Sandy Gingras Beach Home on Long Beach Island in New Jersey

Illustrator and writer Sandy Gingras lives on Long Beach, New Jersey, in a home built in 2007 that has all the rustic charm of a century-old beach house.

Sandy Gingras Home on Long island New Jersey

I'm sure many of you know Sandy Gingras -Creator of Whimsical Beach Illustrations. Sandy wanted a (new) home that reminded her of the simple beach cottages that she grew up with. So she hired an architect who specializes in historic beach homes to build this beauty on Long Beach Island in New Jersey.

Home Tour Sandy Gingras
The cedar shake siding has faded to a gorgeous silvery gray. The fun sign is made by a local artist.

Coastal Living Room in Sandy Gingras Home
Instead of drywall, the walls are covered with Wood Paneling (pine planks). A Painted Oar hangs above the window.

Wicker Armchair in Gingras Home
Wicker Chairs are always a good idea!

Dinging Room in Sandy Gingras Home
The Capiz Shell chandelier is from West Elm... that a bunch of folks successfully re-created! Check them out here!

Bedroom in Sandy Gingras Home
White painted floors sanded down for a weathered look in the bedroom.

Shell Window Treatment
To Shell Enhance Window Treatments is a lovely idea. And in keeping with the old charm, the picture frames were made from salvaged wood.

Sandy Gingras' New Jersey home on Long Beach Island is featured at HGTV where you can view more pictures and learn more details.

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