April 29, 2011

What I'm Loving Now {A New Princess}


Princess-to-be, Kate Middleton, now known as the, The Duchess of Cambridge, looked stunning in her v-neck gown designed by Alexander McQueen creative director Sarah Burton.



April 28, 2011

Chic High Seas

It would be a dream to board one of these yachts and enjoy their luxurious design and breathtaking views.



April 27, 2011

Honey Shrimp Skewers {um um good}

This looks so delicious! Honey shrimp on skewers.....wrapped in prosciutto ham.



Photo from Coastal Living

Bold, Glamorous, and Feminine {Summer Lookbook Tory Burch}

I think it's a lovely idea to mix a summer wardrobe with pre-fall.  Last year, I wore many of my summer outfits well into fall.  Where I live you can do that!  I love Tory's stylish bags, neutral stripes, cardigans and beautiful feminine dresses.  Visit Tory Burch see her complete Summer Lookbook.




April 21, 2011

Chic Furniture

I've had my eye on a few pieces of furniture for awhile and when I saw the new Trad Home Magazine online feature from designers, Lauren Gold and Sasha Adler, I knew I was on the right track.  Here are just two that I think would fit perfectly in my home.  You can see my post on their work by clicking here.


These bar stools by Maison Gatti


and this Sorrento Bed by WSHome



April 20, 2011

Beachside Wedding Bliss

I found this stunning, chic wedding design over at Shorely Chic today and I told Liz that I had to share it with my readers!  It was designed by Joy de Vivre.  Imagine.....attending a wedding in Santa Barbara with this beautiful atmosphere. 

Bella....

This photo inspires me to make my own coral and shell chandelier.


What I'm Loving Now {Summer Navy Bliss}



April 19, 2011

Nautical Bathroom Make-Over {6th Street Design School}

I just had to share this adorable bathroom make-over with you!  A designer and blogger, Kirsten, from Utah did a beautiful job in creating a "WOW" of a bathroom!


April 16, 2011

Chic Beachy Accessories {Pottery Barn}

I LOVE it all!




Chic Summer Dresses {Personal Shopper}

I was browsing around the web and found these beautiful simple dresses at Michael Kors to add to my summer wardrobe.  I can mix and match them with different sandals or wedges and dress them up or down with jewelry.  What's on your list for the summer?
  



April 15, 2011

What I'm Loving Now

I've had a very busy week and I've been thinking all day about what I should post today.  I actually had other things in mind to post, but when I visited the new, Trad Home at Lonnymag.com, I suddenly got inspired! 

This home is one word.....beautiful!  Lauren Gold and Sasha Adler of Nate Berkus Design did a magnificent job in creating and home perfect for a young couple with small children in Phoenix, Arizona.  It's stylish, traditional and definitely unique.  Of course, I love all the coastal details and I'm totally inspired by their good mix of colors and textures.  See for yourself and please let me what you think!  Do you love it, too?



April 13, 2011

Chic Bloggers and Their Coastal Kitchens {Catherine McCord of Weelicious}

It's my pleasure once again to share with you another, Chic Blogger and her Coastal Kitchen.  Her name is Catherine McCord and she is the author of a food blog entitled, Weelicious.  I was introduced to her website through Gweneth Paltrow's newsletter, GOOP.  Since then, I visit Catherine's site often and get great tips on cooking healthy for my family.

As I watch Catherine cook delicious recipes with her kids in her entertaining featured videos, I can't help but be fascinated by her fabulous white kitchen in the background!  It's a dream and definitely fits into my idea of a chic coastal kitchen!  I contacted Catherine and her PR person and they were happy to send me photos of her kitchen to share with my readers.

Enjoy her lovely photos and that gorgeous kitchen of hers in the background.


I love the big windows in her kitchen and the large island.


Personal Shopper

I recently ordered this outfit and didn't think much about it until I tried it on.  The top has a great contrast of cream and black and the eyelet shorts are so much fun!

Very simple and perfect for summer.  Just add a straw bag!


Striped Black and Cream Tee


April 11, 2011

Giveaway Winner! Congratulations Jacin!

And we have a winner!

Congratulations to Jacin!

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Be sure to visit her blog! It's adorable!

Giveaway Winner!

Due to a small computer glitch the Giveaway Winner will be announced later today!  So with that said, I have extended the deadline to enter.  You may enter today and don't forget to share this with your friends!   Thank you, to those who have entered already!


Click here to enter:

April 06, 2011

Coastal Chic Giveaway

I have a chic little giveaway to announce!  Many of you wrote and told me how much you loved the Sea Shell Ceramic Salt & Pepper shakers from Williams Sonoma that I posted about in Coastal Chic from Williams Sonoma.  I've decided to give them away as a Thank You for visiting my blog on a daily basis!  With summer around the corner these coastal shakers will bring pleasure to your seaside table! 

In order to have a chance to win, I ask that you leave a comment on this post. For second chance to win, leave a comment on my Facebook page, and for a third chance to win leave a comment on my Twitter page.  The winner will be announced on Sunday, April 10, 2011.  Thank you! 



April 04, 2011

Welcome To My New Sponsors

I am delighted to share with you my new sponsors.   Each one of these companies have always offered me great inspiration for many areas in my life and it's a pleasure to have them join me! 

Tory Burch

Tory Burch


Stella and Dot

Stella & Dot Spring 2011



Vera Bradley

Vera Bradley Designs, Inc.


 
The Black Card

The Visa Black Card


 
Stonewall Kitchen

Stonewall Kitchen, LLC


 
Tiny Prints



 
Wedding Paper Divas





Aeropostale

Aeropostale.com


Are any of them your favorites, too?


April 01, 2011

Bridgehampton Beauty

This beautiful Bridgehampton vacation home belongs to Nina Richter, her husband Greg and their 4 children.  They bought it in the hopes of transforming this once 1980's speck home into a home that has curb appeal and architectural charm.  Nina states, that the architect and designer definitely brought out the houses best features and now it is functional, comfortable and a prettier version of itself.


The front entrance is my favorite part of this home.


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