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Sunday, December 30, 2012

Blue Limpet Frame

Please join me on Facebook today and enter to Win our Blue Limpet Frame!


FINAL DAY to enter our Giveaway for the Blue Limpet Frame. To enter: 'LIKE' or comment below, or 'like' or share any photos posted of the prize. Winner is to be drawn on Monday, 12/31/12. Great way to start the New Year!

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Sally Lee by the Sea's "Favorite Finds"

Hello, Hello! My Fabulous Friends!

Just a couple shout- outs on some promotions we're doing through some of our great Coastal Friends.

If you're a follower of Miss Sally Lee by the Sea's great blogs, you may have seen our feature in her 'this week's recap' email sent yesterday.  If you missed it, here's the link- we're featured on her "favorite finds"-
You can save 15% off any purchase- big or small!

We're also teaming up with the fabulous ArtSeaChic in their 'Holiday Look Book' this season. Its debut is Nov. 1st.  Our shop's (both the website, and the etsy store), along with many other Coastal Inspired Businesses are included and are offering great Holiday Savings!
Our special coupon will be featured on her site- 15% off any purchase of $15 or more- PLUS you'll receive a Free Coastal Inspired Ornament of our choice!
Join us and more of my Coastal Business Friends on ArtSeaChic's Facebook Page for details!  http://www.facebook.com/artseachic

And, of course- stay tuned for NEW pieces!  We're working on a bunch of great items to bring you Holiday Cheer and a Joyous Gift Giving Season!

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Fall twist

Just a quick share- we're thinking fall, even though it still 90° outside!  And I wanted to share what we're working on these fabulous little Mushroom Coral Acorns!
More to come.. .

Friday, September 21, 2012

Holiday Decor & Coastal Christmas Collection - Loving Coastal Living

Holiday Decor & Coastal Christmas Collection - Loving Coastal Living

Yeah! I just created a NEW Section I'll be filling up for Coastal Christmas and other Holiday Decor!  Keep an eye on it over the next couple months- I've got a bunch of NEW designs coming to make your Christmas- A Coastal Christmas!  Its already featuring some great items to hang on the tree, or dress the top with one of our Sugar Starfish Tree Toppers!  Or, how about a giant Sunburnt Santa Starfish? Yup, we have those too!

Ideas welcome, please leave us a comment!

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

beachcomber: giveaway time!

Join this Fabulous Giveaway from our friends afar...

beachcomber: giveaway time!: to celebrate 2,000! followers on facebook i'm having a giveaway. the winner will receive these 3 items from my etsy shop . worldwide entrie...

Finally made it!: Seaside Fun #Etsy

We've been featured on this nice blog today- stop by and show them some love!

Finally made it!: Seaside Fun #Etsy: I`ve decided that despite the weather turning again I am going for a seasidey beach type theme. I haven`t had one, I don`t think and after a...

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Coastal Lifestyle...by the Sea: $50 Gift Card for Coastal Home Decor - Enter & Win...

Hello Friends!  I've been so busy, I have not been able to update you all about our Celebration Giveaway, hosted by one of our favorite Sea Loving Blogs out there, Miss Sally Lee by the Sea!  But, you still have time, but you have to act fast, contest ends on July 9th- so don't miss out.
We're celebrating a great milestone- this last month, June of 2012, we reached 600 fans on facebook!  Wow, such an honor to have so many people I can call my friends and admirers.  Now our facebook page is kind of like family, so if you're not hooked up with us, we sure hope you will.  I post updates, and more everyday!  So- join us there first http://www.facebook.com/SeaShellsbySeaShore.LovingCoastalLiving, and then head over to Sally's to enter and win!  Click the link below to go sign up- you can build your wishlist on our website- www.LovingCoastalLiving.com

Coastal Lifestyle...by the Sea: $50 Gift Card for Coastal Home Decor - Enter & Win...

Hearts, Hugs, and Best Wishes- and we hope you all are enjoying your 4th of July!

Monday, June 11, 2012

Show & Tell- New Wedding Champagne Flutes

Show & Tell-
These Champagne Glasses were a special request from one of my Brides-to-be's.  They were made to her specifications and selections of gems and beads.  We love them so much, we're going to try some NEW designs to add to our Wedding Selections, both on Etsy and on the website.   We look forward to adding some new styles, and can't wait to hear what you think!
Your comments are appreciated- please let below, or tweet me at @LuckySeaBean on Twitter!

Monday, May 28, 2012

Handcrafted Painted Mexican Folk Art Sink for Great Bathroom Interiors - Loving Coastal Living

Handcrafted Painted Mexican Folk Art Sink for Great Bathroom Interiors - Loving Coastal Living

Come Decorate with us! Stop by and visit the NEW website if you haven't already- we've expanded- and we're more than just shells!  (Yes, we still have those too!)- Check out the latest added!

NEW Home Goods Collection - Loving Coastal Living

NEW Home Goods Collection - Loving Coastal Living

Come visit our NEW section on the website!

For my Remembering Today post, please go to: www.LovingCoastalLiving.com and select BLOG

Friday, May 18, 2012

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Sending Mother's Day Wishes

For the new mommies to the grandmothers, wishing you all many blessings today and always. I hope you all enjoy your day. Mothers may be the only ones that fully understand all the unspoken qualities that make us all what we are. From one mother to another, thank you for the little things that make us- us! I know sacrifices, your fears and worries, your joys and triumphs. Thank you.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

A special Spring Cleaning SALE

Not often do I have a sale in my shop. So this is a special event and I want to invite you all to visit my Etsy Shop for this limited time and enjoy our BIGGEST & BEST DISCOUNTS- ever to date! Not only are the discounts the deepest I've ever offered, it comes at perfect time for Spring Decorating and Mother's Day!
Thinking of giving a facelift to your guest room, our maybe a master bath make over?  Shop now, and save on handcrafted Décor items like never before.
With the opening of our website at the beginning of the year, we have been pulling double duty between Etsy and the new site. And now with easy options to shop straight through or Facebook page, we've been support busy beavers!  Our goal is to reduce the number of items we offer on Etsy, and become more specialized and offer more through our new website. So, we need your help!  Shop our Etsy store today, and cash in on or biggest sale ever!
Here's just a few treasures offered on the sale, mention you heard about the sale from blog, and I'll even include a free gift! www.SeaShellsbySeaShore.Etsy.com

Monday, April 2, 2012

Ocean Skye Jewelry Collection Collection - Loving Coastal Living

Ocean Skye Jewelry Collection Collection - Loving Coastal Living

We'd love if you showed one of our featured sellers on our website some LOVE!  She has an amzing collection of handcrafted Ocean Inspired Jewelry made specially for our website- so please pin, like, and share.  We'd appreciate the help- visit her collection by clicking the top yellow line above.

Many thanks to you all for getting the word out!


Monday, March 5, 2012

Quick, easy, homestyle meal

Just had a great hearty dinner.  I don't normally share recipes, but this was quick and easy to prepare- and will really fill up your belly!
I know how busy Moms are today, and its hard to make a hearty, home style dinner without a lot of fuss.  All you really need is pork chops, green bean casserole fixings , and boxed stuffing. I first added two cans mushroom soup, spices,  and a small amount if finely sliced onions,  then added two cans of green beans to the mushroom mixture- making it all straight in the pan. Then top it with pork chops and made sure to sink them in the mixture just a bit. Then I mixed up some easy boxed stuffing in separate bowl,  preferably a metal bowl.  In a preheated oven at 400 degrees, I placed the pork chop/ green bean casserole in oven. Keep the bowl of stuffing on top of oven (it will begin to fluff with heat). Watch the pork chops and flip if necessary to cook thoroughly. Just before removing,  scoop stuffing mixture on top of pork chops and cook till stuffing had desirable crisp just on top.  Walla! One super filling meal- all in one.  Two dish cleanup. 

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Join Us For Our Current Giveaway!

There's a few days left to sign up for a latest Giveaway!  Stop by and visit our friends at ArtSea Chic and see what all the hypes about.  ArtSea Chic generously is hosting the giveaway for our website store at Shop.LovingCoastalLiving.com.  Here's your chance to WIN a $25 Gift Certificate to the site, and included for all readers is a special 25% off discount code.
So swing by, while there's still time- and get your name on the list- it's as easy as a comment!
View from my back porch on one beautiful evening!

Friday, February 3, 2012


The wait is over... I'm so proud to announce our Giveaway with  Boutique-de-la-Mer.com

Welcome to Boutique de la Mer, a division of Sally Lee by the Sea.  They possess a deep love for the coastal lifestyle; which inspires the French Seaside Cottage inspired home accents.  "We live at the ocean and love the simple elegance which the lifestyle entails.  Our store is filled with the items which we incorporate into our everyday cottage life near the sea..."

Most of their products are handcrafted by artisans from around the globe using traditional methods and materials. As a result, variation in size, shape and color will occur. Our products are generally not meant to look new and in fact are designed to resemble found objects and architectural antiques. 

They are offering one lucky winner a $75 gift box of delightful cottage accents.  A linen-like accent pillow, table runner, electric light/wax melter, wax tarts, tealight candles, seashells, chicken wire cloche and stand plus some little extras. 

There are 3 Ways to Enter, please leave a separate comment for each entry.

Visit their website  & tell us what your Favorite item is: http://Boutique-de-la-Mer.com

Visit their blog and become follower: http://boutique-de-la-mer.blogspot.com

Visit their Facebook page and become 'liker':   https://www.facebook.com/pages/Boutique-de-la-Mercom/131932586921528

and one one extra entry- be sure to sign up as a subscriber on our site!

*Giving begins Friday Feb 3rd, at 12:00pm, and will end promptly on Feb. 10th, at 12:00pm CST.  Winner will be drawn by random.org

Saturday, January 28, 2012

MANtiques Collection - Loving Coastal Living

MANtiques Collection - Loving Coastal Living

What are MANtiques? Fun way of choosing items Men (& ladies) just LOVE! I recently formed the category in the store. Its filled with great MAN gift ideas, and gives the loved men in our life a section all to themselves! Or so we make them think!
The name was stolen from a friend of mine's recent expansion at her antique shop. She added one room to her second floor just for the men. The rest of the floor is filled to the gills with fabulous women's fashion and clothing from all eras, this was her way to keep those men tagging along their spouse something to rummage through while the women tried on clothes. Mastermind, she is!
I've adopted the idea too- just in my online retail store!

Visit the section today- I'll be adding more to the section very soon...

Stay tuned

Thursday, January 19, 2012


Good Day!  I'm so glad to announce that in our latest accomplishment of reaching 300 Facebook Fans this week, we are offering a fabulous GIVEAWAY in conjunction with the lovely, Sally Lee by the Sea!  She is hosting the giveaway, and you must sign up for a chance to WIN on her site.
It'll so much fun, unwrapping all the treasures of the winner's delightful prize.  Imagine... sea shells, starfish, sand dollars- OH MY!  Some of my best sellers will be included- just in time for Spring Decorating.
So make sure to visit my dear friend, Sally Lee by the Sea's site at NauticalCottageBlog.com, to enter.  She has a fabulous site filled with talented artists, and great articles filled with 'beachy' ideas.  If you're not her follower yet, please sign up- it'll be worth an occasional email filled with wonders of the sea!
For easy access to the giveaway- here's the link to directly sign up!
Good Luck- I wish you all well, and I hope your day is filled the sunshine of the island!

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Friday, January 13, 2012

Finding it hard to give something away!

I announced a few days ago the opening of my new website Shop.Lovingcoastalliving.com, and in doing so,  I also announced a coupon code for $10 off. It was limited to the first five people, and shoo far only one person has placed an order and took advantage of the deal. Take it for what it its folks.  A free shopping pass for something smaller or a great discount for something a little bigger. So I offering the last 4 codes up tonight.  Browse and shop!  Use WELCOME  at checkout top receive the discount.

Sunday, January 8, 2012

New website

Stop by the new website! Its note completely functional. This is where we'll be adding new art and product.  Just for stopping and bookmarking the new site you can take advantage of a limited customer special.  The first 5 buyers on the new site will receive $10 off. No strings,  just free money!  So be one of my first customers in the new site. 
It also has a direct link to the other blog.  Waiting for you...

Enter coupon code WELCOME to redeem

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Have you bought your 2012 Wall Calendar yet?

I hope not!  Yes, I'm a little behind for the extraordinary organized people, but I was caught of guard when I introduced my calendars. Sales have brought me to only 2 left in stock!  I have yet to even list them as avail on Etsy.
I'm re-ordering,  but in meantime,  I have two left that I'm offering for sale directly till my new stock comes in.
The calendars feature coastal photography from my collection, some images never yet released. Each month offers a small quote  of inspiration at the bottom of the print. I know you'll love them!
I have had nothing but positive feedback. So, all my dear original followers get first grabs on the two left!  Special price of $15, and I'll ship it out for free. I'll even throw in a small set of handmade gift tags,  just because I love you all.
So the real question is,  who's in?

Wednesday, January 4, 2012


Wow! So far the New Year had been full of fabulous blessings, I hope yours is the same.
I was the lucky recipient of two Klins. One full size older model, a Duncan,  and a small sized, Quick Fire,  that's practically new. I am so excited to have this opportunity to try something new. I need to have an Outlet installed for the larger one,  but want to get started on the small one asap. I am looking for advice on the best potters Clay for molding, and small sculpture pieces. I also want to play with some fused glass, and would appreciate a quick 101 course for light weights like me.
A generous older woman gave both Klins to me.  I meet her at an at show over the Holidays,  and our talks lead up to the kind donations. What an awesome gift.
I also want top invite everyone to tune in to my Facebook page each day for the continuation of my New Years RESOLUTION. I had so many good ideas,  but really couldn't pin point the spirit of what I really wanted to tackle in the New Year. So instead of making a task or goal I felt would wash away like writing in the sand,  I decided to take a brief moment every day to display something I am thankful for. The results so early in the game have been such a positive experience, that I wanted to invite you to check in on Facebook and read my daily thoughts. I didn't anticipate the overwhelming amount of positive and joyful attitude and state of mind it's brought me. So far my mind is filled throughout the day of a state of gratitude. How wonderful it feels.

Here's my Facebook link, and don't forgery to like my page if you haven't already done so. www.Facebook.com/Seashellsbyseashore.Lovingcoastalliving