House Tour: Timeless Simplicity by the Sea

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 There’s something about gorgeous homes with cedar shakes and perfectly manicured lawns that always captures our hearts. Add a water view, and we’re totally sold. This beautiful Gloucester home designed by Carpenter & MacNeille hits all the high notes of that classic look that makes us swoon–and has a stunning interior to match. Take a look around. We think you’ll love it too!

 

 

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Thanks so much for stopping by. We hope you have a wonderful day!

 

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Photography: Michael J. Lee

 

 

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Thanks so much for all your support of UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY and all my books. I can’t wait to share it with you April 20!

 

More About Under the Southern Sky

 

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, Buxton Beach. 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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TOUR a Carpenter & MacNeille Designed Home

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TOUR a Carpenter & MacNeille Designed Home

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CREATING a Warm & Inviting Living Room

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STYLING Your Kitchen

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GREAT Mirrors for Every Room in Your Home

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I am so excited to share the cover of my seventh novel, UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY, which releases April 20, 2021. 

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Preorder Under the Southern Sky and fill out this form to receive a signed bookplate, 5×7 cards of Under the Southern Sky Quotes and gorgeous 5×7 card of the Maren Devine painting of the Under the Southern Sky cover–and be automatically entered in allll the giveaways!

Under the Southern Sky Giveaways:

 

October: 25 Winners Will Receive a Pair of Under the Southern Sky Sunnies

November: 1 Winner Will Receive a Fabulous Box of Sea Oats Candle CompanyGoodies including Candles, Soap, and Room Spray

December: 25 Winners Will Receive an I Read KWH Tote Bag

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*And lots of other fun surprises along the way!*

In Good Taste: Carpenter & MacNeille

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Good morning, readers! Are you having a good day? I am in Parma, Ohio, today, a suburb of Cleveland, preparing to speak at the Cuyahoga County Public Library.

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If you are in the area, I would love to see you at 7pm this evening! 

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In the meantime, take a peek at the good taste of Carpenter&MacNeille Architects and Builders.

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 From gorgeous chef’s kitchens that would make even the worst cook want to spend more time behind the stove,

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 To fabulous architectural details like rustic beams that set the tone for the entire home,

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Carpenter & MacNeille is masterful at creating spaces that reflect a family’s style. See more of why we love them here and here

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 Light, bright and beautiful, touches of wood and stone give this home a mountainous feel but still make it seem airy.

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The right touches make somewhere new seem lived in and loved through time, the perfect combination of old and new.

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This dog has the right idea! Window seats are some of our favorite places for resting. (And this dog looks like it was designed to go in the house!)

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There’s no better combination than Carolina blue and white — especially during basketball season! Switching it up with blue trim is a fun touch.

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 And this tub is the most relaxing focal point we can imagine!

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Sitting by the fire has never looked so good. A game table is a great way to incorporate family fun.

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With an outdoor space like this, who needs to go inside at all? This space is amazing!! We think you will agree that the work of Carpenter & Macneille is in good taste.  Happy Tuesday, sweet friends!

 

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