Located in the beach town of Marblehead, Ma, this coastal cottage if filled with inspiring coastal interiors that lead towards a very comforting shabby-chic style.
Designed by Molly Frey Design, this is the kind of cottage that feels simple yet tailored and ready to embrace anyone that enters this home.
Take a look at this special cottage and tell me if it doesn’t make you relaxed just looking at these images… this is how you want to live!
Cottage with Inspiring Coastal Interiors
The interiors in this cottage are not big, but by choosing a very neutral color palette and having plenty of natural light, makes this cottage appear larger than it actually is.
The table in this dining room is an old pine table that has been custom painted with a distressed blue paint/wash. The chairs are painted white from Pottery Barn.
Light fixture is the “Astoria Pendant“. Designer: Zia-Priven Design, from Stonegate Designs.
Draperies were custom made from white linen.
What a wonderful kitchen! I love the beadboard paneling and the open shelves. Notice the pendants above the island – they’re delicate and it has a vintage feel to it.
Kitchen Cabinet Paint Color: “Benjamin Moore White Dove OC-17″.
I wouldn’t mind doing the dishes here! This classic apron sink is from “Whitehaus Collection”.
Faucet is from “Rohl”.
Kitchen Hardware are from “Restoration Hardware”.
Kitchen Countertop is White Carrara marble, 2″ thick.
Counter stools are the Napa backless barstools from Pottery Barn. The designer had white washable slipcovers made for them.
Island Measurements: 3′ x 8′
Kitchen Measurements: The kitchen is about 17′ x 14′ and the dining room is about 13′ x 14′
This is a smart way to make a kitchen feel open while creating more cabinet space.
The interior designer, Molly Frey, painted the art above the mantel.
The walls are “Benjamin Moore Morning Dew” and the trim is “Benjamin Moore White Dove” – in fact, the entire main floor was painted in these colors.
The reclaimed mantel beam is from “Old House Parts” in Kennebunk ME.
Notice the lobster trap in the fireplace. Very rustic-coastal!
I am loving the soft greens and blues in this living room. Isn’t it calming and elegant?
The chairs were made by “Lee Industries”.
A gorgeous oversized sailboat adds a coastal feel to the living room.
Simple and pretty. I love homes with these qualities!
Mirror is from “Antiques on Nine” in Kennebunk, ME.
This den is perfect to curl-up at the end of the day to watch TV or read a book.
Sofa is from “Lee Industries”.
The floors in this cottage are oak with “Minwax Jacobean” stain.
How beautiful is this? Bring me some coffee, a good magazine and I can leave everything else for some another time…
Sea horse pillows are from “William Sonoma Home”.
Paint Color is “Restoration Hardware Ash”.
You can’t help but feel relaxed in this master bedroom! I love its “all-white” approach.
Mirror is from a store in Kennebunk ME, called “Antiques on Nine”.
Wall Paint Color is “Benjamin Moore Light Pewter 1464″. Trim Paint Color is “Benjamin Moore White Dove OC-17″
Shabby Chic Chaise
This cottage is all about feeling comfortable and relaxed.
The chaise is from “Shabby Chic Furniture”.
Paint Color: “Benjamin Moore Healing Aloe 1562″.
This color is perfect for bathrooms, laundry rooms and white kitchens. It’s soft and soothing.
It’s always nice seeing well-designed shared bedrooms. I am loving the beadboard paneling and the furniture layout.
These beds are from “Pottery Barn”, with “Restoration Hardware” pulls.
Nautical Sconces are from “Shiplights”.
Duvets are also from “Pottery Barn”.
A classically designed bathroom is always appealing and a smart investment! Pedestal sinks create some division in this shared bathroom, while a linen cabinet delivers some interest and useful storage space.
Sconces are from “Pottery Barn”.
Coastal Themed Bedroom
A coastal-themed bedroom is perfect for a cottage by the sea!
Nautical flag artwork are from “Cottage Home Furniture”.
Classic blue, white and red coastal hues.
The back hallway was inverted into a simple, but efficient mudroom.
Hooks are the “Letter Hooks” from “Anthropologie”.
Floors are slate floors with a light gray grout.
This cottage feels classic and its design stand the test of time.
Gardens & Patio
It would be wonderful to relax for a few hours in this patio hearing the birds singing.
The beautiful, sea-side town of Marblehead, Ma.
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Isn’t this cottage adorable? I love seeing homes that are done just right! Nothing feels bare or overly decorated here… everything is calm and quiet. Don’t we like to feel that way when we open the door of our home?
I’m off today to buy (gosh, do we ever stop “buying things?! LOL) some snacks, backpacks, clothing and other things like that for the kids. My two older ones will start school soon and I want to have everything ready for it. It will be a busy day!
What do you have planned for today? Whatever you have to do, wherever you need to go, I hope you go feeling Blessed and safe.
Big hugs to you all and we’ll talk again tomorrow!
Luciane at HomeBunch.com
Sources: Molly Frey Design. Last Image: Bart Snow.