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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: 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: 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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