Category Archives: coastal decor

>Driftwood: From Beach to Living Room

> Extra-large Driftwood Heart by Karen Miller Definition: drift·wood (drftwd) n.  Wood floating in or washed up by a body of water. Some actually have the nerve to say that driftwood is a form of "marine debris or tidewrack".  I … Continue reading

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>{Favorite Finds} Pillows Create an Instant Makeover in any Cottage

> Craving change in your beach cottage? For an instant makeover, add a throw pillow (or three) to your chair, couch or loveseat. Beachside Style pillows are each handcrafted, filled with soft, plump stuffing and are available in nautical, tropical, … Continue reading

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>{Favorite Finds} 10 Coastal-Style Wall Hooks

> Coastal Wall Hooks Decorating with coastal-style Wall Hooks adds function and beauty to your beach home's decor. They are a simple finishing touch that really helps to pull your design together. Wall hooks come in numerous styles and sizes and … Continue reading

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>{Celebrity Beach House} Michael Bay’s Miami Beach Makeover

> Blockbuster film director Michael Bay (Transformers, Armageddon, Bad Boys) has created a very delicious seaside retreat in Miami Beach. The famous director's 17,000 square foot home was created by architect Chad Oppenheim, and interior designer, Lynda Murray. It is … Continue reading

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>{Beach Decor} Daisies & a Starfish

> Daisies for the beach cottage As we await the next winter blast out of the Gulf of Alaska, we decided to decorate our beach cottage's dining table for Spring. Liz and I are both huge lovers of daisies. Liz … Continue reading

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>Shutters Add Beach Cottage Charm

> Coastal Living Exterior shutters add a touch of character to a beach house and we find them simply charming. The windows to your home ought to be a reflection of your style.  Shutters are a fun way to add … Continue reading

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>Inspired by the Salt, Sand and Sea…

> Lori & Karen Lori Auer-Smith and Karen Marcil are inspired by the salt, sand and sea…  As sisters, they grew up in the Hampton's before the Hampton's were chic. Their time was spent living and loving the surrounding waterways-from … Continue reading

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