Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Brighton Bathing Boxes



I wanted to share one of my favourite spots in the Melbourne area; the Brighton Bathing Boxes. We made a quick pit-stop on our way to Phillip Island.

There are about 80 of these happy little boxes dotted along Dendy Street Beach. It would be fantastic to hang out on the front stoop of your bathing box, sipping a cold beer. Sigh. Apparently, if you would like to own one be prepared to dole out around $200,000. I'm out.







That's it for today. Looking forward to really catching up with you all when we get back to Vancouver!
Have a lovely day! 
janis
x

45 comments:

Marisa Midori said...

So fun and colourful! I think I'll do an illustration of these.

Pinecone said...

Each one is really unique and so cute...but yikes pretty expensive!
Ashlyn

lisaroyhandbags said...

i LOVE these!! so cute but that's a lot of dough though! safe trip back! :)

the southern hostess said...

These are beyond adorable! Too bad they're so pricey.

mise said...

They are beautiful, but yes, that sure is a high price to express one's individuality in paint.

liza said...

Wow. They're great. So cheery!

Sarah B said...

Aren't they fantastic!

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Janis, Aren't they just the most colorful, fun pieces of real estate you have ever seen!
So fun to stop by!
Yvonne

Shannon @ What's Up Whimsy said...

These are absolutely adorable!

sarah, flourish design + style said...

How cool! ( and YIKES! really?! ) They reminded me of the little shanti's from Grumpy Old Men, for ice fishing, only way cuter :)x

kitty said...

Wow, 200K?? And I thought Vancouver real estate was highway robbery! haha - adorable though, I hope I can see those one day. And own one!
I can't wait to see more of your photos, chronicling your fabulous trip. All of you were missed this holiday season but so happy Rob was with family and in his element.
xo see you soon

Pinecone Camp said...

Hey everyone, why don't we all pitch in for one? Hee-hee.

kitty said...

Ok, I have about $179.29 to give - I am IN!!
Hey you are up!
xo

Jenny Schouten Short said...

I'm game but I'm too far from Vancouver. They are much cheaper on my beach in Oostkapelle, NDL. The coast of Belgium is line with them but they are mostly white. I like yours, so adorable and colorful. xo Jenny

kitty said...

Jenny, I like the sounds of these beach huts in the Netherlands. I have only visited Amsterdam but I am sure I missed the best of your country.
I am Janis' sister and I love reading her blog and 'meeting' people on her blog.

All the best in 2011 to you and yours
K

'odd and old' Linda Dacey said...

something seriously cute about a cheery beach hut. these are great. in the UK there is a small, sleepy seaside resort called Whitstable that has cool fisherman huts also deadly expensive, darn! one can dream though...

Maria said...

I love the colours - just like a striped beach towel!

Pooch Purple Reign said...

those are sooooo cute. i want one too!
~laura xx

classic • casual • home said...

Darling. Not sure which one I would choose for myself!
Mary Ann

Melissa said...

Wow love then uniqueness of each one!

BALLET NEWS said...

I'd like to take them all home iwth me !

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Missing Goat said...

Sweet Peter Paul and Mary that's pricey! Darn cute though. I thought real estate was high here in Vancouver!

kate / tinywarbler said...

LOVE!!!!!! i love how bright they all are and so close to one another.

LAURA!!! said...

wooowo. wow. love. the colors, your pictures, the thought of hanging out on one of these.... wow.

elisa rathje said...

my sussex, england library card that i just picked up today has photograph of a line of these beauties. i wonder why we haven't got them in vancouver? lovely pictures janis x have a great trip back.

lisa geiger said...

i think all i really need is several bird-house-sized versions to paint! and sit in the sunshine with my paints and a margarita...

Martina said...

WOW, i want to come and paint them - they look like sth. a child would draw, so bright and cheerful! Happy New Year to you!

c and d said...

i love this series! one of my favourites to date! when you're back, dev and i want the top one and number 4! looking forward to seeing you guys when you get back...safe travels xo

sunday collector said...

I love these! Are you back home yet or still in the land of Oz...

jennifer@nicolejanehome said...

They're so sweet, but holy moly...$200,000?!Hope you had a wonderful trip & visit.

jan said...

Wow, love them!

Moocy said...

Amazing colors! Too bad the price tag isn't so cute. Nice to dream though...

Noe @ Adella Avenue said...

What a marvelous thought, to bask in one of those beauties!

Loving your blog by the way!

-xoxo Noe ADELLA AVENUE

mydesignchic said...

So charming...would so love to be on a warm beach right now - instead I'm on day 3 of snow in NC!

seesaw designs said...

happiness.

Bianca said...

gorgeous photography!

jules @ The Diversion Project said...

they are awesomely cool arent they?! hope you had a great christmas janis xxx

Lynn said...

wowness, love them and haven't seen or heard about this special spot before. what a great find and share janis! hope your trip back to Van. was/is good. it's a mighty grey, rainy day out now, boo. i would much rather look at these pics again and think i will do just that! ♥

The Goads said...

Amazing houses! Very colorful and charming! Cool!

Charlotta Ward said...

Hello! I love these beach shacks too - so colourful and 'happy'!

Luv, I just awarded you a 'Stylish Blogger Award'. When you have a moment, please pop over and collect the badge.

xx Charlotta

Marisa Midori said...

Hi Janis, with all the horrific news about the flooding in Australia, I just wanted to pop over and say that I hope you and your family and friends are safe.

Pinecone Camp said...

Marisa, thanks for you thoughts. We're back and all is ok. I feel for all those affected by the horrific flooding that has now hit the state of Victoria where my in-laws live.

imagine.create.play said...

I absolutely love these beach shacks! Would love to go and see them one day.
Thanks for stopping by and leaving a sweet comment on my blog today! Love your blog= new follower!

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Leigha said...

Stunning. Added to my travel list (but not my wish list - that's a steep price!).

Thanks for sharing.

Leigha

shopgirl said...

They are beautiful! But I can't believe the price tag! Are you serious?! .-))