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Cottages at the Beach

I'm unpacking and catching up on laundry since returning from  our annual vacation with my husband's family. We always have a great time and I love that we have this tradition. It's such a cute little beach town and I always enjoy taking long walks and looking at the charming houses. Want to come along?

The house above has its red, white and blue going on  all ready to celebrate. Adirondack chairs always look great and I think they look very inviting on the front porch.

I like how neat and tidy this pretty blue house looks. The landscaping isn't anything extravagant but it looks great. In the picture below you can see the pretty, soft light green on the screened door and the same color is on the door to the house as well.

Here's another screened door that is just so charming. The little spindles in the center are painted the two  colors of the house - such a great idea.

The red door on this house really stands out. A lot of the houses have screened in porches on t…


I have made some little changes in our master bedroom 
that I haven't shown you.
I wasn't sure when I last posted about this room so when I checked 
it out, it just so happens that it was in May of last year.
Maybe I should call this "My Annual Master Bedroom Post."

~ so here it is now ~

The sun was shining in so beautifully the day
 I took these pictures.

~ a few accessory changes ~

I found these plates for above the headboard on Ebay.

The biggest change is probably swapping out the chair I had in here
for my white wicker rocker.  I think it gives the room more of a 
cottage feel.

So now you're all caught up on the master bedroom ~ I know
you've just been waiting in anticipation ~ ha ha!


  1. Your bedroom is beautiful! Love the duvet and that blue is stunning! Your chest/nightstand is the hardware on it!

    1. Thank you, Rhonda ~ I just have to have my blue in just about every room! Have a wonderful day!!

  2. Very pretty, JoAnne! The blue and white makes for such a calm serene setting for your pieces of furniture. Definitely a sweet country feeling. I love the plates above the bed! :)


  3. So pretty JoAnne! Love your blue comforter...your two nightstands and armoire are beautiful!!

  4. Oh Joanne, everything is so pretty. Such a soothing colour combination.... blue and white, a classic. LUV the duvet.

  5. I do like your little changes. They are the best--simple ones that we can make and things just feel fresh and new with out big hassles. Love those little matching plates, they look good.

  6. I like your rocking chair, it gives the perfect cottage feel.

  7. Great changes and love, love the bedding!!!


  8. Your bedroom is so pretty and calming! I love the white rocker in the corner instead of the chair you had there before. The plates above your bed are perfect - great Ebay find! I love all the changes you made!

  9. Your bedroom is very the blue and white. I have soft blue walls in our master bedroom and our quilt has pale blue and pale green with soft red cabbage roses on it.

  10. Your bedroom is so pretty - light and cheerful. I love the dresser on the side of the bed. It looks like such a lovely piece of furniture. My house is so dark from all the trees, I am always envious of those with bright cheerful rooms.


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