Cottage Style Spring/Summer 2013

GCI Design

Cottage Style Spring/Summer 2013

…The home's side porch entry -an architectural feature inspired by Charleston Single Houses- is the first sign that indoor and outdoor, casual and exotic, are free to mingle. Designer Georgia Carlee made this area feel like a room with chunky wicker armchairs, billowy linen curtains, and a wood-burning brick fireplace. The porch is a favorite spot for the Browns to gather, watch sunsets and chat by the fire.

The kick-off-your-shoes, stroll-through-the-surf charm continues inside. Carlee drew from the shore and the sky to devise a palette of sandy taupes, dreamy blues, and earthy browns that stretches from the porch, through the living and dining rooms, to the kitchen and master suite. Only the daughters' upstairs bedrooms veer from this serene scheme. After Carlee discussed color with the two girls, she embraced their penchant for playful pinks and greens. …