Turn your own home into a seaside retreat no matter your location with tips from these South Carolina homeowners.
Photo: Laurey W. Glenn
The Hoods have made their front porch one of the most congenial outdoor spots in Palmetto Bluff because their house doesn’t have a conventional foyer—pairs of French doors open right into the main living room. This in-between space is where they greet guests and neighbors, so it is here that their coastal touches begin.
The Hoods decorated their front porch with lamps that look like sea-weathered wood, sisal rugs, and throw pillows with wavy and coral-like patterns inspired by the Atlantic Ocean just a short drive away.