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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…

A COTTAGE KITCHEN THAT INSPIRED ME

When we remodeled our kitchen 6 years ago, this is one of the kitchens
that I used for inspiration.
Isn't it pretty?


It has a very similar layout to our kitchen.


I love the soft colors and the curve of the tile above the cooktop.
The built-in plate rack is a wonderful feature, don't you think?



Nice storage ideas too.


The pretty hutch adds a lot of warmth to the room.


~ pretty amazing before and after ~

I think this is a classic kitchen that will always be in style.
What do you think?

all images from www.davefox.com

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  1. I love the kitchen. We are doing ours as you know and I can't wait to get it done. Ours will be going from very dark to very light.

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  2. Great inspiration and you know I adore your kitchen!

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  3. So pretty! I love plate racks and if I ever get a chance to remodel a kitchen, I will have one!
    GREAT inspiration!
    Sherry
    xoxo

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  4. Beautiful! And yes, it will always be in style.

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  5. Love it - really hard to believe it is the same space. Really awesome, and yes agreed it is "today" but not too trendy so should be good for a long time to come - hopefully they enjoy it for a long time.

    I have to go back and take a look at your kitchen now and see what you ended up doing, I forgot.

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  6. I think that window over the sink makes all the difference! Beautiful.

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  7. Definitely, this kitchen is so lovely and has such a warm and inviting feel. I can certainly see why you saw it as inspiration. I had to go in and look at your kitchen and have to say, it is gorgeous!

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  8. Gorgeous kitchen! I love the colors, warm, inviting and yes, definitely a classic!

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  9. Wow, what an amazing change! Loved the contrasting yellow cupboards in your inspiration photo. Both it and yours will forever be in style! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  10. Both your kitchen and the inspiration kitchen are wonderful.

    I love your wood floors - what a lovely color.

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