A family’s move from Charleston to the Caribbean includes transforming an outdated cottage into a home away from home. Discover how they did it, step by step.
A whirlwind house-hunting trip led the couple and their two children, Hudson and Chloe, to a circa-1980s West Indies-style cottage overlooking Frigate Bay. "It was a little outdated, but it had so much character," Allison says. Here's how the Elebashes combined Caribbean style with familiar comforts to form an island abode that makes them feel right at home.
Get the look: The living room blinds are from Smith+Noble.
Get the look: The sofa is from Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams, the blinds are from Smith+Noble, the coffee table is from Shine by S.H.O., the lamp is from Arteriors, and the Lichen pillow is from John Robshaw Textiles.
Get the look: The blinds are from Smith+Noble, the headboard fabric is Daisy Daisy David Hicks by Ashley Hicks from Groundworks, leejofa.com, the lamps and sconce are from Circa Lighting, the bedside table is Elizabeth Stewart Design, the quilt and pillows are from John Robshaw Textiles, and the bench and blanket are from Celadon.
Get the look: The bed is from West Elm, the art is from Z Gallerie, the blanket is from Pottery Barn, the drapery fabric is from Schumacher, the nightstands are from Celadon, and the lamps are from Morris Sokol Furniture.