A perfectly balanced arrangement of antiques adorns this French country chest. In addition to the antique portrait -- which makes a strong impact -- antique art items include bronze Blackamoor hands holding boxwood balls and an antique Imari charger. A tassel adds the finishing detail to the storage chest.
The butler's pantry offers abundant storage between the open shelving and traditional cabinetry. An oversized lantern ensures the beautiful utility room isn't left in the dark.
Why would you want window treatments to obstruct the gorgeous view in from the bedroom in this seaside home? Instead, the owners have installed motorized drop down shades to provide privacy when needed. The high, beamed ceilings enhance the feeling of openness brought in by the windows.
Upon walking into this striking home, guests are greeted with a spectacular table vignette. The ornate table was acquired at an estate sale; vintage Louis Vuitton Suitcases are neatly tucked underneath. Antique items are arranged in orderly fashion along with a beautiful sketch of a french lady; the bronze melon placed on the table opens to reveal an antique inkwell.
Imagine starting your day in this round breakfast room with 20 foot ceilings -- a completely unique space with spectacular views! Even though the room has high ceilings the space feels warm and cozy, due to the extensive collection of antique portraits hung throughout and the dramatic draperies that frame the window. French country touches also add a comfortable sense.
This modern kitchen is toned down and given a more casual, comfortable feel by using rustic yet sophisticated furnishings. The white paint and cabinets create a light and airy feel and expansive windows offer amazing views of the ocean.
Comfortable armchairs in this modern shore house are positioned between the living room and kitchen, offering a panoramic view of the ocean. The chairs swivel in order to make conversations easy no matter where guests are gathering. A lovely painting of a swimmer brings a beachy feel to the space.
This stunning living room borrows from French country style in creating an updated traditional feel. Unique features include the concrete columns that have been faux finished to reflect saw-cut travertine. Tea-stained walls add depth to the space, yet another special addition to this well-appointed room.
The color theme in this contemporary beach house reflects the beautiful and soothing ocean hues. Exterior glass doors fold back onto themselves to provide a true openness to the adjoining deck area. Clerestory windows allow even more light into the space.
An antique grandfather clock is paired a contemporary chair to give a modern update to this classic piece. Vintage paintings of the ocean, hung between the two items, help bridge the space, making the collection feel balanced.
Full of grandeur, this French Country living room features many special elements, including an 18-foot beamed ceiling, clerestory windows, recessed floors and arched doorways. Neutral tones and whites keep the space airy and bright, despite the multitude of furniture and accessories.
The classic soaking tub in this spa bathroom boasts clean lines and a metallic finish, giving it contemporary flair. Neutral hues fill the rest of the room, ensuring the bathtub is the focal point of the space.
A sense of symmetry brings out the natural beauty in the sitting room. On either side of the fireplace, distressed demilune consoles and stylized mirrors have an old but new quality. The ceiling is a few shades darker than the walls, which adds a coziness to the elegant space.
Classic dining chairs pair with a traditional upholstered bench and an elegant wood dining table for a timeless feel in this cream-colored dining room. Taupe wainscoting and trim provide subtle contrast, and accessories and artwork provide subtle color.
The light sand color of the walls in this beach house warms the space; yet keeps that crisp shoreside feeling. Furniture is minimal and clean-lined, allowing the art in the space -- both the painting and the unique area rug -- to take center stage.