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:: Tuva-Luvs – Allison ::

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Thursday Tuva-Luvs

Tuvalu Home Tuva-Luvstuva-luvs-allison-blue-glazed-table-lampThis week our Tuva-Luv comes from Allison! We’re spotlighting the la marina blue glazed table lamp from Allison’s favorites! This lamp is great for the living room or bedroom and brings coastal style to the space. It’s a perfect fit for that side table next to the sofa or your night stand in the bedroom. A little decor and light goes a long way! Take a look at the la marina blue glazed table lamp here! And don’t forget to head on over to Allison’s Tuva-Luvs to see more of her store favorites!

If you would like to see more Tuva-Luvs you can check out the Tuva-Luv page here! See what else the Tuvalu Home team likes now!

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:: Sea Glass Table Lamps ::

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What’s Trending Wednesday

Coastal bedroom with matching steel bed frames, turquoise rustic nightstand, and sea glass table lampSea glass is basically a permanent trend in coastal design. It will always be around and will always be a staple in coastal decor. So when we see something involving sea glass start to get more design time we instantly support it. Like these sea glass table lamps you see in this post. It’s a great addition to any coastal home and brings heavy coastal style into any space. It’s natural hues work perfectly with most coastal palettes as well. Check out these pictures and take notes on how these designers use sea glass table lamps in each space.

If you’ve fallen in love and need a sea glass table lamp, you can pick one up now on the Tuvalu Home webstore here!
Coastal living room decorated in nuetral tones and a splash of sea green Coastal living room with a white palette decorated with blue accents Fantastic range of blue and turquoise featured in an eclectic space Natural textures mixed with blue hues to create a beautiful coastal vignette

:: We’re Out In Atlanta! ::

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Feature Friday

atlanta-home-decor-show-tuvalu-home2We’ve been shopping in Atlanta for the last couple of days trying to bring in some new stuff for you guys! Check out some of our finds! Make sure to follow us on Instagram @tuvaluhome to get these photos and many more! We’re having a blast out here and we’ll be back to good old Laguna Beach in a few days! But until then, make sure to check out our Instagram to stay up on the finds!
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:: Coastal Bedroom – Nightstands ::

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Tuesday’s Tip From The Pros

Nautical inspired bedroom decor One element of the bedroom that we feel that gets overlooked quite often is the nightstand. Everyone focuses on the bed, bed frame and headboards and forgets about it. I don’t know about you, but my nightstand is a lifesaver and has helped out in numerous ways. We want to cover everything in the bedroom so there’s no way we were gonna leave this little guy out. We’re gonna show you a few different design elements and decor pieces that will make your nightstand complete.
Bedroom night standstacked vintage trunks as nightstands in the bedroom side table in a rustic style homeBamboo inspired nightstand in a coastal bedroomNightstands come in a variety of shapes, sizes and styles. There’s no limit to what you can put next to your bed and use as your nightstand. You can go with a basic nightstand table like the Mendocino Table or you can go with a more traditional nightstand that has a drawer like the Mandalay Nightstand. Want to get a little more creative? No problem! You can try stacking vintage trunks or use an accent side table with a round top like the Somerville Side Table shown above. It’s all up to you and your style. You can really bring the space together when you find a nightstand that’s the right fit for your bedroom. Looks aren’t always everything though and functionality plays a part too. Don’t get us wrong, you’re nightstand needs to be cute and show that you have good style and taste, but if you’re going to need to a little more space or storage out of your nightstand then sometimes a simple side table won’t cut it. Think about the use and abuse your nightstand will endure while trying to find the right one. It’s out there! You’ve just gotta look!
nightstand lamps and table lampsA nightstand is incomplete without a lamp on it or extremely close to it, like a floor lamp hanging over it acing like a table lamp. They not only serve aesthetic purposes, but they bring more light into the space. What good is all that hard work put into decorating if it can’t even be seen? Exactly. Most importantly the nightstand lamp gives you light right where you want it. It allows you to get cozy and read your favorite book or browse through the latest issue or Coastal Living or Elle Decor. If you’re more of an in bed reader look at lamps that will enable you to do so and make it easier to give you accessible light at night like our Paris Desk Lamp. If you already have your nook setup in the corner of your room and enjoy reading there then the Jamie Young French Bottle Lamp will give you that perfect touch of light in your bedroom and look great on your nightstand.

Vintage style alarm clock for the bedroom nightstand

Call it old fashion, but I like to have an alarm clock on my nightstand. Yes, my phone is right there and has the same functions, if not more, but something about alarm clocks make me feel at home and nostalgic. Cell phones with built in alarms weren’t always around and I’ve had them fail on me a number of times. Alarm clocks also bring in a fun design element too. You can find cute ones that have a great vintage style like the Ritz Alarm Clock or if you’re into digital ones you can go that route too. Either way we like alarm clocks on our nightstand.

reclaimed wood coastal picture frame

I don’t know about you, but I don’t mind waking up to familiar faces smiling back at me in the morning. That’s why we love putting picture frames with loved ones on our nightstand. They also add a personal touch so your bedroom doesn’t feel like it’s in a stuffy magazine or like it’s a hotel room. The Boatwood Frame will add a touch of coastal decor without taking away from any picture you want to frame in it. It’s not the only frame we have though, you can check them all out Here.

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There are so many fun accessories and things you can add to your nightstand. You can go as crazy as you want and try to fit as much as possible on your nightstand. Or you can keep it clean and simple and only keep the necessities on your nightstand. It’s all up to you. Add some shells, store your books or have fresh flowers that will make your space smell wonderful. Nightstands are not only there to look good, but they’re there to help. So take advantage of them!