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From Past to Present BY DEAN ROWLAND

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n the 1980s, Hilton Head Island boasted its own particular brand of architectural and interior design style: Heavy drapes dripping with Floridainspired palm tree-and-bamboo motifs and a color palette dominated by lime green, lemon yellow, avocado green and harvest gold. As the island grew and matured in the ’90s, so did its homes’ aesthetics. New homes and home renovations brought their own identities and personalities. Lighter hues and a mix of materials, fabrics and textures were increasingly being found under one metal roof.

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remodeled the interior of the But one grand oceanfront 6,400-square-foot Palmetto home, built in the mid-1980s The builders Dunes home, infusing their in Palmetto Dunes, stubbornly improved the flow in considerable talent in every stood the test of time, avoidthe kitchen, dining ing new trends and clinging room and great room. room of the six-bedroom, sixto its palm-covered fabrics. and-a-half bathroom house. It’s no wonder the current “It definitely had an ’80s beach vibe with the décor, homeowners, who bought the a bright pink Corian bathtub and dated home in 2013, were having trouble sellwallpaper,” said Brandon Edwards, vice ing the house or renting it on VRBO as a president of operations for Cameron. “It dreamy island getaway. But help was on the way. Last year, needed to be transformed completely. We builder Cameron & Cameron Custom had to update the house and make it more Homes and Kelly Caron Designs, attractive, especially for pictures online as both based in Bluffton, completely a vacation destination.”

Hilton Head Monthly June 2018  

In June, Lowcountry residents realize just how good we’ve got it as visitors from all over the country and many corners of the world arrive...

Hilton Head Monthly June 2018  

In June, Lowcountry residents realize just how good we’ve got it as visitors from all over the country and many corners of the world arrive...