Beach Decorating Blog

Five Easy Ideas for Coastal Styled Mirror Decor

Five Easy Ideas for Coastal Styled Mirror Decor

Posted by Caron on Jan 08, 2024

Featured: Sardinia White Rattan Wrapped Mirror and Oceana Frosted Glass Lamp with Teak Wood Glass Topped Table. 1. Weathered Frames: Choose mirrors with frames that have a weathered, distressed, or reclaimed wood finish. This will add a rustic and subtle beachside feel to your decor. To us this means bringing home memories of days spent by the sea having fun with friends and family.  2. Natural Rattan or Seagrass Frames: A quintessential ingredient for c … read more
7 Winter Holiday Sleeping Tips

7 Winter Holiday Sleeping Tips

Posted by Caron on Dec 15, 2023

As the winter season wraps us in its chilly embrace, it's the perfect time to cozy up and prioritize the often neglected, but essential, aspect of our well-being - sleep. We'd like to share some strategies to help you get more restful sleep during the winter months - critical to surviving the crazy holiday season!1. Stay Active During Daylight: Exposure to natural light during the day can regulate your circadian rhythm. Make an effort to get outside, even if only for a short walk around your nei … read more
Seafood Chowder - Perfect for Chilly Fall Gatherings

Seafood Chowder - Perfect for Chilly Fall Gatherings

Posted by Caron on Nov 14, 2023

Laphroaig (good smoky flavored scotch!) Clam ChowderCaron’s Version – This recipe is super forgiving. Clams are essential, but can mix up the recipe with different kinds of seafood - what ever you have handy! This is enough for a big pot to serve 10-12+ people2 cans Canned Clams1 large onion – chopped and diced1 large fennel bulb chopped3 diced celery ribs4 large peeled and diced carrots3 garlic cloves peeled and chopped finely3 Tbsp. Butter4 cups chicken stock (more if it seems like you … read more
10 Holiday Guest Room Must-Haves

10 Holiday Guest Room Must-Haves

Posted by Denise on Nov 13, 2023

Is your guestroom ready for holiday guests? Life at the beach for fall and winter holidays can bring its' own unique set of challenges (wind, rain, no power... etc) for visitors, especially if you are not prepared! Enjoy our quick-hit list of 10 Must-Haves for your beach home guest room to make your friends and family feel right at home when they arrive1. Comfy Cozy Bedding with a Coastal Bedroom StyleInstantly says "Welcome to the Beach"!  Consider a new fresh look, complete wit … read more
Measuring for the Right Living Room Rug Made Easy

Measuring for the Right Living Room Rug Made Easy

Posted by Denise on Nov 08, 2023

When it comes to decorating your living room, one of the most important elements to consider is a beautiful rug to anchor your space. A well-chosen rug can tie the room together by adding warmth and texture that creates a cozy ambiance. However, finding the right rug size for your living room can sometimes be a bit of a challenge! To ensure you make the right choice, it's crucial to measure your space accurately and understand how the rug's size and placement can affect the overall look and … read more