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Votives & Matches
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Bright Idea

Sea glass-colored votives light up a beach house. Don't forget a pretty box of matches in a seaside motif, like the ones from HomArt.

Buy it: Mercury Owl Holiday Candle, $24; anthropologie.com. HomArt Large Decorative Fancy Fish Matches, $4; amazon.com.

More Ways To Get Coastal Living



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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.