Jennifer Hulse Design
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Beach House Living Room beach-style-living-room
 

Beach House Living Room

This small beach house consists of one large room with 4 bedrooms. The living space contains the living room, dining space and kitchen. The house was a rental property, so I wanted to create a beachy feel with inexpensive furniture that can take a beating.

The white slip covers can be bleached and washed. The carpet is Olefin, so it goes outside each year for a scrubbing under the house. Laminate floors mimic mahogany. I added color with pillows and artwork.

Most of the furniture is from IKEA. The curtain and cushion fabrics are Clarence House. The curtain pattern was a discontinued design I bought for a song.

The artwork was a DIY project. I had photos blown up extra-large, cropped them myself and used IKEA frames.

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August 27, 2013
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we love the curtains as well! check us out- as we have a few similar patterns that can be made into grommet, ring top, or rod pocket drapes. give us a shout-- we would love to work with you on this project!

happy decorating!:)

Design It Yourself|Loomdecor.com|Jackie@loomdecor.com
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Yikes! Sorry I didn't see this message until now. I've been in the midst of closing down by business in Grosse Pointe and moving back to the East Coast. I hope your project turned out beautifully. I like this fabric!
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July 20, 2012
sldelp wrote:
Love that shadow box coffee table. Would you mind telling where I can purchase one? - I've been looking everywhere for something like this.
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I have this exact table...beach themed with the many shells,beach glass and whatnot we have collected over our travels....got it at our local Ikea in Vancouver, BC
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Yes, it's from IKEA. I can't remember the name of the collection - Laktorp? I lined the boxes with fabric and placed found shells, etc... inside. I filled in with more shells from a local store. You can do the same thing with all kinds of collectibles. Thanks for the question!
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July 5, 2012
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Where can I buy the slip covers?
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Hi! Thanks for your question. The slipcover is from IKEA's Ektorp collection. I think the sofa length is about $35.00. But you have to buy the sofa to fit! :-) Fortunately, the Ektorp runs about $300. I love a white, washable slipcover. You can add (a little) bleach, pre-treatments, etc.. Dry them a little and put them back on the sofa when they're slightly wet. They won't shrink so much and they won't need ironing.
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Hanging a series of similar works in matching frames works well if you have a large wall and small artwork.

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