6/30/2014

Summerside




Hi friends! Today we're recognizing Canada Day, and I'm sending a little appreciation to my readers to the North.  I've found a house with an attached lighthouse in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. (Anybody remember the book Cheaper by the Dozen and how they summered in a similar house?)

Take a look- it's cozy inside, and has the look of a summer rental.


Let's make it look like we're here to stay.


I wish I knew the source for this room.  I like how the colors are plentiful but balanced.  They make this room look collected over time and playful, just like it should look.

The dining room is in the L-shaped space with the living room.  


Isn't that cool how the fireplace stone wraps into the dining room?


Is that grass cloth wallpaper?  I like how it's a similar color to our hutch in the living room.

Upstairs, the master bedroom overlooks Frederick Cove.


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I like this image so much, and the thought of it in a Canadian lighthouse just makes me happy.

Here's the bed side of the room:


Even FURTHER upstairs is an attic divided into two rooms.




There we go- secluded and cozy.  The views from up here must be wonderful.

I know I say this a lot, but this house is one of my favorites in terms of potential.
Hope you enjoyed exploring Summerside with me!

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4 comments :

  1. Vicki,
    I'm with you, this is one of my favorites! That first colorful room reminds me of a Sarah Richardson room. I hear she has another series in the works. I hope so! The little water color of each house you feature sets the mood for the home, very nice.
    Karen

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    1. You're right- I can totally see Sarah mixing all of those patterns and having fun with it.
      Thanks for the heads-up about another series- I'll have to keep an eye out for it!

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  2. Thanks for celebrating us, especially today on Canada Day! I love the touches of red throughout. Summerside , Prince Edward Island, is a jewel of a place. I have a feeling you would love it there!

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    1. I bet I would love it, too. I confess I'd be a bit of an Anne of Green Gables tourist, but once I got that out of my system, I know I'd enjoy the area- it looks so pretty there.

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