Monthly Archives: May 2010

>Make The Best of Things

> I found a wonderful project this week on Make The Best of Things  blog. She has just redone her teal and chocolate brown bedroom and turned a couple of plain, very cheap, glass vases into textured and teal – … Continue reading

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>America’s Best Beach Boardwalks

>My beloved Long Beach Peninsula, which I’m honored to call home, has been selected by Travel & Leisure magazine as having one of America’s Best Beach Boardwalks! Long Beach, Washington Boardwalk “On the isolated Long Beach Boardwalk, built over cool, … Continue reading

Posted in boardwalk, lewis and clark, Long Beach, travel and leisure, Washington | 3 Comments

>Carefully Scripted is Hot!

>What’s hot is home accents? Handwritten Script Lettering! According to Home Accents Today’s May issue they have selected this style as being hot, hot, hot! “In the age of e-mail and texting, handwritten letters are perilously close to becoming an … Continue reading

Posted in coastal decorating, Decor, decorating, home accents, Interior Design, Trends | 8 Comments

>Classy Sea Glass Vase

>This sea glass vase , in the softest palest pink you’ve ever seen, is the perfect companion to any flowers. This one-of-a-kind creation is handmade by Beach Grass Cottage owner, Shari Curtiss, with soothing soft pink and clear/white beach glass. … Continue reading

Posted in beach grass cottage, coastal decorating, Decor, decorating, Favorite Finds, Interior Design, sea glass, seaglass | 7 Comments

>The Joy of Red

>In the English language, the word red is associated with the color of certain flowers such as roses, ripe fruits, fire, sun and the sky at sunset. states that, “Red is the color of the life force. The color … Continue reading

Posted in coastal decorating, cottage, Cottage Room Styles, Decor, decorating, Interior Design, Red | 1 Comment

>Let’s Get Crafty!

>One of the main things that I love about living a coastal lifestyle is the simplicity.  From the clothes we wear to the interior and external decor that graces our timbers – I guess it boils down to the unpretentiousness of it … Continue reading

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>Coastal Living’s Best Seafood Dives

> Long live the laid-back shacks where the menus hang on the wall, the beers chill on ice, and the food comes piled high, deep-fried, slathered, breaded, buttered, and steamed. Coastal Living scoured the coast—and filled their paper plates—to find … Continue reading

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