The Fix: Big windows can be both a blessing and a curse, especially if there are neighboring homes close by. Blakeney's practical-yet-chic tip? "Get a double curtain rod and hang a heavy fabric on the outside — I like to use kantha quilts as black-out curtains," she says. " Then hang a romantic voile or linen on the inside for daytime privacy."
This room illustrates how you don't need beachy accessories to create that ambiance. The shutters and flooring give the room that rustic beach house atmosphere, while the soothing blue bedding and use of white create that restful sense of relaxation that is such a big part of that style. #bedroom #beachy #beachhouse But I like beach-y accessories, too.