Beauty in the midst of chaos—a phrase that we are seeing become more relevant now than ever. This last year has been so chaotic, we know ❤️ It’s been challenging, stressful, disorienting, heartbreaking, exhausting and more! All aspects of the world’s chaos, simply put, has been stressful for each of us. Stress—a short word that can carry us a long way in the wrong direction. It can cause us to change our outlook, feel disoriented and get us down. I have found, in chaotic & stressful times, it is imperative to focus on what remains beautiful, what can be made beautiful and what will be beautiful. Instead of being turned upside down & inside out by chaos, we can turn our focus onto a path of beautiful adventure!
We are so excited to announce that we are soon opening the doors to our very first Beautiful Chaos vacation rental home. It has always been our heart’s passion to create spaces that bring a bit of heaven down to earth—we are thrilled to be doing this in a whole new way! We are jumping in feet first—curating an exquisite oasis for all to enjoy!
In all of our renovation projects, there definitely is some chaos that happens before we call it beautiful! I’m ecstatic for the design and renovation plans we have curated in making ‘Cottage on the Cape’ a Beautiful Chaos approved reality!
We are letting you in on the scoop!
We purchased a 4-bedroom home in Cape Coral, Florida—an island type peninsula, just 30 minutes from the Ft. Myers airport. I have been traveling to SW Florida for more than half my life (mostly to Ft. Myers Beach), but Cape Coral stole our hearts when we visited with our family back in December. Coincidentally, it was around the same time that we met Joseph Dalton back up in Minnesota—who was a real estate agent also servicing Cape Coral, Florida! We worked with Joseph for a few months and finally landed on the perfect home when Jayme visited back in March. Yes, that’s right…this is the first project the Mister picked out all on his own! Long story why—we will share later some day.
During the next couple months, we kept our exciting endeavor a secret and I poured over the real estate photos, dreaming of what could be! It wasn’t until we closed on May 4, 2021 that I got to walk through our new Florida vacation rental home for the first time. You guys!!! Just driving into the beautiful, scenic neighborhood made me cry. The homes are all so beautiful and wrapping canals lend for perfectly, peaceful views. The front yard to our home is one of the most beautifully tropical scenes I’ve ever seen. Before we went into the house, I stood there and took in a deep breath of the warm, salty air—imagining so many others doing the same…ahhhhh!!! This is it, a place to heal, restore & find joy!
We have already started the demo party! The inside is completely gutted and the new roof has just started to go on. Here are some inspiration photos & selections that are ready to be installed—to make this oasis especially beautiful!
Inspiration for the Home
The Master En-Suite Inspiration
The Guest Space
The Paint Scheme
With hope—there is beauty. With beauty—there is victory. Therefore, we can say—even in chaos, the BEST is yet to be!