10 Less Expensive Ideas for a Casual Coastal Look

Check out these inexpensive ways to 
bring a beachy feel to your home.
$169 for two from Overstock

$89 for two from Overstock

3. Dish towels to use as napkins
$5.99 for two, I might cut off the IKEA tag.

4. Wicker baskets
I use them for everything from flip flops and sunscreen...
to my fabric samples.

5. Super light weight bedding
On sale at West Elm. I love the paisley and contrast print.

6. Set of Two Wicker Wing Back Chairs
Two of these at the heads of your kitchen or dining room table would create a more informal look. $379 for two.

7. Add pillows to the above like these.
They are on sale. 
$23 with feather and down inserts (18" square).
8. Paint everything a soothing white.

9. Roll up your area rug and 
put it away for the summer.

10. Use sand from the beach with your candles.
(Makes it easy to clean out the melted wax).

And, I never really tire of seashells, which reminds me...
The winners of the Votivo candles are...

are Carol Jane and Rachel Paxton.
Please contact me at classiccasualhome@gmail.com.

Thanks to everyone for 
following along!


  1. I love your picks especially the lovely nesting tables and stools! Congratulations to the winners.

    Have a great weekend, Mary Ann!

    P/S: I am having a fantastic giveaway now. Come by and enter for a chance to win a $50 gift cert towards beautiful handcrafted dinnerware!



  2. Mary Ann, all really great ways to add a bit of a coastal look to our homes and at really great price points! Love the nesting tables

  3. I can't believe those stools. Super price on those!

  4. white Dove by BM is my favorite!!!!!!!!!!!! great items!

  5. Some lovely ideas here! A bit of a beachy vibe is going down well here while we are in the grip of winter. X Sharon

  6. Love this beachy vibe. Wish it would last all year long for me...I love the beach. Im going to do this in my guest room so I can go on vacation in there!
    xo Nancy

  7. Love everything!!! 1 of each please:)

  8. This is great Mary Ann! I always forget to check overstock.com. Great deal on those wicker chairs and the West Elm bedding is so pretty. Have a nice weekend!

  9. Some really great ideas for summer! I love the West Elm bedding which reminds me of your fabulous guest bedroom wall that you stenciled by hand! And the idea to use a basket for my flip flops...why hadn't I thought of that! Because....you're a "genius" at all things "decore" related and more!!!

  10. Great ideas for a summer make over....love the bed spread at West Elm.

  11. Mary Ann,
    These are all fantastic finds - those grey wicker baskets alone are worth a trip to Atlanta to the IKEA store! M.

  12. Great ideas Maryanne! I am working on a house for a young single woman and those world market chairs are a possibility! Thanks for the tips!

  13. Hi Mary Ann,

    I love these great and inexpensive ideas! My faves- the chairs and the West Elm bedding. Those two items alone would add a dash of coastal without kitschiness to any decor- would always be my choice- give me the beach- any day!!

    A House Romance

  14. Nobody does 'beachy' better than you, Mary Ann! Beautiful picks!


  15. Good ideas, thanks for sharing.

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  17. Lookin' beachy! And beautiful.


  18. We have a HUGE IKEA here in town and I've never been...can you believe that!!! Gotta go soon. Great ideas, love the baskets!

  19. Great written blog. All pictures has wonderful and looks amazing. I love the idea of basket and white flowers with sand candles which are ingenious one... Our company also provide home protection and gutter solutions to make your home clean and protect from exterior damages.

  20. I would like to thank you for sharing your thoughts and time into the stuff you post!!!The pick i really love most the bedding i love it.Than again for sharing this blog article.

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