3. Get Sneaky With Shades
While the vintage charm of the island retreat appealed to the Elebashes, it did have its shortcomings—particularly when it
came to the size of the windows. "They were all very small," says Allison. "So I ordered bamboo blinds that would extend beyond
the top of the actual window. Hung higher, it gives the illusion of a taller, more expansive space."
Get the look: The living room blinds are from Smith+Noble.