a beachin’ lifestyle blog

with curated music and creative production

travels, tunes, wellness tips, and style inspiration from the East to the West Coast.

Contact: christa.larkin@gmail.com.

Hey guys, I’m Christa! Thanks for stopping by. Welcome to my little slice of the interwebs.

a little about me: I was born and raised in a small town on the north shore of Massachusetts. I later moved into the city (of Boston) where I graduated from Emerson College with a degree in Visual & Media Arts & Minor in Journalism. After graduation I immediately packed my bags for the sunny skies of Southern California, where I spent 4 amazing years in Los Angeles, working as an entertainment reporter and host, and later diving into the digital world + working for a number of different men’s & women’s lifestyle sites. Now in my late twenties (yikes!), I’m very lucky to be able to split my time between the East and West Coast.

about the blog:  I originally started this blog to aggregate all of my playlists – a good old fashioned mixtape, so to speak. Like any good mixtape, it has become quite the eclectic collection of all my favorites- not only music, but photography & videos, travel diaries, beauty tricks, wellness tips, and a combo of personal and curated style.  The Coastal Creative has become a sort of life + style scrapbook from New England to Southern California.

If you’re interested in collaborating or just want to say hello, feel free to e-mail me anytime, I’ll get back to you as soon as possible! christa.larkin@gmail.com