Decorate with sea glass style
Create a palette for your home with the cool color of these beach souvenirs
Washing up on shores all along the West Coast, surf-tumbled shards of glass have long provided found treasure for beachcombers―a rare example of nature turning trash into something beautiful.
Although it’s becoming more common to leave sea glass on the beach for all to enjoy, you can still use its vibrant hues to map out an entire room’s decor.
No matter where you live, the colors will be an immediate and constant reminder of where you discovered them.
Click ahead for 5 ways to enjoy the color of sea glass at home.
A: Dip into a single shade with paint––such as one of these––and accessories, which are easy to change.
A: Create a focal wall with shimmering tile, as above, in intense sea glass hues, such as turquoise and cobalt blue.
At left: Le Onde (shiny) and Satinato (matte) glass tiles (from $79 per square foot; tile-shop.com)
A: For a less labor-intensive change of palette, try mixing and matching living room or family room upholstery in sea glass hues.
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Left: Astron aluminum pendant lamp in Aurora Green (8 by 33 inches, $115; rejuvenation.com)
At left: Oceana triangle plates (7-inch diameter, $119 for four; vivaterra.com)