Design Secrets for Coastal Cottages
Stay True to Architectural Roots
When adding new elements to an older home's exterior, designer Jane Coslick advises choosing pieces that adhere to its period look. The new operable shutters, blue window boxes, and a picket fence are in line with the house's original cottage character.
Freshen Up with Color
Integrate Salvaged Materials
The dining area's shell covered chandelier is from Shades of Light.
Open Up Small Spaces
Countertops made from stain-free Corian ensure this kitchen is practical and stylish.
Mix New With Old
An oyster shell painting over the sofa by local artist Bellamy Murphy ties the living area's range of hues together.
Clad (Almost) Every Surface with Wood
The bedroom's oyster shell chandelier is by local artist Anna Speir. The blanket is from Anthropologie.
Choose the Right Lights
Boat cleat cabinet pulls and ship-shape pendants underscore the bath's nautical flair.
Reimagine an Old Favorite
Make It Work
Nod to Nautical
Bring on the Breeze
Let the Sunshine In
The table is actually an antique desk from East End Gallery. The chandelier belonged to the owner's mother.
The bed is from The Lion's Paw. The pillows on the window seat are from Sunbrella.