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Charleston Beach House #3: A Peek Into This Swank Dwelling…

By homes editor Ellen McGauley Over the last two days, we’ve shown you a glimpse of our recent tour of favorite beach houses on Sullivan’s Island, just outside Charleston—the first house is here. The second, here. It was all part of Charleston Insiders’ Weekend, and the tour was a hit. We had beautiful weather, enthusiastic guests, and enough architectural and interior design ideas to send us all home […]

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Another Day, Another Peek Inside a Brilliant Lowcountry Beach House…

By homes editor Ellen McGauley Yesterday’s post gave you a look at the first house on our Sullivan’s Island House Tour, held the first weekend in May just outside of Charleston, South Carolina. Today, we’re bringing you the second house we visited, which was just as warm and inviting as the first.   This one is owned by a talented local artist […]

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Three Beach Houses Near Charleston That You Just Have to See…

By homes editor Ellen McGauley A little over a week ago, Coastal Living hosted an exclusive homes tour on dreamy Sullivan’s Island, a three-mile beach town just a few minutes from downtown Charleston, South Carolina. And we have so many pictures to share!   It was all part of Time Inc.’s first-ever Charleston Insiders’ Weekend, where we joined Southern Living, Travel & Leisure, […]

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How To Travel Like an Insider: Charleston, South Carolina

By travel editor Tracey Minkin Greetings from Charleston, South Carolina! I’m here at Charleston Insiders’ Weekend, enjoying this glorious coastal city with hundreds of guests at events all weekend. At tonight’s Coastal Living dinner at Charleston Grill, I shared my tips on how to travel like an insider no matter where you go, which begins with a personal list of the types of […]

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Come Party in Charleston, South Carolina, With Us!

Coastal Living is heading to Charleston, South Carolina, next weekend! Join us! On April 30 through May 3, our editors will descend on the Holy City, along with a handful of editors from several of our sister magazines, like Travel + Leisure, Southern Living, Food & Wine, and Departures, for our first-ever Charleston Insiders’ Weekend.   The weekend is packed with dinners, brunches, and “insider adventures” that […]

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This Wallpaper by Meg Braff Will Color You Happy!

Picture your favorite room in your house: what is its defining element? Think of the game-changer, the design element that gives the room a unique identity. Is it its color palette, a bespoke sofa, a lively gallery wall? A Moroccan rug, a killer chandelier?     In this chic study from our 2013 Showhouse, the wallpaper energizes the entire room. Interior designer Ginger Brewton used a geometric pattern […]

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Three Design Lessons Charleston’s Tara Guérard Taught Me Today

By travel editor Tracey Minkin Although my main job at Coastal Living is to seek out beautiful travel stories from around the world for our readers, I enjoy the added benefit of getting to feature designers from time to time. In our Double Take feature this month that compares the hot coastal towns of Charleston, SC, and Portland, ME, I […]

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We’re Headed to Charleston—Will We See You There?

By homes editor Ellen McGauley Have you heard? Coastal Living is coming to Charleston, South Carolina! The first weekend in May, our editors will descend on the Holy City, along with a handful of editors from several of our sister magazines, like Travel & Leisure, Southern Living, Food & Wine, and Departures, for our first-ever Charleston Insiders Weekend.   Join Coastal Living editor-in-chief Antonia van […]

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Thursday Design Inspiration from Coastal Living Showhouses…

Looking for a bit of style inspiration for your Thursday? We’ve got plenty: As we get going on the design of our East Hampton Showhouse, opening this July, we thought we’d take a look back at a few of our recent Showhouse living rooms. Do you have a favorite?   2014 – Coronado Island, California We teamed up with L.A.-based interior designers […]

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