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
While the kitchen's former white porcelain backsplash was still in good shape, it looked dull and lackluster when paired with white cabinets, so Carroll replaced it with light blue glass subway tile for some much-needed contrast and a bit of sparkle. "Everything looks a lot cleaner and fresher," she says, "and we didn't have to spend much!"
Get the look: The barstools are from Maison Midi. The backsplash is by