Water-inspired colors and an amazing view make this cottage worth a look.
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Mirrored transoms raise the height of these low, out-of-scale living room windows. The seaside view inspired the palette of blues, grays, and sand hues that give the space a relaxed European feel.
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Points of View
The uniquely shaped dining chairs are custom-made mahogany-and-cane Regency wheel-back reproductions. The backs look like ship wheels and the proportions are perfect for the low-ceilinged room. Chippendale-style transoms extend the nearly all-glass room.
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Intricate chairs become heirloom pieces if cared for correctly; these classic pieces will look amazing for the generations that follow.
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The transom motif and seaside hues continue in the master bedroom, where the drapery fabric inspired other materials in the room. A mix of fabrics keeps the bedroom from being too precious.
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Sophisticated and Sweet
Five integrated fabrics lend sweet sophistication to this young girl's bedroom. The nautical theme of the home disappears, but the muted elegance remains.
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Blossom by the Sea
Layering fabrics in the same color family keeps this look together. Individual pillows or fabric elements can be removed or replaced as the occupant grows.
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A bedroom designed to feel like a sailboat berth is almost any young boy's dream. An authentic nautical theme is carried out in a palette of rope gold colors, ship wood hues, and black. A copy of an antique bed anchors the space.
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