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Coastal Cottage Escape Decorating Ideas

By |July 23rd, 2016|

Coastal cottages are the perfect escape homes – dreamy places where you can get away from everyday life, and where you find a smile on your face the moment you arrive. Coastal escapes are made for relaxing, listening to the gentle sound of the waves, and watching beautiful sunsets wash the horizon from the comfort of a cozy veranda. A popular trend these days is to bring the feel of the beach into everyday life by making your home into a private retreat. Here are some coastal cottage escape decorating ideas that will transform your home, whether it’s on the beach […]

Colorful Aqua Coastal Furniture

By |January 30th, 2015|

 

Brighten up your home with colorful coral and aqua coastal furniture – get the feel of summer all year long. This season, we’re enjoying a trend that focuses on softer, cooler colors, with an ethereal and eclectic mix of pale pastels, nature-inspired neutrals, and understated brights taking center stage as interior designers draw inspiration from the simple beauty of days gone by.

With aqua coastal furniture inspired by retro delights, tropical landscapes, and fantastic floral and folkloric art, you instantly imbue your home with a sense of well-being that lasts not just through the warmer months, but all through the year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Coastal Home Decorating Themes

By |July 18th, 2013|

There is nothing quite like the feeling of the beach. Whether you have a coastal cottage getaway or merely want to evoke the spirit of the seaside in your permanent home, there are many simple ways to incorporate the carefree, fresh, ocean feel into your decor. So enjoy the sun, sand and sea and everything that is so wonderful about summer!

A white coastal cottage look is all about having a clean, easy, breezy look.  Crisp whites create a serene, calming feel. Painting white from floor to ceiling with white slip-covered furnishings really show off the best part of a beach […]

Furnishing your Coastal Escape

By |June 7th, 2012|

Soft hues of foamy greens and blues, sandy browns and crisp whites…can you feel the ocean? A beach home is a special oasis where you can escape from it all. Add a painted coastal chest to create a fun and exciting atmosphere or a stunning crystal blue chandelier to sweep you away.  With popular pieces like these Aqua Rattan Counter Stools, this shell-studded chest and this coastal shabby chic chest, your coastal cottage will feel cozy, calming and beautiful.

There are so many ways to make your beach place stand out. Colorful rattan chairs, heavily distressed white mirrors or tables with painted […]

Furnishing your Coastal Escape

By |June 7th, 2012|

Soft hues of foamy greens and blues, sandy browns and crisp whites…can you feel the ocean? A beach home is a special oasis where you can escape from it all. Add a painted coastal chest to create a fun and exciting atmosphere or a stunning crystal blue chandelier to sweep you away.  With popular pieces like these Aqua Rattan Counter Stools, this shell-studded chest and this coastal shabby chic chest, your coastal cottage will feel cozy, calming and beautiful.

There are so many ways to make your beach place stand out. Colorful rattan chairs, heavily distressed white mirrors or tables with painted […]

Belle Escape’s Best Selling Furnishings in 2010

By |January 4th, 2011|

Looking back at 2010, Belle Escape had a wonderful year helping an ever increasing number of homeowners transform their primary residence or vacation home into a dream oasis! We enjoyed learning about our customers’ visions and working with them to find the perfect pieces to get the exact look and feel they desired.

In 2010, our customers loved browsing all style categories, but French Country, Vintage French, Coastal Cottage and Cottage Chic were especially popular. In the furniture category, accent tables, chests, console tables, coffee tables, dining room tables and headboards were in highest demand. In home decor, chandeliers, decorative mirrors […]