Easy Tabletop Ideas

Make over your coastal table and entertain like a pro with our simple ideas.

Nautical and Nice
Photo: Ted Tucker

Nautical and Nice

You know those leftover florist's vases you've been collecting in your cabinet? Instantly spiff them up with festive nautical flags. Secure them around the middle with hot glue, which easily peels off without sticky residue if you want a new look.

Buy it: World Market Clear Glass Cylinder Vases $15 each (11.75"); worldmarket.com, Nodical Nautical Flag Banner, $29; landofnod.com

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

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