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Charming Home Tour ~ The Lilypad Cottage

Whenever I tour Kelly’s home at The LilyPad Cottage, my spirits are immediately lifted and I’m put in a good mood. Her home is bright, beautiful, and livable. Kelly’s a lucky girl because her home is situated lakeside. You’ll see a beach theme reflected throughout her decor and I know you’ll find it such a pleasure to visit!

Take a tour of The Lilypad CottageBeauty starts curbside at Kelly’s house. In the summer, her flower boxes are overflowing with petunias in cool colors. I love the two-tone color of her home that showcases the two types of exterior siding.


Beach Cottage Entry WayAs soon as you set foot inside the front door, you’re greeted with a lakeside theme in the entryway. Cool blues are dotted with a few splashes of red, while oars mounted on the wall hint at the lake out back.


Beach Cottage Dining RoomDark chocolate floors set off the dining room with its wall of windows allowing you to enjoy the views outside while enjoying a home cooked meal. Did you notice the mason jar light fixture overhead? You’ll find touches of whimsy throughout Kelly’s charming home.


Cottage Style KitchenKelly has lots of windows in her home and I love how the uppermost kitchen cabinets mimic the panes of the windows. Metal bar stools provide additional seating for diners.


Lakeside Living Room in a Charming HomeThe living room is relaxed and comfortable, pairing blue with neutrals.


Lake House Living RoomBehind the wicker chairs is a warm and cozy fireplace.


Laundry Room at The LilyPad CottageKelly recently gave her laundry room a makeover, in navy and white.

A pretty and functional space that makes a mundane task a whole lot more enjoyable!


Beach Style Master BedroomSoft tones create a restful master bedroom. Rustic baskets provide additional storage underneath the bed. The round windows on either side of the bed give a nod to portholes in a boat.


Beach Style Master BathroomA large soaker tub takes center stage in the master bathroom.  Note how the circles on the floor tile match the circles in the fixture above the bath. A clever touch!


Nautical Style Boys BedroomThe nautical style in Kelly’s home continues into her son’s bedroom.

A whimsical banner decorates the planked wall behind the bed.


Cottage Style Girls BedroomOh … I am so in love with her girl’s bedroom!! From the pink iron bed to the wispy canopy, to the beautiful floral wallpaper and soft paint colors. Sigh.  This room makes me wish I was a little girl again!


Children's PlayroomNow that you’ve seen the kids’ rooms, it’s time to see the playroom!

A cozy tent tempts young imaginations to run wild and free.


Patio with Fire PitWe started this tour outside at the front door, we’ll end it outside at the back of the house. Kelly created a warming fire pit on the patio, complete with Adirondack chairs and nautical style striped pillows.


Lake View at a Beach CottageAnd now for the pièce de résistance … the lake where Kelly’s home resides.

Wouldn’t it be lovely to see this every day from your own home?

Be sure to visit The LilyPad Cottage for more beach style decorating inspiration!

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  1. Absolutely love her home. She has great decorating taste. I like the nautical influence, but its not overdone. What a sweet home and even sweeter property. Who wouldn’t love to live lakeside. So serene….

  2. Absolutely beautiful! This home tour comes at the perfect time as most of us are so eager to get outside. Kelly’s home makes me feel like it’s summer right now. Thank you for sharing!