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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 a really pretty kitchen to show you today.
It has a ton of farmhouse style.

Of course it has a wonderful farmhouse sink and the
pretty skirt beneath it coordinates with the soft light green walls.

Isn't this stove incredible?  
It's an amazing focal point along with the beautiful
 tile and mantel surround.
• • cute green and white polka dot accessories too • •

The island has a unique configuration and I think it really works.
Do you like the combination of wood and marble countertops?
Notice the beautiful lighting too.

              Farmhouse Kitchen by Chesterland Interior Designers & Decorators Devine Designs

I just noticed the white refrigerator - I think it works great with the white stove.
Here you can see a peek of the surprise at the far end of the kitchen.

Do you love this beautiful fireplace and cozy sitting area as much as I do?
I think it really invites you in.
I can just imagine relaxing there for a little bit while waiting to
 take supper out of the oven.

             Farmhouse Kitchen by Chesterland Interior Designers & Decorators Devine Designs

Do you like this kitchen?
I think we should all have a comfy spot like this
 at the end of our kitchens!

Thanks A Bunch For Visiting!
- joining -


  1. Love the kitchen, and would love to have that stove. I've been thinking about turning a portion of our dining room into a sitting area too and it looks like I have more room to work with than the photo so I think it can be done. Beautiful tour today.

  2. A fireplace in the kitchen has been on my wish list forever! So gorgeous! :)

  3. What a wonderful, wonderful kitchen, JoAnne. Love the fireplace at the end. I would probably have reversed the countertops and put the marble on my regular counters and the wood on my island-but that is just me. It is odd to see a white fridge today when it seems everyone is doing stainless steel. I have stainless steel and I really hate it for upkeep so it is nice to see some white again! xo Diana

  4. Absolutely Gorgeous! That stove! The fireplace! The lighting! Everything! I want to see the rest of this home since this is so beautiful...

  5. How could you not love that? It's so high end but down home at the same time. I'd be a happy camper there. :)

  6. Beautiful. I need a fireplace in my kitchen. Heaven.

  7. What a great kitchen!

  8. What a beautiful kitchen. Love the cozy sitting area too. Ahhhh to have a fireplace in your kitchen how sweet is that!

  9. I agree with you. And I think it's interesting how we're seeing more and more wood for kitchen countertops. What goes around comes around ..

  10. Quite the Lovely! Of course, I would be a little partial because I have the same Farm sink! The fireplace is awesome~~~Blessings~~~Roxie

  11. Love this farmhouse kitchen!!

  12. Completely in love with that kitchen, its soft colours and the fireplace!

  13. Gorgeous! I'm drooling!

  14. love the whole kitchen, especially the stove and fireplace. Makes me want to build a new "old" house.


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