26 November, 2013

My Beach House - A Room With A View











A Room With A View

  

This has to be the best room in the house.

Not only does it have this light airy feel but it has lovely ocean views.
The colour palette is serene and calming
with lots of white, sandy neutrals and a pop of turquoise to give it some life.
The sofas were picked up for a bargain from Dare Gallery 
but I bought the beautiful silk and linen cushions to give it more of a designer feel.
The fish painting was bought at a local gallery and
the Japanese paper artwork gives the room an organic element.
The bleached coffee table is an antique Chinese day bed used for opium smoking!
The 1950's brick fireplace was given a modern makeover with
a fresh coat of black paint, new Caesarstone hearth and some limestone tiles.
The sandy coloured shagpile rug and the fireplace make the room cosy over winter.
Along with the new furniture, a coat of Dulux 'Natural White', 
polishing the boards and new textured blinds
has transformed this room into a haven of peace and tranquility.
A perfect spot for curling up and reading a book with a cup of coffee by my side!

Before Photos (previous owners)   





  
Melissah xox

Credits : After Photos - Matt Lord Photography for Coastal Style Blogspot, Colour Palette, moodboard by Coastal Style

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16 comments:

kerrie of sea cottage said...

Beautiful! I like the turqoise accents and all the whites.

Betty said...

Hi Melissah love love your new house ,everything,I've also used a similar colour palette in a beach house ,I would like to know where your turquoise silk cushions are from? ....Betty

MelO said...

WoW!! Enough said :)

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

Such a dramatic difference. Just gorgeous!

beachcomber said...

amazing.. so much space and light. love how you've decorated. you must be in heaven!

Vicky said...

Wow, Melissa, I love the neutral color palette with touches of turquoise, and the large windows with beautiful views, Your house is wonderful

Tibs said...

Beautiful! The turquoise accessories make a big difference.

Melissah from Coastal Style said...

Betty, the cushions are from Bandhini Homeware Design - I bought them on line. They is a link to their site under the moodboard. Happy shopping! x Melissah

Chic Coastal Living said...

A total beauty!! Love it!

Barbara said...

Hi Melissah, I just ask me few days ago, if you have already shown your new renovated beach house and today morning, I found These wonderful photos. It's looking really, really great. you have a beautiful style, which I love very much! Thanks for showing and enjoy your time in it! Hug, Barbara NB: and great view too!

coastalvintagechic said...

Love the palette - amazing job!

Emily said...

I love your house. I have a complete affinity to gray, white and aqua. It is my choice of colors in my own home. The freshness of it stands out and feels so great. I love you blog and can't wait to see updates!

Gazebo and Bali Hut Super Store said...

Wow. Amazing palette! The room gives a wide variety of summer and sky. Adorable ornaments and exquisite atmosphere!

Sebastian Chuter

Tanja said...

Love your interior style it's so me. Have saved your home pictures to my Pintrest Board...this is the look I'll be going after when we build in the near future. I already have the turquoise in my home now so your blog has given me more ideas to copy....Thankyou!

ordinette said...

stunning!!!! I am following you straight away!
laura

Hold Harmless Form said...

Stunning views of that beach house room! I like the dining room pretty much. Those sofas are truly nice.

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