Good morning, chic readers! First a big, huge thank you to all of you who have made the launch week for Lies and Other Acts of Love so amazing! Don’t forget: Only two more days to purchase Lies and Other Acts of Love and be entered to win a $1,000 Shop Design Chic gift card! (Details below.) This has been a great week around the web for other reasons too! Check out some of our favorite fun things from the week, starting with this country home infused with city glamour!



Style Profile: Sandra Meyer of Ella Scott Design



One Kings Lane

How to Choose the Perfect Area Rug by Room




6 Most Inspiring Home Office for Creatives





5 Surprising Ways Reading Fiction Benefits Your Mental Health (happy to read this!)




20 Questions for Designer Barbara Barry




I have been one of the celebrity guests at the fabulous Azalea Festival in Wilmington, NC this week. Let me tell you: These people know how to party! If you’re in the Wilmington area, please stop by Barnes & Noble at 7:30 on Friday, April 8 or by the street fair on Saturday, April 9, around 2 pm. I’d love to meet you!