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French Country Fireplace

Large palm leaves lighten the look of a traditional mantel.

Designer India Hicks and her partner David Flint Wood transformed this 1950s Florida-style bungalow on Harbour Island, Bahamas, into a Georgian-style tropical house, Hibiscus Hill. The two kept the French fireplace that came with the home, which blends beautifully with the beachy touches. A slipcover relaxes the usual formality of a Louis chair.

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