Beach Up Your Breakfast Nook

Wake up to the coast with these fresh, sunny looks.,30587,1822609_1828068,00.html

Perk Up with Paint

Sky-blue paint on the ceiling and floor, lemon meringue on bistro chairs, and creamy white on cabinetry give this once-dated kitchen a much-needed lift. Notice the details: For a fresh interpretation of a classic checkerboard floor, try painting the squares in a diagonal pattern.

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.