A Curated Life: Keep Calm and Think of the Beach

Full Moon

If the shore is your happy place, you'll most likely appreciate this "Keep Calm" poster we spotted on Pinterest just as much as we do... Beach-inspired home decor can instantly whisk you away to your happy place. Even during the dreariest days of the year, your home can emanate the peace, serenity and beauty that can only be found at the … [Read more...]

Tie in Texture

Set of Tin Trays with Rope Handles

At first glance, a rope might seem like nothing more than something to tie things together with. But look again – the rough texture of rope is perfect for adding dimension to a coastal home or interiors with a nautical theme. This fun accessory can even tie an entire look together! Take a look below at how rope is used to tie in texture in these … [Read more...]

Stealthy Storage Ideas for Coastal Homes

Twin Bed Trundle

Smart and innovative storage is the best way to get the most out of each square foot of your coastal home. Even small spaces can be kept ultra neat and tidy with the right storage solutions to help you stay organized... all you need are some stealthy storage ideas. Combine creative use of space with functional decor and you can achieve storage … [Read more...]

15-Minute Seafood Meals to Impress

Randy Mayor, Photographer; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross.
Source: My Recipes

The season of dining al fresco with friends and family is here. And when you live on the coast, there's nothing like entertaining with a delicious seafood dinner. Today, we're sharing a few of our favorite quick and easy 15 minute seafood recipes, as well as some coastal style dinnerware for fabulous spring and summer dinner parties. This Crackin' … [Read more...]

March’s Pinterest Roundup

Amelia Island Bed

In March, the last few weeks of winter were slow and dreary, but Cottage & Bungalow's Pinterest followers were still busy pinning away! Now that spring is here, it won’t be long before our followers can get back to the coastal living that they’ve been thinking about all winter. Until then, here are some of our most popular “pins” from … [Read more...]