Home Tour: A Very Contemporary Blue Mood in Southampton

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Tour this sleek and contemporary Southampton home that is all about the blues. Ocean, blues that is.

"Man Cave" get's a new meaning when it's given a sleek and contemporary spin on the water in Southampton. The owner, who designed his home, did it all without an architect--just a builder. Now that's DIY! He let us tour his four bedroom open-air home, which was inspired by the ocean: colors, patterns and mood.

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While the floor plan is open, individual spaces have been created by strategically placed furniture. Here, a fishbone chair anchors the hyper-contemporary space.

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A modular couch allows for a mix of color around the sleek white table. Our favorite part? The built-in succulent garden.

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Proving you can find almost anything online, a mature air plant (found on Amazon) hangs out table-side. Tip: Try growing succulents or air plants if you have difficulty keeping your greens alive.

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Keeping the color palette throughout: blues, whites and grays continue into the dining area, which sits beside the kitchen. A custom glass table with a mini surfboard center reflects the oceanic vibe of the home. Tip: Use a large piece of art to anchor your space and set a mood.

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The kitchen, which was built with Ikea cabinets and Miele appliances, is the perfect mix of high-low.

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We've learned that doing your online research pays-off: the linens and mattresses were found online (talk about time management!) and we were impressed with how dreamy-comfortable they were.

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Mini honeycomb tiles covered the walls, showers and floors of each bathroom. We love the way is creates a spa-like feel at home.

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On the exterior, nautical lines continued around the home.

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A 1962 SL is the owner's newest baby, second in line to his young daughter.

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At night, the lap pool lights up, setting the mood for outdoor summer parties while the cement fire pit is perfect for chilly evenings.

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Photography by Alexis Jonnson for The Nest

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