Monday, November 23, 2015

Cozy Beach Cottage

You're in for a special treat today!

Lots of cozy beach cottage charm to see
and drool over...

Faithful readers will recall that last year, 
good friends of our purchased the cottage next door to ours.
You can read about the cottages here and here.

Here is a "Before" photo of both cottages.
Their cottage is on the left, below, looking like a palace compared to ours, on the right!

Fast forward seven years, and lots of nice things have happened here!

I''ll show you more outside pictures in the spring.

For today, let's go inside and we'll start with the sunroom.  
It's at the very front of the cottage, and the door above opens into it. 
Well, not that ugly construction door above, but a nice new custom glass door...
Anyway, come on in!

There's the new door, on the right.  
Much better!

And here's a view of the sunroom from the main living room.

It has great views of Lake Michigan and some enormous evergreen trees 
which can be enjoyed from this comfy chair 
in this charming corner.

The new owners have a great sense of style 
and have furnished the cottage with lots of delightful details. 

Love the artwork

And the lamp 

And the pillows  

Even the puppy has a coordinated cozy bed 

The original Douglas Fir floors were stripped and refinished.
They add a nice, casual warm tone that really grounds the rooms.

The walls are all painted Crisp Linen from Sherwin Williams. 
It's a great color that's not too beige or too yellow or too gray.
It's just beachy.

The fish table is so cute and clever, the way it folds up out of the way.

And this graphic rug!
Great design and practical indoor outdoor material too. 

Below, left,  you can see the door that leads to the front guest bedroom.

Here's a peek at this sunny, cozy space.

A masterful mix of pillows

And a cute bedside table that just fits

I love the colors and the patterns and the textures.
Very beachy and still sophisticated.

Here's a peek into the main living room.

That's just to tease you...
More on the other wonderful rooms next time! 

Stay tuned.

Sharing with:
Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch
Inspire me Monday at My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia
The Scoop at Stone Gable
Inspire Me Tuesday at A Stroll Through Life
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  1. I love how all the little details come together!

  2. Wonderful to see and enjoy . . .
    Yummy views . . .
    Looking forward to more . . .

  3. Such a charming beachy cottage :-) Love the headboard and cushions in the bedroom, and the coordinating doggie bed is so sweet! The hardwood floors are really beautiful too.


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