6.29.2009

subtle bursts of sea glass


The warm weather this past weekend made me wish that I was sitting on a screened in porch being cooled off by the ocean breeze. When in comes to coastal interiors I prefer subtle shades of blues and greens, like those found in sea glass--even just a few touches against an all white backdrop creates perfect seaside serenity...





(via frank roop via style carrot, 100 layer cake, annitta berhrendt, morgan harrison, coastal living, rachel whitting)
When you think of coastal homes--what colors come to mind?

30 comments:

tanya said...

this is beautiful! I love that color tile as a backsplash. Now if only someone would give me a nice little beach house to go with it . . . :-)

Meg said...

These are the colors that come to mind for a costal home- calming, serene and peaceful blends of neutruals, white and soft blue. Lovely!

Lauren said...

I want all of the cake stands to display! (w/cake on them! Ha!) Such lovely, cool rooms!

caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

I love those pops on turquoise, Blair! xoxo

bananas. said...

i definitely think of blues and greens when i think coastal. it's such a cool and clean look and oh so very relaxing. love it.

amber {daisy chain} said...

I'm relaxed just by looking at these picture, can't imagine how I'd feel if I actually lived here! And that just maybe my dream kitchen on the top...anything to so with sea glass, I'm in.

Christine said...

That first kitchen is just gorgeous! I also think of soft blues and greens when I think of a coastal home.

down and out chic said...

blues, greens, and whites make me think of the beach. such a relaxing post!

Amy said...

Lovely photos - especially the first one with the lovely backsplash!

Amanda said...

The feeling of the beach without the anchors and whales- love it.

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Juju said...

OMG
The first one with the seaglass backsplash is GORGEOUS!

Chrissy said...

Simply, gorgeous!..

Nicole Marie said...

wow i love the back splash of that kitchen area!

A. said...

These spaces are beautiful.

Jane Flanagan said...

So pretty. I always find those sea glass shades so soothing and refreshing at the same time.

Blueprint Bliss said...

Love these images. I think of a lot of white with small pops of blues, greens, and a little bit of coral!

Pink Wallpaper said...

lovely eye candy!! thanks for the inspiration...

jess@noelmarie said...

Love the kitchen!

Haven and Home said...

That first kitchen could quite possibly be my dream kitchen...

Tina { Luphia Loves... } said...

sea glass is such a beautiful colour!!

Jess LC said...

Ah, a white marble table? Perfection.

The New Black said...

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the walls in the first kitchen. What a great look!! :)

Rachel Follett said...

I agree with you 100%. These interiors are the perfect example of a coastal home. Love that tile in the first kitchen.

High-Heeled Foot in the door said...

Beautiful images. I love sea-glass. I alway think of creams, blue, greens and of course when I think of a coastal home.

Of course I'm in love that painted wood floor and totally a reminder that I have on my to-do list for finishing up the kitchen!

FROM THE RIGHT BANK said...

These are the perfect coastal colors - so serene. What a beautiful collection of photos!

A Life More Fabulous said...

These are beautiful - I've always been drawn to tones of turquoise and aqua. That painted aqua floor is incredible!

laura said...

these photos are so light and airy!! love them...

Federica said...

These are gorgeous!!! Love them!

PS~Erin said...

Your images are all so pretty and serene. I love that color and how it's used in these. Those metal barstools are oh-so-cool!

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