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Sacramento artist Colleen Jorgensen, author of "Just Paint It!," gets into a beachy summer mood:
"Hello! Wanna take a trip to the beach today? That'd be nice, wouldn't it? While I can't magically transport all of us to some white sandy shore, I can share some decorating inspiration that might make you feel tranquil and serene.
"I've never been fortunate to live by the beach, even though I'm a California girl. I grew up on the beaches of Lake Tahoe. Not exactly 'coastal.' That doesn't mean I don't love decorating with coastal touches though. While we can't all enjoy the luxury of a cottage on the beach, we can bring some of those tranquil coastal vibes into our homes."
Read more and see several examples at: muralmaker1.blogspot.com