Island Style Guide

From bright, bold colors to punchy tropical motifs, here is our complete guide to creating—and enjoying—an island oasis, as well as a our favorite island homes.

Revive Your Beach House

Some run-down beach homes deserve new life! These before and after images show why the Wilsons' Tybee Island home was well worth the effort.

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Light and Bright
Richard Leo Johnson

Light and Bright

Glass-tile countertops in iridescent sea shades play up the room’s shoreside charm, but it’s the screened pantry door with a conch shell knob that really turns heads.

Shop the look: Cabinetry built by Bruce McNall; 912/355-3103. Pendant lighting, Johnson Lighting; 912/355-3852. Oceanside glass tile, Modern Tile & Stone; 912/234-8224. Appliances, Livingood’s; 912/352-4392, 843/379-5800, or Faucet, HD Supply; 912/351-0636. Barstools purchased with house; unavailable.

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Plan your summer getaway now: From white strands to secret coves, we've found the ultimate spots by the shore, plus fabulous lodging so you can stay as long as you like.

The Cove Beach, Cape May, New Jersey