Inspiration House Tour: Dogwood & More

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Inspiration House Tour: Dogwood

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Create an Inviting Bedroom for Your Guests

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Your Favorites in Stock and Ready to Ship

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Easy Summer Style

– j.crew

 

chanel nail lacquer

 

Simple Beauty Products 

nordstrom

 

 

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

– peter millar

 

 

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​Two childhood friends discover that love—and family—can be found in unconventional ways in this timely, moving novel from the USA TODAY bestselling author of the “beautifully Southern, evocative Peachtree Bluff series” (Kristin Harmel, NYT bestselling author of The Book of Lost Names).

Recently separated Amelia Buxton, a dedicated journalist, never expected that uncovering the biggest story of her career would become deeply personal. But when she discovers that a cluster of embryos belonging to her childhood friend Parker and his late wife Greer have been deemed “abandoned,” she’s put in the unenviable position of telling Parker—and dredging up old wounds in the process.

Parker has been unable to move forward since the loss of his beloved wife three years ago. He has all but forgotten about the frozen embryos, but once Amelia reveals her discovery, he knows that if he ever wants to get a part of Greer back, he’ll need to accept his fate as a single father and find a surrogate.

Each dealing with their own private griefs, Parker and Amelia slowly begin to find solace in one another as they navigate an uncertain future against the backdrop of the pristine waters of their childhood home, Cape Carolina. The journey of self-discovery leads them to an unforgettable and life-changing lesson: Family—the one you’re born into and the one you choose—is always closer than you think.

From “the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author), Under the Southern Sky is a fresh and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and the unbreakable ties that bind.

 

FOR MORE INSPIRATION VISIT OUR INSTAGRAM , PINTEREST 

and FIVE FAVORITES

 

Dogwood

  A Favorite Architect’s Portfolio & More

Jean Allsopp Photography

 

 

Favorite Architect’s Portfolio

– anna evans architect

 

 

Update Your Bedroom for Summer

 – serena & lily

 

Favorite Swimsuits

– moda operandi

 

 

 

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

– neiman marcus

 

 

 

Love being on the pages of the new Coastal Living Magazine with my Friends & Fiction Pals!

Have you picked up your copy of Under the Southern Sky?

 

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MORE ABOUT UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY

​Two childhood friends discover that love—and family—can be found in unconventional ways in this timely, moving novel from the USA TODAY bestselling author of the “beautifully Southern, evocative Peachtree Bluff series” (Kristin Harmel, NYT bestselling author of The Book of Lost Names).

Recently separated Amelia Buxton, a dedicated journalist, never expected that uncovering the biggest story of her career would become deeply personal. But when she discovers that a cluster of embryos belonging to her childhood friend Parker and his late wife Greer have been deemed “abandoned,” she’s put in the unenviable position of telling Parker—and dredging up old wounds in the process.

Parker has been unable to move forward since the loss of his beloved wife three years ago. He has all but forgotten about the frozen embryos, but once Amelia reveals her discovery, he knows that if he ever wants to get a part of Greer back, he’ll need to accept his fate as a single father and find a surrogate.

Each dealing with their own private griefs, Parker and Amelia slowly begin to find solace in one another as they navigate an uncertain future against the backdrop of the pristine waters of their childhood home, Cape Carolina. The journey of self-discovery leads them to an unforgettable and life-changing lesson: Family—the one you’re born into and the one you choose—is always closer than you think.

From “the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author), Under the Southern Sky is a fresh and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and the unbreakable ties that bind.

 

FOR MORE INSPIRATION VISIT OUR INSTAGRAM , PINTEREST 

and FIVE FAVORITES

 

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Five Favorites, the Power of Pairs and Favorites From Lauren Liess

power of pairs
Beth Webb Interiors | Emily Followill Photography

 

The Power of Pairs

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Lauren LIess One Kings Lane
Helen Norman Photography

 

 

Favorites from Lauren Liess

– one kings lane

 

Serena & Lily pendants

 

Create an Outdoor Oasis

– serena & lily

 

Farm RIo Nordstrom

 

New Arrivals from Farm Rio

– nordstrom

 

 

FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEAS

 

 

 

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Have you picked up a copy of my  New York Times Bestselling novel, Under the Southern Sky?  It’s the perfect book to pack in your beach bag!

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MORE ABOUT UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY

​Two childhood friends discover that love—and family—can be found in unconventional ways in this timely, moving novel from the USA TODAY bestselling author of the “beautifully Southern, evocative Peachtree Bluff series” (Kristin Harmel, NYT bestselling author of The Book of Lost Names).

Recently separated Amelia Buxton, a dedicated journalist, never expected that uncovering the biggest story of her career would become deeply personal. But when she discovers that a cluster of embryos belonging to her childhood friend Parker and his late wife Greer have been deemed “abandoned,” she’s put in the unenviable position of telling Parker—and dredging up old wounds in the process.

Parker has been unable to move forward since the loss of his beloved wife three years ago. He has all but forgotten about the frozen embryos, but once Amelia reveals her discovery, he knows that if he ever wants to get a part of Greer back, he’ll need to accept his fate as a single father and find a surrogate.

Each dealing with their own private griefs, Parker and Amelia slowly begin to find solace in one another as they navigate an uncertain future against the backdrop of the pristine waters of their childhood home, Cape Carolina. The journey of self-discovery leads them to an unforgettable and life-changing lesson: Family—the one you’re born into and the one you choose—is always closer than you think.

From “the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author), Under the Southern Sky is a fresh and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and the unbreakable ties that bind.

 

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Summer Spruce with StyleNations

Stylenations
Colton House – Jeremy Sexton Photography

 

Summer Spruce. If it isn’t a thing, it should be–and especially this season. After more than a year of being cooped up in our homes and away from our businesses, we are so ready for a redo!

 

Stylenations
Colton HouseAyuma Photography

 

For homes and businesses, hotels and offices, restaurants and more we are loving the versatile, durable style of StyleNations for a summer spruce for every space. StyleNations’ founders have more than twenty years of experience in interior design and believe that fabulous, custom furniture shouldn’t have to break the bank.

 

Stylenations
Colton House Custom

 

We are loving the cozy, homey feel of the Colton House Hotel, furnished by StyleNations. With more than 3,000 items available–and endless custom options–this company is a leader in the hospitality realm, having worked with companies from Ritz Carlton to WeWork, Chopt to MGM.

 

Stylenations
Colton House Impact

 

The way each space is completely unique yet flows effortlessly from one room to the next is so seamless. We’re loving these modern chairs for any place at all!

 

Stylenations
Colton House – Jeremy Sexton

 

There is nothing better than a bit of a getaway–especially now–and this lovely room is the peak of luxury. We know we’d like to rest and recharge here!

 

Stylenations
Frankie’s | Bistro Collection

 

Whether you’re planning to start a new business, refresh a restaurant or update your porch, this Bistro Collection is so incredibly chic! 

 

Stylenations
Bistro Armchair

 

 

We love how the pieces can be mixed for a totally custom look–or matched for complete uniformity.

 

This Bentwood Chair is so chic. The finish is the pinnacle of style–and so versatile for every day use or having extras for parties and guests.

 

Domu | Chad Baumer Photography

 

One of our favorite parts of the StyleNations Collection is how everything from the seating to the casegoods, outdoor furniture to tables, blends together so well. These Bentwood Stools and Mya Armchairs are the perfect example of complementary pieces!

 

 

No matter the vibe you’re trying to achieve, StyleNations has the right pieces to create a dreamy, updated look to attract your target patrons–just in time for summer! Whether you’re looking for the perfect pieces for your home or business, simply heart the items you love and add to your “Enquiry List” and use code DESIGNCHIC21. We can’t wait to see what you choose!

 

 

 

 

 

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Have you picked up a copy of my instant New York Times Bestselling novel, yet?  It’s the perfect book to pack in your beach bag!

 

 

 

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House Tour: Beautiful Pacific Palisades

Pacific Palisades house tour entry

 

Good morning, chic readers! We hope you are having a great week–and are in the mood for touring a one of a kind Pacific Palisades home.  A gorgeous mix of classic style and totally unique touches, this place proves that there’s nothing better than being bathed in blue and white.  Grab an extra cup of coffee and savor every square foot of this beautiful home designed by Mark D. Sikes and photographed by Amy Neunsinger.

 

Pacific Palisades house tour dining room

 

Pacific Palisades house tour living room

 

Pacific Palisades house tour

 

Pacific Palisades house tour

 

Pacific Palisades house tour

 

Pacific Palisades house tour

 

Pacific Palisades house tour

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Wednesday, sweet friends!

 

Thank you so much for visiting Design Chic!  We always love seeing you here!

 

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“I found out my marriage was over the day my ‘Modern Love’ piece appeared in the New York Times.” And so begins UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY, available now from @simon.audio! If you need the perfect listen for your summer road trip, check out this audio clip! And, of course… it’s the perfect paperback for your beach bag!

Under the Southern Sky

 

 

One of E!’s Must-Read Books for April
One of Country Living’s 20 New Books You Don’t Want to Miss This Spring
One of Bookstr’s 8 Most Anticipated Reads of 2021
One of Frolic’s 12 Most Anticipated Books of 2021
One of BookTrib’s Most-Anticipated Reads of 2021
One of Brit + Co’s Books You Should Read with Your BFF

 

​Two childhood friends discover that love—and family—can be found in unconventional ways in this timely, moving novel from the USA TODAY bestselling author of the “beautifully Southern, evocative Peachtree Bluff series” (Kristin Harmel, NYT bestselling author of The Book of Lost Names).

Recently separated Amelia Buxton, a dedicated journalist, never expected that uncovering the biggest story of her career would become deeply personal. But when she discovers that a cluster of embryos belonging to her childhood friend Parker and his late wife Greer have been deemed “abandoned,” she’s put in the unenviable position of telling Parker—and dredging up old wounds in the process.

Parker has been unable to move forward since the loss of his beloved wife three years ago. He has all but forgotten about the frozen embryos, but once Amelia reveals her discovery, he knows that if he ever wants to get a part of Greer back, he’ll need to accept his fate as a single father and find a surrogate.

Each dealing with their own private griefs, Parker and Amelia slowly begin to find solace in one another as they navigate an uncertain future against the backdrop of the pristine waters of their childhood home, Cape Carolina. The journey of self-discovery leads them to an unforgettable and life-changing lesson: Family—the one you’re born into and the one you choose—is always closer than you think.

From “the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author), Under the Southern Sky is a fresh and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and the unbreakable ties that bind.

 

FOR MORE INSPIRATION VISIT OUR INSTAGRAM AND PINTEREST 

 

 

 

 

 

5 Favorite House Tours & More

 

 

House Tours

 

 

 

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Serena & Lily 5

 

Freshen Your Bathroom for Summer

– serena & lily

 

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“I found out my marriage was over the day my ‘Modern Love’ piece appeared in the New York Times.” And so begins UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY, available now from @simon.audio! If you need the perfect listen for your summer road trip, check out this audio clip! And, of course… it’s the perfect paperback for your beach bag!

Under the Southern Sky

 

 

One of E!’s Must-Read Books for April
One of Country Living’s 20 New Books You Don’t Want to Miss This Spring
One of Bookstr’s 8 Most Anticipated Reads of 2021
One of Frolic’s 12 Most Anticipated Books of 2021
One of BookTrib’s Most-Anticipated Reads of 2021
One of Brit + Co’s Books You Should Read with Your BFF

 

​Two childhood friends discover that love—and family—can be found in unconventional ways in this timely, moving novel from the USA TODAY bestselling author of the “beautifully Southern, evocative Peachtree Bluff series” (Kristin Harmel, NYT bestselling author of The Book of Lost Names).

Recently separated Amelia Buxton, a dedicated journalist, never expected that uncovering the biggest story of her career would become deeply personal. But when she discovers that a cluster of embryos belonging to her childhood friend Parker and his late wife Greer have been deemed “abandoned,” she’s put in the unenviable position of telling Parker—and dredging up old wounds in the process.

Parker has been unable to move forward since the loss of his beloved wife three years ago. He has all but forgotten about the frozen embryos, but once Amelia reveals her discovery, he knows that if he ever wants to get a part of Greer back, he’ll need to accept his fate as a single father and find a surrogate.

Each dealing with their own private griefs, Parker and Amelia slowly begin to find solace in one another as they navigate an uncertain future against the backdrop of the pristine waters of their childhood home, Cape Carolina. The journey of self-discovery leads them to an unforgettable and life-changing lesson: Family—the one you’re born into and the one you choose—is always closer than you think.

From “the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author), Under the Southern Sky is a fresh and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and the unbreakable ties that bind.

 

VISIT OUR INSTAGRAMAND PINTEREST AND OUR TOP 5 POSTS OF 2017 HERE ,  2018 HERE AND 2019 HERE!

 

 

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Garden Tour: Howard Design Studio

Howard design studio

 

With the days getting (gloriously!) longer, sunnier and warmer, all we want to do is be outside! Now is the perfect time to get our gardens in tip top shape for summer. It’s only 2 weeks away, after all. Take a peek at this stunning garden designed by the uber-talented Howard Design Studio!

 

Howard Design Studio

 

Howard Design Studio

 

Howard Design Studio

 

Howard Design Studio

 

Howard Design Studio

 

Howard Design Studio

 

Howard Design Studio

 

Howard Design Studio

 

Howard Design Studio

 

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“I found out my marriage was over the day my ‘Modern Love’ piece appeared in the New York Times.” And so begins UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY, available now from @simon.audio! If you need the perfect listen for your summer road trip, check out this audio clip! And, of course… it’s the perfect paperback for your beach bag!

Under the Southern Sky

 

 

One of E!’s Must-Read Books for April
One of Country Living’s 20 New Books You Don’t Want to Miss This Spring
One of Bookstr’s 8 Most Anticipated Reads of 2021
One of Frolic’s 12 Most Anticipated Books of 2021
One of BookTrib’s Most-Anticipated Reads of 2021
One of Brit + Co’s Books You Should Read with Your BFF

 

​Two childhood friends discover that love—and family—can be found in unconventional ways in this timely, moving novel from the USA TODAY bestselling author of the “beautifully Southern, evocative Peachtree Bluff series” (Kristin Harmel, NYT bestselling author of The Book of Lost Names).

Recently separated Amelia Buxton, a dedicated journalist, never expected that uncovering the biggest story of her career would become deeply personal. But when she discovers that a cluster of embryos belonging to her childhood friend Parker and his late wife Greer have been deemed “abandoned,” she’s put in the unenviable position of telling Parker—and dredging up old wounds in the process.

Parker has been unable to move forward since the loss of his beloved wife three years ago. He has all but forgotten about the frozen embryos, but once Amelia reveals her discovery, he knows that if he ever wants to get a part of Greer back, he’ll need to accept his fate as a single father and find a surrogate.

Each dealing with their own private griefs, Parker and Amelia slowly begin to find solace in one another as they navigate an uncertain future against the backdrop of the pristine waters of their childhood home, Cape Carolina. The journey of self-discovery leads them to an unforgettable and life-changing lesson: Family—the one you’re born into and the one you choose—is always closer than you think.

From “the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author), Under the Southern Sky is a fresh and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and the unbreakable ties that bind.

 

VISIT OUR INSTAGRAMAND PINTEREST AND OUR TOP 5 POSTS OF 2017 HERE ,  2018 HERE AND 2019 HERE!

 

 

 

10 Favorite Home Offices and Father’s Day Gift Idea

home office
Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Architect: Ross Piper Interior Design: Clary Bosbyshell Photographer: Emily Followill

 

 

10 Favorite Home Offices

– design chic

 

one kings lane settee for the home

 

Bring the Outdoors In with a Furniture Refresh

– one kings lane

 

j.crew linen dress for home and out

 

Summer Dress Code

– jcrew

 

 

A 30 Second Getaway with Under the Southern Sky

– simon & schuster

 

 

Serena & Lily director's chairs
barstools for your home kitchen

 

Favorite Look for Summer Dining

– serena & lily

 

 

Herschel backpack

 

Father’s Day Gift Ideas 

– nordstrom

 

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“I found out my marriage was over the day my ‘Modern Love’ piece appeared in the New York Times.” And so begins UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY, available now from @simon.audio! If you need the perfect listen for your summer road trip, check out this audio clip! And, of course… it’s the perfect paperback for your beach bag!

Under the Southern Sky

 

 

One of E!’s Must-Read Books for April
One of Country Living’s 20 New Books You Don’t Want to Miss This Spring
One of Bookstr’s 8 Most Anticipated Reads of 2021
One of Frolic’s 12 Most Anticipated Books of 2021
One of BookTrib’s Most-Anticipated Reads of 2021
One of Brit + Co’s Books You Should Read with Your BFF

 

​Two childhood friends discover that love—and family—can be found in unconventional ways in this timely, moving novel from the USA TODAY bestselling author of the “beautifully Southern, evocative Peachtree Bluff series” (Kristin Harmel, NYT bestselling author of The Book of Lost Names).

Recently separated Amelia Buxton, a dedicated journalist, never expected that uncovering the biggest story of her career would become deeply personal. But when she discovers that a cluster of embryos belonging to her childhood friend Parker and his late wife Greer have been deemed “abandoned,” she’s put in the unenviable position of telling Parker—and dredging up old wounds in the process.

Parker has been unable to move forward since the loss of his beloved wife three years ago. He has all but forgotten about the frozen embryos, but once Amelia reveals her discovery, he knows that if he ever wants to get a part of Greer back, he’ll need to accept his fate as a single father and find a surrogate.

Each dealing with their own private griefs, Parker and Amelia slowly begin to find solace in one another as they navigate an uncertain future against the backdrop of the pristine waters of their childhood home, Cape Carolina. The journey of self-discovery leads them to an unforgettable and life-changing lesson: Family—the one you’re born into and the one you choose—is always closer than you think.

From “the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author), Under the Southern Sky is a fresh and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and the unbreakable ties that bind.

 

VISIT OUR INSTAGRAMAND PINTEREST AND OUR TOP 5 POSTS OF 2017 HERE ,  2018 HERE AND 2019 HERE!