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Tropical Style in the Suburbs

They may not live in Florida, but that didn’t stop this family from embracing the Sunshine State’s punchy look. They invited HGTV Magazine to take a look.

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So when Avery and her husband, Tommy, moved into their home in Raleigh, NC with their daughters Alden, 9, left; and Sallie Clarke, 7; and their Brittany spaniel, Buxton, she didn’t let the location affect her design mission. Room by room it became a tropical paradise, filled with big floral prints, wicker furniture, and her favorite preppy color palette. “My home may be surrounded by pine trees, not palms,” she says, “but the inside still feels like a vacation.”


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