Planters with seasonal flowers and separate pergolas help define the different areas of this well-appointed, entertaining friendly deck. A seating area with ceiling fans, a fireplace and a flat-screen TV offer a spot for entertaining through multiple seasons.
Demonstrating an admirable restraint when it comes to color, as in this raspberry throw pillow on a bedroom chair allows the pretty neutrals, heirloom family pieces and antique store finds in Mary Margaret's home to really stand out.
Mary Margaret, who studied art history at the University of Georgia, is an artist who offers a fresh take on traditional botanicals by finishing her colorful images of flowers and plants with a glossy coat of resin. Many of her paintings are displayed in her home, including these camellias in the couple's bedroom.
Mary Margaret and Sanders Monsees have transformed a former Savannah fishing cottage into a bright, pretty space that takes full advantage of its modest 1200 square feet (700 square feet of which is porches). The Monsees have used a subdued color palette and a clean, coastal design scheme to make the space feel open and bright.