This week the Remodelista editors celebrated the start of summer by rounding up easy design ideas to update a beach house, weekend retreat, or woodsy getaway. See five of their favorite ideas.
Painter’s Drop Cloth Bedspreads Above: Solve summer rental decor woes with nothing more than a couple of canvas painter’s drop cloths. At the Spruceton Inn in the Catskills, the owners use laundered painter’s drop cloths as summer bedspreads.
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8 Easy Low-Cost, Low-Commitment Summer DIY Projects with Painter’s Drop Cloths. Bedside Fans Above: A Low-Noise Desk Fan from Muji, operated by USB cable, is $29.50.
Annie rounds up stylish fans in
Editors’ Picks: 10 Low-Fi Summer Essentials
Whisk Brooms Above: The Japanese Short Broomcorn Hand Broom is €96 from Pantoufle. For more, see 10 Easy Pieces: Garden Shed Whisk Brooms.
Whisk away sand from any surface (front porch, kitchen floor, feet) with a handheld whisk broom that’s stylish enough to display on a peg when it’s not in use. See more in this week’s
Steal This Look
Glass Ceiling Lights Above: Schoolhouse’s retro-looking Norfolk 4-Inch Surface Mount Fixture has a faceted decagonal base and can be paired with a range of glass lampshades from Schoolhouse; $169 for the base.
Let the sun shine in with a clear glass ceiling light fixture. See our picks in this week’s
10 Easy Pieces
Open-Air Kitchens Above: UK-based Caulfield Co., makers of state-of-the-art glass structures, commission Charlie Smallbone and deVol to create copper fittings and fixtures to stand up to the elements in a conservatory kitchen. Photograph courtesy of deVol.
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Kitchen of the Week.