I’m so thrilled to be sharing another room from the home tour I did last summer of the beautiful New England Beach Cottage. This time Caitlin is sharing her children’s playroom. Although it’s much more than that! It’s the first room you walk into from the side-door. This charming home has two wonderful entryways and this room has its own little porch. She had a built-in window seat made with bookshelves on each side and drawers on the bench for extra toy storage.
Caitlin used Ikea furniture on her little side porch leading to the sunroom/playroom.
Caitlin included a hanging chair that she hung extra low with her young children in mind. She added a cushion, pillows, and cozy throws to make it the perfect reading chair. She chose a rug that’s soft and fills the space for lots of floor play-time. With drawers and baskets, this room can be a playroom and in minutes– everything can be put away and it looks like just another pretty room in a beautiful, light-filled beach house.
Sources: Rug from Crate & Barrel similar to this one. Hanging chair from Serena & Lily. Throws on chair and bench from Marshalls. Leather pulls from Etsy
Caitlin used an existing built-in, but improved it and found the perfect size television to fill the space. She again uses the bottom cabinet for toy storage for her two boys. The leather pulls on the cabinets and the drawers are from an Etsy Shop, GreyCricketStudios, and that African drum was a Home Goods find! Caitlin has a great eye and can make a room look perfectly pulled together by mixing her favorite things. I love how she mixes white with warm wood tones and natural elements throughout her beach house.
She uses a combination of warm woods, baskets, rattan, and neutral pottery to create beautiful vignettes within each shelf. She took the photo of the driftwood on vacation and framed it for her bookshelves. She found the African wooden mini stool at a flea market. The basket with succulents is from Ikea.
Sources: Bench cushion-custom with fabric from Tonic Living. Storage Basket (Water Hyacinth Storage) from The Container Store.
The sunroom/playroom is to the left of the fig tree. Caitlin has managed to create beautiful cohesive rooms that each have a purpose, but easily flow from one space to another.
Sources: Newbury Dining Table from Serena & Lily. Pendant in dining room over table by Palecek. White Tolix Style Chairs.
To see more of Caitlin’s house go here and be sure to follow her on her instagram: The Picket Fence Projects. If you want to work with Caitlin, send her a DM. Here’s a link to Caitlin’s favorite products on her LIKEtoKNOWit page. Thank you Caitlin for sharing your beautiful home once again with MLT readers!
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