Things We Love: A Touch of Mid-Century Modern

Living-room Mid-Century modern
Carrier and CoRobert Brantley Photography


 So many styles. So little time. It’s no wonder that mixing trends and time periods is so popular now. Who would want to choose just one?

wood -Mid-Century modern
Milieu Magazine


 We are huge, huge fans of the Midcentury Modern touches that we have seen cropping up here, there and everywhere. And we just love how simple touches of the look can add personality to any room. This fixture, for example, adds instant pizazz to complement traditional furnishings.

living-room Mid-Century modern


A pop of yellow, and, most certainly, touches of gold, make a living room fun and family friendly. (Adore this glass coffee table!)

Mid-Century modern dining
Evars and Anderson


 Bright colors in unexpected places are something that we are completely embracing right now! These dining chairs are the perfect example.

Mid-Century modern playroom


Even the playroom gets a hint of midcentury with a cool sconce. (And some fun, tiny chairs!)

Mid-Century modern abstract-art
Connecticut Cottages and Gardens


Abstract art is one of our favorite features of a room with a Midcentury Modern look.

Mid-Century modern dining
via Tory Burch


 And a funky and futuristic light fixture is practically a necessity.

Mid-Century modern living room


 Wood elements help tie any look together.

Mid-Century modern nursery
Christine Dovey – Style at Home


 Unexpected touches like the contrasting fixture and ceiling medallion and that fabulous writing on the wall translate beautifully even into the nursery. That rug looks so cozy too!

Mid-Century modern kitchen


Modern bar stools, abstract art, sleek wood and that fabulous bar cart combine together to create a totally stylish look. That view doesn’t hurt either!

Mid-Century modern entrance
Architectural Digest


Show-stopping artifacts and the coolest lucite ping pong table we’ve ever seen pair with an incredible Serge Mouille chandelier for a one-of-a-kind entrance hall. (Seriously. We NEED that ping pong table!)

Mid-Century modern dining
Eric Piasecki Photography


 This dining room is Midcentury Modern perfection. The fresh fabrics bring it up to date. Are you a fan of midcentury modern touches?

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St. Patrick’s Day Green

St. Patrick's day green draperies and sofa in living room
Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day, sweet readers! Are you wearing your green? We don’t want you to get pinched! There’s no time like the present to give your house a little luck of the Irish too. Green is one of our favorite shades for infusing life into rooms. From pale pastels to deeper colors, there’s the right green for every space!

green chairs on wood porch
Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles


green pendant lights in Lee Kleinhelter's Atlanta home
Lee Kleinhelter Interior Design via Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles


glass cabinet with white china


green pendant lights in the kitchen
D2 Interieurs


green cabinets in the kitchen
Coastal Living


bedroom with green wallpaper
Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles


coastal living show house bedroom by Meg Braff
Meg Braff Interior Design


porch with green upholstery
Coastal Living Showhouse – Meg Braff Interior Design


lounge chairs by the pool
Coastal Living Showhouse – Meg Braff Interior Design


entertaining with Dodie Thayer for Tory Burch
Dodie Thayer for Tory Burch


green front door

Which shade of green is your favorite? Wishing you a wonderful St. Patrick’s Day!

What our favorite bloggers are saying about Slightly South of Simple!

 “This novel explores sisterly bonds and the depths of the things we will do for people we love most in the world.  Slightly South of Simple was a sweet and enjoyable book with a dash of humor and wit, and will make an awesome beach read this summer!  I loved this book, and it was the perfect light read…” — Cassie Bustamente, Primitive and Proper

Outdoor Space for Spring, White Lettuce Ware Collection from Tory Burch & More!

create an outdoor space for Spring
Leslie Unruh Photography


How to Create a Fabulous Outdoor Space for Spring

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Tory Burch lettuce ware collection


White Lettuce Ware Collection from Tory Burch

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Tory Burch ruffle sneaker


The Ruffle Sneaker from Tory Burch

A few things I’m still loving for winter:

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Advance Praise for Slightly South of Simple:

“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.” —The Huffington Post, Jackie K Cooper

Slightly South of Simple

Also, if you want to know a little more about my new novel, SLIGHTLY SOUTH OF SIMPLE (Simon & Schuster, April 25, 2017) take a peek at the video below! (It’s only like 90 seconds. No major commitments here!)

Happy Sunday, friends!

Waterfront Home Tour, Inspiring Chef’s Kitchens and More!

Waterfront Home tour with Kitchen with brass accents
Cindy Rinfret Design


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Green painted kitchen cabinets


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Cultivating Calm with Cultiver


As the weather begins to cool, and the days get shorter, we think it must be some sort of natural adaptation to want to draw closer to home, spend more time lounging and create a world that feels cozy and perfectly imperfect. When we saw the amazing products from our friends at Cultiver we wanted to get one of everything!


InGood Taste: Andrew J. Howard Design

Andrew J. Howard living room


It’s no secret that we are crazy for Phoebe and Jim Howard. So it seems to follow that we would positively adore the fabulous designs of their son, Andrew J. Howard. He may have  famous parents, but his inspiring designs stand all on their own. Andrew Howard’s fresh, relaxed style with a coastal touch makes it easy for us to say that this designer’s work is in good taste!


Andrew J. Howard living room


Andrew J. Howard living room


Andrew J. Howard living room



Andrew J. Howard dining room




 Andrew J. Howard kitchen


Andrew J. Howard kitchen




Andrew J. Howard bedroom



Andrew J. Howard bedroom


We hope you are all recovering from a fun-filled holiday. Just a few days until we get to celebrate again!


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