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Archive for December, 2016

A New Year Means New Beginnings: Start Fresh With New Coastal Décor​

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Have you thought of a New Year’s resolution yet? As 2017 swiftly gets underway, think about revitalizing your shore or year-round home with some new coastal décor, furniture, and accessories. A little “new” inspiration in your relaxing abode will make this year your greatest one yet. (more…)

Rolf Glass Brings New Meaning to Coastal Chic

Monday, December 19th, 2016

When is the last time you added to your beach home’s dinnerware and drinkware collections? The fact is, we often get swept up in the relaxation of summer, neglecting to bring the “finer things” into our summer homes. Remember that there’s nothing that exudes class, sophistication, and style more than a quality set of wine glasses. Of course, if you live on the beach, bay, lake, or simply love island décor, you’ll find gorgeous etched coastal wine glasses featuring your favorite maritime symbols and designs. If you’d like a little glassware inspiration, read on for some unique ideas for outfitting your beach abode with lovely stemware from Rolf Glass. (more…)

Personalized Beach Themed Gifts are Second to None

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Nothing says “special” like custom. We can search high and low for the ideal present to make our loved one happy, but why waste time and worry? Whenever you go out of your way to personalize a gift, you hit a home run (no questions asked). If you’re looking for a precious present that’ll remind them of your utmost generosity, remember their love for the beach with an amazing custom coastal gift. Whether they have a summer shore home, live in the tropics year round, or simply love the beach, these nautical treasures are truly one-of-a-kind. (more…)

Shore Style Has Never Been So Unique With Kalalou Home Décor​

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Do you ever pop into a quaint shop, only to discover a perfectly unique find? The stars align every once in awhile, but for those of us less fortunate, we can be strategic about the retailers we turn to for furnishing our beach homes. If you’re on the hunt for a one-of-a-kind piece of wall art or sculpture that’s both stylish—and sensational—check out the unique accessories by Kalalou Home Décor. This renowned brand has mastered the art of coastal chic, bringing us brilliant home furnishings you won’t find anywhere else. (more…)

Coastal Chandeliers Bring Nautical Appeal to Your Holiday Dinners

Friday, December 9th, 2016

There’s nothing more special than sitting around a gorgeous holiday table surrounded by family and friends. No matter where you live, food and good company are universal components of the winter season. So as you prepare to entertain guests for whatever holiday you celebrate, don’t neglect your shore home’s seasonal décor. Just imagine creating a wonderful winter wonderland underneath your home’s gorgeous coastal chandelier. Get inspired by these ideas for jazzing up your dinner table this year. (more…)

Need a Home Furnishing Facelift? Coastal Rugs Take a Room from Drab to Fab

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

dog_beach_trip_rug_l_How would you describe your beach home? Is your décor more coastal? Nautical? Beach inspired? No matter how you categorize your summer space, rest assured there are tons of options for decorating with area rugs. From a tiny kitchen mat to a comfy, sprawling rug in your living room, quality beach décor shops offer completely unique designs that transform a space in an instant. From bright, beautiful, beachy colors to your favorite seafaring creatures and symbols, you’ll find the perfect piece to fill out your space. Here are some ideas for decorating with indoor and outdoor shore rugs. (more…)

Want a Cool But Cozy Look? Check Out Coastal Needlepoint & Embroidered Throw Pillows

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

conch_pillow_l_Whether you’re living in the city, suburbs, or ideally on the shores of the Atlantic or Pacific, throw pillows are a classic accent in any home. You can use them on your bed, on your sofa, in the playroom, or on the patio. You’ll find materials suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, and designers have come up with amazing solutions for making accent pillows last for many years to come. If you’re looking to fluff up a space in your beach abode, here are some truly unique ideas for decorating with nautical needlepoint and embroidered throw pillows.


Nautical Address Plaques Make Your Shore Home Stand Out

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

starfish_address_plaque_l_2629seEverywhere from Martha’s Vineyard to Key West, beach house owners observe the same traditions time and again. Whether it’s filling their gardens with beautiful beach plants or raising a charming flag in honor of their favorite sea creature, shore décor never goes out of style. If you ever drive down a beach block in any shore town, you can’t help but notice a decorative tradition. Nautical address plaques are an amazing way to bring style and practicality to your summer stomping ground. Read on for some ideas on fashioning your own unique beach house address sign.