2011 Ultimate Beach House Room Tour

Check out our East Beach Idea House in Norfolk, Virginia. It's packed with fantastic decorating ideas--all yours to steal!

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2011 Ultimate Beach House Carriage House Kitchen
Photographer: Tria Giovan, Stylist: Heather Chadduck

The Carriage House Kitchen

Mini Kitch: Plain-Jane cabinetry gets a luxurious look with navy blue paint in this super-functional galley kitchen.

Top Shelves: Their openness offers easy access to everyday items such as dishes and stemware.

Tile Style: The irregular texture of the glazed white bricks on the backsplash is a rustic twist on porcelain subway tile.

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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.