31 October, 2015

Happy Halloween!





 





Happy Halloween!

I hope everyone has a lot of fun celebrating Halloween,
trick or treating, decorating pumpkins and partying with friends!

Melissah xox

Images via 1, 2, 34 Archimedes, 5, 6 (collages by by Coastal Style)

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30 October, 2015

Mediterranean Vacation Style













I am dying tor a long holiday.

It's been literally ages since I have had a decent holiday.
Buying a new house and renovating it from the ground up is a financial killer.
Then running your own business means I find it impossible to get away, 
even if I could afford it!!
The thing about blogging is in takes me to beautiful places
and it's a little mental escape without costing a penny!
So today I'm dreaming of Italy and
romantic restaurants, local vino, fruity gelatis,
sorbet coloured villas and pretty fishing boats bobbing on azure waters.
It's sunny and the air is ringing with laughter,
teenagers race past on scooters, everyone is suntanning on the beach
 and my holiday wardrobe is full of bright colours, stripes and bold prints.
What a beautiful place to escape to!

Melissah xox

Fashion via Boden, 1

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29 October, 2015

Retro Revival













Mid Century Modern

I was born in the sixties and grew up with furniture like this
so it makes me laugh to seeing it all come back into fashion.
I hate thinking that I could possibly be that old!!!
Furniture stores are full of sixties and mid century pieces this season.
I have just finished a renovation project on a sixties beach house
 so when it came to picking a style and finding pieces to furnish it with
~ it was apiece of cake!
 Our timing could not have been better.
It's a great style for a beach house as you can pick up these pieces
for bargain prices at garage sales, flea markets or on ebay.
This style can also be mixed back with Scandinavian style pieces to create
a new twist on this classic look.

Melissah xox

Images via 1, 2, 34, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 

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28 October, 2015

Classic Navy & Brown | Hamptons Style








 
Navy & Brown by Coastal Style Blog


Loving this colour combo!

Team navy with chocolatey brown tones
for a classic interior that's rich and warm.
It's a popular combination for a traditional Hamptons home.
The chocolate may be incorporated in different ways such as
stained timber floorboards,
a brown leather chesterfield, a club chair
or perhaps a piece of vintage or antique furniture.

Melissah xox

Images via 1, 2, 34, 5, 6, 7 moodboard by Coastal Style

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27 October, 2015

Coastal Living with Seaside Accents








 
 

 


Seaside inspired in aqua, blue and turquoise.

With such an oceanic-inspired palette,
you can almost feel the sea breeze!
This colour combination is fresh and breezy ~
perfect for a relaxed, summer beach house.   

Melissah xox

Images via Interiors by Wisteria, moodboard by Coastal Style

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