Our Best Coastal Makeovers

The best before and after coastal makeovers.

Galveston Bay Home Makeover

A design duo turns a fixer-upper on Galveston Bay into a nautically inspired beauty, perfect for a sea-loving family.

Idea #3: Charm with new finishes
Photo: Rick Lew

Idea #3: Charm with new finishes

The shiplap walls and wooden floors create a wide, open feeling in the dining room, and add warmth and interest. A framed nautical chart of Galveston Island joins in, giving the space a seafaring feel; the beaded-glass chandelier ties in color with a touch of turquoise. Stiver and Munger topped the chairs with cushions in a graphic Schumacher print.

The chairs are from Clayton Gray Home. The chandelier is from Arteriors.

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Dreamy Massachusetts Cottage

A colorful oceanfront cottage captivates a whole new generation of beachgoers in a dreamy Massachusetts resort town.

Cottage by the Sea