Long Beach Island in New Jersey is a sliver of land, 18 miles long and ½ mile wide at its widest point. It lies along the Atlantic Ocean with the Manahawkin and Barnegat bays separating it from the mainland. The island is divided into six small towns. Their residents are mostly affluent and mostly from […]
Beach Cottage and Home Tours
Take a look into some of the coolest and most unique beach cottages and homes that have ever been made. I will take you inside of each home and show you how they decorate each room. I will do my best to try and include links to each specific product that they have so that if you like a certain item you can get it for your home. Enjoy these scenic cottages full of beach decor!
When I used to think about Rhode Island, I never thought, “Should go to the beach there for my next vacation.” So imagine my surprise when I learned that it’s the “Ocean State.” Yes, there are actually 400 miles of coastline on the Narragansett Bay in the Atlantic Ocean. Seems to me that’s quite a […]
There is Spanish treasure off the coast of Vero Beach. On rare occasions, a coin or a jewel washes up onto the beach from the galleons that sank in 1715. Then there are the permanent treasures on the beach, such as the home, “White Surf,” pictured above: A dazzling white concrete home intrepid in its […]
With eight miles of beach, 277 days of sunshine and a temperature range of 50-80, Newport Beach, CA, is the perfect place to enjoy a home that invites the natural environment into the living space. The Balinese culture is rooted in a harmonious relationship with nature, and this home unites indoor and outdoor spaces with […]
Off the coast of Westport, Connecticut, there is an archipelago of small islands. The climate of the islands is oceanic, meaning they are warmer in the fall and winter than the mainland. Increasingly, the island’s traditionally seasonal populations take advantage of the climate and stay long past Labor Day weekend. Instead of the islands being […]
None other than Thomas Jefferson dubbed Delaware the “Diamond State.” He thought of Delaware as a “jewel.” All these years later, Delaware is sometimes referred to as “Dela-Where?” Sure, it’s small and assuming, overshadowed as it is by New Jersey and Pennsylvania. But “downstate” has lovely and lively resort towns on the Atlantic Ocean and […]
This coastal cottage is perched just a bit above the ocean that has carved out the rugged Maine coastline. The interior is a haven where the residents watch the ocean in its dark fierceness and in its sunny brilliance. With the three-sided view of the natural splendor that surrounds the home, there is no mistaking […]
If you are thinking of packing up and moving to the beach and need some inspiration, then check out this coastal home. This stunning house is sure to give you some ideas which you can then use to build or decorate your own beach paradise getaway.
Whether carrying out a small re-design or a huge renovation project, knowing how and where to start is the hardest step in decorating. Having recently been stumped with my own redecoration project, I was mystified as to why I couldn’t make the leap to start buying new pillows and rugs for my sorely granny-chic vacation […]
The words “Australia” and “beaches” have almost become synonymous. When you think of Australia, you instantly think of white sandy beaches and gorgeous coastal towns. Australian’s love the beach and more importantly, they love to surf, so it’s no surprise that this one Australian surfer wanted his house right by the beach.
Step inside this charming New England beach bungalow and see what you can do with a small space! Designed by Ron DiMauro Architects and located in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, this small beach bungalow is just over 900 square feet. The open concept, white walls, high ceilings, simple furnishings, all the light flooding in, not the mention […]
Designer Wendy Patrick brings the calmness of the ocean and the beach into a Cape Blas home with varied shades of blue and green. The happy home is called Turtle Tides -and has turtles swimming at the bottom of the pool!
The art shines in every room in this beautiful elegant beach home. From serene beach paintings to Shell Art.
A peek inside one of the many small cottage homes in Key West, Florida. It’s cozy, it’s cute, and all about relaxed island style living!
The word that best describes time spent in this beach country cottage is simplicity. Very much in keeping with the cottage’s nature surroundings and the ever-present sound of the sea.