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Coastal Inspired Guest Room

Coastal Inspired Guest Room
May 2015
Due to Spoleto’s attractions and our gorgeous spring weather, Charleston is particularly charming in May—which means out-of-town pals start queueing up to visit. Prepare your guest room for the busy season with these coastal-cool pieces selected by design pro Deidre Alexander. “Subtle pops of color make guests feel welcome without overwhelming the eye,” she advises.




“Capistrano Saudi Blue 1” by Natural Curiosities Art House in a 51"×63" frame, $2,238, at Candelabra




Artesia “Villiers” bed in white wash, from $1,525, at GDC



Pillows by (left to right) Pine Cone Hill, John Robshaw, and Allem Studio, $64-$175, at GDC

Lee Industries ottoman in “Linato Linen,” price upon request, at GDC


“Boston” library wall sconce in antique nickel finish, $349, at Circa Lighting





“Columbia” rug by Surya, from $87.60, at Leaf Design Studio

Deidre Alexander

Who she is: The owner of Leaf Design Studio, a full-service residential and commercial interior design studio

Where you’ve seen her work: Cottages & Bungalows magazine, Apartment Therapy, and Charleston magazine

Extra credit: “A welcome basket with local goodies, such as Old Whaling Company soaps and Rewined Candles, will make guests feel at home.”

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