Our Best Coastal Makeovers

The best before and after coastal makeovers.

Ponte Vedra Beach Home Makeover

A dazzling redo helps a Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, abode put its best face forward.

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Idea #2: Get Playful
Photo: Erica George Dines

Idea #2: Get Playful

Howard designed the family room as a place where the Cook kids can let loose. He opted for color instead of neutrals on the sofa and walls to help camouflage the wear of daily use, and selected a durable, hand-scraped coffee table and a soft carpet great for bare feet.

The side tables and chairs are from Noir; the curtain fabric is by Kravet.

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Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.