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Idea House 2017 | The Bunk Room

With seaworthy style, built-in bunks, and a suspended swing chair, the third floor bunk room at the TOH Beach House is sure to be a favorite with younger guests. Come on up, and take a look around! Update: This room is a winner of the National Association of Home Builders Design Committee's Best in American Living™ Awards! Congratulations to the Idea House 2017 team!

Bunk Up!

Photo by Nat Rea

With seaworthy style, built-in bunks, and a suspended swing chair, the third floor bunk room is sure to be a favorite with younger guests. Come on up, and take a look around.

Built-in Beds: Sweenor Builders Cabinetry Division, with Pull Cups in Polished Nickel by Emtek

Paint: Walls in Aria, Trim, Ceiling, Cedar Beams and Built-ins in Delicate White, Floor in Gloss Porch Paint in custom color by Olympic Paint

Rug: Sawyer Rug by Serena & Lily

Lighting: Portside Sconce in Polished Nickel by Serena & Lily. Bedside reading lights by Kenneth Grange for Angelpoise

Ceiling Fan: Wave 52” Ceiling Fan in White by House of Antique Hardware

Assorted Bedding: Serena & Lily

Accessories: Montecito Floor Cushions in White and Navy by Serena & Lily

Come on Up!

Photo by Nat Rea

Custom Chippendale railing leads up the stairs to the bunk room. The patterned strips of wallpaper adorning the treads of the stairwell mimic the look of tile, and a comfy, custom-cushioned bench is built in at the top.

Chippendale Railing: Sweenor Builders

Paint: Stairway Wall in Everlasting by Olympic Paint

Wallpaper (on treads): Thatch Stripe Wallpaper in Navy and Cornflower by Serena & Lily

Bench Cushion: Custom cushion by Chris Upholstery in Seadrift Chambray by Serena & Lily

Wall Art: Patience, Reeling, and Lucy, by Cynthia Brown Studio

Built-In Bunks

Photo by Cynthia Brown Studio

The expertly crafted built-in bunks show off their shipshape style with mahogany ceilings, white shiplap side walls, and nautical bed linens and accents.

Built-in Beds: Sweenor Builders Cabinetry Division, with Pull Cups in Polished Nickel by Emtek

Bedding: Isla Quilt in Cobalt; Cabin Quilt Euro/Sham in Navy/Indigo, Savoy Links Standard Sham in Papaya, Maritime Sheet Set, by Serena & Lily

Window Treatment: Custom Shade in Captiva Chambray by Serena & Lily

Lighting: Portside Sconce in Polished Nickel by Serena & Lily. Bedside reading lights by Kenneth Grange for Angelpoise.

Just Hanging Around

Photo by Cynthia Brown Studio

This comfortable, suspended rattan chair is sure to become a favorite place to read or rest.

Furnishings: Hanging Rattan Chair in White, Rockport Round Ottoman by Serena & Lily

Accessories: Sailing Ship Kites in White and Navy (available in-store only), Kyoto Pillow by Serena & Lily

Window Treatment: Custom Shade in Captiva Chambray by Serena & Lily

Storage Smarts

Photo by Cynthia Brown Studio

Built-in shelving is the perfect place to keep favorite books and accessories within easy reach.

Bedding: Border Frame Twin Duvet Cover in French Blue, Tropez Quilt Standard Sham in Cornflower, Sonoma Stripe Pillow in Blue, Heart Quilt in Nantucket Red, by Serena & Lily

DIY Decor

Photo by Cynthia Brown Studio

To continue the coastal theme, we picked up a few oars at the local home store and painted them in bright, nautical colors. A diminutive pair of dip-dyed stools cozy up the corner.

Window Treatment: Custom Shade in Captiva Chambray by Serena & Lily

Decor: Small & Large Dip-Dyed Stools by Serena & Lilly

Artwork: Brant Point Lighthouse by Cynthia Brown Studio

Boat-Lover’s Bath

Photo by Nat Rea

The sea-faring theme continues in the bunkroom bath, with nautical-themed wallpaper and accessories.

Paint: Trim, board, and batten in Delicate White by Olympic Paint

Floor Tile: Hudson Smoky Blue Penny Tile by Tile America

Fixtures: Retrospect Console Sink, Portsmouth

2-Handle Spread Faucet, by American Standard

Window Treatment: Custom shade in Racing Stripe White and Navy by Serena & Lily

Wallpaper: Skylake Toile Wallpaper in Navy & White by Serena & Lily

Lighting: Beacon Sconces in White by Serena & Lily

Accessories: Round Nautical Rope Mirror, Riviera Rolling Bin Hamper, Gobi Bath Collection hand towel, and Banded Border Bath Collection bath towel by Serena & Lily. Hand Soap by Kalastyle.

Classic Style

Photo by Cynthia Brown Studio

The white, three-panel Shaker-style door blends nicely into the board and batten on the lower half of the room. Blue penny floor tile is continued onto the shower floor, and up the wall, for a cohesive look.

Door: Redi-Prime Shaker Style 8730 by Simpson Door Company, finished in Premium Fast Dry in Antique White by Varathane

Hardware: Stretto Passage and Thumbturn Privacy Set with Modern Disk Crystal Knob by Emtek

Tile: Hudson Smoky Blue Penny Tile by Tile America. 3”x6” Subway Tile in White Ice Ceramic by Watch Hill Color Collection from Tile Craft Design Center. Shower saddles in Pure White by Caeserstone.

Accessories: Textured Cotton Bath Mat by Serena & Lily

Penny for Your Thoughts

Photo by Cynthia Brown Studio

We continued the navy penny tile up from the floor in a vertical strip through the white subway tile in the shower, providing a sharp contrast against the chrome fixtures.

Tile: Hudson Smoky Blue Penny Tile by Tile America. 3”x6” Subway Tile in White Ice Ceramic by Watch Hill Color Collection from Tile Craft Design Center

Fixtures: Portsmouth 2-handle Thermostatic Valve Trim Kit, Portsmouth Traditional 3-Function Showerhead, and Portsmouth Standard Wall-Mount Shower Arm in Polished Chrome, by American Standard

Smart Heating System

Photo by Cynthia Brown Studio

The bathroom is outfitted with an electric floor warming system, perfect for taking the chill out. Operated via LCD touchscreen controls, Schluter’s thermostat features a programmable schedule, a floor-temperature sensor, and a built-in ground-fault circuit interrupter.

Programmable Thermostat: Schluter DITRA-HEAT-E-RT

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