Good morning, chic readers! We hope you are having a very happy Monday. This is my first week back from the truly epic Slightly South of Simple tour, and, as fun as it was to be on the road, it’s great to be home–and just in time for summer!
But, just because I’m home from tour doesn’t mean that I don’t have books on the brain.
We are formulating our ridiculously lengthy summer reading lists…
And, of course, we always, always love a great book in an even better design scheme.
Stacks on the coffee table are a forever favorite, perfect not only for aesthetics but also for picking up and perusing.
We’re also big fans of using a single, statement book to punctuate an end table.
Those round entrance hall tables can be tricky to decorate properly.
Nothing makes the perfect welcoming statement quite like stacks of beautiful books!
We usually think of books as going on the end table, but, really this just cuts out the middle man! If you’re like us, the stacks could easily be taller than the table.
One of the best things about decorating with books is that they are a terrific way to add pops of color. From pink to blue to black and everything in between, they add a pretty punch to any space.
Books are even welcome on a favorite bar cart. We’d recommend favorite cocktail recipe books for instant entertaining! What are your favorite books to have around your home? And what books are topping your summer reads list?
What People are Saying about Slightly South of Simple:
“My prediction is that writers come and writers go, but Kristy Woodson Harvey is here to stay. The warmth, wit, and wisdom of this novel pave her way into the exclusive sisterhood of southern writers.” (—Jackie K. Cooper, The Huffington Post)