Blue glass bottles make a unique and beautiful chandelier in this beach cottage's foyer, especially when lit by the sunshine pouring in from the high window. The aqua front door adds another fun splash of color.
Check out the clever design of this corner kitchen that packs in tons of storage and top-of-the-line amenities with sleek efficiency. A rippled pendant light and green and blue glass bottles soften the design's contemporary edge.
Colorful glass bottles organized in a captivating design create a unique accent wall space. Glass shelves support the bottles in a mix of horizontal and vertical rows. A metal background caches the light for increased illumination and reflection.
With a color palette that recollects the Caribbean, this modern kitchen is both cheerful and calming. A pale blue backsplash is brought alive via blue bottles and vases and moved into the center of the room courtesy of two large bowls.
A long, thin white brick accent wall adds texture to the modern design of this living room. A navy blue sofa creates a deep contrast to the bright white walls and ceiling. A blue shag rug and decorative bottles on the coffee table add complimentary blue tones while orange throw pillows provide a pop on contrasting color.
Bold, blue artwork defines this high-drama dining room, which features white walls and a coffered ceiling with a unique, angular design. Slipcovered chairs offer crisp, yet comfortable seating that invites guests to linger. A wine cellar is surrounded by smoked glass, giving visitors a peek at the bottles stored inside. A built-in sideboard next to the wine cellar is functional and stylish, and offers a perfect nook to display dramatic artwork.
To get a coastal look for less, hit estate sales, flea markets and garage sales to find cool, kitschy items like the Jim Beam commemorative decanter, hand-carved wooden fish and blue glass bottle used on this beachy bar.
Even if you can't afford to do a tile wall, a small band of tile above the countertop pulls together the hues of the vanity and countertops. If you have a vanity with drawers, you can decorate the countertop with items such as vintage-looking bottles in the free space that makeup and other bathroom essentials would otherwise occupy.
Rough-sawn spruce wood keeps this playhouse weather proof. Skylights allow for natural lighting and star gazing from the second story loft. A blue racer rocker, made of recycled milk bottles, is a fun and durable unique furniture addition. A chalkboard wall provides space for creativity while cubby storage allows for easy and organized storage.
To give a wet bar a dose of witty personality, consider an easy DIY project: covering the backsplash area with used corks. "It’s a great conversation-starter,” says Luke Perisich of Blue Sky Building Company. “If anyone asks, just claim you can't remember drinking all those bottles."