Category Archives: Entertaining

:: Floor Pillows, Cushions & Poufs ::

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What’s Trending Wednesday

Coastal living room with a cottage feelHave you thought about bringing a little pouf into your life? More importantly, into your home? These floor pillows are the perfect accessory for any family room or living room. They add a fun design element and double as a little extra seating. Who wouldn’t mind that? They’re especially great for all those entertainers out there!

In design, it’s the little things that count and a pouf can be used as a great accent in any space. They can add texture, color, or even act as a little extra filler in a large room. Tight on space or budget? No problem! These little guys are what you’re looking for! And when they’ve served their purpose or are no longer needed, you just pick up and move them out. Take a look at the poufs used these photos! They look great right??

Start shopping for poufs now online at Tuvalu Home!

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:: Coastal Kitchens – Metal Adjustable Stools ::

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Tuesday Tips

A clean, coastal kitchen with round wood top, metal base adjustable stoolsDo you get excited when you walk into your kitchen? If you don’t, we think we may have a solution to your problem. Take a look at metal, adjustable bar stools. These bar stools are perfect for the kitchen island or bar. They have a great look that adds more texture, style and seating options to the kitchen space.

These stool are often seen with a round wood top and metal base, but you can find all metal ones if you’re going for that look instead. The fact that the stool is adjustable also adds a huge perk to its design. This ability allows you to get the perfect height for your island or bar which can really make or break a stool. Not the right height? No problem, adjust until it is!

Browse these photos we’ve added to this post and get a feel for what we’re talking about! See how these designers have used metal adjustable stools in the kitchen and get inspired!
Coastal kitchen with a fun turquoise color palette and adjustable metal stools Cute, coastal kitchen with a minimal, simple design and round wood top, metal base adjustable stools Fun, coastal kitchen with a rustic island and round wood top, metal base adjustable stools Modern coastal kitchen with large pendant lights, carrara marble island and wood:metal adjustable stools

:: Dine Outside During The Summer ::

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What’s Trending Wednesday

Coasatl outdoor dining with a rustic beach house feel With the heat sticking around and giving us these warm nights, it creates opportunities to dine outside. Naturally, we have to take advantage of it and you should too!

Head outdoors and enjoy a nice meal with some fresh air. We’re loving the idea of being outside as much as we can and we found some great outdoor dining spaces that reflect just that. Check out how these people are enjoying their open air dining experience and see how they decorated.
Rustic beach house outdoor dining spaceTropical outdoor dining space with lots of natural design influencescoastal outdoor dining with a fun mix of modern coastal decor

:: Coastal Home Decor Pins #29 ::

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Monday Pins

Blue and white decor on a dreamy coastal patioThis week’s coastal home decor pins are dedicated to outdoor spaces!  With the weather being so nice there’s no excuse to not be outside! We’ve gathered five fresh outdoor spaces that can help inspire you to get outside and enjoy the weather! So get those pin buttons ready to share and add these to your coastal home decor boards! Have a good week and happy Monday!

Do you want more coastal home decor and inspiration? Head over to the Tuvalu Home Pinterest!
Coastal outdoor space with a fun, bright look Eclectic coastal outdoor dining space Outdoor deck decorated with bright coastal colors Simple coastal outdoor space

:: Romantic Beach Dining ::

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What’s Trending Wednesday

Beach dining with big comfy pillowsWho’s going to say no to a little beach dining? It’s so romantic that we know we can’t!

Just imagine cozying up for dinner with your significant other enjoying tasty food and refreshing drinks while you dig your toes into the cool evening sand. Sounds absolutely terrible, doesn’t it? That’s why we’re on board with beach dining. We love the shabby chic idea of laying out a big blanket with a couple comfy pillows to help us relax and enjoy a meal on the beach. It’s the perfect time to take advantage of the long summer says and warm nights, but it does cool down so don’t forget to bring a sweater and a blanket!

Just in case you needed extra motivation we’ve gathered and posted inspiring pictures to get you guys in the mood for some good old fashion summer romance on the beach!Chic beach dining ready for summer memories Cute dining table on the beach Rustic beach dining Coastal chic beach dining

:: Get Coastal in Red, White & Blue ::

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Tuesday Tips

Coastal entryway decorated with the stripes of the Amrican FlagCome this 4th of July, decorate your home with style! There’s no need to go to the party supply store to grab anything and everything red, white or blue and plastered with little American Flags, because this year you are going to accessorize your home with the perfect touch of independence.

We’re talking about decorating with red, white and blue accessories and flowers throughout the home. These little pops of color will act like fireworks on the Fourth of July! Plus you can use them again next year or even throughout the year instead of throwing everything out and buying everything over again next year. And don’t forget the pièce de résistance, that good ‘ol star spangled banner – the American Flag. This is one piece that can fly year-round and will always look good. Don’t be afraid to love your country and be patriotic!

Enjoy yourself this 4th of July! Stay cool, use plenty of sun screen and enjoy the fireworks! Happy 4th of July! Rustic 4th of July Home DecorCoastal outdoor area with red stripes and blue cushionsCoastal cottage with a cozy, vintage feel

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:: Coastal Home Decor Pins #27 ::

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Monday Pins

Beautiful coastal home bar perfect for entertaining and drinksIt’s Monday and we have your coastal home decor pins! Get those pin buttons ready because we have five fresh photos for your coastal home decor Pinterest boards. Get inspired, get lost and get to sharing! Have a good week and don’t forget the sun screen! Happy Monday!

Want more coastal inspired decor, style and ideas? Head to the Tuvalu Home Pinterest!
Coastal cottage dining space Coastal entryway decorated with shell accessories Coastal living room with the most stunning view of the ocean Modern coastal family room

:: Tuva-Luvs – Mia ::

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Thursday Tuva-Luvs

This week our Tuva-Luv comes from Mia! One of her store favorites is the glass cloche! This glass cloche comes with a cork and is great for entertaining (indoor and outdoor) or put on your console table with a succulent. They’re a great piece to give any space a fun look with their bell shape. Show off those freshly baked goods and keep the hungry hands away! Get a closer look at the glass cloche online!

Want the full list of all of our Tuva-Luvs? Then head over to the Tuva-Luvs page here!

:: 3 Tips To Get Your Home Ready For Summer ::

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Tuesday Tips

Coastal beach house outdoor dining table

Everyone’s favorite season is rapidly approaching. The sun is shining, the beach is starting to beg you to come play and the birds are chirping away trying to convince you to go outside. As much as your body and mind might be ready for summer, is your home? If you’re not sure, then use these 3 tips to help your home in the direction of summer!

1. Dust off, clean up or replace the outdoor furniture. 

If we plan on getting that beautiful, golden tan or hosting a BBQ (or two or three) this summer, we’re going to need the furniture to lend us a helping hand. Take a quick look at your outdoor furniture. How’s it looking? Do you need new cushions? Does it need to be cleaned? Or is it time to ditch it for some new furniture?

2. Bring out the marshmallows.

Get that fireplace ready for those gooey, delicious s’mores! It’s not summer unless you’re ending your nights around the fire and roasting your marshmallows for the classic summer time treat. No place to roast those marshmallows? No problem! It’s time you get that fire pit and set it up. These are easy to shop for and there’s no need to build one or lay brick!

3. Let it flow

It’s time to let the air flow through your home! Open those windows wide and let the summer breeze fill your home! This lets you keep your home cool and gives those indoor plants a little fresh air as well!
Coastal dining room with an ocena breeze Coastal outdoor sitting area with a fire pit

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:: Dining On Pedestal Tables ::

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What’s Trending Wednesday

Coastal kitchen with a dining nook and pedestal tablePedestal tables offer a lot more than meets the eye. They offer more space, both in actual table top space and seating options, and give everyone a seat at the table. That means everyone gets enough room and there isn’t an awkward person trying to lean in to be a part of the conversation.

A pedestal table is nice change of pace from traditional dining table options. They help out in those tight spots by creating extra space and give you a little wiggle room in the corners.

These tables, like most tables, come in two sizes: large and small. A large pedestal table is great way to entertain more than two to three people. They offer the space you need and give everyone the opportunity to comfortably interact with one another at the table. For those of you with small nook or kitchen space, you’d be more interested in a small pedestal table. They seat two to three comfortably and create a person and intimate experience while filling the small amount of space provided.

Take a look at these great pedestal tables below! See how they are used and how the designers placed them in the space!

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