Saturday, June 16, 2012

A little "beachy elegance!"

Hello lovely ones....are you having a good weekend....I hope so.


Since we live just four miles from the coastal beach of Ocean Isle, I find that I love decorating my home with what I like to call, "beachy elegance!"


I'll just show you some beached them decor around the house....


I love filling trays with lots of shells....
 I love putting shells inside of big shells....
 I found this fabulous shell table several years ago at HomeGoods. It's one of my favorite pieces.  All these tiny little shells are glued onto the table and it looks so delicate. 

I added the mermaid to the bottom shelf and she's been happy there for a long time....



Pretty pillow from Pottery Barn and the bottle also from Pottery Barn.

Blue hydrangeas on the porch...

My planter of herbs are growing like crazy...

That's it for now.
Remember a new week starts tomorrow so get out there and create, make, sew, write, photograph, cook, bake, paint, repurpose, sing and dance.
And if you find something wonderful, be sure and share it with all of us.

~~hugs~~
Sissie

34 comments:

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

I love all of your big pretty shells, Sissie! I only seem to find little teensy ones on the beach! Happy weekend!...hugs...Debbie

sweetvintageofmine said...

Your HOME is so BEAUTIFUL and REFRESHING! Lucky you to live so close to a BEACH! From one sweetie to another....Roxie

myric andreasen said...

Everything looks charming and so calming.

Would love for you to link this up at linky party that is still going on today :) Hope to see you there!

xo
Myric

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Love all your coastal arrangements. I grew up with vacations on Ocean Isle. That was where my parents would take us and we rented a house and my aunt and uncle and cousins came too. Good memories.

Mary said...

I love the beach theme for summer. Everything looks very calm and inviting.

Donna said...

Your shell table is stunning, Sissie, and so unique. I was thinking about getting out some of my shell creations today, you have inspired me! Love the tray of shells, tres chic:)!

Lucille said...

Hi Sissie! Your home looks so cool and refreshing, like a beautiful oasis!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

That is the most beautiful table I've ever seen! What a wonderful find! I also love those bathing beauties. Do you mind telling where you found them? I love shells...I filled a container with some today!

NanaDiana said...

Oh- I am LOVING that shell table. I can't believe you got it at HG's. It looks like a designer piece. Your other pictures are as beautiful as always- xo Diana

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

Hey Sissie, I like your blog header and all the seashells are so pretty, too. That table is very unique. Hope you have a great day. Tammy

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Now I want to go to the beach, Sissie! Of course, being in Ohio now makes that kind of impossible. :) That table is so pretty ~ I don't think I've seen one with shells on it before. Love the pillows. Shells on a tray are just a lovely and simple decoration that you can't go wrong with.

✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life said...

I love your shell collection. The table is beautiful.

Dee

Shabby chic Sandy said...

Love all your shells and the mermaid is great too. I always feel so much peace and relaxation from the beach..so I enjoy decorating with shells too. You have done a great job displaying yours!

Ann said...

love the bathing beauties on your tabletop. and everything else. great table. thank you for sharing.
blessings,
ann

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Love all the shells and that table is so amazing. Have a wonderful Sunday sweet friend! Big Hugs, Linda

micol said...

Hi, I'm Mìcol and I'm from Italy!I've found your blog now and so your beautiful shell table and more nice things!many many compliments!I also like to decorate things with shells!!!ciao Micol

Peggy~PJH Designs said...

Lovely home & lovely pictures. I love coming by your blog to see your pretties Sissie. Thanks so much for sharing your home with us. Peggy

Teacup Mosaics said...

Love your Wonderful decor, you lucky, lucky girl!

Mary Ellen said...

Never having lived near a beach I love the look of shells and sand for summer! You displayed your shells so wonderfully!

Karen said...

Hi Sissie, all of your beachy touches are so pretty. Love that shell table! Your planter looks gorgeous too.I planted mine so late they're just staring to fill out. Thanks for visiting, have a great evening.

June said...

I think I can feel the sand between my toes right now looking through your beautiful post Sissie! I love all of your 'beachy' beautiful touches!
sending hugs...

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

I love all your beachy touches Sissie! That tray full of shells is beautiful along with that shell table!!

Cindy said...

Your seashell table is precious! It's like lace... so pretty, and i love your little tray with overlapping shells. You are the luckiest lady in the world to live so close to Ocean Isle beach. That's where my family used to go when i was a child. We'd stay in this old weathered gray beach cottage with hardwood floors... and every night the windows would be open and you could hear the ocean. When it was dark after dinner and our bath, we'd sit on the rocking chairs on the porch, and listen to the ocean and look at the stars.., it was heaven...

Cindy

Janae said...

Your so lucky to live near the beach, what fun!! Homegoods is just the best isn't it!? Your hydrangeas are gorgeous.

trash talk said...

I live 4 hours from the coast, but I can still hear the call of the siren. I adore shells and shell art. Now why can't my Home Goods ever get in anything like that table? Good grief...gorgeous.
Deb

Nancy's Notes said...

Sissy, your home and your decor is truly gorgeous! Love the coastal charm~

Shelia said...

Hi Sissieness! I live about 2 blocks from the beach and just don't do beachy much. But I do love using shells. You know how to really make them sparkle. That little shelly table is so cute! Love your little swim gal too.
Hope you're doing well and thanks for popping in to see me.
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Jennifer @ Town and Country Living said...

Oh, I love the pillows!! The shells are pretty, too.

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Oh wow Sissie!
You really do have a fabulous home and your beachy decor is just gorgeous!
You have that touch and it shows!
Love your profile pic too, so cute!
Cindy

melissa @ daisymaebelle.com said...

Love the "beachy" look. My favorite place in the world to be is at the beach with my family! I dream of having a home by the sea one day. . . Your decorations are perfect! I am your newest follower!

Beverly said...

It all looks so pretty. I love your shell table - gorgeous.

And, I like the idea of mixing your herbs in the planter. I believe I will try that next go round.

Dorthe said...

Sissie, dear- you have the most wonderful beach related finds in your home. All so summmerly, and lovely.
Sending you HUGS, dear friend.
Dorthe

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

My goodness, Sissie! I'll bet your friends come to visit you and go crazy at how adorable you home is..and your wonderful ideas. I just see a few photo's and I'm all agog!! :)
Hugs,
Mona

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