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February 8th, 2014 | By | 63 Comments

SeaMade: Surfing 101 | Longboard Paddling Technique

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A longboard isn’t called a log for nothing. Even maneuvering a heavily glassed 9’0 noserider makes a petite little lady like myself feel like I’m coasting on a 300 year old redwood tree. For how fun they are to ride, they sure can be challenging in terms of getting around, especially getting around waves bigger than 4-5 feet. Save yourself the frustration of getting caught on the inside with a few simple paddling techniques… (more…)

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February 7th, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

DIY: Scarf Beach Bag Learn How To Tie a Scarf into a Beach Bag

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You’re packing for (insert your dream/actual Spring beach destination here). Maybe you’re like me, and just enjoy packing light, or maybe, between the bikinis, multiple footwear options, hats, more bikinis and the kitchen sink, a beach bag may just not fit into the mix. What to leave behind?! Panic sets in. This type of life-altering decision calls for a creative solution: pack one, multipurpose piece: a scarf. Among the list of things you’ll use it for (a beach wrap, racerback tank, blanket for the plane, head wrap, kimono…the list is endless), a beach /market bag is at the top in terms of space-saving functionality. Read below the break to learn how to tie your scarf into a beach bag… (more…)

January 31st, 2014 | By | 4 Comments

DIY: Pom Pom Beach Shorts

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Spring is in sight! Which usually means doing a little pruning work on pants that have shrunk and morphed into high waters, stretched out, or become tattered at the bottom. A simple cut-off (cuffed or left to fray) does the trick, but if you really want to settle into the festive nature of the season, try adding a smidgin of flair with the addition of pom pom trim. This week’s DIY comes in the form of updating a pair of our favorite beach pants. Read on for the how-to… (more…)

January 24th, 2014 | By | 7 Comments

DIY: Graphic Tee Clutch

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Life’s not fair. Which becomes quite evident when you see how many amazing graphics guys have access to in the form of tees. Enter creativity. This tee transformation takes the form of an oversized photo clutch with an exposed zipper. Get a tee, give yourself an hour (more or less, depending on your sewing skills), then read on for the how-to…
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