Whether you have one day or a long weekend, New Jersey is full of destinations perfect for a summer escape. The river town of Lambertville offers picturesque nature trails, antique hunting and the historic charm of a quaint town. Funky and eclectic Montclair is full of cultural diversity, art, music, gourmet dining and one-of-a-kind shopping. And the charming seaside town of Cape May, with its gingerbread trimmings and sandy beaches, offers special events all summer long.
Smart designs for shore living
A New Jersey designer shares strategies and tips for beautiful and functional oceanside interiors. When asked for her best design advice for shore homes, Designer Gail Whiting sites two recent projects — one oceanfront on Long Beach Island and another in Spring Lake. Overall both homes presented three basic design challenges: salt, sand and view. Taking these three shore home basics into account Whiting’s selections for fabrics and flooring were functional, practical and chosen to match the taste and personality of the homeowners.
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