We’ve at last moved in. Taking our time to unpack and remember to look up at the amazing view….
View from the kitchen out over the lounge and garden and down the beach with the tide out:
View from the open plan bathroom of the main bedroom, out over the beach ….
From http://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/52-totally-feasible-ways-to-organize-your-entire-h & http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/1501683
Hidden sponge storage in front of the sink. Sponges are unsightly; why clutter up sink-side space with them? This use of the often wasted space in front of the sink is genius.
Have openings in the counter top or the doors so can more easily drop recycling into the recycling bins.
Also see if there can be a can crusher to make them take up less space.
– perhaps in the utility room not the kitchen.
I first heard this idea from Olivia. I’ve since seen it on Houzz. With two dishwashers not only are you covered for a party, but day to day, you can take clean dishes straight from dishwasher to table, a luxury that you have when you don’t need to empty the dishwasher in order to refill it with dirty dishes.
Elsewhere I’ve read sense to put the diswasher by the sink, as this is where you’ll already be taking the dirty dishes.
Wardrobe / Bedroom
Utility Room / Bedroom
For sheets (Store Matching Sheets Inside of Their Pillowcases):
I was trying to work out how curtains, in the 2 north facing bedrooms wouldn’t bunch up on the sides and block some of the view.
A buddy who’s building a house, said easy, curtain rails that curve and go alongside the side walls !
A nice article at http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/1154483? on things to consider when creating a dressing room:
The dominant location location location feature of Silver Spray is the view. So put the beds, in bedroosm that look at the view, so that you can sit in bed and look out at the view.
Above is a picture of the Scarlet Hotel bedrooms that have the bathrooms behind the bed.
Also see these beds that have a bathroom or other space behind the bed >>