Designer Meg Braff shares her trademark formula for making casual look chic at her family’s 1960s Mississippi lake house
Add furniture or accessories that can double as extra seating to accommodate a crowd. Meg outfitted the deep fireplace hearth with custom cushions and added portable woven cubes for seating in a pinch. “We have a really large family,” says Meg. “Gatherings turn into 40 people in no time flat.”
Pillow, dining chair cushion, and bench cushion and pillow fabric: Alan Campbell’s Cap Ferrat (AC103-21); quadrillefabrics.com.