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In Good Taste: Kaemingk Design

Kaemingk entry Kaemingk Design  

 

We read yesterday that most people give up on their New Year‘s Resolutions by January 12. 

 

Kaemingk design entry   

 

And we get it. We totally do. Change is hard, especially when it means doing things that we don’t really want to do in the first place. (Which seems to be what most of our resolutions focus on.)

 

Kaemingk design living room

 

But if your resolution was to do something different in your home this year, we’ve got you covered today.

 

Kaemingk design living room with gray linen sofa   

 

Sometimes you just want to do something special, to look around and think, “Wow. My house isn’t exactly the same as everyone else’s.”

  Kaemingk kitchen  

Kaemingk Design has a knack for combining the old and the new, for not shying away from age, patina or a good story, which, as we all know, every home should have.

  Kaemingk kitchen  

But we’re especially impressed with their motto: “To create spaces that become more beautiful as they age.”

  Kaemingk kitchen  

In a world where the disposable is valued and beauty can be fleeting, it’s nice to think of creating something that stands the test of time and is actually even better as it ages. 

  Kaemingk bench  

To that end, in these stunning designs, antique touches are always welcome. This bench and bag add a collected feeling.

  Kaemingk bedroom  

We are huge fans of black and white art–our friend Kendall Boggs rocks at it–and this is the perfect look for a master bedroom.

  Kaemingk bathroom with white subway tile and brass hardware  

Brass in the shower is always welcome,

  Kaemingk bathroom  

And mixing tile styles is a simple way to add interest in a bathroom!

  Kaemingk bathroom  

A custom sink lends space for two–and blends seamlessly with the rest of the house.

  Kaemingk bathroom  

Talk about unique! This sink is truly like nothing we’ve ever seen.

  Kaemingk curb appeal  

A pretty exterior is accentuated with landscaping that is perfectly in keeping with the tone.

  Kaemingk curb appeal  

We love the simple color palette and unique touches. 

  Kaemingk curb appeal  

The exterior of a Kaemingk-designed home blends seamlessly with the interior–and we couldn’t love it more. Resolving to be inspired this year? Mission accomplished.

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

 

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My next novel, FEELS LIKE FALLING, releases April 28, 2020! I can’t wait to share this tale of Gray and Diana, their unlikely friendship, their summer loves and their chance at happily ever after, the sequel, with all of you. It has already been named a most anticipated read of 2020 by Parade, Working Mother and SheKnows! It’s never too early to preorder from your favorite local bookstore or online retailer!

More About Feels Like Falling…

From “the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand) and the bestselling author of the Peachtree Bluff series comes an odd couple tale of friendship that asks just how much our past choices define our happiness. 

In her warmest, wittiest, and wisest novel yet, Kristy Woodson Harvey delivers a discerning portrait of modern womanhood through two vastly different lenses. Feels Like Falling is a beach bag essential for Harvey fans—and for a new generation of readers.

 

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

 

 

In Good Taste: Timothy Bryant Architect

Timothy Bryant Architect entry foyer with gilt mirror and demilune table

 

Good morning, chic readers!  We hope your week is off to a great start. We are so excited to share the good taste of Timothy Bryant Architect to brighten up your Tuesday.  From classic interiors to more modern styles, this architect puts his signature touch on every space in style. Take a break, take a peek, and let us know which space is your favorite!

 

Timothy Bryant Architect entry foyer

 

Timothy Bryant Architect office with shiplap

 

Timothy Bryant Architect blue and white living room with shiplap and abstract art

 

Timothy Bryant Architect blue and white living room

 

Timothy Bryant Architect hallway with bell jar pendants and oriental rug

 

Timothy Bryant Architect round table in dining room with topiaries on table

 

Timothy Bryant Architect game room with pool table

 

Timothy Bryant Architect closet with shiplap and island

 

Timothy Bryant Architect bedroom

 

Timothy Bryant Architect bedroom with four poster canopy bed

 Thanks to all of you, our dear, precious friends, for spending time with us at Design Chic.  Your support means the world, and we are truly humbled!  Wishing you all a wonderful Christmas!

 

 

NEW YEAR’S EVE FASHIONS

 

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REFRESH YOUR HOME

 

 

Great news, Kindle readers! Slightly South of Simple is now available on Kindle Unlimited. If you haven’t started my Peachtree Bluff Series, now is the perfect time 🍑 And, oh my goodness, thank you to all who have downloaded! Slightly South is 

still #1 in Southern Fiction.

The Huffington Post said of Slightly South: “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.” I’d love it if you checked it out!

 

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

 

Things We Love: Modern Farmhouse Style

Donald Lococco farmhouse entry
Donald Lococo Architects

 

It’s the best of both worlds, really. A home on a farm, in the country, with all the rustic trappings that make a modern farmhouse so cozy but also filled with all of the fabulous modern furnishings and accessories that make living so easy. (And chic!) Take a peek at some of our favorite rooms with farmhouse style. It’s guaranteed to have you dreaming of the simple life!

farmhouse entry with desk
CTC&G

 

 

farmhouse living room with abstract art
Connecticut Cottages & Gardens

 

 

farmhouse dining room with farmhouse table and lucite chairs
Katie Hackworth

 

farmhouse kitchen with wood beams and blonde wood windows
Architectural Digest

 

 

farmhouse sink and blonde wood mantel in kitchen
The Wiseman Group

 

farmhouse kitchen with wood beams and open island with shiplap walls
Jane Beiles Photography

 

farmhouse bedroom with wood beams and neutral palette
Architectural Digest

 

farmhouse bathroom with glass front cabinet for storage
CTC&G

 

farmhouse bathroom with freestanding tub and shiplap
Cloth & Kind

 

farmhouse red barn with wreaths
CTC&G

 

What’s your favorite way to incorporate farmhouse style in your home? 

 

Good holiday season morning, readers! What kind of shopper are you? Are you a tunnel-visioned, perfect-present-for-the-perfect-person kind of shopper? Or are you more of a one-for-them, one-for-me kind. Since I fall distinctly in the category of the latter, I decided that it would be so fun to get a little something for yourself and receive a little something for a friend!

Giveaway Details:

This week, we’re doing a get one, give one, giveaway. All you have to do to enter and get your free book is:

  • Preorder my forthcoming FEELS LIKE FALLING on the day of the giveaway.
  • Email me your receipt and your address at [email protected]
  • If we are getting close to running out of a certain book I’ll let you know via Facebook.

December 12:

Slightly South of Simple

Day 3, December 12: Be one of the first 25 to pre-order Feels Like Falling on DECEMBER 12 and get a free signed mass market paperback of Slightly South of Simple

December 13:

Lies and Other Acts of Love

Day 4, December 13: Preorder Feels Like Falling on DECEMBER 13 and receive a signed advance copy of either Dear Carolina or Lies and Other Acts of Love while supplies last. (They have plain orange covers but they read the same!) Please note I am very low on Dear Carolina, so if you want that one, act fast!

December 14:

Day 5, December 14: EVERYONE who has preordered Feels Like Falling at any time (I have a spreadsheet!) will be entered to win a Tello & Rose bag full of books including a signed copy of Meet Me in Monaco by Heather Webb and Hazel Gaynor, a signed advance copy of Tell Me a Story by Cassandra King Conroy, a signed copy of Did You Ever Have a Family? and many, many more!

 

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDES

 

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Gifts for Her

Gifts for Him

Gifts for Kids

Gifts for the Traveler

 

Gifts Under $50

Gifts for Hostess

Gifts for the Home

Gifts of Beauty

 

 

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

 

 

In Good Taste: R Brant Design

R Brant Design entry with stained free hanging staircase R Brant Design  

 

Brant McFarlain’s design mantra is simple: “Whether with colors or a mood,” he says, “I want my interiors to be sexy.”

  R Brant Design family room paneled library  

Mission accomplished.

  R Brant Design  

From dark floors and low light,

  R Brant Design living room with gold leaf fireplace and coffered wood paneled ceiling  

To metallic accents and dreamy, sumptuous fabrics,

  R Brant Design kitchen  

This designer creates interiors that are rich, distinctive and sometimes even a little moody.

  R Brant Design dining nook  

McFarlain says he’s inspired by the fashions around him, and its influences are everywhere. 

  R Brant Design abstract art  

From unexpected accessories,

  R Brant Design living room with blonde wood beams  

To classic, well-balanced accents,

  R Brant Design  

Simple and understated color schemes,

  R Brant Design dining room  

To a blend of old and new that is effortless and chic,

  R Brant Design playroom with secret door and bookcases  

Wherever Brant McFarlain gets his inspiration, we hope he continues. 

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Design Chic via One Kings Lane

Good holiday season morning, readers! What kind of shopper are you? Are you a tunnel-visioned, perfect-present-for-the-perfect-person kind of shopper? Or are you more of a one-for-them, one-for-me kind. Since I fall distinctly in the category of the latter, I decided that it would be so fun to get a little something for yourself and receive a little something for a friend!

Giveaway Details:

This week, for four days, we’re doing a get one, give one, giveaway. All you have to do to enter and get your free book is:

  • Preorder my forthcoming FEELS LIKE FALLING on the day of the giveaway.
  • Email me your receipt and your address at [email protected]
  • If we are getting close to running out of a certain book I’ll let you know via Facebook.

December 10:

Day 1, December 10: Be one the first 50 to pre-order Feels Like Falling on DECEMBER 10, email your receipt and address to [email protected] and received a free signed hard copy of The Southern Side of Paradise.

December 11:

Day 2, December 11: Be one of the first 40 to pre-order Feels Like Falling on DECEMBER 11 and get a free signed hard copy of The Secret to Southern Charm.

December 12:

Day 3, December 12: Be one of the first 25 to pre-order Feels Like Falling on DECEMBER 12 and get a free signed mass market paperback of Slightly South of Simple

December 13:

Day 4, December 13: Preorder Feels Like Falling on DECEMBER 13 and receive a signed advance copy of either Dear Carolina or Lies and Other Acts of Love while supplies last. (They have plain orange covers but they read the same!) Please note I am very low on Dear Carolina, so if you want that one, act fast!

December 14:

Day 5, December 14: EVERYONE who has preordered Feels Like Falling at any time (I have a spreadsheet!) will be entered to win a Tello & Rose bag full of books including a signed copy of Meet Me in Monaco by Heather Webb and Hazel Gaynor, a signed advance copy of Tell Me a Story by Cassandra King Conroy, a signed copy of Did You Ever Have a Family? and many, many more!

 

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Gifts for Her

Gifts for Him

Gifts for Kids

 

Gifts for the Traveler

 

Gifts Under $50

Gifts for Hostess

Gifts for the Home

Gifts of Beauty

 

 

 

House Tour: Chango & Co

Chango & Co entry with console table and a pair of lamps

 

We are in the midst of a full-on, all-out, holiday decorating frenzy. 

  Chango & Co  

It is in direct contrast to the clean, streamlined, totally gorgeous aesthetic of Chango & Co

  Chango & Co  

(Although, we bet even these minimalistic spaces can get dolled up for the holidays!) 

  Chango & Co  

Industrial-chic yet still warm,

  Chango & Co hanging swings  

Modern and minimalistic to the core,

  Chango & Co kitchen with blonde wood and  pendant lights and white stools  

Or organized-yet-homey in the heart, 

  Chango & Co bedroom with canopy bed  

Chango & Co. creates spaces that are undeniably chic, incredibly cool and never ever overdone.

  Chango & Co nursery with pink and white wallpaper  

Pretty in pink when it matters,

  Chango & Co bathroom with polka dot wallpaper  

And polka-dotted in the best possible way.

  kid's bedroom  

Chango & Co.’s work is versatile enough for everyone in the family. We couldn’t pick a favorite space. What about you?

 

Happy Thanksgiving, friends. We are so thankful for you and hope you have an amazing day!

 

My entire Peachtree Bluff Series is a part of Amazon’s 3 for 2 promotion for a limited time–along with favorite titles of the year such as Where the Crawdads Sing, Little Fires Everywhere, Atomic Habits, Girl, Wash Your Face and Educated. Tons of great kids’ titles are featured as well, including the illustrated Harry Potter books!

Happy holidays to you and yours, sweet friends! We hope you savor every second!

 

 

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Gifts for Her

Gifts for Him

Gifts for Kids

Gifts for the Traveler

 

Don’t Miss Our Holiday Gift Guide 

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Great news, Kindle readers! Slightly South of Simple is now available on Kindle Unlimited. If you haven’t started my Peachtree Bluff Series, now is the perfect time 🍑 And, oh my goodness, thank you to all who have downloaded! Slightly South is 

still #1 in Southern Fiction.

The Huffington Post said of Slightly South: “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.” I’d love it if you checked it out!

 

 

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

 

Creating a Holiday-Ready Guest Room with John Robshaw

Dasani Duvet cover sham and bedding John Robshaw
Dasati Duvet Set

 

Good morning, chic readers! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas already this year–and we couldn’t love it any more. I found out today that there is less time than usual between Thanksgiving and Christmas, so I absolutely had to get on my holiday shopping stat. (Plus, all the music and movies and twinkle lights have begun and are getting to me!)

 

Dasati Duvet Set John Robshaw bedding
Hand Stitched White Coverlet

 

One of our favorite things is gathering all the family together for Thanksgiving and Christmas and, to that end, we are creating a guest-ready bedroom so our visitors can rest in style. 

 

Torana Indigo Bolster pillows John Robshaw
Torana Indigo Bolster

 

We are love, love, loving this gorgeous John Robshaw bedding that is nothing short of guest-perfect. (Okay, let’s be real: It’s us perfect, too, and we’ll be stealing it back stat!) The coverlet is soft to the touch and oh-so-cozy, the comforter inside this duvet is soft, fluffy and gorgeous, and the fabrics are absolutely to-die-for. 

 

 John Robshaw pillows
Pabala Indigo Decorative Pillow

 

As with everything in design, it’s the details that make these textiles not just beautiful but extraordinary. Hand block painting, hand block stitching and the finest down and feathers available set these linens apart and are one of the facets of John Robshaw’s vision for his spectacular brand. 

 

John Robshaw Dasati shams
Dasati Shams

 

We could barely resist climbing into this bed ourselves once we had made it. 

 

Anketi White sheets from John Robshaw
Anketi White Sheets

 

But, well, we couldn’t bear to wrinkle the softest, most luxurious sheets. The detail is simple, elegant and so inviting. 

 

Cabatti Bedding

 

Now we feel like our guest room is ready to go for anyone who wants to join us for the holiday season!

 

 John Robshaw duvet cover and pillows
Elephant Family Bolster

 

But the great thing about John Robshaw’s Collection is that the colors, patterns, style and variety mean there is the perfect selection for every space. His degree in fine art from Pratt and expertise in block printing are evident in every beautiful item.

 

 John Robshaw duvet cover and pillows
Makasa Bedding

 

We are so partial to these stunning indigos.

 

 John Robshaw duvet cover and pillows
Sakuna Sheets

 

And we love how pieces from John Robshaw ‘s collection can be mixed and matched to create a completely custom look. 

 

 John Robshaw duvet cover and pillows
Sutta Duvet Set

 

They are never fussy, never overdone, but these linens are pure luxury all the way. 

 

pillows

 

The only problem now is that your guests might want to stay a little too long… ‘Tis the season, right?

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? Luscious textiles make the perfect gift!

Great news, Kindle readers! Slightly South of Simple is now available on Kindle Unlimited. If you haven’t started my Peachtree Bluff Series, now is the perfect time 🍑 And, oh my goodness, thank you to all who have downloaded! Slightly South has

just hit #1 in Southern Fiction.

The Huffington Post said of Slightly South:
“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.” I’d love it if you checked it out!

 




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