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A Tiny Cottage in Coastal California

A dream come true tiny cottage in coastal California. Come step inside!

tiny cottage in coastal California
Jain of A quiet Life had been dreaming long and hard of a tiny cottage, a second home to slip away to, where she could sit lazily and do nothing but enjoy the sounds of the sea.


tiny coastal cottage
And as you probably guessed, her dream became a reality -a tiny cottage in coastal California near Carmel, sitting high on a bluff just as she had envisioned it.

coastal cottage tablescape outdoors
The tiny cottage is old and needed work... "but its perfect for us, something to grow into and nurture." Jain says. "I have been waiting a lifetime, I have named it SEA DREAM." A beautiful and suitable name! Sea Dream is now all decked out with beautiful coastal decor, and it's easy to recognize Jain's passion -dishes and tablescapes!

coastal tablescape
A close up of an indoor tablescape that she calls dipping into the sea.

coastal cottage decor
Adding colors with fruit and flowers from the cottage garden.

tiny cottage living room
The cozy living room is a homage to the sea.

coastal boxes
Neatly stacked boxes atop a cupboard. On the far left a lovely decorated jar that I had seen pop up in one of her tablescapes.

coastal vignette
A close up of one of the coastal vignettes inside a cupboard.

coastal cottage bedroom
In the bedroom you find neutral relaxing colors.

cozy bedroom sitting nook
And there is a sitting nook to contemplate at the end of the day. And she too has a couple of adorable Shore Birds! I'd say, Jain's tiny cottage in coastal California is a SEA DREAM inside and out!
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20 comments:

beachcomber said...

a favourite blog of mine. love how jain has decorated her cottage, her dishes are divine and what a location!
x

Simple Daisy said...

Oh my goodness!! That cottage is just perfect!!! So dreamy:)

theLENNOXX said...

Oh the gorgeousness! I want those crab napkin rings!!

xox Linda

Love of the Sea said...

This looks awesome. Thank you for the introduction to her blog. I am going over now to check it out! Hope your having a great week. I am at The Cloister in Sea Island. This place is AMAZING.

Sherri said...

What an awesome cottage!! Just gorgeous! I'm glad she found a cottage just like she wanted.

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

I love it all. What a great place.

once in a blue moon said...

wow, you did such a great job i am SO flattered you featured me! my cottage is still so new to me that i am taken back every time i see it :) such an honor to be included here, thank you for sharing my sea dream~

Everything Coastal said...

So pretty! What a great place to escape to

Della said...

Ah! So beautiful. That is a sea dream! Lovely!

Eileen @ Cottage Beach House said...

This is a great post. What a gorgeous home she found by the sea. Yes,we do have a name for our beach house. It's The Walnut Cottage, named after the street it's on, so as not to confuse it with another cottage that we own and rent out.

CalypsoInTheCountry said...

What a gorgeous cottage! I love all the details and vignettes!
-Shelley

iheartsunnydays said...

Simply gorgeous! LOVE the view in that second shot :)

Poppy said...

I love Jain's blog...it's one of my favorite! Her photographic skill,her decorating style,the way she uses color,her collection and how she uses them amazes me every time... thanks for sharing her beautiful blog with us.~Poppy

http://withadashofcolor.blogspot.com/

kerrie of sea cottage said...

I have just met Jain through blogging. I did not know she had a tiny cottage near Carmel. That is such a dream! It is not easy to find a cottage in that area. I love her Sea Dream! ox

our daily dishes said...

thank you for all the nice comments you are sharing about my sea dream :)

michelle said...

What a beautiful cottage and Carmel is gorgeous! I am off to go see more of her Sea Dream.
xoxo

Style Maniac said...

How charming is this?! Such pretty colors and that name is just perfect. Off to visit Sea Dream ....

Jacqueline said...

I have watched Jain unfold her decorating! It is so nice that you featured her! Everything has been just wonderful!

Designs By Pinky said...

Oh what a DREAM COME TRUE!!!!!!!!!!!! Her cottage looks PERFECT to me!!!!

Lili said...

What a gorgeous cottage and a dream location too! ~Lili