A Taste of the West Indies in Tampa, Florida

Date: 17 Apr 2014   Comments: 0

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Coastal design at its finest is on display at the 2014 Southern Living Custom Builder Showcase Home in Tampa, Florida. The home, now open to tour, is located in the beautiful South Tampa neighborhood of Beach Park. It was designed and built by Javic Homes, an exclusive member of the Southern Living Custom Builder Program […]

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“THE STATE OF YOUR BED IS THE STATE OF YOUR HEAD”… AND IT CAN ALL BEGIN WITH SOME FABULOUS SEASIDE BEDDING!

Date: 31 Mar 2014   Comments: 0

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Think how it feels when you first enter a well-appointed hotel room at the end of a long day of travel or work.  Not only is the room tidy, but the neatly made bed is ever-so-inviting with its pre-fluffed pillows and luxurious, comfy looking, wrinkle-free linens just waiting for you to simply turn down, hop […]

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ANIMAL PRINTS DON’T BITE!

Date: 08 Mar 2014   Comments: 0

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Actually, animal prints are quite “friendly,” fitting in well with most decorating styles, including coastal design.                                                               Veranda April 2014 Animal prints are highly versatile. […]

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MYTH #5: I have to use the color blue if I want to do Coastal Décor.

Date: 28 Feb 2014   Comments: 0

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Truth:  When you think about it, a seascape is so much more than just the varying shades of blue water and sky. Along with those features, is a landscape full of earthy tones derived from sandy, seashell-covered beaches, grassy sand dunes, misty harbors, wooden piers, and even towering cliffs, depending on the location. Paint manufacturers […]

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MYTH #4: Coastal Décor is just about decorating with seashells, driftwood, fish and so on!

Date: 28 Jan 2014   Comments: 0

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Truth:  To many, the thought of coastal décor stirs up visions of seashells, driftwood, fish, oars, life preservers, and boat rope gracing every available wall and surface space! While it used to be more difficult to create a coastal inspired look without incorporating an abundance of these sea-associated objects, it is just not true today. […]

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Myth #3 Coastal Décor is seasonal – only for the summer months.

Date: 03 Jan 2014   Comments: 0

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  Truth:  Sure, coastal décor stirs up the senses with reminders of warm summer breezes and toes buried deep in the cool sand, but there’s certainly nothing wrong with wanting to preserve those feelings year round!  After all, even in the midst of winter, there are still seashells at the beach, creatures in the water, […]

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MYTH #2: I cannot use coastal décor in my home unless I live in a beach style house.

Date: 12 Dec 2013   Comments: 0

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Coastal Décor Truth:  If you are drawn to a certain look for your home’s interior décor, but are concerned that it isn’t consistent with the exterior design of your house — no worries — it can still be accomplished and look great if you approach the theme you desire in a strategic and personal way. Décor Magazine, […]

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“Sinking” Five Myths about using Coastal Décor

Date: 21 Nov 2013   Comments: 0

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A new blog has begun here at Seaside Interiors in Tampa…and we are so proud to introduce Sandi Wallace, a very exciting edition to our Seaside team!  Welcome Sandi!  As part of her first, here is the beginning of a series about coastal décor myths.  We know you will love her style. MYTH #1:  I […]

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