Tour a Stunning Home in Black & White and More

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Tour a Stunning Home in Black & White

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Kitchen Pantry Inspiration

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Mudroom Love From This Talented Team

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The White Bed|Five Ways to Get it Right

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Easy Tips to Add Coastal Style to Your Home

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Finding the Perfect Valentine’s Gift

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Southern California Here I Come!

Feels like falling

I’ll be on a Southern California mini-tour soon with lots of great author friends! If you’re in the area, I’d love to see you!

January 30, 2020: “Southern Lunch Event” with Mary Alice Monroe and Kristin Harmel. In Conversation with Kristina McMorris. Hosted by Adventures by the Book. 12 pm, Claim Jumper, San Diego, CA

January 31, 2020: SuperBook TaleGate Adventure with Cassandra Conroy, Fiona Davis, Kristina McMorris, Mary Alice Monroe, Kristy Woodson Harvey, Jan Moran, Karen White and Beatriz Williams. 6-7:30 pm, Signal Hill Public Library, Signal Hill, CA.

February 1, 2020: SuperBook Weekend Adventure, Aboard the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA. Click here for more information and tickets.

 

 

In Good Taste: NoMad Design

Nomad Design living room with dark wood and white sofa

 

Find Your Home.

 

Nomad Design living room with cathedral ceiling

 

It’s Nomad Design’s motto, the mantra that their incredible designs and good taste revolve around, and it’s evident from the major pieces down to every last throw pillow. 

 

Nomad Design bathroom with round mirror

 

This firm seeks to create homes that blend their clients’ lifestyles with the environment around them. 

 

Nomad Design kitchen with wood beams

 

And the results are stunning.

 

Nomad Design kitchen with wood beams

 

From the perfect blend of old and new, 

 

Nomad Design Kitchen with stainless appliances

 

To windows that take advantage of every view, 

 

Nomad design kitchen

 

An organic feel,

 

Nomad kitchen with shiplap ceiling

 

To a clean, modern look, Nomad Design’s attention to detail is evident in every nook in the home. 

 

Nomad twin bedroom in black and white

 

Simple and chic in black and white is always in style for any space–and the painted floors pull it together perfectly. 

 

Nomad bathroom with a view

 

Bathing with a view is such a luxury–especially in a bathroom this gorgeous. 

 

Nomad Design Bathroom with blonde wood and freestanding tub

 

This unique bathroom is a reminder that spaces don’t have to be cookie cutter–and that there’s always a way to make it work. 

 

NoMad Design patio pergola with climbing vines and swings

 

But we think it might be the outdoor space here that is the crowning jewel. Bright colors are the perfect addition to the sleek design that matches the interiors so perfectly. This is the kind of place we’d like to celebrate all holiday season long!

 

Looking for the perfect, personalized gift?

Order a copy of any of my books from your favorite local bookstore or online retailer, email me at [email protected], and I’ll send a personalized bookplate, bookmark, book light and coozie to go along with it. (While supplies last!) 

Dear Carolina

Lies and Other Acts of Love

The Peachtree Bluff Series: Slightly South of Simple, The Secret to Southern Charm, The Southern Side of Paradise

Preorder Feels Like Falling

 

Holiday Gift Guide

 

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Gifts for Her



Gifts for Him



 

Gifts for Kids


 

Gifts for the Traveler


Gifts Under $50

 

Gifts for Hostess

 

Gifts for the Home

Gifts of Beauty

 

 

For more Gift Giving Inspiration, visit Here and our Holiday Pinterest Boards

 

House Tour: Smith Hanes Studio Epple Residence

 Smith Hanes Studio Epple Residence kitchen

Smith Hanes Studio is known for its “soft industrial style,” and this incredible Epple Residence is an absolutely perfect example. 

 Smith Hanes Studio Epple Residence kitchen

We don’t know about you, but we absolutely love industrial chic

 Smith Hanes Studio Epple Residence - kitchen

The clean lines and contrasting colors make the entire scheme feel streamlined–

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And very modern

 Smith Hanes Studio Epple Residence - living room

Everything about this house is in keeping with the very current sensibility of clutter-free chic with lots of personality. 

 Smith Hanes Studio Epple Residence entrance

Bright pops of color,

 Smith Hanes Studio Epple Residence

And unexpected touches like this folding door, really set this home apart. 

 Smith Hanes Studio Epple Residence - bathroom

We talked yesterday about unity in design, and this is a prime example. Even the shower door fits in with the rest of the steel doors and windows in the house. 

 Smith Hanes Studio Epple Residence - bathroom

Simple but chic,

 Smith Hanes Studio Epple Residence - bedroom

And totally relaxing, 

 Smith Hanes Studio Epple Residence - bedroom

Each detail of this house is perfectly choreographed. 

 Smith Hanes Studio Epple Residence - bedroom

Even the family dog has a special spot! 

 Smith Hanes Studio Epple Residence - bedroom

From bedrooms to bathrooms, kitchens to hallways, every space in this stunning home is cooler than the last. Are you a fan of industrial chic style? For more inspiration visit our Instagram and Pinterest!

Thanks so much for making Design Chic a part of your day! 

 

Attention all bloggers, book reviewers and influencers! I will be receiving advance copies of my new novel, THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM this week! If you’d like an early copy for sharing consideration on your blog or social media, please email me at kristywoodsonharvey @ gmail. com! (And I’ll be giving away copies on Instagram, so come follow us over there to win one of the very first copies!)

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An Art Filled Atlanta Pied-a-Terre

Good morning, chic readers from here in Hoschton, Georgia! The Slightly South of Simple tour is off to a terrific start. I am thrilled to be here today at Deaton Creek to talk to a fabulous group of writing, downsizing and creating a life you love.

living room

I’ll be in Atlanta later on the in tour (May 6 at Boxwoods at 11 am). In the spirit of Georgia, Slightly South of Simple’s setting, we thought we’d tour this fabulous Atlanta home by Barbara Westbrook and Elizabeth Hanson of Westbrook Interiors today.

dining room

Atlanta is one of our favorite cities because it combines the best parts of a big city and a small southern town.

dining nook with pendant

And, whether it’s a traditional home and yard with a picket fence or high rise city living you’re looking for, Atlanta offers both in style!

dining nook

This gorgeous Atlanta pied-a-terre has a view as beautiful as its interior.

We love the clean, uncluttered, streamlined look of this entire home.

master bedroom

It’s luxurious without being overdone or stuffy.

bathroom

And glamorous while still being livable.

sitting room with abstract art

This home even has its own master bedroom sitting area! Does it get any better?

dressing room

A hand-drawn Prunus pattern on glazed silk paper by Fromental defines this gorgeous vanity area. It makes a soft and elegant statement.

powder room with abstract wallpaper

A Phillip Jeffries floral wallpaper in the half bath is a little bolder.

bedroom with abstract art

This black and white bedroom proves that, when done right, a smaller bedroom can feel spacious, chic and fabulous for guests! Thanks so much for stopping by today to tour this Atlanta stunner!

INTERIOR DESIGN: Barbara Westbrook and Elizabeth Hanson, Westbrook Interiors

ARCHITECT: Robert Tretsch, Harrison Design

PHOTOGRAPHER:  Erica George Dines



 

We are so excited to by celebrating the beginning of the Slightly South of Simple book launch in style! We’re partnering with our friends at Reebonz to give away a stunning black, Salvatore Ferragamo Darina back, which retails for $1750, to one lucky reader! If you’ve already ordered Slightly South of Simple, don’t forget to enter this one! And if you haven’t, now is your chance! Pre-order from your local bookstore, Indiebound.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Target or Duck’s Cottage


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In Good Taste: Summer Thornton Interior Design

Summer Thornton

Last week, we had the best time touring one of the most incredible dental offices (that did not look like a dental office at all) designed by Summer Thornton. 

This week, we’re going outside the office and checking out Summer’s good taste inside the home. 

One of our favorite things about Summer’s designs is her use of color. 

Each room feels fresh, light, bright and never overdone. We love yellow! And we really love a chaise. So the combination of the two couldn’t be better.

This is an example of how a statement light fixture can totally transform a room. 

The color of this bar cart is phenomenal. All of the touches in this room are totally luxurious.

This is black and white done right. Summer transformed this nook into a destination.

A gold fume hood? Yes please!

Who thinks of a stairwell as a fun cheery spot you don’t want to leave? We sure don’t! But this stairwell is that and more.

Now, this is a closet! Is there a better combination than hot pink and leopard?

It seems like stunning closets might be a Summer Thornton specialty! 

A luxurious bathroom is such a treat!

What a sweet little girl’s room!

Talk about a nursery that grows as he does! Well, they might have to get him a little bigger car eventually… But, otherwise, it’s perfection! Don’t you love the good taste of Summer Thornton? We knew you would! Thank you so much for making Design Chic a part of your day. 

 

Slightly South of Simple Around the Web:

We loved seeing Slightly South of Simple on vacation with our friend Fabiana from Ciao! Newport Beach! 

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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!)

Four Poster Beds Add Style to Any Bedroom

Architectural Digest photo: Peter Estersohn

Good morning, chic readers! We hope you had a terrific weekend and are ready to start a wonderful week ahead. We don’t know about you, but we love Valentine’s Day. Or not even really the day so much as the whole Valentine’s season. 

Four poster beds in guest room
Cottages and Gardens Magazine

All the red and pink and gold glitter hearts and chocolate and wine everywhere. Everything for Valentine’s Day is so cute and chic and stylish now. This bedding is the perfect Valentine’s Day red…

four poster beds in Hamptons Cottage
Hamptons Cottages & Gardens

And this one is the perfect Valentine’s Day pink! We still remember being kids and and coming home with a huge bag full of paper Valentine’s sporting sappy sayings, some with candy, some with other Valentine’s trinkets. You never knew what you were going to find. It was wonderful!

bedroom by Tara Shaw
Tara Shaw via Milieu Magazine 

What’s even better is the fabulous four poster beds. We don’t think many things add a sense of presence in a room quite like a substantial bed.

French Provencial bedroom
Architectural Digest

 French provincial four poster beds add old world elegance to a bedroom’s decor.

black and white bedroom
New England Home Magazine

Black with a touch of gold is an ever-elegant combination that adds so much style to a bedroom.

bedroom
Architectural Digest 

A beautiful four-poster like this fills up a larger bedroom with taller ceilings and accentuates the graceful roofline. It’s perfection! The pair of chests is perfectly proportioned too.

blue and white bedroom
McCann Design Group 

The four poster bed is incredibly versatile and, in a dark shade like this, is great for a boy’s bedroom–from toddler to teen and beyond.

green and white bedroom
Jenny Wolf Design 

Far from basic, four poster beds come in a variety of styles, sizes and materials to suit any bedroom space. We love everything about this beautiful bedroom!

Are you a fan of four poster beds? Wishing you a wonderful Valentine’s Day, no matter what you’re doing!

 




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