Holiday Collection

All the best ideas for decorating, entertaining, and gift-giving with a coastal spirit.

Holiday Decorating

Great ideas for decking your halls with a coastal spirit.

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20 Christmas Trees

Whether you prefer traditional green or daring multicolored tinsel, you’re bound to find your perfect holiday tree.


Stonington Christmas Dining Room

Holiday Cheer in Connecticut

A newly renovated chateau in Stonington, Connecticut, is the ideal setting for a close-knit clan’s beautiful celebration.


Paint wooden castle form, plastic-foam cylinders, and plastic-foam cones ( with Krylon Make It Stone spray paint in Charcoal Sand.

DIY Holiday Decorations

We asked New York designer John Loecke to accept our first-ever seashore craft challenge: To create holiday decorations using shells, spray paint, and a glue gun.


Front Entryway with Gifts and Greenery

20 Holiday Decorating Ideas

Whether you’re snowed in or staying by the shore this Christmas, you can create the perfect holiday home with a few of our favorite (and super simple!) tips and tricks.


Christmas Tree

Holiday Style at the Beach

A couple realizes their longtime dream of owning a coastal getaway with this simple retreat that sparkles for the season—and all year round.


Gift Wrap

Wrap Your Gifts in Style

Editor Amber Furst shows three easy ways to deck out your gifts with coastal style.


Festive Holiday Rooms: Ocean-Inspired Sitting Room

Fresh Holiday Décor Ideas

Whether you want your holiday décor to be fun and family-friendly or chic and sophisticated, our collection of rooms has fresh ideas for every style.


Suspend wreaths from windows to welcome the season and your holiday guests.

25 Days of Decorating

This holiday, decorate with coastal style. Try our design ideas―one for every day of the season!


Cardstock Tags

7 Ideas for Pretty Packages

Make sure your gifts are all decked out—with coastal touches, of course!


From Land to Sea

14 Ideas for Festive Wreaths

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, so get in the spirit with these ideas to decorate your wreath with a coastal twist.


Make a natural statement by leaving your tree unadorned or liven any space with a faux tree sprayed white.

5 Outdoor Trees

Bring seasonal joy to your deck or patio with these quick tips for choosing and decorating an open-air tree.

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