Happy New Year, my wonderful friends! We’ve made it to 2022 and how amazing is that?! May our New Year be happy, healthy, prosperous and surrounded by people we love. I certainly will be very grateful if we spend lots of time seeing inspiring home ideas together throughout the year.
I am starting this New and Beautiful Year with a home that carries plenty of good vibes. Located in Fenwick Island, DE, and built and designed by Marnie Oursler of Marnie Custom Homes, this 2,900 sq ft bay front home is literally like living on a boat with all of its amazing panoramic bay front views.
The interiors of this home feature coastal color schemes and elements that seem to make life feel a little lighter and a lot better. In fact, this is my motto for this year. My goal is to bring you spaces where you leave feeling more relaxed and come back to feel the same over and over again.
Know that I’m thankful for each one of you my friends. Blessings to you in 2022!
See other stunning projects by Marnie Custom Homes on Home Bunch:
“This beach house sits on a peninsula so for the design we wanted to make sure that the rooms were architecturally appealing not just from the inside but also outside from the water.” – Marnie Custom Homes – @marnieoursler
Siding: NuCedar Siding in Sherwin Williams Aleutian Blue.
“Located in Fenwick Island, DE, this bayfront home is literally like living on a boat.🛥️” – Marnie Custom Homes – @marnieoursler
Exterior Lighting: Hinkley Lighting.
“There is nothing like blue on blue and I just love this blue front door painted in Sherwin Williams SW 9176 Dress Blues to complement the siding.” – Marnie Custom Homes – @marnieoursler
Front Door Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Dress Blues – high gloss.
The interiors features classic blues and crisp whites throughout with random width white oak floors in a custom white stain for a coastal look.
Kitchen Design by Jennifer Gilmer Kitchens & Baths: @jennifergilmerkb
The stunning kitchen features extra thick porcelain countertops, blue island with matching blue front glass cabinets and gorgeous glass mosaic backsplash that glistens in the sunlight.
Front of cabinet paint color and doors: Dress Blues SW 9176 by Sherwin Williams.
Ah, the view you get while doing the dishes! 😍
Countertop: Porcelain Calacatta Extra AP from Gramaco.
Kitchen Faucet: Kohler Artifacts.
A casual yet elegant Dining Room is located between the Kitchen and Family Room.
All Shiplap Paint Color: Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace 2121-7 flat
Blue coastal wet bar featuring a porcelain backsplash. Who’s ready for a cocktail?🍹
Bar Cabinet: Sherwin Williams SW 9176 Dress Blues.
Countertop & Slab Backsplash: Porcelain Calacatta Extra AP from Gramaco.
The large glass multi-glide door off of the kitchen captures the amazing views of the bay.
Door: Sliding door by La Cantina Doors.
Patio Chairs: Paradise Bay Swivel by Braxton Culler.
Outdoor Pouf: Braxton Culler.
Fun fact: Marnie surprised the homeowners with the ceiling design. She mimicked the diamond grill pattern from the windows onto the ceiling. How nice!!!
All Trim Paint Color: Benjamin Moore OC-149 Decorators White.
Swivel Chairs: Braxton Culler Osborne Swivel.
Lamps: San Simeon Table Lamp by Couture.
Blue Side Table: Moroccan Side Table by Chelsea House.
Bathroom Wainscoting Paint Color: Benjamin Moore Decorators White.
Vanity: Restoration Hardware – polished nickel – similar here.
Chandeliers: Ro Sham Beaux Gabby 6” nickle blue chunky quartz.
Wallpaper: Chinois Lattice French Blue Wallpaper.
Mirror: here – similar.
This Lily Two-Tier Chandelier is a show stopper and never disappoints. Perfect for a stairwell or two-story foyer.
Paint Color: Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace.
Flooring throughout: White Oak random width 3” – 5” – custom invisible stain – similar here.
“These homeowners wanted a coffee station outside their bedroom suite so I designed this coffee nook in the upstairs hallway. Now they can wake up, grab coffee and head upstairs to the rooftop deck to enjoy the view. ☕️🌅” – Marnie Custom Homes
Cabinets: Decor Cabinets in Summer Breeze finish.
Countertop: Grigio Delicato marble.
Design: Marnie Oursler.
“This homeowner tells me she doesn’t even want to close her eyes at night because the view is so spectacular. Mission accomplished!✅” – Marnie Custom Homes – @marnieoursler
Duvet Cover: Serena & Lily.
Shams: Serena & Lily.
Master Bedroom Paint Color: Sherwin Williams SW 7646 First Star.
Armchair: Redondo Chair by Barclay Butera.
Imagine having a cup of coffee while seeing this view! I could live here… 🙂
Railing: Intex Millwork.
This classic coastal Bathroom feels fresh and timeless. Notice the view you get while showering! A vinyl window treatment does pull down in primary bath for privacy.
The Master Bathroom was custom designed by Jennifer Gilmer Kitchens & Baths.
Sconces: Hudson Valley 5302-PN Briggs Contemporary Polished Nickel Wall Lighting Fixture – similar here & here.
Mirrors: Beveled Glass Frame Mirror.
Floor file: Versilia Statuario 3×12 Polished Porcelain Subway Tile – similar here.
Vanity: Decor Cabinets.
Accent Wood wall: Custom contemporary sandstone wood wall by Marnie Custom Homes.
Bed: Braxton Culler Sabal Bed.
Bedding: Serena & Lily Pine Hill.
Duvet Cover: Palm Duvet Cover.
Quilt: Serena & Lily.
Pillows: Custom – similar here.
Sconces: Hudson Valley Portland 8501-PN.
Mirror: Images Bar Harbor Bone Inlay Mirror.
Floor Tile: Onix – Perla – similar here.
“If you’ve followed me for a while, you know that designing bunk beds is my favorite.😁 This bunk room was a bit of a challenge due to the roofline. Luckily this homeowner gave me a lot of creative liberty so take a look at how I made this layout work while also maximizing storage.📐 ” – Marnie Custom Homes – @marnieoursler
Bunk bed design: Custom by Marnie Oursler.
Bunk Room Paint Color: Sherwin Williams SW 6241 Aleutian.
Trim Paint Color: Benjamin Moore Decorators White.
This Guest Bathroom features curbless shower with floor-to-ceiling glass mosaic tile. Notice the smartly-designed shower niches.
Rattan Bench: Costa X-Base Stool.
Chandeliers: Ro Sham Beaux Malibu nickel natural mother of pearl.
Wallpaper: Phillip Jeffries Seaside Linen Soft Cerulean – Available through the designer – similar here.
Shiplap Paint Color: Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace.
“This tile makes doing laundry a little more enjoyable.” – Marnie Custom Homes
Wall: Hex 8” porcelain matte tile.
An outdoor staircase with Cedar treads gives access to the rooftop. Siding is Sherwin Williams Aleutian Blue.
Who needs going on vacations living in a home like this, right? The views keep getting better and better!
Couch/ottoman: Martine Loveseat by Woodard Furniture.
Deck: Cedar decking.
“Our favorite feature is our first ever crab shack! An indoor/outdoor space that is great for large crab feasts and can be hosed down after.” Marnie Custom Homes
Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Top Sail.
This home truly is one-of-a-kind!
Flooding concerns? This house is close to the water but everything is above base flood elevation. As a backup, all of the building materials on the first floor are completely waterproof with the electrical work elevated. In addition, we’ve installed flood vents on the first floor to minimize structural damage.
Firepit: Bryndle Root Fire Pit by Frontgate.
Adirondack Chairs: Adirondack by Mattingly’s Aldie, VA – similar here.
Deck: Cedar decking.
Paradise Point is a special place where you can gaze into the bay and wash your worries away. Is there a better way to start the year?
More about this builder: “Marnie Oursler (@marnieoursler) is President of Marnie Custom Homes (@marniecustomhomes) – based in Bethany Beach, Delaware – which specializes in building sustainable custom beach homes using locally sourced materials. You may recognize her as the star of Big Beach Builds that ran for two seasons on DIY Network and host of HGTV Dream Home 2018. Her innovative use of materials, impeccable craftsmanship, brilliant design sense, and unparalleled work ethic have earned her a thriving business. Every Marnie Custom Home is unique and perfectly tailored to the homeowner. The result? An ideal luxury beach retreat, built in harmony with nature.”
Architect: Bernardon Design @bernardondesign
Photography: Dana Hoff Photography @danajefferyhoff
Photo Stylist: Kristi Hunter @kristihunter
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