Sea-Inspired Style

Making an Entrance

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Making an Entrance

In the broad entrance hall, sea stars and a fish print suit the house’s name, embroidered on one of the settee’s fringed pillows.

Room With a View

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Room With a View

Dining chairs and upholstered seating offer plenty of perches in the open living area, connected by French doors to a full-width porch and ocean views.

No Shoes, No Problem

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

No Shoes, No Problem

The Barefootin’ bedroom displays textured fabrics and a beach-sandal pillow.

Vintage Bath

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn


Vintage Bath

/Coastal-postcard wallpaper backs an old-fashioned claw-foot tub.

Table for Two

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Table for Two

Refreshments await on the water-view porch.


Artful Steps

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn


Artful Steps

A local artist painted sepia-tone island scenes on stair risers.

Stow and Go

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Stow and Go

Sand pails rest atop cubbyhole storage in a bathroom geared to kids.

Sit, Stay

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Sit, Stay

Outdoor furnishings encourage guests to linger on the porch off the living room. The elevated walkway beyond leads from the house to the beach.

Alcove Oasis

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Alcove Oasis

Cedar shakes crown a wet-bar alcove on the first floor.

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