View of the Day: Murano, Italy

“Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer.” – Barbara Kingsolver     For a chance to have your photo featured, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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Designer Katie Rosenfeld Shares Her Beach House Must-Haves!

Each week, we’re bringing you tips, favorite products, and Q&As with the designers in our Coastal Living Designer Network. Wellesley, Massachusetts-based designer Katie Rosenfeld is fearless when it comes to pattern and color, and that’s just one of the many reasons we love her bright, bold approach to design. Here, the daring designer shares her beach house go-tos, her quirky shopping habits, and why she’s sitting […]

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View of the Day: South Beach, Miami

“The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.” – Lyndon B. Johnson     For a chance to have your photo featured, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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View of the Day: Ambergris Caye Island, Belize

“To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.” – Pema Chödrön     For a chance to have your photo featured, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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View of the Day: Ocho Rios, Jamaica

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw some things back.” – Maya Angelou     For a chance to have your photo featured, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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View of the Day: Twin Pitons, St. Lucia

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” – John Muir     For a chance to have your photo featured, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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Hang 10: Links We’re Loving This Week (11/4)

Happy Friday! We’ve got an answer to whether Facebook is actually good for you, ideas for quick weekend trips that won’t break your budget, and the must-have item for tea-lovers right here, so you can make the most of this November weekend with the best reads and products from around the web. 1. Sunday read: Get off the grid with […]

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View of the Day: Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” – Rumi     For a chance to have your photo featured, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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Mini Makeover: Designer Meg Braff Tackles a Dining Room Challenge!

Our decorating columnist, designer Meg Braff, is ready to tackle your beach house design dilemmas. In our October issue, a reader presented Meg with a question about her dining room: “Our beach house has amazing oceanfront views, particularly in one L-shaped corner area that’s lined with glass doors. We’ve always used this as a casual den, but we’re thinking of turning it into a […]

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View of the Day: Cold Spring Harbor, New York

“But when fall comes…it stays awhile like an old friend that you have missed. It settles in the way an old friend will settle into your favorite chair and take out his pipe and light it and then fill the afternoon with stories of places he has been and things he has done since last he saw you. ” – […]

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