Life's a beach in this easy-living California bungalow. Steal these ideas for creating a laid-back style in your home.
By Judy Prouty
"I like a little whimsy in a room," Michele says about Chuck's study, with its bold South Seas-inspired fabric and hula-fringed pillows. She mounted the Hap Jacobs longboard over the TV as a decorative element and a nod to her husband's longtime enthusiasm for paddle surfing. Michele added personal touches like family photos and a Hawaiian ukulele. "The Tiki god was all his idea," she says. It turns out that the study is so much fun the room has morphed into a hangout zone for the whole family.