Thank you all for your readership and support during 2013. There have been many ups and downs for a majority of us, but life goes on, doesn’t it?! 2014 will find us celebrating our 5th Anniversary and we are eternally grateful to have celebrated the coastal lifestyle with you during this time.
We’ve listened to you — We’ve just begun work on a new mobile-friendly site design, since so many of your view this site from your phone. You’ll notice other changes over the next few weeks too.
Here’s to 2014 and lots of new beachy memories. Cheers to you and yours!
Urban Orchard Interiors found these beautiful green fishing floats at a flea market and used them in her holiday display! Love the dark green glass color.
Vintage Netted Glass Float Balls are perfect for nautical Christmas decorating, don’t you agree? Available from the fine folks at Skipjack Nautical Wares.
Sand and Sisal does coastal Christmas right! Her real glass float, which is over one foot wide rests in a galvanized bucket filled with fish netting, shell garland, sea shells from our collection, and a present. Pretty cute!!
Love the look of vintage glass fishing floats? Here is Wolf Art Glass & Ceramics artistic interpretation using their hand blown glass ornaments. Perfect for year round beach decor!
Glass fishing floats and Christmas lights combine to make a beautiful holiday display! This photo was found on Pinterest.
Here is our favorite Coastal Cottage Christmas picture featuring vintage nautical glass fishing floats. The talented Renee Marie of Beach Cottage Life on Etsy captured this display on film.
It’s a day at the beach with this beautiful pink, Murano-inspired glass bottle stopper from Seaside Glass Gallery. The stopper depicts the iconic flamingo of tropical living. Great gift or stocking stuffer for the wine enthusiast in your life!
This lovely octopus pillow cover from Comfy Heaven is the perfect addition to your living room or bedroom plus it’s a great way of bringing the lovely elements of the ocean into your home. What a lovely way to surprise someone that loves the beach!?
A thoughtful handmade gift — SEAGLASS Christmas Ornament. Just Beachy Now‘s Aqua Sea Glass Ornament adds a special beachy touch to any coastal Christmas tree AND makes a thoughtful gift! Beautiful chards of white, aqua, turquoise and sea green tumbled glass are encased in a high- quality acrylic ornament ball. The ornament looks just like glass, but won’t break at home or during shipping! Place it near a tree light and watch the colors glow.
Handmade Sea Glass and Sterling Jewelry from The White Starfish. Owner, Nancy Wood, shares “It was not an easy task finding unique sea glass jewelry made in the United States but we did it! After hours of searching we stumbled across this talented Californian artist and knew that our search was finally over. Sarah’s love of the ocean and life’s simple pleasures is evident in her collection.”
Seashell Notecards from Island of Blue are perfect as a stocking stuffer OR use to thank everyone for the wonderful Christmas gifts you’ll be receiving this year. Each 3 1/2″ X 5″ notecard is a digital reproduction of an original watercolor and is printed on textured card stock. Each note card comes with a recycled brown Kraft envelope.
Ho, ho, ho! Christmas Trees with coastal style are certainly unique and different from the traditional trees of old. Beach house Christmas trees may feature ornaments representative of blue & aqua seas as well as glittered shells, starfish and natural seashells. The possibilities are really endless, aren’t they?! How do you decorate your beachy Christmas tree?
Beautiful sea glass colored ball ornaments and starfish!
A festive Christmas Tree along the Newport Coast.
How about a white tree with ornaments featuring colors of the sea? Simply beautiful.
Join our Contributing Editor, Caron White, at Everything Coastal this holiday season for LOTS of Coastal Holiday Ideas. You’ll see that possibilities are endless with a little imagination and creativity!
Here’s some of the great topics she’s covered so far…click on title or photo for full article. Happy Holidays.
Some are simple, some are glittery and some are nearly traditional…Beachy Christmas Mantels can certainly be fun to create no matter style you choose! Are you a traditional (red & gold) decorator or do you love beachy blues in your holiday decorating? Ho, ho, ho!