Our Best Coastal Makeovers

The best before and after coastal makeovers.

New Rules for the Family-Friendly Beach House

In Pacific Palisades, California, a family got a seaside retreat that can stand up to lots of kids’ play but still looks sleek and chic.

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Dining Room After
Photo: Dominique Vorillon

Dining Room After

The original dark oak floors became a dazzling white by sanding and painting them with a stark white polyurethane overlay—the same kind used on professional basketball courts.

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

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.