Texture and color fill this master suite. Wall-to-wall sea grass carpeting and the tropical-printed barkcloth curtains, shams, and bedskirt produce this exotic escape. The deep purple walls get a modern update with the white trim.
Layering different patterns, textures, and colors creates an interesting and polished look. The antique bamboo table, ruby glass lamp, and wrought-iron bed give this space structure and complex texture. Tropical-printed barkcloth shams, cream bedding, and coastal artwork bring a personal touch to the decor.
The combination of tall custom window treatments, a striped chair, iron bars on the footboard, and even the jellyfish tentacles on the prints creates the illusion of more height in this space.
Across from the bed, the designer created a small office area with a bamboo-and-wicker desk and a slipcovered chair. Even at the beach, correspondance must be tended to. Dark wooden blinds, rather than white, add to the richness of the color palette.
The master bath continues the use of bold color by extending the deep purple walls and white trim accents. In addition to the trim, the white subway tiles covering the deep soaking tub and octagonal floor tiles give the bath a clean, cool appearance.
Also located on the first floor (next to the master suite) is the laundry room. The purple-and-white color scheme is continued, but given a unique twist with the introduction of aqua. This design choice makes the utilitarian space as pretty as the rest of the house.
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