Classic and Contemporary Family Retreat

A blending of traditional style and modern architecture makes for a magical North Carolina escape on the shore.

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Dining Room
Photographer: Annie Schlechter, Stylist: Elizabeth Beeler

Sweet Spot

The dining room is a prime example: The simple, clean construction of the custom tabletop is underscored by a fanciful peekaboo pedestal below, while the irreverent, freewheeling brushstrokes of the modern artwork by Kate Long Stevenson form a stark contrast to the super structured, refined silhouettes of the coral chairs. “It was about finding that sweet spot,” says Henderson.

Get the look: The dining table is by Ernest Gaspard. The art is by Kate Long Stevenson.

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