We know summer’s almost over, but we’re clinging to it for dear life in its final weeks. One way to extend the easy-breezy, school’s-out vibes? With a front door that calls to mind cool ocean waves and sandy feet. We spotted it over on Remodelista last week and couldn’t resist tracking down the elements that make it perfect.
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A Modest Beach Cottage on Martha’s Vineyard Goes from “Bad Seventies” to “Good Seventies.” To see how to steal this look, scroll down.
Photograph by Max Kim Bee, courtesy of Ellen Hamilton.
Steal This Look Above: The front door is painted Benjamin Moore Bold Blue. Above: The Toldbod 6.1 Outdoor Wall Sconce by Louis Poulsen is $648 at Lumens. Above: For a similar door mat, try Chilewich’s Marbled Striped Shag Mat; $85 for the 2 by 3 foot size at West Elm. Above: Theirs is Ikea’s PS 2014 bench, since discontinued. Blu Dot’s Hot Mesh Bench is a good alternative; $249. Above: Ceramicist Michelle Quan’s online store is currently closed while the team catches up with orders. Fortunately, her wares are sold elsewhere as well. MQuan Studio’s New Sun Indigo Round Thrown Bell is $290 at Soleil Blue. Above: GroundWork’s Metal Watering Can can hold up to two gallons of water; $14.99 at Tractor Supply Co. Above: These set of 3 Kante Outdoor Lightweight Concrete Planters are $110.99 at Target. Above: The Ribbed Galvanized Metal Planter comes in 3 sizes; from $79 at Rejuvenation. Above: New York Stoneware’s Handthrown Rustic Ceramic Pitcher, in blue, is $240 at Food52.
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