Some days you wake up and just wish you were living in a house that feels a little more like you. You look around and you feel that your home is lacking personality. In fact, it feels as if it’s lacking your personality.
It’s not that you don’t know what you like. The truth is that you like so many things, so many interior styles, so many interesting ideas and many times, all the latest trends. You keep buying new things for your house and you love them when you first see them, but soon after you loose interest. Often, you feel like it looked much better in the store than within your space. Why does this keep happening, you might ask. The answer is quite simple: your home is lacking balance, cohesion, flow.
It’s not hard for us to see beautiful homes with many great ideas but with an unfinished feel to them. Unfortunately, putting a home “together” is not as easy as it seems. You have to envision the space and if you allow me to share some advice, you need to bring home things that you love, not because they’re trendy, but because they “speak” to you.
Bringing personality and flow to the interiors was done in a easy and very casual way in this beach house located in Beaufort, South Carolina. Designed by Reu Architects, this home has a way of inviting you over and making you feel comfortable. Nothing is outrageous, everything is simple and pretty, including the water views.
Let’s start this week by seeing this comfortable and comforting beach house design. I am sure you will feel a little more relaxed and inspired to bring your beautiful personality into your home.
South Carolina Beach House Design
“Take your shoes off if you must, but if not, feel free to come in knowing that there’s nothing too precious about this home. You’re here to feel welcomed…” Don’t we all want our guests to feel this way when they arrive at our home? This entry hall delivers this welcoming feeling.
Paint Color: “Benjamin Moore CC-20 Decorators White”.
Entry Hall Lighting: Sconces are the “Small Chelsea Reflections Sconces in Old White” and Lantern Pendant is the “Darlana Medium Lantern in Aged Iron”.
Cream Quartz Kitchen Countertop
This transitional kitchen features light gray cabinets topped with cream quartz countertops and brass hardware — a soothing combination.
The kitchen island is fitted with gas cooktop and lined with industrial counter stools.
The herringbone tiled backsplash are by Ann Sacks.
Kitchen Lighting: Sconces are the “Pimlico Double Swing Arm Wall Lamp sconces” by Visual Comfort”.
Notice the wall of cabinets with a built-in coffee machine, microwave and the concealed refrigerator hidden behind the paneled door.
Kitchen Cabinet Paint Color Ideas
“Benjamin Moore 1005 Hazlewood”
Just off the kitchen you will find an amazing wine room featuring Thermador wine columns.
Lighting is the “Cranbrook Lantern” by Circa Lighting.
Located aside the kitchen, this built-in desk is a great place to do some errands and enjoy your morning coffee. Notice the built-in coffee machine.
Talking about personality, how about this vintage table with built-in stools? Isn’t that an interesting piece? I also love the white slipcovered wingback captain chairs.
Lighting is the Large Flemish Linear Pendant by Visual Comfort.
Transitional Coastal Family Room
Benjamin Moore HC-45 Shale
There’s so much to love about this space! I really like the tan paint color and the navy, tan and turquoise color palette. It feels coastal and casual.
The gray green ceiling paint color is “Benjamin Moore Gray Cashmere”
Lighting is the “Ralph Lauren Roark Modular Ring Chandelier”.
Hardwood Floor Ideas
The reclaimed wood floors are by Mondavi Reserve Barrel Collections.
Indoors & Outdoors
A butler’s pantry is right off a well-designed deck featuring warm gray cabinets painted “Benjamin Moore Graystone”.
Guest Bedroom Paint Color
Benjamin Moore OC-32
Lamps are the “Alexa Hampton Anita Table Lamps”.
Two Tone Wall Paint Color Ideas
What a lovely nautical-themed boy’s bedroom! Upper walls are painted in gray (“Benjamin Moore Gray Huskie”), and lower walls are painted in blue (“Benjamin Moore Santorini Blue”).
Transitional Gray Master Bedroom
The master bedroom boasts gray walls, linen wingback chair with back upholstered in burlap and nailhead trim adorned with turquoise paisley pillow. Floor lamp is the “Strie Floor Lamp in Aged Iron”.
The transitional bathroom features warm brown double washstand topped with cream stone countertops. Sconces are the “Easterly Wall Sconces” and also notice the stunning white herringbone tiled floor.
Benjamin Moore 1570 Gray Wisp
Ceiling Paint Color is “Benjamin Moore Gray Cashmere”.
Lighting is the Spherical Cube Pendant by Circa Lighting.
Back to the lower level of the house, this screened porch is a great place to dine al fresco.
A great idea for Valentines Day!;)
Outdoor Living Room
The outdoor living room is a great place to entertain friends. Notice the beautiful outdoor fireplace.
The Trex Outdoor Furniture is dressed in navy seat cushions.
Private and quiet… can you picture yourself here?
You guys have no idea how happy I am to be here with you today! It’s always great to start a brand new week, isn’t it? Oh, let’s forget about all the errands this week awaits, let’s focus on the good stuff! Let’s be grateful for our health (even if you’re not feeling 100%, focus on what’s working!), let’s also focus on the good things that are happening right now in our lives and let’s move on from the things that are not that great. Changes only happen when we get up, move things around and keep going ahead!
Think positive, keep positive and positive things will start happening in your life.
Wishing you all a very Blessed week, full of laughter and love!
We’ll talk again tomorrow!
Luciane at HomeBunch.com
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