Designing A Happy Lifestyle

HAPPY 4th OF JULY

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Take a look at my all AMERICAN style on the wharf in Nantucket, MA. A small cottage that I remodeled and designed!

 

 

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The classic American nautical look… Red – White – and Blue! Look out the seaside window as boats sail through the harbor, how charming is that? Real life coastal living.

 

 

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Sweet Summer linens on the cottage beds. Sweet dreams as the salty sea air rolls in through the windows.

 

 

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Enjoy your barbecues, sparklers, and fireworks on this 4th of July…

AND may your summer be filled with bike rides, fireflies, and family! xxoo

 

 

 

THE NEW ROMANTIC HOMES MAGAZINE IS OUT ON NEWS STANDS

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One of my latest projects is featured on the cover of Romantic Homes Magazine.

This coastal Sarasota, FL home has the vibe of a carefree coastal lifestyle. Soothing colors and crisp whites are mixed with tropical punches of color and classic lines.

Pick up on News Stands now and enjoy the 10 page spread!

 

THE NEW SEASIDE STYLE MAGAZINE IS OUT!
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The newest edition of Seaside Style Magazine is now available on news stands! It features one of my all time favorite projects that I completed ; ) You will see why!

 

This is the perfect read for a sunny day at the beach with your toes in the sand and a drink in your hand! Hope you all enjoy it!! HAPPY SUMMER!!

 

SUMMER TIME

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LOVE, LOVE, LOVE tropical Sarasota, FL! Summer time is here – time to lay back and enjoy a happy lifestyle!

 

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Whether it’s on the coast of Maine, Nantucket Island or Sarasota, FL… Making sandcastles on the beach – looking down at your tan hands against the white sand… Priceless!!

 

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Don’t forget to put on sun tan lotion! The tropics are slow paced and quiet – all the tourists are gone and its just us locals. Slow and easy for a while – time to have fun!

This tanning oil by Island Company smells just like Summer.

 

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Take a moment in the shade with the palms – time to have a cocktail!

 

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Time to pile on your cool vibe bracelets – MORE IS BETTER.

 

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Island fever – Go to the case and grab some shell and beaded jewelry to feel like a mermaid. Get the sea vibe and feel free.

 

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At the end of a summers day – fill your cottage with sweet summertime flowers!

 

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY

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SWEET HEARTS on the porch in sunny Sarasota! How fun is that big heart pillow…

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Little heart shapes on a dresser – simple and sweet!

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Touches of love with hearts in your home. Give your rooms a special feel with little hearts mixed in with Sweet Summer Linens. Who doesn’t love a heart shape!

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FRESH COLOR

Happy New Year to fresh color!

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Inspiring colors from the Sarasota Farmers Market.

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This will be the year for fresh vibrant colors.

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Sometimes the most exciting colors come straight from mother nature!

THE NEW COTTAGE STYLE IS OUT!

The newest  Cottage Style is out!!

Take a break from the whirlwind of getting ready for the holidays and enjoy my newest project in Cottage Style. Sit and relax have a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. Plug in the Christmas tree… Snuggle up and enjoy!! Its out in news stands now!!

BEACH HOUSE STYLE

Here is another project of mine just featured in the Coastal Living’s Beach House Style book. Enjoy some more 3rd floor nooks and crannies of the featured 2008 Coastal Living Idea House!

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Whether your on the West Coast, East Coast or the Gulf of Mexico in Sarasota, FL – a beach house is always a place to make memories.

A beach house third floor has always been a kids place for the summer to play with brothers, sisters, cousins, friends and beach buddies you just met. I designed the plans for this beach house keeping in mind how important it was to have this 3rd floor! Piling into the beach club of the third floor – oh what memories I have as a kid.

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A Bigger bed for the older kids is perfectly positioned with sailboat shelves and an additional cot for sleep overs. How charming are the Sweet Summer Linens?

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Always make nooks and crannies. This is the perfect nook to put the old fashioned cot. What child wouldn’t LOVE this?

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Colorful fan and beach towels!!

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Puff puff’s for everyone!!!

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A place to hang your bathing suit, towels, and summer clothing… IT’S THE BEACH!!

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Calling all beach babies!! I said this to my little beach babies as they grew up on the beach. Calling all beach babies to the Sweet Summer Linens magical tent – which my daughter Mandi designed and created. Story time… and then maybe nap time for the kids… Then cocktail time for the parents ; )

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A twin bed in a nook with boat windows above to hear the surf and smell the salt air! All the bedding was custom made by Sweet Summer Linens.

All products can be purchased through;

Tracey Rapisardi Design

Sarasota FL

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TraceyRapisardiDesign.com

 

 

 

 

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7 thoughts on “Designing A Happy Lifestyle

  1. Can you tell me about the sailboat painting in the Maine cottage, where you purchased it and if it is an original or print?

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