Holiday Collection

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

7 Ideas for Pretty Packages

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

Reusable Wrapping Paper
Photo: Alison Gootee

All Dressed Up

Who says wrapping paper has to be, well, paper? A chic (and green) alternative is reusable fabric gift wrap, with the corners knotted together at the top. Another idea: Use a snazzy scarf or tea towel, so the giftee is doubly rewarded.

Buy it: Chewing The Cud Organic Reusable Give Wraps in Give Cheer Starbursts (Persimmon), Give Joy Antelopes (Lime/Cherry), and Give Bliss Chevron (Aqua/Blue), $16; for retailers.

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.