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Sullivan’s Island Beach House Tour

I’m in love with this beach house located on Sullivan’s Island in South Carolina!!  I especially love all the coastal details, like the acrylic trunk in the living room filled with large seashells and driftwood.  This idea would be so easy to include in your own home and would make an amazing coffee table!  Check it out:

Sullivan's Island Beach House Tour

I love the use of natural elements, i.e. lots of wicker furniture and plants in this beach house.

Sullivan's Island Beach House Tour

Sullivan's Island Beach House Tour

Sullivan's Island Beach House Tour

That trunk is my favorite!

Sullivan's Island Beach House Tour

Sullivan's Island Beach House Tour

Sullivan's Island Beach House Tour

I love the simple coastal details in this bathroom

Sullivan's Island Beach House Tour

Island shutters for the win!

Sullivan's Island Beach House Tour

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7 Coastal Fall Tablescapes

I always love to try and put a coastal spin on holiday decorations.  That way the decorations fit right in with my turquoise home instead of sticking out.  For a little added inspiration this year, I’ve rounded up some of my favorite coastal Fall tablescapes!  Check ’em out:

7 Coastal Fall Tablescapes

via Breezy Designs – this chick really knows what she’s doing and I’m always in awe of her lovely home

 

7 Coastal Fall Tablescapes

Painted pumpkins are always a good idea

 

7 Coastal Fall Tablescapes

I love the mix of coral and turquoise at this table

 

7 Coastal Fall Tablescapes

All white with some pops of greenery, I love it

 

7 Coastal Fall Tablescapes

Using small pumpkins as place holders is such a sweet idea

 

7 Coastal Fall Tablescapes

Last year these pastel pumpkins were a huge hit, I’ve already started looking early for them this year

 

7 Coastal Fall Tablescapes

Blogger of livelaughrowe.com shares this simple fall tablescape with rustic flare and offers a free printable bookmark to use at each place setting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tour this Beachy Charleston Home

I love this beachy home in Charleston that I spotted on Domino.  Even though it’s not actually on the beach, this home in South Carolina has a laid back good vibe that’s not to be missed!  The owner, Amanda Greeley, brings in a lot of natural elements (which is so my style!) and I love every room of it.  There are a lot of rattan and wooden elements from floor to ceiling and did I mention she painted her floors and ceiling a beautiful shade of aqua?!  Check it out:

Tour this Beachy Charleston Home

The wall color! Those chairs! That pool picture!!

Tour this Beachy Charleston Home

Beachy vibes!

Tour this Beachy Charleston Home

Tour this Beachy Charleston Home

I’m obsessed with the lighting!

Tour this Beachy Charleston Home

There’s no replacement for a good ol’ claw foot tub!

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Top 5 Beach House Roundup

Today I rounded up my favorite 5 beach houses!  They’re located all over the world and in some of the most beautiful and tropical places.  These home tours are not to be missed!  Check ’em out:

Beach House in Brazil

What I loved most about this beach house was the pops of turquoise throughout, the fact that it’s surrounded by palm trees, oh and the gate in the backyard that leads to the beach! Click the pic to take the tour

Beach House in Australia

This beach house in Australia has a more serene and calming decor. I love the soothing aqua and natural wood elements in this home. Click pic to see more!

Beach House in Indonesia

The best thing about this beach house is the backyard with a stunning pool and the most amazing outdoor shower I’ve ever seen. Click pic to check it out!

Beach House in Uruguay

You can’t tell from the picture but my favorite thing about this beach house is its size! This beach house is teeny tiny, proving that you don’t need much square footage just great views! Click pic to take the tour.

Beach House on Summer Island

The decor in this beach house was my favorite! I mean just take a look at this dresser. Click pic to take the full tour!

Nautical Beach House Boat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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9 DIY Spring Planters

After last week’s post, 5 Tips to add Greenery to your Spring Entryway, it’s clearly no surprise that I’m a crazy plant mama!  Although I only showed a very small portion of the plants that I own.  I also have to add that I am maintaining some serious self control over plant shopping this Spring.  Which in the past has never happened!  So today I wanted focus on something plant related and I thought I would share some very sweet and green, DIY Spring planters.  Many of these are pretty easy to make and it’s always nice to have something unique to put your plants in.  Take a look:

9 DIY Spring Planters

Turquoise and white is my everything when it comes to colors! Check out this Patterned Box Vase via Make and Tell

9 DIY Spring Planters

I love these mini terrariums and who doesn’t have a spare wine glass or two? via Independent

9 DIY Spring Planters

Lately I’ve had a bit of a cloche obsession, especially since they’re so easy to change. via Sand and Sisal

DIY Coastal Rope Planter

This coastal bad boy now sits on one of my bedside tables and I love looking at him! So much better than the before! You can check it out in my post, DIY Coastal Rope Planter

9 DIY Spring Planters

Confession: this one uses faux plants but I still think it counts! Also you could easily do this with real air plants. via Homemade by Carmona

9 DIY Spring Planters

Now I need room for a boat to put my plant babies on! via Country Living

9 DIY Spring Planters

This one would be pretty easy to pull off! via House of Hawkes

9 DIY Spring Planters

This one is an ikea hack! but you’ll need Google Translation for it. via vtwonen

9 DIY Spring Planters

Mini floating shelves? yes please! via Fall for DIY

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5 Tips To Effortlessly Add Greenery To Your Spring Entryway

Many of you may not know that I have a bit of a plant addiction.  Actually, most people I meet have no idea, until one day I invite them over and they see the dozens (not exaggerating!) of plants I have lovingly scattered across my home.  As one friend put it, “Holy jungle Jen!”.  This particular friend hadn’t been over in awhile and she wasn’t aware that I had recently discovered how to propagate succulents.  If you’ve never tried propagating, I urge you to give it a shot!  It is highly addictive once you learn which succulents you can pull leaves off of and grow into whole new plants.  Well it was just my luck that this year’s Pantone color is greenery! Recently I was encouraged by Douglas Elliman’s Florida real estate team to share how I would use greenery in my Spring entryway  Check it out:

5 Tips To Effortlessly Add Greenery To Your Spring Entryway

Tip #1 : Sets of Three – This is a decorating rule that’s been around for awhile but it also applies to plants.  Group your plants in sets of three, in varying heights.  If you don’t have plants in varying heights, you can do what I did on the left, and add books to prop up one or more of your plants.

5 Tips To Effortlessly Add Greenery To Your Spring Entryway

Tip #2 Don’t buy all babies! – Keep in mind when shopping for plants, especially if you’re just getting the hang of your green thumb!, that nurseries sell everything from cuttings and babies to more mature plants.  While the cost usually increases with maturity, sometimes it’s worth it if you need a larger plant for a larger space.  Normally when I go to my local nursery I’ll take a lap around before placing any plants into my cart.  It lets me see what all my options are and plan out what I need or am looking for.

5 Tips To Effortlessly Add Greenery To Your Spring Entryway

Tip #3 Lighting – Another thing to keep in mind is the natural lighting in your space.  If you don’t get a lot of natural light in your entryway, you may want to think about a pothos.  I have several and not only are they very easy to take care of but they do well in low light.  An added bonus is that they help purify the air in your home.  Which is part of the reason I have so many!  A good rule of thumb is one air purifying plant per 100 sq. feet of your home.  The two plants shown above are jade, a form of succulent.  Succulents are incredibly easy to care for but usually require bright light.  Also if you find that your entryway is just too dark or you haven’t found your green thumb, there are some very realistic faux plants out there.

5 Tips To Effortlessly Add Greenery To Your Spring Entryway

Tip #4 Put your plant in something unexpected – Air plants (like the one shown above) are a miracle of nature.  You can basically stick them anywhere.  This one I’ve put into a seashell but driftwood is another good option for your coastal home.  Try looking around and see what you already have.  Maybe there’s something you love that you just weren’t sure what to do with it.  Put a plant in it! (haha I’m joking but not really)

5 Tips To Effortlessly Add Greenery To Your Spring Entryway

Tip #5 – Small Spaces – When dealing with a smaller space remember that you can go vertical.  I bought this carved piece of wood (you can’t tell but it’s about 6′ tall!) at Home Goods for around $80.  When I bought it, it was a dark wood with gold leafing but a little primer and a little paint, it soon fit right into my home.  I added wire so I could hang plants on it.  Something I was inspired to create after watching an episode of Fixer Upper!  While this item isn’t in my entryway, it is in a tight space where I can’t have something jutting out.  It works perfectly and would be great in an entryway as well.  You can see a close up below.

5 Tips To Effortlessly Add Greenery To Your Spring Entryway

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How to Style a Coastal Thanksgiving Table

I’m so in love with this coastal Thanksgiving table from Sand & Sisal, that I thought I would show you how easy it is to recreate!  Not only is it incredible easy but pretty low cost since most items are natural.  Take a look:

How to Style a Coastal Thanksgiving Table

 

What you’ll need:

 

I linked the items I had a harder time finding but you could pick up most of these items at a craft store.  Also check out this coastal wreath I’m obsessing over!

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