Beautiful Spaces for Living Outdoors and More!

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Beautiful Spaces for Outdoor Living

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Amazing Home Bars

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A Glamorous Home on the Hudson

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Artlifting Empowers Homeless and Disabled Artists

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Splenderosa’s Splendid Summer BOX

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What People Are Saying About Slightly South of Simple

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.” (―The Huffington Post)

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If you haven’t picked up your copy of Slightly South of Simple yet, take advantage of Barnes & Noble’s Buy 2, Get 1 Free offer! It’s the perfect time to stock up on summer reading!

Things We Love: Blonde Wood in Every Room

dining room with blonde wood from Leroy & Jackson
Leroy & Jackson

 

We don’t know if it’s true that blondes have more fun. (Although, as a lifelong blonde, I could made a strong case for it!) But we’re pretty sure, if these gorgeous homes are any indication, that blonde wood make a house more fun.

blonde wood cabinet in bar
Chango & Co

 

Nothing says “party” quite like a beautiful bar. This one has so many fun elements and this chest is the perfect base. The mix of woods here is fabulous!

white kitchen from Collins Interiors
Collins Interiors

 

We’ve never seen anything quite like these blonde wood pendants! They are incredible and blend so well with the bar stools. Can we talk about these vases too? All we know is that we want them!

white kitchen from Wendy Word
Wendy Word Design

 

Hardwoods are obviously a perfect choice for kitchen style. We love them in a variety of shades, but we think a lighter flooring choice feels casual and fun. What do you think?

 

 

The great thing about using wood is that you really can’t go wrong when mixing and matching shades, stains and color tones. These rustic, distressed beams pair perfectly with the more refined wood below.

rattan chair in Chango & Co dining room
Chango & Co

 

We are still loving the casual air farmhouse tables lend, even to more formal spaces. Paired with a natural fiber chair, it’s such a great look!

light wood in beach house by Tom Scheerer
Tom Scheerer Interior Design

 

From bright bold, shades….

dining room with blonde wood from Marshall Watson Design
Marshall Watson Design

 

To more subdued tones or neutrals, every color pairs well with blonde wood!

desk in mudroom from Orrick and Co
Orrick and Co

 

We’re a little jealous of all this organization right by the back door. (It’s nearly impossible to believe, but I still don’t have that mudroom I’ve been thinking about for months…)

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Orrick & Co

 

Shiny and fresh or raw and rustic, we love blonde wood any old way! Are you a fan?

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More about my new book, 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!)


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Things We Love:Outdoor Living

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Architectural Digest

Outdoor living… ‘Tis the season, right?

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Architectural Digest

And, really and truly, we can’t think of anything better. 

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Holiday Party Time!

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HC & G –

It’s officially party time! And that can only mean one thing: The bar needs to be stocked and ready to go at all times.

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Setting the Bar for Summer Entertaining

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Miles Redd via Veranda

For those last soirees of summer, the bar is by far one of the most crucial elements of entertaining. When your bar is as beautiful as these you’ll be ready for an impromptu celebration at a moment’s notice!

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TerraCotta ProperiesRed Papya BlogJeff Herr Photography

Mixers, spirits, lemons and limes… These are all bar must haves!

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