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Historical architecture inspiration.

There are more gorgeous houses, cottages, cabins and fishing shacks in Beaufort than I’ve ever seen anywhere else in the world. As always, pulling a few ideas from them to take back to camp… (sort of a holiday- interest board for future projects).  Old ivy on masonry- nothing could be prettier.  Weathered cedar shingles. (Hmmm- possibly reclad an old bldg and make it a new sports equipment shed?) The inside of a post office that was converted into a marketplace- their bathrooms where so simple + humble + perfect. Love the large del-style wall tile. (Maybe for the kitchen project…

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Some vacation inspiration to take back to the cabins….

 There’s nothing like a holiday that inspires you to look at things a little differently- the southern coastal islands are dotted with seaside fishing cottages, cedar-shingled boat houses & a rich layered history of generations of oyster factories. (So don’t be surprised if you see a bit more navy gingham, roped handrails, taxidermy fish and white wainscoting at camp next time you’re up for a visit)!  Charlie perched on a dock fish cleaning station. (We want one of these) A local (and our busboy) at one of the oldest family companies in the area ‘Hudsons’. Hudson’s kayak racks were impressive…

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The Scout mag

Just bumped into a great blog called THE SCOUT MAG.and are sort of… obsessed.SOME OF MY FAV FEATURES:SMITH AND MILLS, BROOKLYN:   BROOKLYN PHARMACY & SODA FOUNTAIN HOLLER & SQUALL and found a great story on camp!- thanks, guys 🙂an excerpt:We visited the private camp grounds of Beaver Brook yesterday. A destination that we all wish we had access to. Today we travel to Camp Wandawega, a getaway that’s available to the public. Camp Wandawega is located in Elkhorn, Wisconsin where David Hernandez and his wife Tereasa Surratt have transformed a former camp devoted to the Latvian priesthood into a stylish…

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