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Archive for August 2016

Seashell string lights DIY


sea shells 
string lights
glue gun


Find seashells that are about the same size and make pairs. Make as many pairs as you have lights on your string. Use your glue gun to glue them together with a light in the middle.

Seashell String Lights

If you have different shells simply choose ones that fit around the lights and glue them on. 

Seashell string lights DIY that's simple and will look great hanging around your outdoor coastal patio. A great coastal outdoor DIY to decorate any space with seaside style.


Seashell String Lights DIY

Lobster roll recipe


1 1/2 pounds cooked, shelled lobster meat (about four 1 1/2-pound lobsters), chopped into 1/2-inch pieces
2 tablespoons mayonnaise

1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh chives (optional)

1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh tarragon or chervil (optional)
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice (or to taste)
Coarse or sea salt
Freshly ground pepper
8 top-split hot-dog buns
1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, for rolls


Stir together lobster and mayonnaise. Stir in chives and tarragon (if desired), and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate, covered, while preparing rolls, or up to 2 hours.

Heat a large heavy skillet or griddle over medium heat until hot. Lightly brush outside of buns with butter; transfer toskillet. Cook, turning once, until golden brown, about 1 1/2 minutes per side.

Spoon about 1/2 cup lobster mixture into each bun. Serve immediately.

Great coastal recipes for your coastal dining pleasure. Seafood inspired tasty recipes to go with your life by the seashore.


Lobster Roll

Beachy styled cool coastal Vancouver home. Slipcover coastal furnishings, washed weathered wood tables and soft coastal hues create a lovely ocean inspired coastal home design. Classic soft white coastal kitchen design with sea inspired lighting and Nantucket washed wicker barstools. Coastal dining room with slipcover wing chairs at each end, a Hampton washed wood dining table, the space is lighted by a coastal beaded chandelier. Soft ocean hues accent this simple coastal bedroom with a masculine touch. Sweet subtle pinks like inside of a conch shell mixed with creamy whites create the hues of this coastal bedroom. Classic coastal design and seaside blues add just the right amount of coastal to the master bedroomCoastal outdoor patio with summer kitchen and wicker outdoor seating is a casual coastal design.

Beachy coastal home in Vancouver with serene ocean style. Slipcover furnishings and soft hues flow through this lovely designed coastal home.


Coastal Vancouver Home

Juanita Mille
2 months ago
This truly does add a unique look to any coastal decor! Never thought of using these! What a great idea...thanks for sharing!
Daniela Lunkenbein
9 months ago
Hi, I really love your DIY wind chime
Daniela Lunkenbein
9 months ago
Hi, I really love your DIY wind chime
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