(To make for Aby)!Coastal Wreath: Get a Grapevine Wreath or Twig Wreath from your local craft or floral store. Give it a nautical touch by hanging it off a rope, and decorate it with Beach Finds that reflect the season. Shells in rich tones of orange and browns for example. Or paint the shells.
Coastal- and Cottage-Style Christmas Decorations: Use a minimal approach when going for a casual coastal style – just a few pops of color, a little bit of bling and a touch of nature. From DIYnetwork.com
Imagine these wonderful "glass" float string lights illuminating your patio while you relax with a tropical drink on a warm summer's evening. (Ok so the bulbs are actually made of sturdy plastic - real glass would be too heavy).