A family calls on designer Liz Carroll to give their North Carolina beach house a cheery new look.
Photo: Richard Leo Johnson; Stylist: Sunday Hendrickson
It's all about whimsy in the downstairs bedroom (opposite), which was designed with the homeowners' grandchildren in mind. Carroll painted the walls light and bright before throwing in pops of citrus and a string of nautical flags from West Marine. "Hanging them high makes the low ceilings seem taller," she says.