Sleeping LoftBeach Style Staircase, Atlanta

A nautical collage adorns the wall as you emerge into the light and airy loft space. Family photos and heirlooms were combined with traditional nautical elements to create a collage with emotional connection. Behind the white flowing curtains are built in beds each adorned with a nautical reading light and built-in hideaway niches. The space is light and airy with painted gray floors, all white walls, old rustic beams and headers, wood paneling, tongue and groove ceilings, dormers, vintage rattan furniture, mid-century painted pieces, and a cool hangout spot for the kids.

Wall Color: Super White - Benjamin Moore
Floor: Painted 2.5" porch-grade, tongue-in-groove wood.
Floor Color: Sterling 1591 - Benjamin Moore
Yellow Vanity: Vintage vanity desk with vintage crystal knobs
Mirror: Target
Collection of gathered art and "finds" on the walls: Vintage, Target, Home Goods (some embellished with natural sisal rope)

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    Comfortable stairs are 42" wide. There are minimums per code...you will have to check your local building codes for that.
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    Jess McBride added this to Refresh Your Room With Swimming Pool-Inspired DecorJun 2, 2016

    8. No need to go kitschy, by the way. A single lifeguard-themed knickknack or wall hanging gets the message across and feels especially appropriate in a vacation house or as a reminder of halcyon summer afternoons when autumn draws near.

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    Laura Gaskill added this to 4 Classic Decorating Themes — and How to Work Them Just RightFeb 23, 2013

    4. NauticalA popular theme with good reason, nautical style manages to be both classic and fresh — as long as it is approached without too heavy a hand. Keep the nautical look current by steering clear of too many dark woods and an excess of decorative items.You can't go wrong with a crisp, clean color palette of white and blue with bright red accents. Curtains with rope ties inspired by sailcloth, floors painted with a wash of deck paint and a few well-chosen pieces of wall art would complete the look.See more about modern nautical style

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    Michelle Fries, BeDe Design, LLC added this to 10 Ways to Get the Modern Cottage LookMay 15, 2012

    Layer the whites. Keep layering on the whites in your beach cottage, using different shades for depth. Tiny sample cans of paint are perfect for experimenting to find just the right ones. After the paint is up, work in white window treatments and furniture for yet another layer. Then have some fun with the accents.

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    Samantha Schoech added this to Dip a Toe Into Modern Nautical StyleMay 8, 2012

    Notice the rope and canvas curtains. These, along with a few vintage beach-theme trinkets and mirrors shaped like portholes, achieve perfect modern nautical balance.

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    Dana Miller added this to Casual Wall Art Arrangements Show Deliberate StyleApr 6, 2012

    Thwart the difficult mission of finding the perfect-size piece to fill a narrow stairwell by grouping together an eclectic array of framed art and mirrors. The placement around this doorway is balanced but not perfectly symmetrical, lending a casual feel.

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    Vanessa Brunner added this to Houzz Tour: Sweet Georgia Summer Beach HomeMar 28, 2012

    The loft area upstairs is completely open, which not only creates a communal space but also saved money on framing. "This home isn't about walls and constraints; it's about being communal and together as a family," says Joel. Instead of walls, curtains from Pottery Barn were hung from iron curtain rods with rope. The flooring material in the loft is painted porch-grade hardwood, which also cut down on cost.

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    Anne added this to Galena Art GalleryMay 31, 2019

    Collage of art - mixed media eclectic

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    Leigh Larsen added this to Larsen DG DreamhouseMay 26, 2019

    This is sort of what I picture for the upstairs landing with all the rooms along the exterior.

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    toner006 added this to Entrance way/ foyerApr 26, 2019

    I like the simple ceiling - maybe entrance and follow through in upstairs and down hallway.

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