Our Best Coastal Makeovers
Freshen Up With Rooms That Are Bright and White
A 110-year-old summer cottage on a Maine island went from dark and cold to light and airy.
Photo: Timothy Street-Porter
Living Room After
Armed with 47(!) gallons of white and sky blue paint, the homeowners transformed their cottage. They covered dark wood paneling
with white semigloss paint to add sheen and gave the floors a sleek look with a durable, soft blue high-gloss finish.