Tag Seaside Interiors

Date: 05 Apr 2017
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A Change in Direction…

The last few months have been so different for me…we closed our store in South Tampa at the end of 2016 and I had this great plan to move to another, possibly larger, location.  Well, after a short vacation in January (sick as ever)…one I hadn’t had in 6 years…and a few weeks to myself […]

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Date: 30 Oct 2014
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DESIGN AND DECOR ELEMENTS OF THE MID-ATLANTIC COASTAL REGION

This portion of the East Coast encompasses parts of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Two estuaries dominate the Mid-Atlantic region:  the Delaware Bay and the Chesapeake Bay.  Busy harbors have necessitated the need for development of coastal cities.  However, due to strict conservation laws, many parts of the coastline still remain undeveloped, […]

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Date: 27 Sep 2014
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SO YOU LIKE AMERICAN COASTAL DESIGN…BUT WHICH COAST?

Let’s take a look at the East Coast first: Heading south from old New England to the Mid-Atlantic Coast, down to Carolina Lowcountry past the Florida bi-coast boasts. To the distant Southernmost Point of our Continental U.S., where the East Coast meets its ending at the island of Key West! Okay, “America the Beautiful” it’s […]

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Date: 29 Jul 2014
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BICOASTAL COASTAL DESIGN!

I recently had the privilege of attending a presentation in Tampa by visiting Los Angeles celebrity designer, Mark Brunetz.  Mark is “an expert at conveying designs that are well-edited, timeless and distinctly comfortable.” (source: Design & Dine Event ad) He is most recognizable as the Emmy Award winning co-host of the reality show Clean House […]

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Date: 23 May 2014
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MORE DECORATING BY NUMBERS…

In part one of Decorating by Numbers, we discussed #1 Furniture Placement.  In this post, part two, we will focus on selecting the proper size and shape dining tables for your home as well as choosing and hanging the ideal light fixtures and chandeliers.                       […]

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Date: 14 May 2014
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Decorating by Numbers

For the most part, decorating, like beauty, “is in the eye of the beholder.”  There are no hard and steadfast rules that MUST be obeyed when you are creating the living spaces in your own home.  It really all comes down to personal preference. Beautifully arranged living room Southern Living Magazine Having said that, I […]

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Date: 17 Apr 2014
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A Taste of the West Indies in Tampa, Florida

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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Date: 31 Mar 2014
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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!

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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