This cool rope tray was on clearance!
Originally about $25 (if I remember correctly!), I scored it for a measly $3.50. That's thrift-store pricing right there! I quickly snagged this baby and brought it home, because really, you can never have enough trays.
Throwing in some sea-inspired elements, such as our seashell-filled hurricane lantern, our DIY-near-disaster white coral decor, coasters, a turquoise glass bottle from Key West, and a sea sponge, all come together to make the coastal centerpiece. My favorite element of it is our most recent find during our last visit to my home state of Florida - the sea sponge.
I love the organic form and the all the little details on it. It looks similar to a real piece of coral (not like our faux DIY version!), except the color of it leans more to the sandy side and the texture is more, well, spongey.
We're big fans of how much our new centerpiece lightens and brightens up our little coffee table, and even the whole living room, while adding a touch of ocean whimsy to the room. And while Fall is just around the corner, we figured a few more weeks spent enjoying our summertime beachy decor couldn't hurt.
So that's it for our little living room centerpiece update, and how we couldn't be happier about our on-the-cheap $3.50 find. But what about you guys - have you scored any great finds lately? Do you peruse the aisle endcaps at stores like Target like us, in search for a good clearance item? Do you have any special items from vacations or trips proudly displayed in your home, too? Spill the beans!
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