Category Archives: Accessories

:: Tuva-Luvs – Laurie ::

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Thursday Tuva-Luvs

This week out Tuva-Luv comes from Laurie! One of her store favorites it the heirloom leather photo album with “for the ones I love” pressed into the leather. This leather photo album features 50 pages of thoughtfully collected quotes with a photo pocket on each page for cherished photos of family, friends, and loved ones. This heirloom leather photo album would make a beautiful gift for that special upcoming wedding or anniversary. Shop the heirloom leather photo album now!

Find more of our store favorites on the Tuva-Luvs Page!

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:: Decorate Those Walls With Art & Photos ::

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What’s Trending Wednesday

Black and white framed photos on a modern coastal wallReady to get the most out of your walls? Good! Because it’s time to them with art and photos!

We can’t just hang any old art though, no-no. No one wants to be that person that just puts something in their home because they saw it once in a magazine. We must take steps to be better than that. Take some time to sit down and have an honest, open conversation with yourself about art. Really put some thought into it because it’s something you are going to be looking at it everyday and every guest that enters your home with see.

This is why we must choose something fun! We must choose something meaningful! Maybe add some colorful? Maybe something silly? At least make it something cherished and loved!

A good part of the fun is the hunt. Heading out on the Wild West that is the internet and searching for your new art. The search for art is a great way to get to know yourself. You find your likes, dislikes and what really calls to you. Art is truly a great way to express yourself and to further imprint onto your home.

As always we won’t leave you baby birds without proper art inspiration. This, of course, is just a mere taste of what’s out in the wonderful world waiting to be added to your home. Go out into the world and find a piece that begs to be on your walls! Or realistically log on to Pinterest and type in ‘coastal art’ or something niche like that.
Coastal art hanging on a wall in a beach home Coastal blues in a cozy living room Coastal dining space featuring a bright and color wall of art

:: Decorate With Sea Glass ::

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Tuesday Tips

Coastal living room decorated with sea glass inspired huesDecorating your home with beautiful sea glass is a sure way to give your home the perfect coastal feel. You can’t go wrong with the coastal blues and greens that sea glass naturally has.

The cool, coastal blues that are complimented by the greens set the perfect tone throughout any coastal home. You can utilize these colors in multiple ways with all the natural hues that you get from sea glass. You can use pastel blues and greens or even use bold ones. If you want to get extra wild you can always mix the two together.

Check out what some of these designers have done and used sea glass colors in these spaces and get inspired by sea glass!Coastal sea glass decor used throughout the lving room Sea glass details in a coastal kitchen Sea glass inspired chandelier in the dining room

:: Geometric Patterns In Coastal Homes ::

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What’s Trending Wednesday

Coastal cottage with stripes and geometric patternsPatterns are a staple in coastal home decor. With many of the common patterns used in coastal homes, a new one has been showing up. The geometric pattern has been spotted offering a fun and unique way to add some character and style to a space.

Geometric patterns effortlessly make their way into coastal homes because of their playful style. They’re also a quick step away from the classic stripe patterns that often show up in nautical home and beach cottages. The two patterns can be used to play off of each other, but the geometric pattern can quickly steal the show.

With the eye catching style of geometric patterns, a little accent piece is all you need. It’s easy to add a fun pillow, throw or rug to add a pop of style to the space. With the sharp lines and repeating patterns our eyes are naturally drawn to the patterns. This creates a fun accent piece that can help carry the eyes through the room.

Get inspired by this fun and energetic pattern! The geometric lines and shapes will be a fun addition to the home and add a great focal point!
Coastal living room filled bathed in natural light Coastal living room with patterns and fiber textures Eclectic coastal living room with geometric patterns Modern coastal living room with geometric patterned pillows and rug

:: Start Fresh With White Decor ::

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Coastal kitchen in a fresh white styleWith the new year under way we want to keep the fresh start going. A great way to create a fresh space is to use the white hues to decorate. White is known to invoke feelings of freshness, cleanliness and purity. A designer can use this color to create beautiful space that feels open and airy.

White decor is a great way to create a fresh look. The monochromatic color palette is perfectly complimented with natural pieces like woods and metals. They add depth to the space with textures and colors that help break up the monochromatic tone of the space.

Keep the fresh start motivation going into the new year going and get inspired with these wonderful white spaces.
Coastal living room space decorated with natural textures and materialst on a white palette Coastal seating area in the lving room decorated in all white Coastal white dining area with touches of rustic style and decor Open doors to a coastal bathroom with a white tone

:: Get Festive With Garland ::

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Garland in the kitchenIt’s time to bring out the garland! Garland is a great way to decorate for the holidays. It can be a little messy, but it just brings so much festive charm to any space. There are so many options when it comes to garland and wreath styles too. You can get a classic, traditional pine leaf garland or you can craft one out of any leaf you think would fit best with your style and decor.

We love the holiday spirit and we love spreading it even more! So enjoy these festive pictures and try not to stress so much!

Check out our beachy inspired holiday Pinterest board!
Garland on the stairs Garland used in the bedroom Garland used to decorate the entryway Garland used to decorate with festive charm

:: Coastal Home Decor Pins 95 ::

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Monday Pins

Coastal Christmas in a coastal living roomWe’re ready for holiday decor, are you? We love the Christmas season and all the decorating that comes with it! It’s all the about the warm cozy feelings and, of course, the Christmas tree! Decorating the Christmas tree is such a fun and festive event for the family! Get in the spirit and start decorating for the holidays! Enjoy these Coastal Christmas pins and have a great week!

Do you want more festive holiday decor? Head to the Tuvalu Home Pinterest!
Coastal Christmas tree in a coastal home Coastal Christmas with a beauitful Christmas tree Front door with a coastal Christmas decor Patio Christmas tree in a coastal home

:: Tuva-Luvs – Madison ::

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Thursday Tuva-Luvs

This week our Tuva-Luv comes from Madison! One of her store favorites is the Morella stool! This is a great piece for the kitchen island or bar. It offers a rustic look with the elm wood top and iron legs. Add the Morella stool to your home today!

Find more of our favorites on the Tuva-Luv Page!

:: Fall Tablescapes Coastal Edition ::

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Coastal dining space decorated for fall with pumpkins, shells and driftwoodThe fall season is upon us and it can now be incorporated into your tablescape! Employ they help of your dining room table during this fall to get into the fall season. This table gets used for the big family gatherings and during the holidays, but usually it sits unused for most of the year. No longer with it be ignored!

We’re talking gourds! We’re talking pumpkins! We’re talking fall home decor! Designing a fall tablescape brings fall decor and mindset into full swing.

Here are some beautiful fall tablescapes to get you and your table off in the right direction. We hope yogurt inspired to get festive for the fall season! Coastal dining space decorated with large pumpkins Coastal dining space with a fall decor Coastal dining space with a fall style tablescape

:: Make Coming Home Easier ::

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Cute coastal cottage entryway It’s always nice to come home after a long day and have a quick, easy place to set your stuff down. Let these tips help make your life and entryway better!

Get yourself a coat rack, this way you can toss your coat or scarf up onto it and to free yourself up a little bit. Put a side table or small bench in the entryway so you can set your purse, keys or what’s ever is in your hands down. The bench, or maybe a chair, will give you a place to take your shoes off or even unload any extras your lugging in. More importantly, you have a place for the kids to take off and store their shoes or other various things. This will hopefully cut back on the dirt and mess throughout the house that the kids somehow always manage to bring in.

Invest in a doormat or a tough indoor/outdoor rug in the entry. This will help with preventing messes which will save you in the long run. Another way to prevent clutter and mess is with an umbrella rack. During the wet season you won’t be tracking mud or water throughout your home. Plus you’ll have a place for your umbrella and you won’t have to go searching for it every time you’re running out the door.

Let your entryway help you! Putting a little time into your entry will leave you thanking yourself over and over. It will help organize your home and make your life easier. There’s no need for clutter by the front door, but most importantly there’s no need for that extra stress.
Simple coastal home entryway with a coat rack and umbrella rack in oneBench setup in the entryway to help with coming home