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Coastal Vintage style bar/restaurant - El Capitano

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Late last year, a new bar & restaurant / pizzeria popped-up in Hastings Street, Noosa. Just before opening, they came to see us at Coastal Vintage for some help finding some items to decorate their new space.  At the entrance there is a fabulous old porthole that allows you to look into the courtyard during the day and when it opens in the evening from 5pm, you are greeted with the ship's light aglow at the top of the gate and fairy lights leading the way up the stairs..... to a tropical & pirate theme oasis. Four lovely cane craypots have been strung up across the bar with some thick old sisal rope.  Don't they look fantastic? On the bar they have placed an old fishing float atop of a timeless old timber fishing reel. To my delight they inserted a small light underneath, so at nighttime it glows.   Behind the bar is an old speargun, glass float and green bottle.  And below many other coastal vintage items have been placed throughout the restaurant.  So what is El Cap…

Hamptons Beach House with a touch of Coastal Vintage

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Recently, one of our customers emailed me some photos of their new Hampton's style beach house that they have decorated beautifully with a few of our coastal vintage pieces.
The home is located on the southernmost village on the Central Coast of NSW called Patonga - just an hour's drive north of Sydney.  The home is beautifully designed and one of the highlight is the lovely pool-side cabana. Aren't those blue doors the most divine colour? Inside is our custom made 'Ladies Must Wear Bloomers Sign'. It looks perfect there. And the life ring that we painted blue & white for this spot blends in perfectly inside the cabana. Inside the home there are some lovely nautical bits & bobs on the side table and includes one of our old authentic wooden lobster pot buoys from Maine, USA. Simple yet effective - our decor chain anchor looks fantastic above this bed doesn't it? I love how the owners have added pieces that highlight a space & the beauty of a coastal ho…

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