07/12/2013 08:33 am ET Updated Sep 11, 2013

10 Ways To Go Coastal With A Modern Edge

Spending my Fourth of July at the beach, I loved nosily peeking into peoples' windows as I walked by and noticing their beachy decor (from the street, of course). While coastal decor that goes way over the top can be a great way to celebrate your surroundings, many of us are looking for more modern looks that avoid seagull-and whale-theme overload.

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