What’s one of your favorite trends in outdoor living?

  Every month, we ask one of our favorite coastal designers for his or her top decor tips.  Santa Barbara, CA designer Margie Grace shared her advice in our April issue (see it here!), but had some extra tips to share. Here’s the first in our weekly installment. Coastal Living: What’s one of your favorite trends in outdoor living? Margie Grace: Outdoor showers. There are some absolutely […]

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World Traveler

Keep track of your family’s coastal vacations by pinning to this sweet poster, which is perfect for a child’s or play room. Children Inspire Design Customizable World Map in Blue, $60; childreninspiredesign.com

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Take It Outside: Week 2 Favorites

Spring’s still moving full steam ahead, so we asked you to share more of how you’ve been enjoying the great outdoors. Here’s a roundup of a few of our favorite photos from the past week. Remember to follow us on Instagram (@Coastal_Living) and Twitter (@CoastalLiving), and be sure to tag all posts with #CLTakeItOutside. We can’t wait to see what everyone gets up to […]

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Fresh Take

South African artist Mervyn Gers handcrafts these vibrant, marine-inspired plates—they are perfect for entertaining or displaying as funky wall art. Mervyn Gers for barbwhiteDESIGNS Octopus Platter in Lime Green, $225; cottageandbungalow.com

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Behind the Scenes: Fabric and Furniture Shopping at Lee Industries

      The journey for effortless home style continued on Betsy and Max’s recent visit to the Lee Industries Showroom in Conover, North Carolina. The 2,377 mile trip allowed them to hand-pick the upholstered furniture for the 2014 Coastal Living Showhouse. While pairing the perfect fabric with a piece of furniture may seem like a daunting task, the assortment of […]

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Chilled Out

When you need a drink iced down poolside, at a beach party, or on the boat, make this fabulously nautical choice your go-to. Mr. Ice Bucket Rope Ice Bucket, $52; jonathanadler.com

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Fishy Business

We’re loving the coastal print on this bright, two-toned throw pillow. Jen Going Interiors Fuchsia Fish European Sham, $365; jengoinginteriors.com

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Take It Outside: Week 1 Favorites

It’s officially the first day of spring, and we couldn’t be more excited. To celebrate warmer weather and sunnier days, we asked you to share pictures of what you’re doing outdoors. Here are a few of our favorite images from the past week.   Thanks to everyone who shared their pictures! We’ll post more of our favorites next week, so […]

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Good Hydrations

This fab outdoor shower, constructed out of stainless steel and mattstone, is the ideal way to rinse off after a day on the shore.  WS Bath Collections Supioni 53829 Linea Shower Panel in Stainless Steel, $4,130; atgstores.com

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Take it Outside!

It’s almost spring, and we’re ready to celebrate by living it up in the great outdoors! Share your pictures of outdoor living with #CLTakeItOutside. There are two fun ways to share: 1. On Instagram: Follow @Coastal_Living, post your pictures of the great outdoors, and use the hashtag #CLTakeItOutside. 2. On Twitter: Follow @CoastalLiving, and tweet your pics at us using […]

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