Port Townsend’s Glass Beach, WA

Happy Summer BeachBums!! The last beach stop on my trip was Port Townsend’s “Glass Beach” which I discovered when researching the area and came across this video.   He shows finding so many cool pieces that I just HAD to make this a stop.  This area, much like the first Glass Beach I visited on […]

Cotton Caftan

What a pretty beach cover-up – just what you need to throw on over a swimsuit when headed to the beach or pool. In a cotton gauze, it comes in 20 colours, including my favourite – turquoise!  Find it here: http://tidd.ly/c7c73001

Long Beach, Washington

Hello BeachBums! Long Beach is located on Long Beach Peninsula just over the border from Astoria Oregon – speaking of which; the Astoria Bridge (formally known as the Astoria-Megler Bridge) is CRAZY!  First off, I think it is the tallest bridge I’ve ever seen, secondly it has a wicked steep hill off the west side […]

Seashell Pillow

Seashells! This pillow cover is so perfect for the beachy home! Simple, elegant, and the perfect colour – although if you’d prefer a different colour, there are forty five(!!) to choose from.  Imagine instantly adding a focal point in your room with a unique accent pillow cover or mixing and matching several to create a […]

Displaying Your Beach Treasures

Hi BeachBums! Here are some of the ways I display my beach treasures.  Maybe they will inspire you to get yours out of the drawer and into the sunlight!  The bottles holding the sand are from IKEA and are $1 each. The tags are from Michaels and come in a package of 10 for about […]

Gorgeous Coral Centerpiece

What a beautiful accent piece!  Talk about bringing the beach to your home….named Table Coral, each branch of the coral has rough edges resembling tiny trees in a forest! The bottom of the coral is cut so it sits very nicely. This stunning piece of coral would bring an exotic look to any home – […]

cart made just for the beach

Folding Beach Cart

Perfect for hauling all that stuff you need for a great day at the beach – this is the cart I wish I had bought (the tires on my cart are not up to the soft sand).  Folds down to only 10″ thick and has a storage case to keep it all neat and tidy […]

flip flop stemless wine glasses

Flip Flop Stemless Wine Glasses

How adorable are these wine glasses?  Perfect for a fun  and relaxing afternoon with the girlfriends.   And they’ll have no trouble keeping track of their drinks  – bonus!  (Dishwasher safe too – double bonus!) Comes as a set of four.  Painted by hand. These durable glasses are 16.5 oz and made by Libbey glassware. Get […]

glass beach

Sea Glass Museum, Ft.Bragg

Hey all BeachBums! So before I left Ft.Bragg for northern beaches, I had two stops I wanted to make.  The first was at the Sea Glass Gallery and Museum which is south on the Hwy about 5 min.   The place is owned and operated by a grizzly curmudgeon of a man, Capt. Cass Forrington. […]

trestle pudding beach

Pudding Beach, Ft.Bragg

Good day, BeachBums!! Another day, another beach! This beach is easy to find, just look for the huge trestle that crosses it as you head north out of town – there is a left-turn lane off the 101.  It is not a very wide beach, insofar as beaches go on this coast, but it is […]

wave ring - one size fits all

Sterling Silver Wave Ring

Oh how I LOVE this wave ring!!  So simple and elegant.  This is a must have for any beachbum! Made from 1 mm .925 sterling silver it comes in adjustable or fixed size.  Also available in 14k rose gold, and 14k gold filled.  You can even get creative with them and put the whole ocean […]