With broad porches and generous windows, our Idea House in River Dunes, North Carolina demonstrates the timeless beauty of traditional design.
Photo: Jean Allsopp
"It's exotic and functional, with fun written all over it!" says Tammy of the second-floor guest room. Teak platforms suspended from heavy-gauge rope take center stage, while a punchy striped fabric on the wall and Roman shade creates a seamless backdrop.
Fabric wall panels and Roman shade: Robert Allen; Chest: