Homeowner Lindy had a professed love of beach and coastal themes, but didn't want it over-the-top. (No draped fishnets and plastic lobsters for her.) Joanna wanted to approach the motif in nuanced ways, striving not to be too literal. Worn wooden oars from a salvage shop struck just the right note, suggesting nautical and water motifs without being overly "beachy."
Immediately after Chris and I returned from our afternoon in Rosemary Beach, Florida, I went online to look for peeks into some of the amazing homes! The Dutch and West Indies-inspired architecture that makes up this Gulf-front community along 30A is truly breathtaking! 11 Town Hall wins for my favorite home so far. Melanie Turner