Friday, June 24, 2016

Coastal Style

From English Home:
We’re looking forward to the summer holidays here at The English Home by picturing nostalgic delights of flotillas of boats and swallows soaring across the sky. To capture a nostalgic seaside or lakeside mood, keep to a restricted palette of mid-blues, greys and chalky whites with the occasional dash of colour and consider using swallow motifs which flutter all over collections at present. Distressed paint finishes, grey blue paints, metal trunks and gorgeous swallow motif wallpaper set a holiday mood in this lovely guest bedroom (above). Or consider darker blue walls to offer a more cosseting alternative – as in the charming cottage master bedroom below. Set the scene with flickering candles in hurricane lamps, nautical inspired tableware and set the scene for an informal fish supper. (Read more.)


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