Table of Contents: Summer Wrap-Up by

Issue 34 · Summer Wrap-Up · August 25, 2014

Table of Contents: Summer Wrap-Up

Issue 34 · Summer Wrap-Up · August 25, 2014

We're kicking back for one more week and celebrating warm-weather living, with plenty of remodeling and DIY ideas included. After all, some of the most appealing elements of summer—from beach finds to coastal blues—are worth incorporating into rooms year-round.

Summer Wrap-Up Remodelista Issue Image, Photograph by Matthew Williams

Above: Designer Corinne Gilbert lines up simple bouquets on a sideboard made from a vintage wallpaper table. Photograph by Matthew Williams from Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home.


Kajsa Cramer porcelain bowls |  Remodelista

Above: Later today, watch for Justine's Tabletop & Dinnerware discovery: subtly colored bowls made by a Swedish ceramic artist with a background as an interior designer.


Steal This Look Ikea guest kitchen | Remodelista

Above: In our weekly Tuesday Steal This Look, Michelle details how to re-create this postage-stamp-size Ikea kitchen. (You might want to copy the whole setup: It's a garage transformed into a guest cottage, aka a "grottage.")

Coastline-inspired blue interior paints | Remodelista

Above: Also on Tuesday, in Palette & Paints, Meredith rounds up our favorite coastal blues. 


DIY: Seaweed Prints | Remodelista

Above: "Any project that starts with 'Step 1: Head to the Beach' is A-OK with me," Justine writes. In Wednesday's DIY: Pressed Seaweed Prints, she shows us how to distill a bit of summer. 


Modular Danish summer house by Lykke and Nielsen | Remodelista

Above: Presenting the nearly instant vacation house—a modular design by a Danish architecture firm, (Note the way the exterior door opens to create a windbreak.) Take a tour in Thursday's Architecture & Interiors post.


Shasta camper converted into backyard guest retreat in Nashville| Remodelista

Above: Friday's Rental House is a 1962 Shasta camper converted into a backyard guest room—it's in Nashville and listed on Airbnb.

We're not the only ones holding on to summer—see what's sprouting on Gardenista this week.

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