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Gallery » House Tour: Romantic Beach Cottage
A sprightly, landscaped fountain greets visitors when they arrive at the cottage. (by Justine Lopez; photo by Mark Tanner.)
An antique iron door made with reclaimed wood was repurposed into a coffee table and was the deciding factor in determining the décor in the living room. Arched doorways and distinctive windows give this 1923 beach house character and provide the framework for the eclectic decorating style. (by Justine Lopez; photo by Mark Tanner.)
Vintage linen napkins add texture to the dining table when coupled with antique Limoges plates. (by Justine Lopez; photo by Mark Tanner.)
A trestle table is surrounded by ornate Chippendale-style chairs, while a French zinc tower clock anchors a collection of seashells, including a shell-encrusted Nautilus bust. (by Justine Lopez; photo by Mark Tanner.)
Overlooking the ocean, the owner’s office blends nostalgic elements with a contemporary flair, which is illustrated by a simple white desk, memory board and Eames chair. (by Justine Lopez; photo by Mark Tanner.)
Displaying treasured items on a cork memory board makes a clutter-free workspace and provides the owner with inspiration. (by Justine Lopez; photo by Mark Tanner.)
A Hello Kitty surfboard becomes part of the home’s laidback style. (by Justine Lopez; photo by Mark Tanner.)
Art supplies and colorful paints add to the home’s décor and reflect the owner’s interest in painting. (by Justine Lopez; photo by Mark Tanner.)
The light-filled kitchen is the perfect place to cook for friends. (by Justine Lopez; photo by Mark Tanner.)
The iron bed, dressed in layers of floral fabric and soft colors, provides guests with a serene and fresh retreat. (by Justine Lopez; photo by Mark Tanner.)
In the guest room, colorful and whimsical quilts reflect the home’s comfortable beach style. (by Justine Lopez; photo by Mark Tanner.)
The master bathroom boasts a large Jacuzzi tub, Carrera marble surfaces, leaded-glass French windows and a crystal chandelier. (by Justine Lopez; photo by Mark Tanner.)
Crisp white linens, gauze sheers and an antique four-poster bed lend a romantic air to the master bedroom. (by Justine Lopez; photo by Mark Tanner.)
A pair of blue Adirondack chairs and a swimming pool create an easy transition to the nearby ocean. (by Justine Lopez; photo by Mark Tanner.)