Saturday, August 14, 2010

More Sea Shell Decor

She Decorates with Sea Shells 
Down by the Sea Shore
Last week I did a post about using Sea Shells in your decor. I focused on fireplaces covered in sea shells which I think is a fabulous idea. At the time, I remembered a home in Austin that I'd seen in a magazine years ago that had sea shells everywhere. But I couldn't find it to show you.  Last night when I was searching for other things I happened upon an article about this home. It is on the Traditional Home website.
How precious are those aqua slipper chairs? I adore everything about this room.
detail of fireplace

Then I found more inspiring uses of shells in interiors.


Perfect Beach Cottage


9 comments:

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

Hi Nita, Thank you for following my blog and your sweet comments. I had to come see your blog right away! I am following you back and will put you on my blog roll too, as I love your posts.

Victoria said...

I love the shell fountain, just gorgeous! My friend and I just got back from a place called the Circle in Olde Towne Orange, we saw lots of shell things but sooooo horribly expensive!!! I think I'll just look for my own:)

Cathy~Mille Fleur said...

That home in Austin is one of my favorites! Did you know that it is owned by Elijah Wood's mother?

I love all of the shell decor! I LOVE SHELLS;)!

Enjoy!
Cathy

Lindy said...

I've been thinking about a shell lamp project and need to get cracking! Thanks for the inspiration!

L.

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

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Hi Nita,
I am giving you the lovely blog award! Click on my link above to check it out.
Amy

Jacqueline said...

I am visiting from Maison Decor. She nominated you for lovely blog. I love the shells, I have always wanted to make a big mirror like the one you show, but then I read how one woman did it and they had to reinforce the wall as it was soooo heavy. What a fun post.

Nancy said...

I love this post. I think I may have seen this home in Traditional Magazine several years back also. That fireplace is really a beautiful work of art. Recently I've grown more and more fond of seashells in traditional home decor like this. I think I would like having a little here and there. What a gorgeous post, and blog!

I'm following.

Nancy

Nancy said...

So neat...I just clicked on your post about how you met your house. When I saw the pic I immediately thought of the homes in Florence Park here in Tulsa, and lo and behold you're in OK too! Small world. Charming home!

Kim@Chattafabulous said...

I am dying to a do a shell craft project. Thanks for the inspiration!!

 
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