Monday, May 31, 2010

dream a little dream

It's always been my dream to have a summer place....kids in and out; seagull sounds; board games; naps in the hammock; barefeet; and breezes through the screens.



























Some of these homes feature design that I wouldn't normally embrace, but for a summer place, I'd be happy in any of these spaces!

{all photos by Jean Allsopp}

12 comments:

  1. these are all so breezy and pretty, especially that porch. and those peaches just scream summer!!!!

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  2. of course, townhouselady!!
    hello, bringing pretty back! welcome!!

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  3. You and me both! Some of those pictures are so perfect they make me want to cry.

    Some time, I should share pictures of Marc's mother house at the beach. It's not any of our styles, but with walls of floor to ceiling windows/sliders and decks everywhere, I'm sure we could deal with it...and then tear it apart mentally and redecorate it. :)

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  4. The double decker porch with the hammocks! I am so there!

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  5. yes, jeannine -- do share.
    Hello Deepali! Welcome!!

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  6. You got me with the blue/turquoise library.

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  7. I love the free hanging benchy daybed. Such a cool idea. Just make sure you've got some serious studs to drill into.

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  8. I have never really had the urge for a Summer home, until yesterday when I discovered Laura Day's work in the Hamptons. And now your beautiful post is pushing me farther into lust.
    I should probably focus on a 'first' home before I get to involved with a 'second' home.
    Lovely photos!

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