You’re Invited: Classic, Elegant Entertaining

You're Invited:  Classic, Elegant Entertaining by Stephanie Booth Shafran

 

You’re invited… Those might just be two of the most evocative words in the English language and can be met with all sorts of emotions.

 

You're Invited:  Classic, Elegant Entertaining by Stephanie Booth Shafran

 

But, one thing’s for sure: If Stephanie Booth Shafran is behind that invitation, you’re in for a treat!

 

You're Invited:  Classic, Elegant Entertaining by Stephanie Booth Shafran

 

Her brand-new book, You’re Invited: Classic, Elegant Entertaining, is the book for your coffee table right now, filled with too-gorgeous-for-words images, 

 

You're Invited:  Classic, Elegant Entertaining by Stephanie Booth Shafran

 

Tons of practical tips,

 

You're Invited:  Classic, Elegant Entertaining by Stephanie Booth Shafran

 

And all the inspiration you need for throwing any soiree from big to small.

 

You're Invited:  Classic, Elegant Entertaining by Stephanie Booth Shafran

 

Curl up with this stunning book on any regular day for a feeling that something extraordinary has just come your way.

 

You're Invited:  Classic, Elegant Entertaining by Stephanie Booth Shafran

 

Even if you aren’t planning a party, you’ll feel like you’ve been to one. (But if you aren’t planning one, we have to ask… Why on earth not? Make up a reason to celebrate and get to it!)

 

You're Invited:  Classic, Elegant Entertaining by Stephanie Booth Shafran

 

Shafran lives between New York, LA and Sun Valley, and, growing up in LA, her parents were always hosting some sort of event. So you could say her passion for parties is a bit of an inherited trait. 

 

You're Invited:  Classic, Elegant Entertaining by Stephanie Booth Shafran

 

“Entertaining is my form of creativity,” Shafran said. Pick up a copy of You’re Invited, and it’s sure to become yours too!

I had the great pleasure of making my New York TV debut week before last–and I was so thrilled to include You’re Invited as one of my favorite ways to spruce your space for spring! Check it out!

Thanks so much for making Design Chic a part of your day! We always love seeing you here!

 

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Interiors: Vivian & John Bencichn | Emily Followill Photography

 

 

Tour an Atlanta Home with Plenty of Curb Appeal

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Tips for Small Space Decorating

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How Goop Throws a Party

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2 Stylish Moms Tips On Entertaining for Kids

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Nordstom Anniversary Sale – New Fall Items at Great Prices

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Happy Weekend, friends!


What’s Coming Up on the The Secret to Southern Charm book tour!

The Secret to Southern Charm

July 28: Country Club of the Crystal Coast Author Dinner, Pine Knoll Shores, NC, 5 pm, Open to the Public, $19.95 and includes dinner

July 31: Quarter Moon Books, Topsail Beach, NC, 6-8 pm, Kristy Woodson Harvey and Amy Reichert in Conversation, Wine and Cheese Provided, free and open to the public 

August 2: Cocktails and Conversation at The Cloister, 6:30 pm, 100 Cloister Dr, Sea Island, GA, free for Sea Island Members and Guests

September 13: Chapel Hill, NC Library

  • Who Am I?
    September 13, 2018
    6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    OVERARCHING QUESTION: How do our favorite books about self-discovery help us navigate our life’s journey?

September 21: Cashiers, NC Library Event, Details TBA

September 21: Chattooga Club Speakers Bureau Event, Cashiers, NC, Details TBA

October 3: Houston, TX Women’s Club Breakfast, 7 am

October 4: Pink Ribbon Project Luncheon and Purse Auction, 11 am-1 pm, Wilmington Convention Center, Wilmington, NC 

October 11-14: Poppy Con 2018, Tall Poppy Writers Retreat, Chicago, IL, private event

 

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Styling Your Kitchen with Studio McGee and More

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10 Things Great Party Hosts Do

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  If you’re planning your Summer vacation, make sure to grab a copy of  THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM , one of Southern Livings best beach reads, to slip in you tote. Wishing a all a wonderful weekend!

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WEEKEND SALES

 

Summer Sale 25% Off – horchow

Buy More Save More  – shopbop

Extra 25% off Sale Items  anthropologie

30% off   j crew

Up to 50 % Off Warehouse Sale one kings lane

Up to 40% Off  – neiman marcus

Up to 60% Off  serena and lily

New Items Added to  Salenordstrom

Spring Sale Up to 40% off saks fifth avenue

The Design Sale Up to 50% Off moda operandi

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 Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!

COME SEE ME ON  THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM TOUR! 

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Entertaining with Aerin Lauder and More

 

 

Entertaining with Aerin Lauder

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Create a Dream Girl’s Bedroom 

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WEEKEND SALES

 

Summer Sale 25% Off – horchow

Buy More Save More  – shopbop

Extra 25% off Sale Items  anthropologie

30% off   j crew

Up to 50 % Off Warehouse Sale one kings lane

Up to 40% Off  – neiman marcus

Up to 60% Off  serena and lily

New Items Added to  Salenordstrom

Spring Sale Up to 40% off saks fifth avenue

The Design Sale Up to 50% Off moda operandi

Favorites for the Homedesign chic

COME SEE ME ON  THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM TOUR! 

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Healthy Living Made Easy with Macy’s

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With back to school back in full swing, and everyone back on schedule, it’s time to focus on the one person who so often gets left out when things get too busy: you!

We don’t know about you, but one of our top priorities right now is healthy living—and that means healthy cooking! Fortunately for us, the Macy’s Fall Home Sale is going on right now—until October 2–so we can save 30-50% plus an extra 15% off with code Fall. From cookware to cutlery, we’ve been stocking up on everything we need to make healthy cooking a breeze!

With family birthdays abounding and Halloween right around the corner, entertaining is a fact of life right now, so we always make sure to have the fridge stocked with nibbles and noshes for guests. This JA Henckels cheese board with knives is the perfect set to make us guest ready all season long. And, lucky for us, the trend in appetizers this season is light on the cheese, heavy on the veggies and healthy nuts. Displayed this beautifully, we can’t help but want to eat fresh from the garden!

Speaking of veggies, we love to get our fair share, but all the chopping and cutting is kind of a bore. This fabulous chopping and slicing attachment for our KitchenAid mixers is one of our new favorite kitchen electrics. Now it’s a breeze to chop huge batches of veggies on Sunday afternoon for fresh salads, soups, smoothies and omelets all week long. Yum! All KitchenAid’s healthy attachments are an extra 20% off, so don’t wait to pick yours up!

Fun new kitchen electrics like AirFriers and Sous Vide cookers ensure that healthy cooking also means tasty cooking. While Airfriers fry food with a tiny amount of oil, Sous Vide is a process by which you cook vacuum-sealed food at the precise temperature—in nothing more than water. No fat, no salt, no guilt! Our Crux Sous Vide ensures chef-quality meals every time. And nothing makes us want to stick to our goals more than that! (And Crux is 30+15% of at Macy’s!)

But healthy cooking doesn’t have to mean deprivation. Our new Cuisinart baking set has us ready for baking everything from grain-free breads to egg muffins for a pop of protein on the go to simple baked veggies that are full of flavor to, yes, healthy, refined-sugar free alternatives to our favorite sweets for staying on track.

Another thing that helps us stay on track? Hot tea! From matcha green to immune-boosting white to seasonally appropriate apple cinnamon, tea is great for curbing our appetites, inducing calm and keeping us from mindlessly snacking. Our Cuisinart tea pot makes tea easy and stylish.

But don’t misunderstand us: Coffee isn’t off the menu. And thank goodness with National Coffee Day right around the corner! Macy’s has the sleek, beautiful and easy-to-use Nespresso Evoluo Machine on sale for only $129.99 to celebrate—and we will be partaking. Morning isn’t morning without a great cup of coffee—and a great coffee maker. One that’s an espresso maker too in an absolute no brainer. We love ours with a splash of unsweetened coconut milk and a dash of cinnamon and stevia. Yum!

What healthy cooking essentials will you be stocking up on at this year’s Macy’s home sale? We can’t wait to see!

We hope you had a fabulous weekend. Thanks so much for making Design Chic a part of your day!

 

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WEEKEND SALES & SHOPPING

 

Spring Weight Jackets

The Perfect Dress

 

Showstopping Blouses

Statement Earrings

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WEEKEND SALES

25% off Full Price Dresses and Jumpsuits – love this maxi – anthropologie 

Extra 30$% – love this dress j crew

Just Added Savings Sale – love this cowhide rug one kings lane

Up to 70% off Sale- love these gladiators  – shopbop

Up to 65% off – bought this for the book tour- neiman marcus

Up to 25% off Select Dining – serena and lily

New to Sale – nordstrom

25% Off Friends and Family Sale – saks fifth avenue

Up to 50% Off Red, White and Blue – wisteria

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What People are Saying About Slightly South of Simple:

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Also, if you want to know a little more about my new novel,  (Simon & Schuster, April 25, 2017) take a peek at the video below! (It’s only like 90 seconds. No major commitments here!)

Greenwich Home Tour, the Ten Best Kitchens for Entertaining and More!

 

Samantha Knapp Designs a Greenwich Home That’s Both Playful and Posh

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The unseasonably warm weather we are having in NC gets me excited for Spring, but there are a few things I’m still loving for winter.

Now on to Spring!

 

WEEKEND SALES

Winter Tag Sale Extra 25% Off – anthropologie

Extra 30% Off Sale j crew

Just Added Savings Sale – one kings lane

Up to 25% off All New Arrivals  – shopbop

Up to 75% Off Designer Apparel – neiman marcus

30% Off Select Items – serena and lily

New to Sale – nordstrom

Up to 70% off – saks fifth avenue

Up to 70% off – net-a-porter

Up to 50% Off- wisteria


Slightly South of Simple is on Preorder special right now for only $8.80!

Advance Praise for Slightly South of Simple:

“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, Jackie K Cooper

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Oh my goodness. I can’t even believe it. Less that 2 months  from today, on April 25, Slightly South of Simple will be released into the world! I am SO excited. And we are ready to start celebrating! To celebrate two months, we will be partnering with our friends at Framebridge, who provide the most fabulous custom framing, to give away $200 in custom framing to one lucky winner. (YOU are going to win. I feel it!)

Once you preorder you are eligible to enter EVERY giveaway. Thank you to everyone who has already preordered. Wow! I’ve been blown away! It’s a great time to pick up your copy of Slightly South of Simple for yourself, a friend a Mother’s Day gift or graduation gift, because the preorder price is $8.80 on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. But you guys know I love my indy stores, so if you have a favorite and preorder from it, I’ll give you double the entries! Just email me at [email protected] If you don’t have a favorite indy, choose one of mine: FoxTale Book Shoppe, Duck’s Cottage, Tattered Cover Book Store or Indiebound.com. There are more ways to enter below as well. 

Thank you, my sweet, dear readers for all of the support and love you have given me along the way. I wouldn’t be here, about to release this series, without you! 

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