House Beautiful’s 12 Reasons You’re Meant to Have a Beach House

Ran Across this awesome article on House Beautiful about 12 reasons you are meant to own a beach house. Is it bad that 10 out of 12 apply to me? Enjoy!

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1. You proudly display your seashell collection throughout the house.

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2. You’re crazy for coral, too!

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3. Although you prefer stepping on sand, your flooring is either jute or limestone.

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4. Paintings of boats and beaches cover your walls.

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5. White walls paired with white upholstery, to some is plain, to you it’s everything.

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6. Even though you don’t have palm trees swaying in your backyard, they’re growing inside.

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7. You’ve never met a peacock chair you didn’t like.

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8. At your house, every meal is eaten with bamboo flatware.

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9. Blue and white, blue and white, blue and white! Waves crashing onto a white sand beach is your home’s color muse.

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10. Sun-soaked rooms are essential to your happiness.

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11. If it’s wrapped in rope (frames, flower pots, mirrors—you name it!) you’ll buy it.

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12. As far as you’re concerned, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere!

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