel – $315 each
Nothing was overlooked in this beach house, including the powder room. The wallpaper is from Schumacher.
All plumbing are from Kohler.
The staircase features shiplap wainscoting and sisal runner. Staircase railing is painted in “Benjamin Moore 832 Blue Heron”. Walls are BM Decorators White.
Lighting is “Polished Nickel Darlana Lantern” from Circa Lighting.
Navy blues, porthole-inspired lighting and natural jute keep the upstairs hall feeling coastal and crisp.
Sconces are Circa Lighting’s Pelham Moon Light in Polished Nickel.
Mirror: Jute Rope Mirror – One Kings Lane – $199
Stools: Mecox Backman Navy & White Striped X-Rope Stools – $325 each.
The sisal staircase runner is from Sacco Carpet.
I love how happy this guest bedroom feels! It’s perfect for a beach house.
The accordion arm sconce is from Circa Lighting.
This coastal bedroom features blue and white striped rug and navy and red decor.
Try to use stripes to bring a modern coastal feel to your home. Use them in various width, shades and directions.
Bed: Seagrass Bed from Pottery Barn.
Bedding & Rug: Serena & Lily.
White Bedroom Paint Color
“Benjamin Moore CC-20 Decorators White”.
Lamp: Lydia Lamp in red from Worlds Away.
Side Table: Bungalow 5.
Why not bring some fun into your home? This wallpaper is perfect for this space!
Sconces: Covington Articulating Single Sconces from Pottery Barn – $149 each.
These are wide plank solid white oak flooring. They were finished with three coats of poly and left with the natural color. Notice the beautiful wall paneling.
The lobster wallpaper is Lobby from Abnormals Anonymous in “Red Pepper”.
Rope Tissue Holder
The rope tissue holder was custom designed by the designer but Restoration Hardware makes something similar – “Dakota Mocha Rope Tieback”.
Bedroom Color Scheme
The master bedroom features a soft color scheme that invites you in. Notice the sisal rug.
Perfectly designed! I simply love every detail here.
Shiplap ceiling brings a classic coastal feel to the master bedroom.
Fan is a Quorum ceiling fan.
Blue Gray Paint Color: “Benjamin Moore Mountainscape 870”.
This is a smart idea to add extra storage to a bedroom!
The master bathroom features wide plank solid white oak hardwood floors.
Beautiful bone inlay mirror. Countertop is Carrera marble.
This coastal bunk room feature built in bunk beds with rope ladder and pipe railings.
Alphabet Prints: One Kings Lane.
Rope Bunk Bed Stair
The custom rope ladder reminds you of a dock. Isn’t it beautiful?
Bunk Bed Sconces
Sconces are from Circa Lighting.
Bedding: West Welm PrepStripe Bedding – $39+
Rug: Wave Dhurrie Rug in Marine/Tomato from Serena & Lily.
Dresser: Gemma Campaign Dresser from Pottery Barn – $999
Kids Bedroom Prints
Tip: To create a kid-inspired gallery, try to frame book illustrations in similar colors for an eye-catching result!
Art is from Minted.
Rope Porch Swing Bed
This totally makes me miss summer! The rope swing bed is custom and the deck flooring is teak.
Interior Design, Interior Architecture, custom millwork design, furniture design and art curation by Chango & Co.
Construction by Siano Brothers Contracting.
Photography by Jacob Snavely.
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Wasn’t it a great way to start the year? What a beautiful home! I hope you enjoyed it. It was wonderful to take a break from everything but I have to say that I was really missing to write new posts and share some ideas with you all.
As you know, I usually share my series “Beautiful Homes of Instagram” on Sundays but this was not possible this week due the Holidays… but don’t worry.. it will surely be back next week! 🙂
As I said yesterday, I really hope you have a very Blessed 2017, my friends! Thank you for your loyalty and friendship! I am very happy and Blessed for having each and every one of you here, day-after-day. Thank you so much!
We’ll talk soon!
Luciane at HomeBunch.com
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