If you follow our blog you will know that we mondo cherry girls love 'collections' (a trait we undoubtedly inherited from susieq). While we have searched for and hoarded a variety of items, including white jugs, blue and white china, vintage tea cups, decorative birds and glass cloches, some of our most satisfying collections have been free. We have many wonderful memories of beach holidays spent with our heads down searching for shells, pretty pebbles, feathers and pieces of coloured glass that have been smoothed by the sand and sea.
We love to display these beachy finds in our homes - somehow it seems to bring a bit of the holiday home. JJ picked up this driftwood on her recent jaunt to northern New South Wales. It looks just lovely sitting as it is on her sideboard, but she has big plans for it.
Shells in a vase create a timeless display and certainly last longer than flowers!
JJ bought me this beautiful framed shell picture from a gorgeous shop called Signature on Hastings St, Noosa (an absolute favourite of ours). I just love the rows of pretty white shells and the handwritten verse.
This is a page from the inspiring book "Coastal Style" by Sally Hayden and Alice Whately which has many gorgeous images of shells, stones and other natural finds displayed in stunning ways (along with a few houses to die for!)