Take a tour of India Hicks’ beach home in the Bahamas! It’s filled with history and antiques and I love it all. From the tropical greenery growing outside to the coastal fish prints inside, this home has captured my heart. Also did I mention they have a pet parrot named Jenga? You’ve got to take a look:
I’ve always thought of libraries as the heart of the home! I love the nautical touch to this one!!
Who wouldn’t want to dive into this bed?!
I’m obsessed with this distressed desk!
Because who doesn’t need an adorable playhouse for their backyard?
Sardinia, a small island off the coast of Italy is home to this amazing rustic beach house. Almost every room in the home has a 180 degree view! (With pretty fabulous views I might add) Depending on what room your in, you might get a look at the beautiful turquoise waters, or growing grape vines by the in-ground pool. The owners spared no expense with the furniture, importing doors from India and sofas from other parts of the world. There’s even a sofa made entirely of rustic logs that you must check out below!
Doorways had to be expanded to fit the antique doors from India
Confession : I’m obsessed with these antique turquoise seltzer bottles! I even have one in my own home.
Amazingly this log sofa still looks incredible comfortable!
ahh those views!
via AD Magazine
There are some homes when you first walk, you know are going to be special. Needless to say, that this Brazilian home belonging to none other than the Anderson Cooper is one of those homes! My heart skipped a beat from the very first time I laid eyes on it. Weathered kitchen cabinets, exposed beams, and pops of blues and turquoise are just a few of the things that had me “oooh-ing” and “awing”. Enjoy the tour >
Are you in love yet?
I’m so in love with that wall color!
Did you spot the weather kitchen cabinets?
Rustic wooden benches are a current crush of mine.
That macrame chair is the cat’s meow!
If you love this shower, head over to Architectural Digest to see the outdoor shower that’s inside a carved out tree trunk! as well as more photos from this Brazilian home.
This charming island home is located on Stradbroke Island, Australia. (also known as “Straddie) It’s filled with coastal vibes and seaside treasures. My biggest obsession with this home however, sits right on the front porch. It’s a distressed and painted wooden bench. (see below in pictures 3 + 4) There’s just something about distressed wooden furniture that makes me swoon! Take a look:
This bench has my heart!
Another obsession I have is with inlay furniture. This blue and white piece is too good!
I love all the blue and white pottery!!
If you love all things shiplap, dutch doors, and stripes then this nautical beach house is for you! I’ve expressed my love of dutch doors before in this Coastal Home post, and just like my love of tiny houses, my love for dutch doors is never ending. I think my love for this style door comes from the fact that you really need to live somewhere warm and sunny if you plan on getting any real use out of it. Also if I’ve never told you how much I love shiplap, let me take a minute… or two. Being the nautical lover that I am, I gravitate towards stripes. I feel like shiplap is the stripe lover’s architectural equivalent. The bonus of shiplap, if you happen to love stripes too, is that it’s a sort of neutral stripe. Therefore, you can layer other stripes (think pillows and fabrics) on top of stripes (aka shiplap). It’s an abundance of stripes, and I’m loving it!
Dutch door love!
a little closeup of the entry way – notice the rope-like mirror, this is a theme throughout the house
In love with these rope mirrors and lobster wallpaper!!
This simple set up makes my heart swoon
I love the coastal blue walls and shiplap ceiling
My new life’s mission is to find myself some anchor sheets stat!
If you love coastal living rooms as much as I do, this would be a very easy one to recreate. There’s only a few key elements but they make magic when they come together!
via Change & Co.
Over the past several months I’ve been sharing my tiny house obsession with you. Whether it’s a house boat or just a tiny seaside home, it’s safe to say I’m in love! This latest tiny house that I’ve come across is a little more rustic than the last two. It’s located in Uruguay and it’s so far off the beaten path that there really is no path or driveway for that matter. You literally have to go off-roading to get to your front door. For some reason this makes my heart swoon even more. I imagine you don’t have too many neighbors in an area where you have to cross sand dunes to get to your beach house! Oh and did I mention that it doesn’t have any electricity? but it does seem to have plumbing and there’s always candlelight and bonfires. Take a peek:
I have my eye on that hammock!
I love the Spanish feel of this home
A very tiny oven for a very tiny home!
I could easily survive rustic and no electricity for a view like that!
Like I said, no neighbors in sight!
via Tiny House Talk
There are many words that can be used to describe this home in Southampton; nautical, coastal, beach chic but the word that keeps popping into my head is grown-up. This is something I feel I’ve had a hard time achieving in my own home. Not to say that my home looks childish, just that it looks very on point for a young woman in her 30’s to be living there. When I say that this Southampton home looks grown-up I think what I’m really saying is that the decorator of the home has a very mature decorating style. Something one day I hope to have!
There is so much in this photo that I love! Dutch doors, driftwood table, secret bookcase/door!!!
One thing I’ve noticed about “grown-up” homes is that they usually have substantial sized frames around their artwork.
I love the nautical ceiling lights in this space paired with shiplap ceilings and bay window!
Are you beginning to see what I mean with the frames?
I love this little dressing room to have before or after you pop out to the beach
I’m not sure what these floors are made of but I love the color and smooth texture of them!
This bathroom has my heart with it’s ocean views and nautical lighting ❤