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Florida Largemouth Bass Watercolor on 8X10 Map Art print Fishermans gift

8 Coastal Christmas Gifts for Men


Ho, ho, ho!  Men are seriously difficult to shop for in my opinion, which is one of the reasons we’ve worked hard to come up with some ideas to make your life easier.  We’ve selected over 70 gift ideas (and counting), which are listed on our Coastal Christmas Gifts for Men board on Pinterest.   We thank you in advance for supporting these small businesses this Holiday Season!

Christmas Turks Head Sailor Knot Bracelet from Mystic Knotwork

An Original Mystic Sailor Bracelet made with Mystic red cotton cord and outlined in green satin.

This style gives an elegant look to the traditional bracelet.

 Christmas Turks Head Sailor Knot Bracelet Green with Red Satin

Anchor Buckle & Belt from Ocean Offerings

Pewter Anchor design buckle with your choice of belt color.  Made in the USA!

anchor belt buckle coastal christmas gifts for men

Sailing Ship from Our Boat House

 This wonderfully made sailing ship is a great nautical accent for your home and stands over 55″ high.

sailing ship gift idea for men

 Fine Silver Sharks Tooth Necklace from By the Seashore

This is a really cool handmade gift for that special guy in your life!

fine silver sharks tooth necklace gifts for men

Anchor Mug from Cream Cornwall

Conjuring up images of rolling waves, stormy clouds and distant voyages, wherever you may be you’ll feel anchored in Cornwall with this classic design.

anchor mug gifts for men


Florida Largemouth Bass Watercolor print from Fish Fanatic

Florida’s fresh Water State Fish.  Any fisherman would love this as a Christmas Gift this year!

Florida Largemouth Bass Watercolor on 8X10 Map Art print Fishermans gift

Skull & Shackle Nautical Bracelet handmade by Blue Sail Studios

A small snap shackle has been given a distressed rough look finish to expose the silver color of the metal and is accented with a tiny skull charm. Perfect for the man who dreams of being a pirate!

skull and shackle nautical bracelet black rope bracelet blue sail studios

Surfing Tin Sign from Ocean Styles

To some…it’s a sport. To others…a way of life. Perfect gift for your favorite surfer dude!

  surfing tin sign gifts for men

Looking for more ideas?

>Coastal Christmas Gifts for Men<

handmade beach house sign by sunshinegirldesigns

Whimsical Art & Gifts for your Beach Cottage


CHRISTMAS is around the corner and Sunshine Girl Designs is busy painting for you! When browsing through their Etsy storefront you’ll quickly recognize that owner, Melanie, loves to paint birds and owls.  She also enjoys adding bits of paper, ink, acrylics, stamps to make her cottage/folk art pieces unique.

handmade christmas gift tags owl and bird joy let it snow

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“I also incorporate my whimsical paintings into some really fun welcome signs for the front door. I imagine lots of guests smiling as they see your custom sign greeting them. One of my best sellers are my lake signs, these are amazing weathered looking signs that are usually hung outside the house. I coat them with a poly to withstand the elements of the outdoors.  Any sign that I do can be done in any color you would like and I can also tweak the design to your liking!! These make great gifts!”

handmade beach house sign by sunshinegirldesigns

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Time is running out to order your holiday gifts from this unique handmade shop.

bird art block thankful by sunshine girl designs

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Visit Sunshine Girl Designs today and tell them Sally Lee sent you!

handmade christmas wood joy blocks by sunshinegirldesigns

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A beach Christmas on the Sand

Getting Antsy for a Coastal Christmas


We are having so much Holiday fun and it’s not even Thanksgiving yet.  Our “A Coastal Christmas” board is bursting with fun ideas and beautiful Christmas photos on Pinterest. If you can’t tell, I’m one of those annoying Christmas people who starts playing Christmas music in September (sometimes even August). I take the entire three day Thanksgiving weekend off for decorating and I am getting really overjoyed for the festivities of the season to commence.

Here are some of our favorite ideas plus links to our Coastal Christmas Guide and Coastal Christmas Giveaways.  Thanks for supporting our Coastal Sponsors; which are all small business owners and hand crafters.

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A Caribbean Santa Claus

caribbean santa claus for a coastal christmas

Cape Cod Christmas Tree Decorating Idea

Cape Cod Christmas Tree Decorating Idea

Shell Tree on the Seashore

A beach Christmas on the Sand

A Coastal Christmas from Wisteria.com

Coastal Christmas from Wisteria

A Seashore Winter Wonderland in a cloche

Seashore Winter Wonderland

Miss Mustard Seed’s Coastal Christmas table for HGTV

Miss Mustard Seed beach tablescape

 Lighthouse in the Snow is ready for the Holidays

lighthouse decorated for Coastal Christmas

 Decorate with color this Season!

decorate with colored starfish this christmas


2 GREAT Coastal Christmas Giveaways end this evening!!!!

Enter here: http://www.sallyleebythesea.com/2013/11/win-gorgeous-coastal-photo-ornament.html

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Coastal Christmas Giveaways


Find Coastal, Beach & Nautical Christmas Shopping Ideas in our Holiday Gift Guide

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Autumn Fall Beach House Decorating Sunburst Mirror with Seashells

5 Favorite Beach House Accents for Fall!

Autumn is such a lovely time of year to “fluff” your home before the upcoming holiday season.  You’ll usually find me washing my curtains, pillow covers and slipcovers this time of the year.  My long-handled lambswool duster gets a workout too (where do all those cobwebs keep coming from?!) Once the cleaning is finished, adding in a few new coastal home accents provides a perfect finishing touch!

These 5 Favorite Fall Beach House Accents are perfect for either decorating or gift giving.

Happy Shopping from Sally Lee by the Sea!

1. Fiesta Crab on Canvas

Fiesta Crab on Canvas from Ocean Offerings

2. Nautical Trivet Turks Head Weave Authentic Manila Rope

Autumn Fall Beach House decorating nautical home accent

3. Driftwood Wreath from Restoration Hardware

autumn fall at the beach driftwood wreath restoration hardware

4. White & Gold Sand Dollar and Starfish Guest Towels 

autumn fall beach house style white and gold towels

5.  Sunburst Mirror Decorated with Shells and Sea Glass

Autumn Fall Beach House Decorating Sunburst Mirror with Seashells

All photos via Autumn at the Beach on Pinterest

Thank you for supporting these coastal sponsors!

We encourage you to browse our right sidebar for a variety of coastal home decor, beach jewelry and apparel.

Autumn Beach House Decorating Inspiration

Driftwood and Sea Urchin Night Light

Celebrating Life Near the Shore – Loving Coastal Living!

Coastal Home Decor from Loving Coastal Living


Celebrating life near the Shore — Sea Shells by the Seashore is Loving Coastal Living!  If you are in search of custom designs for beach weddings and other specialized sea-inspired creations then you’ve found the right place.  Whether you’re searching for a special Mermaid Hair Accessory, or an order of bulk crafting/decorating Sea Life, these fine folks are available to assist you.

This beautiful coastal store features coastal seaside artwork, driftwood art, mermaid jewelry as well as loose sea life such as sea shells, starfish, sand dollars and vintage coral pieces.


Driftwood and Sea Urchin Night Light

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A Coastal Summer seashell frame mirror

A Coastal Summer: Favorite Finds!


We’re celebrating A Coastal Summer this week with some of our favorite coastal decorating finds from our amazing sponsors! Some of our favorites are below for your enjoyment; but make sure to check out our Pinterest link at the bottom of the article for ALL of our selections.

It’s amazing how a few new decor accents can brighten up your beach house for summertime.  A new pillow, whimsical sign or serving tray can pull a room together.  Sheer, flowing curtains are always an easy upgrade or how about a fresh coat of paint with a new driftwood sailboat to liven things up.  Be creative and think outside of the box!


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Source: etsy.com via Marie of Sally Lee by the Sea, LLC on Pinterest

Source: thecoastalcollections.com via Marie of Sally Lee by the Sea, LLC on Pinterest

Source: etsy.com via Marie of Sally Lee by the Sea, LLC on Pinterest

Source: artfire.com via Marie of Sally Lee by the Sea, LLC on Pinterest

Source: cottagecoastalstore.com via Marie of Sally Lee by the Sea, LLC on Pinterest




 Check out ALL our picks: ‘A Coastal Summer‘ on Pinterest!