Effortlessly modern beach homes that will have you dreaming of the shore

Who hasn't dreamt of running away and living life on the shore? Waking to the sounds of ocean waves crashing or loons slowly lolling their songs across the water. Sounds like perfection, right?

Thankfully for design lovers everywhere, the beach house has come a long way from vases full of seashells and painted seascapes. 

Bright interiors, bohemian textures, and restrained details- here is my take on the perfect, modern beach retreat. Ocean, lake, river...it doesn't matter which, just plop me down by the water and I'll be A-OK.