A love of color and carefree style transforms a past-its-prime cottage into the perfect family getaway. See how designer Jamie Meares created a crisp look with a beachy palette of blues, corals, whites, and grays.
Photo: Julia Lynn, Stylist: Elizabeth Demos
Meares had to convince the owners that a white sofa for the living room would be safe post-beach with two boys in the house. The U-shaped sectional features slipcovers, which make washing a snap. “White is crisp and bright,” she says. “It doesn’t overtake the small space or make it look cramped.”