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Rustic Cottage Decor!

Industrial Cottage

industrial kitchen

“This renovated, late 19th-century cottage, features lots of fresh white painted floors & walls, rustic timber kitchen cupboards, & industrial, vintage/retro-style furnishings.”

Discovered on DustJacket Attic!

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DIY Bubble Chandelier!!

DIY Bubble Chandelier
This is such an awesome idea! Use old clear Christmas ornaments and a bit of fishing wire.  Hang near a light and viola!! What a great way to use old or new ornaments!

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Island of Blue Coastal Handpainted Goodies!!

surfboard notecards
Surf Notecards – Colorful Surfboard Collection – Set of Eight (3 1/2″ X 5″)

coastal seashell notecards

Beach Notecards – Coastal Seashells – Set of Eight (3 1/2″ X 5″)

beach print starfish decor

Coastal Home Decor – Starfish Art

We love all of these adorable and handmade items!! Perfect for around the beach cottage or kids room!!

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5 Gorgeous Rooms with a Nautical Theme

Ahoy sailor! Bring out your love for the high seas in the growing trend of nautical themed decorating. Whether is your little boy’s nursery or your bathroom, there are ways to incorporate this classic look anywhere.

1. The essential colors

nautical room

via Houzz

Red, white, and navy blue are the classic naval colors that you’ll want to use. Don’t forget about your neutrals such as woody browns and canvas creams when you put together your color palette. The great thing is that all these colors almost always go beautiful together with their high contrast bright hues.

  1. Shaping up

nautical bathroom

via Houzz

Ships are known for their round windows. Bring that style into your bathroom with circle mirrors that feel just like a ship’s portholes. Another lovable thing about this bathroom are the lights and amazing cabinets. They really bring in the feeling of being in a ship from the wood to the details in the door knobs.

  1. Raise the mast

nautical living room

via Houzz

This living room looks like the wow worthy captain’s cabins of a luxury liner. This room keeps the woodsy feel of a ship to bring together fun and classic. The ceiling looks like an upside down ship and the bar looks you could unfurl a sail and sail away in it! This room also incorporates other nautical essentials such as shop helms and those amazing lights that look like a starry sky.

  1. For the young adventurer

nautical boys bedroom

via Houzz

This room just screams fun. The map for an accent wall brings something great color to the room and has the bonus of being educational. To maximize the continuity of the look, match rugs to bedsheets to accent pieces. The model sailboat really ties it all together into one central theme.

  1. Show it off

nautical man cave with sailboats

via Houzz

Show off your love for sailing with a beautiful display as the backdrop of your ultimate billiards room. To match the theme, keep the walls and ceiling decorated with wood panel as a nod to the wood that ships were made out. Port mirrors and rope bannisters on the staircase really make this room look like you’re playing pool at sea without the seasickness.

  1. Material overhaul

nautical distressed wood  room

via Houzz

The nautical style is full of many textures and features a lot of natural fibers. Distressed wood brings a really organic feel. There are many chances to use upcycled pieces such as items made from driftwood or rope.

For more home design inspiration, please go to Modernize.com.

Thanks to Jane Blanchard for this great nautical inspired article!

Coral & Aqua Color Palette!

coral and aqua color pallette
“Fresh and invigorating, this vibrating palate of corals and turquoises is a contrasting mix of brights.”

Discovered on The Distinctive Cottage! 

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Island Creations from Isola Bella!

oleander jewelry
Oleander Double Leaf Jewelry
lace bangle bracelet
Floral Lace Bangle Bracelet
About the artist: “I consider myself a modern bohemian with a gypsy soul. My work is ever evolving, influenced by my travels near and far and daily experiences.”

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