02 August, 2011

A Norwegian Summer House







 


Since I started blogging about six months ago I have fallen in love with the simplicity of Scandinavian Design. I love the fresh all-white colour palette mixed back with soft neutrals such as beige and grey. Natural fibres such as linen and cotton always look crisp and clean and give the spaces a textured, honest feel to them. White washed floors and ceilings allows the light to bounce around making them bright and airy. Candles play an important role in decorating, making homes cosy and romantic at night. Scandinavian design suits beach house living perfectly as you can see in this pretty Norwegian Summer house.

Melissah xox

Images via Desde My Ventana

14 comments:

Eileen@ c Cottage Beach House said...

I love it Melissah, My little cottage down the shore is considered a norwegian fishing cottage. It's very old but that the way we love it.
Great pictures!

Debra said...

Hi Melissah!

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and for leaving me such a lovely comment. I am very glad that you did!

Your blog is lovely and I am looking forward into browsing through some more of your posts and photos! We are lucky enough to have a home overlooking the Pacific ocean, so I completely understand your love for the coast. I will definitely be back.

Smiles,
Debbie

Scout: A Daily Guide to Cape Cod said...

What a beautiful blog! It is the the essence of classic seaside design --every post is so inspiring. Thanks for the comment you left on our blog at Scout a Daily Guide to Cape Cod. If you don't mind we would like to link with you and feel free to exchange if you like. Love to keep up with all your new posts! Pam and Zoe

Jenni said...

Ooh, that is a beautiful home! I love the plank ceilings and floors! :) And I completely agree on Scandinavian design~ I love all of the whites and grays used! :)

This was a lovely post! I hope you have a good day!

Blessings,
Jenni

Pattie said...

Melissah, thanks for dropping by my blog, and thank you for the nice comment. I look forward to reading and enjoying it...your newest follower

Pattie

Shabby Vintage Junk said...

Hello there Melissah....!

THANKS so much for popping by Lovey....!!

Oh YES....I SWOON when I see Scandinavian decor pics & I am tempted....VERY TEMPTED to scrap everything & start again....I find the soothing neutral palette very calming & I ADORE the simplicity....!!

I hope you're having a BRILLIANT week....!

Cheers for now,
Tamarah :o)

WobiSobi said...

Thank you so much for visiting my blog. I love your blog. So refreshing and beautiful. I am going to put you up on my reading list.
So very nice to meet you Looking forward to being inspired by you and your vision.
Many Hugs,
Anne

LISA LIBELLE said...

Hello Mellissah!
I love your pictures and blog so much... wonderful!
And this Beach House in Norway... wow! I come back and I take your Blog in my List, it's ok? Have a nice day and big hug, LISA LIBELLE

{darlene} said...

gorgeous! I just love the idea of this blog! I have been blogging for a long time, and I don't remember ever seeing a coastal blog! Keep up the GORGEOUS work. I will be checking in with you to keep up with Beach decor.
BTW the pics in this post are gorgeous!
I followed along, and I invite you to follow along at Fieldstone Hill as well!
Nice to meet you, Melissah!
- {darlene}
Fieldstone Hill Design. Com

Kristin @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia said...

Such a pretty blog, thank you for your visit!
XO
Kristin

Julia @ Hooked on Houses said...

What a great house! I find Scandinavian design really fresh and appealing, too. This one is beautiful!

Green Willow Pond said...

Thanks for stopping by to visit me at Green Willow Pond. Our pond does not qualify for beach side by any stretch of the imagination. I grew up on a lake though and sorely miss the water.

Such a lovely cottage. I would love to have a lakeside cottage to decorate in white!

Samantha2818 said...

Wow - this is my dream holiday home. I love all the light and it feels so casual and relaxed.

Thanks for visiting my blog - glad I've found yours!

~Sam

michelle said...

This is all kinds of perfectness!! I love this home, so clean, simple and just gorgeous! I love this style as well for just those reasons.
xo

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