31 July, 2015

White House in Norway



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B&W + Neutral



 Crisp, bright and light Nordic Style

Let’s finish the week with something bright and simple.
 This house in Norway is charming mix of wood, concrete, modern design and vintage pieces. 
A wonderfully individual collection of styles and furniture ~
all pulled together on a tight budget.
The colour palette is typically Scandinavian in white, black and grey.
 Timber benchtops, floorboards, furniture and the DIY headboard
break up the monochromatic palette and add warmth and character.

Melissah xox

House images via79 ideas | photography: jeanette b√¶kkevold for boligplus | moodboard,|  fashion Olmi 71

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30 July, 2015

Fashion Editorial | Summer Days










Jungle fever by Coastal Style Blog



Tropical prints and bold summer colours ....

I love the colours in this little editorial... and that gorgeous vintage car is to die for!

I'm not sure what I'm more excited about ~ the car or the fashion!
I'm thinking that little sportscar would look fantastic parked in my driveway!

Melissah xox

Images via Dust Jacket, featuring erin heatherton | fashion magazine, moodboard by Coastal Style

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29 July, 2015

Beach Shack Style




 Beach house cool by Coastal Style Blog










Back to basics - the humble beach shack

I like to keep my life simple,
 so for me the perfect solution to a beach house is the humble beach shack.
Practical, fuss-free, low maintenance and no frills.
I like the idea of rustic pieces mixed with hand-me-downs,
vintage finds and second hand bargains.
Add some eco-friendly timber floorboards,
handcrafted rugs and a healthy dose of stylish details
and you will have yourself a one-of-a-kind beach house
filled with love and pieces that tell a story.

Melissah xox

Images via 1, 2, 3, 4, 5-8, 9 moodboards by Coastal Style

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28 July, 2015

Hamptons Chic in Chocolate & White




 





Chic in Chocolate by Coastal Style Blog


Re-create this chic Hamptons style by contrasting crisp white with warm chocolate tones.

Rich, dark colours really make the white pop.
It's an elegant, understated look that works well with
exposed timber beams, recycled floorboards and more traditional decor and architecture.
You could combine it with some of the season's hottest equestrian trends
like framed horse prints and a Hermes blanket.
Don't forget to leave your riding boots strategically lying around the place!!!

Melissah xox

Images via 1, 2, 34, 5, 6, 7, moodboard & collages by Coastal Style

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27 July, 2015

White & Blush










 


A hint of pink by Coastal Style Blog


Pretty Pastels

Still-popular sorbet pastels are making an even stronger statement this season.

Fresh and modern they are appearing not just on the catwalks and in fashion magazines
but modern day pastels are infiltrating our homes and
infusing them with a prettiness that we haven't seen in a long time.
I love pink, peach, mint and aqua with a passion
so I am really embracing this gorgeous trend.
My only warning is don't overindulge -
keep pastels to accents and accessories and
 pare them back with white and neutrals to keep it sophisticated and grown up.

Melissah xox

Images via 1, 2, 34, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 by Coastal Style,

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