15 August, 2012

The Aussie Beach Shack

When it comes to designing a beach house I like to mix old with new, designer pieces with Ikea bargains and I like to borrow ideas from across the globe. In the same room I might mix Asian and African artefacts with Scandinavian furniture, and if I'm lucky it will all appear harmonious and balanced like it was meant to be! I also like using interesting pieces collected from the beach and sand dunes. Treasures found in nature such as ... shells, branches, stones, feathers, old fishing rods, cane lobster pots, fishing floats, driftwood and vintage boat oars ... all make great displays.

Melissah xox

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

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bec said...

oh Melissah.. I love it all..the first pick is my fav. It's all going straight to pinterest!
Bec x

Tania Maree said...

I really love these images Melissah.
I think I spotted Shannon Fricke's gorgeous dining room......
Tania xx

beachcomber said...

gorgeous..love love love!!

♥ Cassandra (Backtofive) said...

I want to live in a place like that! :)

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paisleysummer said...

I love the cray pot light fitting! x

Mama of 2 boys said...

I love the second picture down, the cushions, the cosy little bed/lounge, the gorgeous window and the coloured bottles... all so warm and inviting xo

anita said...

all comfy and casual, just as a beach shack should be!! love the little painted wood table on porch, all the weathered bottles and sea glass in the window!

Miss Laia said...

I Love all of them Melissah great style I would love to have a house like that.

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