You know I’m a sucker for cute little beach cottages–heck, I used to have a blog about them! So I was smitten when I saw this vacation cottage for rent in Pacific Beach, Washington. Its owner is Lisa, whose blog shares the same name as her beach house: Coastal Nest.
Lisa says that she’s most proud of the fact that she and her husband did all of the work on it themselves: “100%. That’s why it’s so special to me.” Which is understandable considering that this is how it looked when they started:
They had their work cut out for them! It’s hard to believe this is the same place.
Here’s how the kitchen looked before:
And here it is now–much better!
One more daunting look at the kinds of challenges they were facing in the beginning:
I think I could really go for a vacation by the beach right about now…couldn’t you?
Many thanks to Lisa for letting me share her cottage with you! You can see the rest of the photos and get more information about renting Lisa’s Coastal Nest on VRBO.com. Be sure to check out her blog, too!
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