Beach House

Ship Lights – Three Styles
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Ship Lights – Three Styles

Ship Lights Maritime-style is a brilliant character builder. Metal cages protected the glass in rough seas, but they come in handy in family retreats, too, where beach gear and games roll in and out like the tide. Summerhouse Style Guide Rachael Burrow and Ellen McGauley Coastal Living July/August 2008 This month’s issue of Coastal Living…

Modern Fan’s IC/Air3 fan by Guto Indio da Costa Cools a Coastal Sleeping Porch
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Modern Fan’s IC/Air3 fan by Guto Indio da Costa Cools a Coastal Sleeping Porch

The article Havens l Seaside Design in Coastal Living’s June 2017 issue shares designer Janie Molster’s secrets for outfitting a porch. “The key to keeping them beautiful year-round, says designer Janie Molster, is using materials that stand up to salt air.” She lists ten points and her second point is “Balmy days need good breezes….

Classic Coastal Style Lighting
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Classic Coastal Style Lighting

The May 2017 issue of Coastal Living carried the article Coastal Twenty 1997-2017 What’s Classic Now by Betsy Cribb and Ellen McGauley. In it they say; “The coast has its own elements of style – a library of looks woven through the homes that rise up from the shoreline. Here, we’ve celebrated 20 enduring design…

Kitchen Pendants
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Kitchen Pendants

This months article the best of The Best in House Beautiful, November 2016 recommends: 79. Kitchen Pendants Statement-making versions are the new paradigm for lighting an island. There are so many styles to choose from! This eat-in kitchen with Tech Lighting Antique Bronze Two-Circuit Monorail with Tortoise Shell Ovation Pendants with Iron Wrap Accessories and…

Go Natural! Summer is the Season for Wicker, Rattan and other natural materials
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Go Natural! Summer is the Season for Wicker, Rattan and other natural materials

Go Natural! Summer is the Season for Wicker, Rattan and other natural materials. The latest issue of House Beautiful July/August 2016 regular item The Best features Natural Wicker and Rattan. Not just for Summer, these natural materials can add a comfortable, casual style to your home year round. Check out these ideas! Natural Transitional Pendants…

Nautical Lighting – Indoor or Out!
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Nautical Lighting – Indoor or Out!

What a great look! “The boathouse room,”  a sleeping porch with the walls shingled in rusty red, decorated with paddles. The lighting follows the theme. May 2016 Issue of Country Living has a great house The Lure of the Lake, written by Katy McColl, photographs by Max Kim-Bee, styling by Sarah Cave. Use outdoor lighting…