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A Big Idea for Bunk Rooms: This One has Space to Stretch Out (and Plenty of Prep Appeal)

Each year, we design our Coastal Living Showhouse to inspire new ideas for beach houses from coast to coast. We like to pair fresh looks with clever design solutions, indoors and out—after all, isn’t the beach the best place to clear your head and creative? 103 more words

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Natural Decor Captures the Magical Spirit of Beach Houses

By editor-in-chief Antonia van der Meer

I’ve found that the simplest, least complicated design elements are often the most soothing. This glass vase contains nothing more than two green palm fronds, and yet it completely captures my attention. 138 more words

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A Lime Green Guest Room Just in Time for St. Patrick's Day

If you have a favorite bright color, but aren’t sure where to use it in your home, follow the sunlight. This South Florida guest room, which appeared in our March color story (“Color Crush,” on newsstands now), is a glowing example: interior designer… 48 more words

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Beach Samaritans stamp their footprints across Dirty Beaches in Lagos

There is a new and steadily growing environment-cum-tourism advocacy movement in town–they are called the Beach Samaritans. Formed in October 2014 by  Wakaabout Media and not-for-profit organisation Children And The Environment (CATE), it mobilises volunteers to cleanup dirty, community-based beaches in Nigeria. 53 more words

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Secrets of a Coastal Living Stylist: Liz Strong

Meet Liz Strong, a Venice, California-based photo stylist who flies all over the country (or in some cases, just cruises up and down the Pacific Coast Highway) prepping and polishing beach houses for… 371 more words

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Two MORE Ways to Create Barefoot Coastal Style

Today’s post is by Michigan-based design duo Gwen DeBruyn and Amber Burger of Bayberry Cottage, designers of the Saugatuck home (“In Living Color” 125 more words

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Three Great Ways to Create Barefoot Coastal Style

Today’s post is by Michigan-based design duo Gwen DeBruyn and Amber Burger of Bayberry Cottage, designers of the Saugatuck home (“In Living Color” 177 more words

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