gorgeous entrance, including glass windows / door and light shade! Paint my timber a white/grey wash. Love this entrance with its breezy welcoming feel. Also the oversized pot plants and concrete internal stairs.

Like the concept of two east west joists on ceiling of upstairs balcony dividing ceiling into 3 sections. Good idea Helen!

Monday Muse..India Hicks

India Hicks' Caribbean home (Console table & mix of different wood color- ELEPHANT!

screened porch diy, outdoor furniture, outdoor living, porches

DIY Screened Porch (When You Don't Have a Screened Porch!)

Inexpensive sheer curtain panels from Ikea (Lill) and a staple gun are used to create a DIY "screened" porch from a covered porch. Great if you live in the buggy South!

A new book reveals how the design and architecture of seaside homes are influenced by their setting

Coastal Living visits homes scattered all over the globe, from Denmark to Mexico. These shoreside dwellings boast a rich variety of different architecture and interior styles, but they all share a similar spirit.