|I've begun gathering my inspiration stuff.|
This is the twelvemonth I'thousand going to create the dwelling house that reflects what I really dearest , and I'll do it unabashedly. How'second that for positive thinking? Step one , check!
To live more specific , I'm moving towards a coastal decor system , with clean , cool , crisp colors -- seascapes , beach drinking glass , white article of furniture. I'll warm it up with touches of vintage -- sometime leather , sepia photos , together with gently used bamboo furnishings.
The challenge: to proceed the household from looking trite as well as schmaltzy , similar an out-of-the box beach rental. The style to make that: go far personal together with unique. I can do this because my home is non on the market. If you're prepping your abode for sale , you tin't follow today'sec advice.
I'll incorporate items we honey -- my father'sec old binoculars , my childhood swim trophies , Mr. Lucky'sec collection of sharks teeth , framed nautical charts of places nosotros've cruised in our boat. These are items I power not non display inward a staged dwelling house.
|The fossil oil painting of a send Mr. Lucky'sec granddad captained will go prominent placement.|
My inspiration comes from pins I've begun to add to my Pinterest board. And , I'1000 a regular reader of Completely Coastal , a tidal wave of virtually daily ideas! My best inspiration comes from our ain family unit histories , since both Mr. Lucky too I both grew up by the H2O. Our happiest memories are from time spent in the H2O or on the H2O. We both had grandfathers who were captains on sea-going vessels. We alive most the coast , having moved hither from the mountains to enjoy a lifestyle centered about appreciation for all that the ocean , rivers , and marshes offering.
|My novel onetime bamboo chairs. Be glad yous tin't see the dark plastic seats.|
- Replace night woods ceiling fans inwards living room together with bedrooms alongside white ones.
- Add white plantation shutters to my role.
- Convert all painted furniture to white or pastel colors.
- Recover cerise cushions inward living room amongst blue denim.
- Replace garden-style glass-topped table , together with chairs inwards dining surface area , alongside wooden table in addition to bamboo chairs. Add killer seats , peradventure inwards a coral colour for drama!
- Construct a driftwood-framed , sunburst mirror from the 25 10 xxx-inch ugly mirror I own. Wish me luck. If I succeed , y'all'll come across the panduan hither.
- Slipcovers , slipcovers , slipcovers!
- And cushions!
|Works in progress: the driftwood framed mirror , together with more or less high-water draperies makeover.|
What are your dwelling house plans for the year ahead? Dream large , in addition to dream in technicolor.