20 January, 2012

Shabby Chic Beach House

I love the relaxed and inviting feel of these 'Shabby Chic' style beach houses.
They sum up all the things I love about beach houses :-
must be painted white inside and out
limed or chalked floorboards
plenty of natural light
big open windows and french doors
painted ceiling or lining boards
rustic, distressed furniture
and big, comfy sofas.
Now, have I missed anything?

Melissah xox

Images via 1, 2, 34, 5, 6, 7, 8


Susan said...

Big porches with white adirondack chairs :)

I would love a beach house like that!


Oh its gorgeous !! Perfect beach house..love the bathroom and the bedroom with its big french doors :)

beachcomber said...

yep..love it all!!

Julie@beingRUBY said...

And soft gauzy curtains to float on the breeze!!

Hi Melissah.. thanks for popping in my way.. You know I'm looking for somewhere new to live and wouldn't this beach house be the perfect spot!! Can wish!!

Have a lovely weekend.. ciao Julie

Jade said...

Oh, l loooooooooove it, my dearest Melissah.........thank you soooo much for all your inspiration, i enjoy every post of you!!!!! On my blog i have a little bit of (winter) beach feeling too ;).........we don´t have the ocean in Bavaria ;), but a beautiful lake! Have a wonderful weeekend,

Hugs Jade


Good morning! You show us a very lovely beach house.... and this feeling is fantastic! When I close my eyes I can see & feel the beach! Thanks for your impressions... wonderful. I send you a big hug from Switzerland, LISA LIBELLE... unfortunately a country without the beach!!

Red Roses and Crystal said...

Always feel like I've enjoyed a mini break after I pop in here Melissah.

Mama of 2 boys said...

Ooo I am loving Melissah, LOVING! Big open windows and french doors, my dream home right there :o) xo

michelle said...

This is perfect, everything about it. I love love that sitting area by the windows, it just looks so warm and peaceful.

HayleySarah said...

my absolute heaven!

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