Weekend Makeovers

A few simple changes can yield big results. Our room-by-room guide features done-in-a-day makeovers you can easily tackle in a weekend.

8 Steps to a Stress-Free Work Zone

At the beach, getting work done is a breeze—especially when you follow our secrets for turning your office space into an inviting retreat

Bulletin Board
Photo: David Hillegas

6. Tack It On

A burlap back and cute stitched-on seahorse make this craft board almost chic enough to go bare—but you'll probably want to dress it up with notes, photos, cards, and other beachy inspiration.

Buy it: LG Designs Seahorse Bulletin Board, $275 (25"x 35"); lgcustomaccessories.com

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.