Tag coastal decor

Date: 08 Mar 2014
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ANIMAL PRINTS DON’T BITE!

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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Date: 28 Feb 2014
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MYTH #5: I have to use the color blue if I want to do Coastal Décor.

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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Date: 28 Jan 2014
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MYTH #4: Coastal Décor is just about decorating with seashells, driftwood, fish and so on!

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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Date: 03 Jan 2014
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Myth #3 Coastal Décor is seasonal – only for the summer months.

  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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Date: 12 Dec 2013
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MYTH #2: I cannot use coastal décor in my home unless I live in a beach style house.

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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Date: 21 Nov 2013
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“Sinking” Five Myths about using Coastal Décor

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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Date: 10 Jan 2013
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What is Beach Style Decorating?

Effective beach style decorating uses materials, textures and colors to stir your senses and call to mind all the things you love about the beach and the seaside. Whether it’s the sights, sounds or serenity you find most appealing, a well-designed room can keep you on the beach, even when you are relaxing indoors. Beach […]

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Date: 20 Dec 2012
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Design Your Beach Bedroom With Unique Coastal Accents and Accessories

We recently discussed how stylish bedding can set the stage for your relaxing beach bedroom. Now it’s time to take a look at the power of accessorizing. Lamps, artwork and yes, even mirrors, are a great way to express your personal sense of casual beach style. The beach elements of water and wood can be […]

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