For those of us who love playing with colour in our interiors, sometimes it’s hard to keep a decor palette simple and understated. In this Worst to First makeover, the designers did just that by limiting themselves to using only blue and white – with stunning results.
In a sea of dreamy whites, the navy blue ikat-printed wallpaper acts as a visual anchor in this beautiful, fully-renovated bedroom.
King Of The Sea
A master bedroom suitable for King Titan himself, what really makes this space special is the spectacular sea view enjoyed from bed.
Simple bedside tables topped with accessories in driftwood tones add to the beachy theme of this oceanside home in White Rock, BC.
A playful white-wicker swing chair is attached to the ceiling with a rough, coiled rope, playing up the modern nautical vibe.
Like a King
A king-sized mattress rests on a vintage-inspired white wrought-iron bed frame, giving these new owners plenty of Sunday morning lounging opportunities.
This rustic dresser with hairpin legs provides clothing storage along with a surface to display nautical blue and white accessories and artwork.
Turn the corner and see the master bedroom turn into a master suite, with its own private, seaside-inspired sitting area.
Worst to First host Mickey Fabbiano handcrafted this one-of-a-kind coffee table from driftwood he salvaged from the homeowners’ local White Rock beach.
As per the owners’ request, hosts Mickey Fabbiano and Sebastian Sevallo were able to find space for a customized closet.
Vanity Isn’t A Sin
The floating vanity featured in this completely gutted bathroom makes the room feel more open but also offers plenty of storage options.
Beat The Blues
The blue-and-white stylized floor tiles have the patina of old-world hand-painted ones but are actually easy-to-clean printed porcelain. (Also, there’s underfloor heating.)
A sleek tub-shower combo, surrounded by white porcelain hexagon tiles, covers the needs of both the bathers and the shower-lovers in this seaside household.
Flat-panel wood upper cabinets add warmth to this new kitchen, while the high-gloss white lowers bring in that modern beach house feel.
In The Details
The concealed cabinetry hardware keep the lines clean, while the marble backsplash in an echelon pattern lends depth.
Mickey and Sebastian opted for a white-quartz countertop for the kitchen and bar area to help unify the newly opened-up space.
One of the owner’s must-haves was a custom-made bar area – complete with a mini wine fridge – suitable for entertaining friends and family.
Ride The Wave
The compact, contemporary dining area features a white marble-topped table with a tulip pedestal bottom, and a gorgeous blue aerial ocean print.
A View To a Kill
Turn around from the dining area and you’ll see why the owners opted for this house – the spectacular sea view.
Low-profile furnishings and soft accents in cream and blue mean the views remain unobstructed and the blue-and-white colour palette intact.
Mickey and Sebastian decided to go with pricier, automated UV-protected blinds. A bold move, but a smart one with a south-facing property such as this one.