Beauty on the Beach overlooking the Atlantic

 Beauty on the Beach  Happy Monday, friends!  Whether you’re working or playing we hope that this gorgeous beach house overlooking the Atlantic gives you that summertime feeling. With its classic cedar shakes and charming interiors, this home from IkeKligerman Barkley is year-round stunning.

 Beauty on the Beach

 

 Beauty on the Beach

 

 Beauty on the Beach

 

 Beauty on the Beach

 

 Beauty on the Beach

 

 Beauty on the Beach

 

 

 

Looking for the perfect summer read? Southern Living, Entertainment Weekly, Us Weekly, Betches and more all think you should slip my new novel, The Southern Side of Paradise, into your beach or pool bag. Have you checked it out yet?

 

Slightly South of Simple

If you haven’t started the Peachtree Bluff Series yet, now is the perfect time! The first book in the series, Slightly South of Simple, has released in mass market paperback–and it’s #14 on the bestseller list! Pick it up at your favorite bookstore, local grocery store, drugstore or retail store.

 More Tour Dates

July 19: Browseabout Books, Rehobeth Beach, DE,  

July 19: Bethany Beach Books, Bethany Beach, DE, 7pm – 9pm

July 20: Turn the Page Bookstore with Nora Roberts, Boonsboro, MD, 11am – 1pm

August 2: The Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library, Cashiers, NC, 3pm

August 2: The Chattooga Club, Cashiers, NC, 6pm

August 3: Hudson Public Library, Highlands, NC, 2:00pm

August 8: Figure Eight Island Yacht Club Author Series, Figure Eight, NC,  

August 10: East Hampton Library Authors’ Night, East Hampton, NY, 5pm – 7:30pm

 

FOR MORE INSPIRATION VISIT OUR INSTAGRAMAND PINTEREST AND OUR TOP TEN POSTS OF 2017 HERE  AND TOP TEN POSTS OF 2018 HERE</sp

In Good Taste: Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects

 Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects entrance

Ike Kligerman Barkley Architect – IKBA

 

If you’ve ever built a house, you know that architecture is everything. 

 

 Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects living room

 

The way a home sits on a lot to take advantage of the morning sun,

 

Ike Kligerman Barkley dining room

 

The addition of beams and built-ins to a make an open concept feel cozy and just separated enough, 

 

Ike Kligerman Barkley family room

 

The brilliant way that the right paneling, the right molding and the right accents can make even a new house feel like it has a sense of history

 

Ike Kligerman Barkley family room

 

The stunning portfolio of Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects never ceases to amaze us. 

 

Ike Kligerman Barkley family room

 

Their work proves that the little things–like figuring out how to make the very most of a small space–are actually everything. 

 

Ike Kligerman Barkley bedroom

 

From indoor spaces that capitalize on both a charming slanted roofline and a killer view, 

 

Ike Kligerman Barkley porch

 

To a chic porch that doubles as the ultimate living space, 

 

Ike Kligerman Barkley porch

 

To a multi-purpose indoor/outdoor space with so much personality it almost has a pulse, these architects have a knack for creating truly unforgettable spaces

 

Ike Kligerman Barkley pool

 

We need a vacation in this exact spot, immediately if not sooner!

 

Ike Kligerman Barkley pool

 

Because the only thing better than unforgettable indoor spaces is their outdoor counterparts.

What is your favorite Ike Kligerman Barkley space?

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


Thank you to Parade for choosing my forthcoming THE SOUTHERN SIDE OF PARADISE, releasing May 7, as one of “12 Big Fiction Reads Every Book Club Will Love in 2019!”

 

House Tour: A Watch Hill Beauty

entrance of watch hill house

Watch Hill House via Ike Kligerman Barkley

 

We hope you all have a very happy Valentine’s Day, tomorrow filled with love, or, at the very least, chocolate! If you’re looking for a calorie-free treat today, take a peek at this fabulous Watch Hill House by Ike Kligerman Barkley. Every room is more beautiful than the last!   

living room of watch hill house

 

dining table at watch hill house

 

kitchen at watch hill house

 

family room of watch Hill House

 

office of watch hill house

 

Beach house bedroom

 

free standing tub

 

beach house bedroom

 

Watch Hill porch

 

porch Watch Hill

 

Watch Hill Rhode Island House

 

William Waldron Photography

Thank you so, so much for stopping by Design Chic today. We hope your day is wonderful!


The Peachtree Bluff Series

Thanks so much to everyone who has been so supportive of my Peachtree Bluff series. If you haven’t read Slightly South of Simple or The Secret to Southern Charm, pick up your copies before The Southern Side of Paradise (NOW AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER!) releases May 7, 2019!

 

FOR MORE INSPIRATION VISIT OUR INSTAGRAMAND PINTEREST AND OUR TOP TEN POSTS OF 2017 HERE  AND TOP TEN POSTS OF 2018 HERE

HAPPY WEDNESDAY, FRIENDS!

 

House Tour: Watch Hill by Ike Kligerman Barkley

entrance of watch hill house

Watch Hill House via Ike Kligerman Barkley

We hope you all had a very happy Valentine’s Day filled with love, or, at the very least, chocolate! If you’re looking for a calorie-free treat today, take a peek at this fabulous Watch Hill House by Ike Kligerman Barkley. Every room is more beautiful than the last!   

living room of watch hill house

 

dining table at watch hill house

 

kitchen at watch hill house

 

family room of watch Hill House

 

office of watch hill house

 

Beach house bedroom

 

free standing tub

 

beach house bedroom

 

Watch Hill porch

 

porch Watch Hill

 

Watch Hill Rhode Island House

 

William Waldron Photography

Thank you so, so much for stopping by Design Chic today. We hope your day is wonderful!

Want to know what people are saying about my new novel, Slightly South of Simple? I’m so thrilled to share this fabulous review from The Huffington Post!

“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

Photo by Lindsay Corrigan

 

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:Ike Kligerman Barkley

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Hi friends! Did you have a happy Monday? Yesterday was “Muffins with Mommy” at my son’s school, the official Mother’s Day celebration, and it was, quite simply, the most adorable thing ever, one of those moments that makes you wish your life was like TiVo and you could just pause or rewind any time you liked.

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