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Ah... now the conversation is heading my way! If I'm ever lucky enough to own my little dream beach house, it'll be overflowing will every bright, colourful, cheerful 'tacky' little beachy bit that I can get my hands on. And if I'm the only one who loves it... so be it!.
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After living on the prairies for over 50 years, can't get to "beachy" for me.....
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My retirement home (on a beach on an island in the Gulf of Mexico) is decorated with souvenirs from years of beach and dive trips. Lots of wierd shells, tropical maps and photos. Huge closeup of a barracuda (I love them). Decor is basically "lived-in beach cottage". Sometimes beach house decor just happens.
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