This may be something that works best in a sunny beach town, but the famous stripes of Costa Nova, Portugal are such fun color inspiration.    The houses were originally fisherman's shacks, painted to stand out against the sand. Over the years, they've gradually become vacation homes, and the latticing on many of them has been redone. The stripes, meanwhile, have become a colorful, beloved symbol of the town. Costa Nova, near Aveiro, Centro de Portugal Region, Portugal

Colorful Destinations: Costa Nova, Portugal

This may be something that works best in a sunny beach town, but the famous stripes of Costa Nova, Portugal are such fun color inspiration. The houses were originally fisherman's shacks, painted to stand out against the sand. Over the years, they've gradually become vacation homes, and the latticing on many of them has been redone. The stripes, meanwhile, have become a colorful, beloved symbol of the town. Costa Nova, near Aveiro, Centro de Portugal Region, Portugal

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Completely Coastal Decorating Blog: The Striped Beach Houses of Costa Nova

Completely Coastal Decorating Blog: The Striped Beach Houses of Costa Nova

Striped Houses of Costa Nova, Portugal }{ A short drive from Aveiro you discover a beach where the charm of many wooden houses with colorful stripes is quite exceptional. Besides the ‘haystacks', the name for these wooden stripped houses, Costa Nova is also one of the great Portuguese beaches for water sports, wind surfing and  kite surfing.

Striped Houses of Costa Nova, Portugal }{ A short drive from Aveiro you discover a beach where the charm of many wooden houses with colorful stripes is quite exceptional. Besides the ‘haystacks', the name for these wooden stripped houses, Costa Nova is also one of the great Portuguese beaches for water sports, wind surfing and kite surfing.

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