Just because it's functional doesn't mean it has to be boring—turn your bookshelves into a chic showcase for novels, collectibles and travel finds.
Photo: Annie Schlechter
Breathe life into your kitchen by revamping your cabinets. Paint the back of doorless or glass-front cabinetry a favorite coastal shade. When paired with white dishes and wicker or wood baskets, it brings a shabby chic vibe to a casual beach home.