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Happy Easter from Nautical Wheeler Jewelry!

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April 14, 2017 · 7:30 am

Sardinia Beach House Tour

Sardinia, a small island off the coast of Italy is home to this amazing rustic beach house.  Almost every room in the home has a 180 degree view!  (With pretty fabulous views I might add)  Depending on what room your in, you might get a look at the beautiful turquoise waters, or growing grape vines by the in-ground pool.  The owners spared no expense with the furniture, importing doors from India and sofas from other parts of the world.  There’s even a sofa made entirely of rustic logs that you must check out below!

Sardinia Beach House Tour

Doorways had to be expanded to fit the antique doors from India

Sardinia Beach House Tour

Confession : I’m obsessed with these antique turquoise seltzer bottles! I even have one in my own home.

Sardinia Beach House Tour

Sardinia Beach House Tour

Amazingly this log sofa still looks incredible comfortable!

 

Sardinia Beach House Tour

ahh those views!

Sardinia Beach House Tour

Sardinia Beach House Tour

 

Sardinia Beach House Tour

ciao!

Sardinia Beach House Tour

Sardinia Beach House Tour

Sardinia Beach House Tour

 

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DIY Coastal Easter Eggs

This DIY for my Coastal Easter Eggs is incredible easy and uses only a few materials.  It can be a little bit messy but I think that’s how most egg dying events go down.  I’ll show you all my tips and tricks for making this process as easy and effortless as possible. As well as a quick and easy fix if you mess up any of your Easter eggs!

DIY Coastal Easter Eggs

DIY Coastal Easter Eggs

DIY Coastal Easter Eggs

  • Eggs – the amount is up to you.  I made sure to have a few extra on hand.
  • Glass
  • Water
  • Vinegar – I used white vinegar
  • Paper Towels
  • Egg Dying Kit – I bought one similar to this one at a local craft shop for about $4.

If you don’t want to use an egg dying kit, I’ve included the other materials you’ll need below:

  • white crayon
  • spoon
  • dye

 

 

 

 

You’ll want to start by placing your dye tablet in the glass with 1 tbsp of vinegar.  Allow it to sit for 5 – 10 minutes until it’s fully dissolved. (see below)

DIY Coastal Easter Eggs

While your dye is dissolving take your crayon and begin drawing on your eggs.  *Quick tip* Go over each line of your design 5 – 6 times.  This will ensure your design really comes through the dye.  Once your dye has dissolved add 1 cup of room temperature water to the glass.  The instructions on my kit said 1/2 cup but I found that I didn’t want my dye as strong so I added more water.  Place your first egg in.

DIY Coastal Easter Eggs

I left my eggs in for about 3 – 4 minutes.  When you take your eggs out put them some place to dry.  If you don’t have a kit, I suggest using the egg crate.

DIY Coastal Easter Eggs

 

 

 

 

You may notice (see above) that some of your designs didn’t come out very clear.  I have a really easy solution for this, one that you most likely have hanging around the house. A Tide To-Go pen!  After letting your eggs dry for about 10 – 15 minutes, you can go over your designs with the Tide pen and then quickly dab with a paper towel.  I recommend being very gentle with the Tide pen on the egg because you don’t want to much liquid to come out.  You can see my before/after below:

DIY Coastal Easter Eggs

 

 

 

 

Once your eggs have dried and you’ve fixed any mistakes, you’re ready to display them!  Overall this is a pretty easy way to get that coastal look for your Easter holiday.  One last tip – avoid any designs that are more intricate, i.e. a lighthouse or a nautical flag.  I tried a more detailed sailboat and even with the Tide pen there was no saving it (but that’s what the extra eggs are for!) and you can always turn it around to use it as a blank colorful egg.
DIY Coastal Easter Eggs

DIY Coastal Easter Eggs

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Tour this Summer Island Home

This charming island home is located on Stradbroke Island, Australia.  (also known as “Straddie) It’s filled with coastal vibes and seaside treasures.  My biggest obsession with this home however, sits right on the front porch.  It’s a distressed and painted wooden bench.  (see below in pictures 3 + 4)  There’s just something about distressed wooden furniture that makes me swoon!   Take a look:

Summer Island Home Tour - Australia

Summer Island Home Tour - Australia

Summer Island Home Tour - Australia

Summer Island Home Tour - Australia

This bench has my heart!

 

Summer Island Home Tour - Australia

Another obsession I have is with inlay furniture. This blue and white piece is too good!

 

Summer Island Home Tour - Australia

Summer Island Home Tour - Australia

Summer Island Home Tour - Australia

I love all the blue and white pottery!!

 

Summer Island Home Tour - Australia

Seaside treasures

 

Summer Island Home Tour - Australia

That view!

 

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Beach Babe Style

I know it’s only February but already I’m spotting so many cute Summer dresses and beach cover-ups!  I’ve been noticing a trend of the loose hanging dresses / cover-ups that give off a laid-back beach vibe.  (see pics 2 + 4 below)  I’ve also spotted some shorter ones that I fell in love with.  I’m going to try and find more to show you because this look is so cute!  These pics are from a recent photo shoot for Grazia Australia that I found on FGR.

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Tour this Nautical Beach House

If you love all things shiplap, dutch doors, and stripes then this nautical beach house is for you!  I’ve expressed my love of dutch doors before in this Coastal Home post, and just like my love of tiny houses, my love for dutch doors is never ending.  I think my love for this style door comes from the fact that you really need to live somewhere warm and sunny if you plan on getting any real use out of it.  Also if I’ve never told you how much I love shiplap, let me take a minute… or two.  Being the nautical lover that I am, I gravitate towards stripes.  I feel like shiplap is the stripe lover’s architectural equivalent.  The bonus of shiplap, if you happen to love stripes too, is that it’s a sort of neutral stripe.  Therefore, you can layer other stripes (think pillows and fabrics) on top of stripes (aka shiplap).  It’s an abundance of stripes, and I’m loving it!

Nautical Beach House

Dutch door love!

Nautical Beach House

Nautical Beach House

a little closeup of the entry way – notice the rope-like mirror, this is a theme throughout the house

Nautical Beach House

Nautical Beach House

Nautical Beach House

In love with these rope mirrors and lobster wallpaper!!

Nautical Beach House

Nautical Beach House

Nautical Beach House

This simple set up makes my heart swoon

Nautical Beach House

Nautical Beach House

I love the coastal blue walls and shiplap ceiling

Nautical Beach House

Nautical Beach House

Nautical Beach House

My new life’s mission is to find myself some anchor sheets stat!

Nautical Beach House

Nautical Beach House

Nautical Beach House

Nautical Beach House

Nautical Beach House

If you love coastal living rooms as much as I do, this would be a very easy one to recreate. There’s only a few key elements but they make magic when they come together!

Nautical Beach House

Nautical Beach House

 

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