View of the Day: Newport, Rhode Island

“Man must behave like a lighthouse; he must shine day and night for the goodness of every man.” ― Mehmet Murat ildan     Just a stone’s throw away from Newport is this quiet, coastal dream town that’s worth a peek! 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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3 Island-Inspired Picks for Your Dog

Beat the winter blues with three adorable, island-inspired finds for your dog! We love the tropical vibe of this colorful collar. Nothing to be crabby about here: buy this rope toy, and Jax and Bones will donate 10% of the proceeds to rescue groups that help place animals in their forever homes. This bright, durable bed is the perfect place for your pooch to take […]

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View of the Day: Palm Coast, Florida

“Despite the sea being wild and the waves rolling away from the shore, the tide always returns.” ― Katherine McIntyre     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks.

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Best Beach Locations In “The Bachelor” History

While ABC’s The Bachelor may be the ultimate guilty pleasure, it’s also a rose-studded travelogue, as the reality relationship rollercoaster hauls its bachelor and bevy of would-be brides around the world. For travel junkies like me, keeping a scorecard of the best destinations showcased by the show is a natural sub-game, much like fashion aficionadas might be logging the spread of […]

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4 Leafy Green Paints We’re Loving

Looking for a bold splash of color? Our color crush of the moment is the perfect choice–here are four of our favorite shades of this leafy green hue. Leafy Green Paints:  Valspar Paint Simply Green Ralph Lauren Paint West Lawn Sherwin-Williams Direct Green Benjamin Moore Clover Green   More green inspiration… A Color Pairing We’re Crushing on Right Now Color of […]

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The Grooviest, Retro-Cool Houseboat You’ve Ever Seen is For Sale…

Would you live here? I would. In a heartbeat. Built in 1972, this Sausalito-style redwood houseboat floats atop the waters of Santa Barbara–the only of its kind in the SoCal city’s harbor. The retro, wood-paneled floating home lends campy, California cool vibes that have us itching to move to the Pacific West Coast. And maybe we will? Because it’s for sale! With 840 […]

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View of the Day: Two Harbors, Minnesota

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” ― William Shakespeare     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks.

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How to Style the Perfect Bar Cart for Your Valentine’s Day Party (Plus, a DIY IKEA hack!)

We’re delighted today to bring you a bar cart DIY project from Style Me Pretty’s founder and editor Abby Larson. With pretty pinks and glittery golds, this bar setup is perfect for a Valentine’s Day get-together with the girls. “This small bar cart DIY is a mere $30 to start,” says Larson. “That’s peanuts compared to its store-bought counterparts and […]

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Hang 10: Links We’re Loving This Week

Happy Friday! Here’s this week’s update on everything cool and coastal around the web from the editors of Coastal Living. Would you spend a month’s rent for one night at the world’s best spa? See why this writer did. It might be cold in most of the country right now, but sipping your warm winter drinks from this coastal travel mug […]

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View of the Day: Middletown, Rhode Island

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” ― Henry Ford     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks.

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