Charming St. Kitts Cottage
A whirlwind house-hunting trip led the couple and their two children, Hudson and Chloe, to a circa-1980s West Indies-style cottage overlooking Frigate Bay. "It was a little outdated, but it had so much character," Allison says. Here's how the Elebashes combined Caribbean style with familiar comforts to form an island abode that makes them feel right at home.
1. Play to Your Strengths
2. Outfit Outdoor Spaces
3. Get Sneaky With Shades
Get the look: The living room blinds are from Smith+Noble.
4. Embrace Antiques
5. Lay a Neutral Foundation
Get the look: The sofa is from Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams, the blinds are from Smith+Noble, the coffee table is from Shine by S.H.O., the lamp is from Arteriors, and the Lichen pillow is from John Robshaw Textiles.
6. Refresh With Fabric
Get the look: The blinds are from Smith+Noble, the headboard fabric is Daisy Daisy David Hicks by Ashley Hicks from Groundworks, leejofa.com, the lamps and sconce are from Circa Lighting, the bedside table is Elizabeth Stewart Design, the quilt and pillows are from John Robshaw Textiles, and the bench and blanket are from Celadon.
7. Embrace Bright Hues
8. Bring Outside Colors In
Get the look: The bed is from West Elm, the art is from Z Gallerie, the blanket is from Pottery Barn, the drapery fabric is from Schumacher, the nightstands are from Celadon, and the lamps are from Morris Sokol Furniture.