Nimble Nesting

Magazine Masterpiece

Whitlaw Llewellyn
 

Magazine Masterpiece

Jan collected magazine photos to aid her in choosing furnishings and designing the built-ins throughout the house. "My poor builder and cabinet guy were like, 'Another picture, oh gosh,'" she says. "But it really helped; you don't have to describe the details."

Storage Savvy

Whitlaw Llewellyn

Storage Savvy

In updating Annika's childhood room, Jan designed a built-in daybed with storage drawers underneath. Bookcase-style shelving frames the unit.

Magnificent View

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Magnificent View

"This is our outdoor room," Jan says of the 1,000-square-foot space that encompasses a spa, fireplace, and grill. Beyond, the well-manicured lawn stretches 100 feet to a bluff and the Pacific.

All-Inclusive

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

All-Inclusive

Jan had the spacious living area's 5 ½-foot-square coffee table made so that "everyone could just plop down around it," she says. An antique wooden rocking horse near the sofa awaits grandchildren. "I bought it as a gift for myself with my high school graduation money," she says.

Maritime Dreams

Whitlaw Llewellyn

Maritime Dreams

Playful red, white, and blue stripes punctuate the nautical-theme room for future grandchildren.

Feast for the Eyes

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Feast for the Eyes

The dining nook, with its built-in banquette, enjoys a prime view of sunsets.

Perfect Day

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Perfect Day

Comfortable outdoor seating invites Jan and Steve to watch the waves roll in.

Bathing Beauty

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Bathing Beauty

Jan's unique style and attention to detail infuses every square inch of the home's interior.

Exterior Elegance

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Exterior Elegance

Flowers bloom in a window box and a flowerbed framing a welcoming spot on the front porch. Striped pillows complement the verdant natural palette.

Fluff and Fold

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Fluff and Fold

Even laundry seems less of a chore in this quaint, shore-inspired space. Organization is key, with a place for everything in shelved woven baskets.

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