Plus, I am a sucker for a black pane door with a seagrass shade. So classic!
In case you don't know, I have a love affair going with shiny back front door. I have tutorial on how to get a glossy one without using oil paint.
The existing light fixture was a simple jelly jar fixture. It was cute enough, but I wanted something a little more pizazz...I tossed around replacing the jelly jar with a mason jar, but the vintage light bulb won.
The wood floors were already painted grey, I just purchased a grey/blue striped throw rug for $20 to soften it up.
For now, they stay grey. I have hung my paint brush up for the Summer...
I found this awesome brass nautical bell at a consignment store for $12.
Now visitors can let me know when they arrive!
This built-in storage bench is perfect for storing all our beach essentials and our shoes.
What could be more perfect than a chalkboard in a beach house mudroom?
My favorite CHALKBOARD CHEATING TIP:
Take it apart and paint the frame...
Paint the glass with chalkboard paint and put it back together!
It's as simple as that!
Here's the boring BEFORE:
This front door had so much potential and this color just didn't do it justice. By painting it black and adding a seagrass shade it instantly makes a statement.
What do you think? Do you love a black front door? Does a vintage light bulb turn you on?
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