New Build Holiday Home, IOW
"Annie did a fantastic job for us designing an entire new build and helping to push us out of our comfort zone and give us inspiration. The whole house had a co-ordinated theme which we couldn't achieved ourselves. Would highly recommend.
Isle of Wight
See all the possibilities from every angle,
furniture, decor, lighting, accessories
Modern coastal vibe
pastels and light textures
A new blank canvas is challenging, where do you start? Carolyn and Tom's new family holiday home in the Isle of Wight had plenty of family and friends lined up for holiday visits so they needed to create a relaxed coastal vibe quickly to take advantage of the summer. Carolyn immediately loved the simple colour palette of pastels and neutrals combined with wood textures, e.g. white shiplap and panelling. We started on the open plan living/dining area and kitchen, 4 bedrooms with terrace or balconies, 2 en-suites and bathrooms.
Carolyn had existing furniture needing a home and mixing styles in a holiday home is a good way of creating immediate homeliness. Less expensive and time consuming than buying all new. Major buys were beds and sofa beds doing double duty for unexpected guests. Decor started with a simple white panelling in the hallway and continuing into the living room with its tall apex ceilings. Bedrooms were light and airy with wood textures, rattan furniture, pastels and neutral decor. Guest ready, light the lanterns - sundowners on the balcony!