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:: Tuva-Luvs – Liz ::

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Thursday Tuva-Luvs

Tuva-Luvs – Liz: dash & albert jute ticking indigo woven rugThis week our Tuva-Luv comes from Liz! One of her store favorites is the dash & albert jute ticking indigo woven rug! The new, eco-friendly jute area rugs are instant style stars in goes-with-anything stripes. This rug is made out of 100% jute and ready to take on anything you throw at it. If you want to add this rug to your home, you can shop the dash & albert jute ticking indigo woven rug now!

Do you want more store favorites and coastal home decor? Head to the Tuva-Luvs page!

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:: Tuva-Luvs – Wendy ::

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Thursday Tuva-Luvs

This week our Tuva-Luv comes from Wendy! One of her store favorites is the dash & albert jute ticking indigo woven rug! This rug is a natural, eco-friendly jute area rug. They provide instant style points and goes-with-anything stripes. The rug is 100% jute and is ready for any coastal home! Get a closer look at the dash & albert jute ticking indigo woven rug online now!

If you like to find out more of our Tuva-Luvs you can check out the Tuva-Luvs page here!

:: Get The Look – Ship Shape ::

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Tuesday Tips

get-the-look-coastal-living-ship-shape-tuvalu-homeWe’ve got another Get The Look post for you guys today and we’re bringing the magazine look to your home again! We found this beautiful living room in Coastal Living and decided to recreate it for you guys! So we grabbed a few pieces to show you how easy it is to recreate this look and get started with your designing!
get-the-look-coastal-living-ship-shape-windsor-coffee-table-tuvalu-home Let’s start with the coffee table. We’ll use it to center the room and build out. Grab the Windsor Coffee Table to bring that classic rustic, coastal look to the space. Check it out here!
get-the-look-coastal-living-ship-shape-jute-rug-tuvalu-homeYou’ve gotta lay down that rug! What else are we going to lay down in our coastal homes besides a jute rug? Snag yours here!
get-the-look-coastal-living-ship-shape-harmony-sofa-tuvalu-homeWhere are you going to sit? On your Harmony Sofa – That’s where! This white sofa gives you the perfect blank canvas to play with. Add colors or keep it nuetral, the choice is yours! Look at the sofa here!
get-the-look-coastal-living-ship-shape-red-coral-pillow-tuvalu-homeWe agree with this designer on bringing in some color with the pillows. Bring in some fun bright pillows like these Red Coral Pillows and watch them shine on that sofa! Grab these pillows here!
get-the-look-coastal-living-ship-shape-anaheim-glass-lamp-tuvalu-homeWith those cute lamps poking over the sofa you better bring out your A game! So why not toss the Anteriors Anaheim Glass Lamp back there? Let them stand tall and proud! Take a look at the lamp here!
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We also spotted this little bonus hanging in the kitchen! We couldn’t leave these out, now could we? Score some of these Anteriors Kenneth Pendants and give that kitchen a much deserved light fixture! You can find this guy here!

:: Get The Look! – Coastal Living Room ::

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get-the-look-coastal-living-feb-2013 This week we show you how to get the look by bringing it out of the magazine and into your living room. But don’t think we’re not putting a little Tuvalu Home spin on it because we definitely are! This living room is featured in this month’s Coastal Living and we even used it in one of our trend posts on layering rugs. Check that post out here! We thought it was the perfect space to show you how easy it is to get the look. Find out by reading on!

elm-coffee-table-coastal-home-decor-tuvaluLet’s start things off with our coffee table and build out from there. We loved the coffee table that this designer chose and it looks great in the space, but we like to show off our rugs. So we chose our Elm Coffee Table to still give us that wooden, rustic look while being able show more of our rugs. Interested in the Elm Coffee Table? Check it out here!
cow-hide-rug-coastal-rustic-home-tuvaluNow it’s time to lay down our cow hide rug. We didn’t invest in this beautiful piece to cover it up with a coffee table, now did we? No, we didn’t. It’s time to let it shine! It’s the perfect piece to layer rugs with and give the space texture. If you’re in serious need of a cow hide rug we’ve got you covered, jump over to the online store here!
jute-rug-coastal-home-decor-tuvaluThe jute rug is the bottom layer of this perfect combo! A jute rug is great for so many different reasons. It offers texture, coverage and a natural color that goes with everything. Bring the space together with your jute rug. Snag one from us here!
havana-ottoman-home-decor-tuvaluIt’s time to use up some of that empty space. The Havana Ottoman is just the right piece of furniture for that! Give yourself an addition option for seating when the room gets full and a place to kick your feet up when it’s time to relax. Grab the Havana Ottoman here!
lily-sofa-coastal-living-room-home-tuvaluYou’re obviously going to need a place to sit in your new coastal living room. So why not give yourself a blank canvas that you can paint with pillows and throws? The Lily Sofa gives you just that! It’s begging for you to dress it up and use it to it’s full potential. Check out the Lily Sofa here!
pillows-coastal-decor-home-tuvaluRemember that blank canvas of a sofa you just got? Well here are a few pillow options for you. Above we’ve featured the Building Sandcastles Pillow and our Rugby Denim Pillow. These are just two of the many pillows we offer! Check out more pillows here!
ocotpus-art-coastal-living-room-tuvalu We can’t forget about the walls. We’ve got to hang our art somewhere! Keeping to the sea animal theme, we matched this designer’s octopus art with our own. Jump over to our online store here if you’re interested in picking up this piece.
bamboo-floor-lamp-coastal-living-room-tuvalu Last, but not least, let there be light! We bring some light to the space by using our Jamie Young Bamboo Floor Lamp. This little guy doesn’t take up much space and packs a powerful, coastal design punch. Get your Jamie Young Bamboo Floor Lamp here

:: Coastal Bedrooms – Rugs ::

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coastal bedroom decorated for christmasA rug can be the perfect thing for a cold morning, help tie a room together or be your cherished decor piece. We love rugs and if you do want a rug in your bedroom, because we know we do, then you have your work cut out for you! There are so many choices and decisions to make. What do you want your rug to feel like? How big do you want it? What material is it made out of? Where is it going to go? These are just a few questions that you will run into and need answers for. The beautiful thing is that you don’t need the answers right away. Some people like to start designing a space with the rug and others like to finish up the space with a rug. Either way works and you’re going to end up with a beautiful room.

tropical inspired coastal bedroom The look of your rug is important, but it’s only important to you. You’re going to see it everyday. Whether it’s in the morning when you first wake up or at night when you’re going to bed. So you better like what you lay down. Actually, you better love it. No one wants to spend the money and then regret it later. With so many choices out there you’ve got a good amount of shopping ahead of you. Do you want a jute, sisal, grass, wool, silk, bamboo, or cotton rug? Or maybe some other material? This all depends on your decor and the look you’re going for. If you’re going for your beloved beach cottage look than a jute rug will enhance the room and fit perfectly in the space. If you’re going for an eclectic, coastal space you might have more luck with a silk rug. Start your search and leave no stone unturned. Let your eyes pick out your rug not your budget. Forget about the price for now because you can always grab the old savings jar and start saving your pennies. Plus if you settle for something you don’t truly want you’ll be kicking yourself later.

Coastal bedroom with a beautiful ocean viewWhat purpose is your rug going to serve? Is it just for looks? Or did you lay it down for a functional reason? The beauty of a rug is it can be either of the two or both. You can lay a rug at the foot of your bed to help bring the room together and fill ’empty’ space. The rug gives the room a full feeling and doesn’t leave the room looking bare. You can always lay a larger rug underneath your bed so when you get up in the morning your feet aren’t greeted with the cold hardwood.

The size of your rug is up to you and what you’re using it for. If you want a large area rug that will just cover the entire bedroom floor you can find one to do that. The purpose of your rug also plays into finding the right rug. If you’re going to be walking on it everyday then you’re going to want a material that can take a little abuse. Wool rugs wear well and won’t leave you wishing you got something else. If your rug isn’t getting much foot traffic then you don’t need a heavy duty rug that can take the beating, like a woven rug. We know your bedroom isn’t getting the same foot traffic your kitchen or entryway is, but if you wanted to go the synthetic or outdoor rug route you can always do that too. You’re never limited to what you can or cannot lay down in your bedroom.

Nautical inspired bedroom With some many choices on materials, styles and sizes you can go crazy trying to find the perfect rug for your bedroom. Just take your time because your rug will come to you. There is a lot to factor in when trying to pick the right one. Just remember these three things when you’re trying to find your rug. Where is it going? What’s it made out of? And most importantly, do I love it? If you go out hunting for your rug with just those three things you should have no problem finding the rug that’s meant for your bedroom. Good luck!