|Nautical Wreath - Wooden Buoys|
I'm so glad to be part of this fabulous group of bloggers hand picked from the gracious Marty from A Stroll Thru Life, to give you a glimpse of our homes all decked out for Summer. 30 homes - 5 days - Lots of ideas to decorate your own home.
If you're stopping from Life on Virginia Street, welcome! I love Sarah' style, her office is one of the spaces I always want to check when visiting her home.
From Omaha, NE where Sarah lives, and as a matter of one
simple click, you've traveled to Maryland where I'm located. Even though it's a coastal state, I don't live close to the ocean. but that doesn't mean I can't decorate my home in a coastal way during Summer.
A nautical wreath is the starting point for my home tour, it says it all, I went coastal all the way.
All the seashells our family picked from different beaches were the main ingredient for some of this tour decor pieces. As many of you already know, it's hard for me to stay away from DIY projects. ;)
|Pillows | Over mantel ||
So, let's start in the family room, the place, along side the kitchen, were we hang out the most.
|Fish - Seashells Art Project|
The idea for this mantel was to make it feel like I'm there... At the beach.
|Side Table - Painted Chairs|
The pillows on the chairs, another DIY project, represent the waves in the ocean. Almost the same concept for the little side table.
|Coffee Table - Baskets - Curtains|
On the coffee table some wooden bead strands.
|Kitchen Island - Range Hood|
cabinets, shelves, appliances, lights, and even the hood, got squeaky clean. I do this twice a year, besides the many light cleanings in between. Not surprisingly I never look forward to those days.
Once again, simple decor comes to this space. The first hydrangea blossom after two years of not getting a single one. Adorable! :)
Nothing like cold pink lemonade on a hot Summer day.
|Pendant Light - Bar Stools - Painted Cabinets|
|Blue and White Coastal Tablescape|
I found the anchor salad plates over at Wegmans, they were the inspiration for this nautical tablescape.
The contiguous living room, stayed mostly the same. A ship wheel, a bucket full of box wood from the garden...
|Beach Pillow - Painted Lamps|
And a beach pillow on the sofa, bring the theme to this room.
|Day Bed - Red Lamps - Painted Floor|
This printers-tray filled with seashells always puts a smile on my face. It's the first thing I see when I'm walking out of my room to get downstairs. :)
One of my nieces coming from Colombia is staying here. She enjoys reading, I shopped the house, my kids rooms, for books she might enjoy.
|Pom Pom Pillow - Crab Sign - Fish Net Pillows|
Well, this wraps up my home tour, I hope you've enjoyed it! Your next stop today: Alicia from Thrifty and Chic, a girl after my own heart. She has gorgeously transformed her builder's grade home one DIY project at a time. You won't want to miss her!
Check the other amazing tours today and all this week by clicking on the links below.
2016 Summer Home Tour
A Stroll Thru Life - Marty
Life on Virginia Street - Sarah
Remodelando La Casa - Cristina
Thrifty and Chic - Alicia
Rain On A Tin Roof - Jenna
Duke Manor Farms - Laura
Life Love Larson - Andrea
Haneens Haven - Haneen
Claire Brody Designs -Claire
My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia - Kristin
The House of Silver Lining - Shauna
Hymns & Verses - Doreen
Dimples & Tangles -Jennifer
Our Southern Home - Christy
Simple Details - Pam
Decor To Adore - Laura
A Thoughtful Place - Courtney
21 Rosemary Lane -Barbara
Our Fifth House -Carmel
Decorating Delirium - Jennifer
Driven By Decor - Kris
Making Home Base -Chelsea
Simple Stylings - Summer
Cuckoo4Design - Julia
Refresh Restyle - Debbie
Splendor Styling - Mariella
Monica Wants It - Monica
Life and Home @ 2102 - Vel
It All Started With Paint - Linda
Far Above Rubies -Anita