sag harbor stunner

Thank you all so much for entering yesterday’s giveaway!  I’m so excited to pick a winner at the end of this week and for one of you lucky ducks to win one of Julia’s amazing art prints, so, if you haven’t already entered, be sure to head over and do so

While we are on the topic of amazing eye candy, let’s take a look at a dreamy little shingle-style Sag Harbor cottage, shall we?  Designed by Steven Gambrel (whom you know, if you’ve been reading this blog for a while, is my all-time favorite) this beauty features heavy use of his signature pale blue, subtle nautical details, a breathtaking blue and white kitchen and lots of texture (the woven wall covering in the dining room is STUNNING).  This little dream cottage is not only close to perfection but it also bears a striking resemblance to Gambrel’s own Sag Harbor hideaway (which I’ve blogged about before and which also happens to be my very favorite house of all time). 

Pale blue, creamy white and a little taupe is such a soothing, sophisticated color palette and a beautiful hint of what’s to come in the rest of the home:

Seriously can’t get enough of those grasscloth walls and I especially love the contrast against the pale blue door.  A brass chandelier and a circular limed oak table are perfection:

Love the brass nailhead detail on the leather dining chairs:

The kitchen is my favorite room in the whole house – blue and white Shaker-style cabinetry, iron window casings, simple open shelving and a fabulous stainless steel hood (not to mention the raw wood flooring) are divine:

Deep seating and wall-mounted lighting are a great way to maximize a tiny space:

I’m obsessed with the strikin compliment of the darker gray trim, light gray walls and black banister in the stairway:

Planked, vaulted walls and ceiling and a statement chandelier in the master bedroom are dramatic focal points.  The artwork over the bed is the perfect pop of color in an otherwise white space:

Charcoal trim is a pleasant surprise against cedar shakes outside.  More of Gambrel’s signature style abounds via boxwoods in zinc planters, modern teak furnishings and a statement coffee table:

To see more of this house, check out the full tour here
Hope you’re all off to a great start this week!

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  1. sherry hart on August 4, 2015 at 2:15 pm

    Holy smokes….beautiful. That kitchen killed me:)

  2. Teri Russell on August 4, 2015 at 4:24 pm

    The kitchen is gorgeous. I love the windows. I want to paint my banister black. Looks like a good weekend project. Thanks for posting Gambrel's cottage, beautiful.

  3. Kelly Stivers on August 4, 2015 at 6:40 pm

    Teri – a gorgeous blue and white kitchen to go with a potential blue sofa for you, perhaps???

  4. Kelly Stivers on August 4, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    Sherry – almost as much as the kitchen in Courtney Tillinski's house you posted today killed me, girl!

  5. Teri Russell on August 4, 2015 at 10:02 pm

    Kelly you must have read my mind. I 'll keep my all white cabinets. But I sure want to paint the walls and trim blue or light gray. I 'm working on my husband. He'll come 'round. It will take just a little nudging! Any suggestions on a light blue or gray that is similar to Steven Gambrel' s kitchen?

  6. Kelly Stivers on August 5, 2015 at 2:31 am

    Teri – try Benjamin Moore Cliffside Gray!

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