Beachcombing Basics

Go where the pros go for coastal treasure, from sea glass to driftwood to shimmery fishing floats.

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When to Hit the Beach
Photo: Gentl & Hyers

When to Hit the Beach

Following a storm, hunt just after high tide. In good weather, look after a full or new moon, when the highest tides recede, depositing goodies. Always check regulations and posted signs before you remove anything from a beach.

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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.