When Tricia Dabney first got involved in designing interiors for beach houses and condos, she toured a few to get a feel for the furnishings and art that other decorators were using.
“I saw a lot of houses that had pictures of shells and cheesy stuff,” she says. “I just was nauseated.” Dabney, 49, who’s based at the 52-acre Driftwood ranch she shares with three sons, five dogs and countless goats and llamas, has put her finger on the basic beach-house challenge: doing nautical without provoking nausea.
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