A Must-See House Tour and More!

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A Must-See House Tour

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Far From a Blank Canvas

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chocolate chip cookie recipe Photography by Alison Engstrom
Photography by Alison Engstrom

 

The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie

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Preparing Your Porch for Spring

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We’re teaming up with some AMAZING, talented makers, artists and creators to offer five super fun days of giveaways for YOU! Why? Because we’re celebrating that my sixth novel, Feels Like Falling, releases in less than ONE MONTH! Can you even believe it?

  • HOW TO ENTER:

    Preorder Feels Like Falling from your bookseller of choice and email me proof of purchase at [email protected] If you have sent me proof of purchase at any time, you are ENTERED automatically! I will announce all 5 winners on Sunday, April 5, so you have plenty of time to enter! (Also, next week, I’ll be announcing fun preorder freebies that EVERYONE who preorders will receive!)

Saturday, April 4: Champagne Maker’s “Creative Quarantine” Box of Paper including: (Winner will provide names and monograms!)

In Good Taste: Artists, Makers and 5 Days of Giveaways

Champagne Maker
 

Good morning, chic readers! We hope from the very bottom of our hearts that you and your families are safe and well and able to find bits of joy during this difficult time. Today, we hope we can spread just a little bit of sunshine with a tiny piece of good news: We’re teaming up with some AMAZING, talented makers, artists and creators to offer five super fun days of giveaways for YOU! Why? Because we’re celebrating that my sixth novel, Feels Like Falling, releases one month from today! Can you even believe it?

How to Enter:

Preorder Feels Like Falling from your bookseller of choice and email me proof of purchase at [email protected] If you have sent me proof of purchase at any time, you are entered automatically! I will announce all 5 winners on Sunday, April 5, so you have plenty of time to enter! (Also, next week, I’ll be announcing fun preorder freebies that EVERYONE who preorders will receive!)

Day 1:

Follow A Southern Bucket and Check Out Their Website!

 

Tuesday, March 31: Create Your Own Reading Nook with a Gorgeous Pair of Pillows by Heather Chadduck Textiles and an adorable “Books” bucket by A Southern Bucket.

Day 2:

Check Out Brush Studio Art‘s Website and Follow on Instagram!

 

Wednesday, April 1: Spruce your space for spring with a stunning hydrangea painting by Brush Studio Art and a copy of Slightly South of Simple

Day 3:

Follow Sassie Rocks and Check Out Her Website!

Thursday, April 2: TWO winners will get a Sassie Rocks pearl bracelet and a copy of The Southern Side of Paradise.

Day 4:

 

Friday, April 3: Create a fabulous gallery wall with this gorgeous set of 8×8 archival prints from Ashley Sellner Art

 

Day 5:

Saturday, April 4: Champagne Maker’s “Creative Quarantine” Box of Paper including: (Winner will provide names and monograms!)

  • 1 year subscription to Garden & Gun
  • 20 Personalized Notecards
  • 20 Greeting Cards
  • Full Set of Garland Greeting Cards
  • 20 Personalized Gift Tags
  • 12 Monogrammed Recipe Cards
  • 12 Personalized Bookplates
  • Mini Watercolor on Handmade Paper
  • Mini Print on Handmade Paper
  • 1 year subscription to QC Magazine

 

I know. I’m so jealous! I want to win them ALLLLL! Don’t forget, we’ll be announcing all the winners on April 5!

I’m Donating 100% of Preorder Profits

From March 31-April 4, when you preorder Feels Like Falling from your retailer of choice and send me the receipt to [email protected], I’ll donate 100% of my proceeds to the United Way for Coronavirus Relief.

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Thanks so much for all your support of my writing career over these past few years, dear friends. We hope these gorgeous goodies with good friends brighten your day as much as they brightened ours!

Thanks so much for making Design Chic a part of your day–and don’t miss our fabulous house tour tomorrow!

 

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And don’t forget… The second book in my Peachtree Bluff Series is on sale on ebook for only $1.99 until 4/5/20! Happy reading!

 

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Tour Lush Gardens on the Chattahoochee & Big Sales

Chattahoochee river house

 

Tour Lush Gardens on the Chattahoochee

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kitchen with woven pendant lights

 

7 Tips for Kitchen Styling

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Horchow tufted leather sofa

 

30% Off Everything

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Nordstrom 25% Off site wide

 

25% Off Sitewide

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WEEKEND SALES & Shopping

 

The Spring Sale Event  20%  off EVERYTHINGserena and lily

 20% OFF  All Accessories – one kings lane

New to Sale – nordstrom

 – Up to 40% Off New Arrivals neiman marcus

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If you’re looking for a relaxing quarantine activity, reading is always a great choice! My entire Peachtree Bluff Series is out and available now!

One of the most common questions I get asked on book tour is about my editing process. If you want to know a little more about the process of making my sixth novel, Feels Like Fallingwhich releases April 28, 2020–come to life, check out this quick snippet!

 

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Create a Kitchen with Function & Beauty

 

Create a Kitchen with Function & Beauty

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Instantly Update  Your Living Room with New Pillows and Get Up t0 30% Off

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Find the Perfect Easter Gift 

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All Upholostery up to 20%  off serena and lily

 New Items  Added to Sale- one kings lane

New to Sale – nordstrom

 – Up to 70% Off neiman marcus

Up to 75% Offshopbop

 – 40% Off Select Tops, Sweaters, and Shirts jcrew

 – Favorites for Your Home ON Saledesign chic

 – Up to 60% Off Warehouse Salewisteria

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Feels Like Falling Beach read by Kristy Woodson Harvey

Feels Like Falling releases April 28, 2020–and I couldn’t be more thrilled about the nice things Pulisher’s Weekly had to say about it! Preorder now for Spring Break beach reading!

Feels Like Falling Tour Dates!

April 22: Country Club of the Crystal Coast, 152 Oakleaf Dr, Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512, 6pm, For Reservations and More Information Contact the CCCC at (252) 726-1034.

April 23:  Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island 2020 Author Series, South Carolina Yacht Club in Windmill Harbor Marina,161 Harbour Passage, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926, 4:30 – 6:30pm.

April 24: Moveable Feast hosted by Litchfield Books, Kimbel’s Wachesaw, 1930 Governors Landing Rd, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576, 11:30 AM, Tickets are $48 per person, and include a copy of the book. To make a reservation call 843-235-9600.

April 24: In-Store Book Signing at Litchfield Books – 11421 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, 2:00 PM, Free and Open to the Public.

April 24: General Federation of Women’s Clubs-SC Federation Day Keynote, Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, 8121 Amalfi Pl, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572, 7 pm, Private Event.

April 25: Zia Boutique Books & Bloody Marys, Kristy in Conversation with Zelle Wiggins, owner of Zia Boutique and founder of Southern Style Blog, 11 am (talk), Signing Until 1 pm, Zia Boutique, 1113 Military Cutoff Rd A, Wilmington, NC 28405, Free and Open to the Public, (910) 679-4101 for more information.

April 26: Signing at Mydoma Showroom, High Point Market, Private for High Point Market Attendees, High Point, NC, Details TBA.

April 27:  Fountain Bookstore, Talk, Q&A and Signing, 2 pm, 1312 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219, More information and preorders available from [email protected].

April 27: Cocktail Party. Hosted by Francene Katzen and Allie Carter of Alexandra Bee Blog, 6 pm. Richmond, VA. Private Event.

April 28: Feels Like Falling officially launches! Virtual Launch Day Celebrations happening on Bloom, the reading community of the Tall Poppy Writers and Kristy Woodson Harvey Facebook!

April 28: Page 158, Wake Forest, NC. Details TBA.

April 28: Launch Party at Pigfish Lane Antiques, 5425 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27606, 5-8 pm, Book Sales by Quail Ridge Books (QRB will be on site.) Hosted by Marge Knutson. For more information contact [email protected]or 919-436-4006. For personalized preorders or post-event book shipping contact Quail Ridge Books at (919) 828-1588. Refreshments provided, Free and Open to the Public.

April 29: Pretty Please Houston, 8791 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX, 77024, Talk and Signing, 5-7 pm, Free and Open to the Public. Book Sales by Murder by the Book. 

April 30: Spring Fling with Kristy Woodson Harvey, Brooke Fossey, James R. Hannibal and Julie Cantrell. 8:45 am-11:15 am, Address provided after online registration. Houston, TX. Preorders available from Murder by the Book. Click herefor more information and registration.

April 30: Houston, TX Book Club, 12 pm. Private Event.

April 30: Houston, TX Cocktail Party. Private Event.

May 1: Country Book Shop, Southern Pines, NC. Details TBA.

May 2: Park Road Books, Talk and Signing, 2 pm, 4139 Park Rd., Charlotte, NC 28209, More information and signed, personalized preorders or post-event shipments from [email protected] or 704-525-9239. Free and Open to the Public.

May 2: South Main Book Company, Signing, 110 S Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, For more information or personalized preorders contact Alissa Redmond, 704-630-9788, [email protected].

May 3: Meet-the-Author Talk & Lowcountry Wine reception at Timrod Library, Talk at Bethany United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 118 W. 3rd Street, Summerville, SC 29483. Lowcountry Wine reception will follow at Timrod Library, 217 Central Avenue, Summerville, SC 29483, 2:00 pm. For more information or tickets contact Cindy Koontz, [email protected].

May 4: Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Talk and Signing, 161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington KY40503, 7 pm, For more information contact Michael Link [email protected]. Free and Open to the Public.

May 5: Cuyahoga County Public Library – Middleburg Heights Branch, Talk and Signing, 16699 Bagley Rd, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130 7pm 440.234.3600. Book Sales by Books on Coventry. Free and Open to the Public.

May 6: Carmel Clay Public Library, Talk and Signing, 55 4th Ave SE, Carmel, IN 46032, 6:30, For more information contact 317-435-9630.

May 7: Linger Longer Living Series at Reynolds Lake Oconee, Talk and Signing, Lake Club Center, Lake Club Drive, 5:30pm, Private for Reynolds Members and Guests.  For Personalized Preorders or Book Shipments, contact Avid Bookshop.

May 8: Story on the Square Luncheon, 19 Griffin Street, McDonough, GA 30253; (678) 759-0079, 12pm, For Tickets and More Information Contact Deanna Bailey, [email protected].

May 8: Waiting on Martha Home, Kristy in Conversation with Waiting on Martha Founder Mandy Kellogg Rye, Atlanta, GA, Details TBA.

May 9: FoxTale Book Shoppe, Talk and Signing,105 E Main St, Woodstock, GA 30188, 1:00 – 2:30 PM, Free and Open to the Public. More Information and Preorders Available Here.

May 9: Alpharetta Library Talk and Signing, 10 Park Plaza, Alpharetta, GA 30009, 4:00 pm. Free and Open to the Public. Books from John’s Creek Books & Gifts.

May 10: Book + Bottle, Wine and Casual Conversation, Seventeen 6th Street North, St. Pete, FL 33701, 4:00 – 6:00 PM, More Information and Preorders Available Here.

May 11: Copperfish Books Luncheon, FM Don’s, 201 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950; 941-637-8800,12:00 PM Start, For more information, tickets and preorders contact [email protected]; 941-205-2560

May 11: Oxford Exchange, “A Night With Author Kristy Woodson Harvey,” 420 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33606, 6:30 PM, More Information and Preorders Available Here.

May 14: The Bookmark, 220 First Street, Neptune Beach, FL 32266, 7pm, Free and Open to the Public. More Information from [email protected].

May 16: Girl Scouts of America Fundraiser, 12-2 pm, Charleston, SC. Details TBA.

May 17: Friends of the Lexington Main Library, Talk and Signing, 5440 Augusta Road, Lexington, SC 29072, 3pm, For more information contact [email protected], Free and Open to the Public.

May 18: Davidson, NC Event. Events TBA.

May 19:  Friends of the Randolph County Public Library Talk and Signing, 201 Worth St, Asheboro, NC 27203, 7pm, Free and Open to the Public.

May 20: “Lunch & Lit” sponsored by M. Judson Booksellers, Soby’s Restaurant, 207 S. Main Street, Greenville, SC, 12 noon $45, includes 3 course meal and copy of book, Tickets and More Information from M. Judson call (864) 603-2412.

May 20: Sumter County Museum Reception, Talk and Book Signing, McKenzie Hall, Heritage Education Center, 122 N. Washington Street, Sumter, SC 29150, 5:30 pm, Ticketed event – $5 Members, $10 Non-Members. Tickets Available Here.

May 21: “Books and Bites” at Cherokee County Public Library, 300 E. Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC29340, 11:30am, Free and Open to the Public.

May 21: Hub City Wine, Women & Wisdom, Talk and Signing, 286 W. Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306, Free and Open to the Public.

May 21: Hope Center Fundraiser, Spartanburg, SC, 6:30 pm. Private Event.

June 7: Kinston Public Library Kickoff to Summer Reading and “Women Build Worlds” Celebration, Kinston-Lenoir County Library, 510 N. Queen St., Kinston, NC  28501, 3 pm, Free and Open to the Public.

June 27: Beach Party with Beaufort Linen Co! Beaufort, NC. Details TBA.

August 4: Booktowne, Manasquan, New Jersey, Details TBA.

August 5:  Browse About Books, 133 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971, Details TBA.

August 5: Bethany Beach Books Signing,99 Garfield Pkwy, Bethany Beach, DE 19930; (302) 539-2522, 7pm, Free and Open to the Public

August 7: Private Cocktail Party, East Hampton.

August 8: East Hampton Author Night, East Hampton, NY.

August 11: Avon Free Public Library, Talk and Signing, 281 Country Club Road, Avon, CT 06001, Details TBA.

August 12: Bank Square Books Ocean House Summer Author Series, The Ocean House, 1 Bluff Ave, Westerly, RI 02891, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Books Sold by Bank Square Books, Cocktail Party and Signing, Tickets Required.

More events–including a fabulous night with our friends from Diane James Home–coming soon!

 

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Things We Love: The Beauty of Bamboo

Kara Hebert

 

Good morning, readers! We hope your day is off to a great start!

 

Kara Hebert

 

What’s the best way we know of to infuse a little coastal style into any home?

 

bamboo mirror Serena & Lily
Serena & Lily

 

A hint of bamboo, of course. 

 

Heather Chadduck

 

Au natural, 

 

blue bamboo credenza from Alison Elebash
Alison Elebash

 

In lacquer, or in a fun color, a bit of bamboo makes everything better!

 

Lucy and Company

 

From chic shades,

 

bamboo bar cart Heather Chadduck - Southern Living Idea House
Heather Chadduck – Southern Living Idea House

 

To a bar cart that says party,

 

bamboo frames in Sarah Bartholomew living room
Sarah Bartholomew

 

Bamboo lends the perfect casual feel to any space. 

 

Sarah Bartholomew bamboo nightstand
Sarah Bartholomew

 

One of the most versatile materials, it can be simple and staid,

 

bamboo bed Mallory Mathison Design
Mallory Mathison Design

 

Or bright and bold. No matter how it comes, we think that beautiful bamboo adds a touch of chic to any space it inhabits. Are you a bamboo fan?

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

Shake off the winter blues and enter to win seven fabulous beach novels–including my forthcoming Feels Like Falling!

 

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Tour a Designer Turned Artist ’s Stylish Home in the South

home tour of designer turned artist William McLure

 

Tour a Designer Turned Artist ’s Stylish Home in the South

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One Kings Lane Pearl for Spring

 

Pearl Jewelry Perfect with Your Spring Fashions

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Spring Shoes in Beautiful Pastels

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The Spring Trend Report

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WEEKEND SALES & Shopping

 

All Upholostery up to 20%  off serena and lily

 New Items  Added to Sale- one kings lane

New to Sale – nordstrom

 – Up to 70% Off neiman marcus

Up to 75% Offshopbop

 – 40% Off Select Tops, Sweaters, and Shirts jcrew

 – Favorites for Your Home ON Saledesign chic

 – Up to 60% Off Warehouse Salewisteria

 – Extra 25% Off Tops anthropologie

 

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Feels Like Falling Beach read by Kristy Woodson Harvey

Feels Like Falling releases April 28, 2020–and I couldn’t be more thrilled about the nice things Pulisher’s Weekly had to say about it! Preorder now for Spring Break beach reading!

VISIT OUR INSTAGRAMAND PINTEREST AND OUR TOP TEN POSTS OF 2017 HERE  ,  2018 HERE AND 2019 HERE!

 

 

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