House Tour: Seagrove Beach Retreat

Seagrove Beach Retreat kitchen

We don’t know about you, but we could use a little getaway this week. We can’t think of many places we would rather get away to than this gorgeous Seagrove Beach retreat

Seagrove Beach Retreat kitchen

This beautiful, sprawling kitchen is the absolutely ideal spot for feeding a crowd. 

Seagrove Beach Retreat kitchen

There’s no such thing as too many cooks in the kitchen in a space like this. 

Seagrove Beach Retreat dining

The only thing better than plenty of space for cooking is plenty of space for eating. This charming nook is the right mix of glamour and beachy style. 

Seagrove Beach bar

Speaking of charming nooks… Could this bar be any better?

Seagrove Beach Retreat sitting room

From an adorable reading corner

Seagrove Beach Retreat bedroom

To elegantly simple bookcases, 

Seagrove Beach Retreat bedroom

A retreat of a master,  

Seagrove Beach Retreat living room

To fun touches of whimsy that truly make it feel like vacation, 

Seagrove Beach Retreat bedroom

This beach house has it all. The built-in bunks are the pièce de résistance! 

Seagrove Beach Retreat curb appeal

Thanks so much for stopping by Design Chic today. We hope this relaxing home provided a bit of a respite from your busy day–and we loved “vacationing” with you! 

Have a great Wednesday, chic readers!


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Wishing you a week as wonderful as a day on the beach!

In Good Taste: Island Architects

Island Architects

If the cool breezes and clear water of the Islands are calling your name but you can’t get away, look no further! These gorgeous homes by Island Architects are reminiscent of a day spent by water. Stunning architectural details and beautiful decor are hallmarks of each of these stylish retreats. We hope you enjoy exploring them as much as we did!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thanks so much for making Design Chic a part of your day! We always love it when you stop by.

If you’re looking for a perfect Vacation Read, we’d love for you to check out Slightly South of Simple!  Happy Monday!

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In Good Taste: Talbot Cooley Interior Design

traditional living room from Talbot Cooley

Good morning, our chic reader friends! Happy Valentine’s Day! We hope all of you know how much we love our readers! To prove it we’re sharing a heaping helping of great design today!

living room from Talbot Cooley

When it comes to wonderful taste, we know you’ll agree that when it was dished out, Talbot Cooley got more than her fair share!

living room from Talbot Cooley with lucite

Her interiors are rich and luxe without being over the top, clean and modern without being off-the-wall. We are swooning over these lamps… And the painting, of course! We can’t get enough yellow these days.

kitchen with steel windows Talbot Cooley

In short, every room makes us want to take a second look! It can be tough to find the perfect accessory for an island. This shell filled with orchids is a beautiful statement.

kitchen with wood island from Talbot Cooley

Wooden beam, stainless, lucite barstools, marble… All of our favorite materials in the same place! 

wood plate rack from Talbot Cooley

A little bit rustic and a little bit upscale, this kitchen is the perfect mix of elements. So chic!

dining room from Talbot Cooley

The simplicity of this dining room is so refined. It’s the kind of place where good food and good company can take center stage!

steel windows and doors in ding room from Talbot Cooley

Steel windows make such a chic statement. We think we love them most like this, when they let the outdoor light in!

Beautiful bedroom from Talbot Cooley

Cozy and crisp, this master bedroom is the ultimate in relaxation. The little sitting nook in the window is so sweet.

bunk bedroom from Talbot Cooley

What could possibly be better for kids than an adorable bunk room? This one is sophisticated enough to be suitable for adult sleepovers too! Check out more from this great designer!

Thanks so much for stopping by and for making Design Chic a part of your day. We always love it when you visit! 

Slightly South of Simple:

We are so excited to see the kind words about my new novel, Slightly South of Simple, starting to come in. Thanks to our sweet friend Elizabeth from Pinecones and Acorns for sharing the book love! If you haven’t visited her site, you’ll adore it–and don’t miss the raspberry almond crumb bars she posted yesterday. They’re perfect for treating your Valentine!

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!)



In Good Taste:Urban Grace

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When taste is so good we have to feature it two days in a row, that’s really saying something! But that is exactly what’s happening today with Urban Grace Interiors.

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Feeling Blue

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Anne Decker ArchitectsGordon Beall Photography 

 Since it’s the beginning of Labor Day weekend, we’re trying to bring in some good, blue vibes!

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Lynn Morgan Design

 Blue skies and blue water, and, of course, blue interiors.

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