View of the Day: Santa Monica, California

“The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.” – Paulo Coelho     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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6 Rope-Wrapped Nautical Decor Finds!

These furniture and accessories take boat rigging to the next level! Rope-wrapped finds lend a space nautical style in the best way possible.   Hang this shapely chandelier over a breakfast table for a dose of texture. Jamie Young Nautique Jute 30″ Wide 5-Light Chandelier, $1,250   How fab would this etagere look styled out with maritime books, a few model sailboats, […]

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Enter for a Chance to Win a Necklace from Sylvia Benson!

Scroll down to learn how you could enter to win a necklace from Sylvia Benson.   Monday was National Seashell Day, and we’re celebrating all week by giving away shell-inspired jewelry from three of our favorite jewelry designers! Up for grabs today are these chic tassel necklaces from Sylvia Benson–they are handmade in a North Carolina studio, and we’re dying […]

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View of the Day: Clearwater, Florida

“We must be willing to relinquish the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – Joseph Campbell     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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View of the Day: Bahia State, Brazil

“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” – Fredrick Nietzsche     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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Pattern on Pattern on Pattern!

We’re always drawn to a bold design, but how to wear them together? Here, the perfect outfit of pattern-on-pattern-on-pattern for your next beach or pool day. Reach for pieces that color-coordinate (even if their patterns are different) to keep the look working. Accessorize with sunglasses, a hat, and sandals that are more low-key, like ones that come in a good neutral hue! […]

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Enter for a Chance to Win Earrings from Devon Leigh!

Congratulations to our winners Angela Hurst, Christy Galemore, Julie Larson, and Katherine Bean! — Scroll down to learn how you could enter to win a pair of earrings from Devon Leigh!   Today is National Seashell Day, which we think is a holiday that calls for celebrating! And how are we doing that? By giving away shell-inspired pieces this week from […]

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View of the Day: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan

“Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy. To do nothing and have it count for something. To lie in the grass and count the stars. To sit on a branch and study the clouds.” – Regina Brett     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag […]

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View of the Day: Nazare, Portugal

“Because there’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away.” – Sarah Kay For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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Kennebunkport Lobster Roll, Cocktail, and Ice Cream Crawl is the Best Summer Thing Ever

If you’ve been on Facebook and Snapchat today, you spotted me on location in beautiful Kennebunkport, Maine, live from the waterfront and talking lobsters, lobster rolls, cocktails, and ice cream with experts, doing a little shopping, and sharing live views of one of the prettiest towns in all of New England. Here’s a guide to where I was… click through on each […]

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