Top Tips for Creating a European-Inspired Interior and More

European-Inspired kitchen

 

Top Tips for Creating a European-Inspired Interior

 

 

Reese Witherspoon’s Collaboration with Crate + Barrel

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Wishing you a weekend as relaxing as a day on the beach!

 

WEEKEND SALES AND SHOPPING

 



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House Tour: Seagrove Beach Retreat

Seagrove Beach Retreat kitchen

We don’t know about you, but we could use a little getaway this week. We can’t think of many places we would rather get away to than this gorgeous Seagrove Beach retreat

Seagrove Beach Retreat kitchen

This beautiful, sprawling kitchen is the absolutely ideal spot for feeding a crowd. 

Seagrove Beach Retreat kitchen

There’s no such thing as too many cooks in the kitchen in a space like this. 

Seagrove Beach Retreat dining

The only thing better than plenty of space for cooking is plenty of space for eating. This charming nook is the right mix of glamour and beachy style. 

Seagrove Beach bar

Speaking of charming nooks… Could this bar be any better?

Seagrove Beach Retreat sitting room

From an adorable reading corner

Seagrove Beach Retreat bedroom

To elegantly simple bookcases, 

Seagrove Beach Retreat bedroom

A retreat of a master,  

Seagrove Beach Retreat living room

To fun touches of whimsy that truly make it feel like vacation, 

Seagrove Beach Retreat bedroom

This beach house has it all. The built-in bunks are the pièce de résistance! 

Seagrove Beach Retreat curb appeal

Thanks so much for stopping by Design Chic today. We hope this relaxing home provided a bit of a respite from your busy day–and we loved “vacationing” with you! 

Have a great Wednesday, chic readers!


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Wishing you a week as wonderful as a day on the beach!

Step Inside a Barn Renovation and More

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Step Inside a Barn Renovation in Litchfield County

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A Favorite House Tour from Traditional Home

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10 Key Pieces for Fall

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Wishing you a weekend as relaxing as a day on the beach!

 



 

WEEKEND SALES AND SHOPPING

 

 

House Tour: Andrew Skurman Architects

Andrew Skurman Architects house

Good morning, chic friends! Our friends at Andrew Skurman Architects have a treat for us today! A beautiful city residence that is perfection from the outside in.

 

Andrew Skurman Architects exterior

There is nothing like a first impression, and this one is totally on point and sets the tone for whats to come. The black front door juxtaposes perfectly with the beautiful tan of the exterior. And the trimmed boxwoods are the ideal accessory.

Andrew Skurman Architects abstract-art

Modern art makes a stunning statement in a simple entrance hall. 

Andrew Skurman Architects glass

We don’t love anything quite as much as a light-filled hallway. This glass ceiling accomplishes that in high style!

Andrew Skurman Architects abstract art

A black and white vignette is always on trend! 

Andrew Skurman Architects living room

There’s statement lighting…

Andrew Skurman Architects kitchen

And then there’s statement lighting! We think it’s safe to say that this fabulous home is full of it!

Andrew Skurman Architects kitchen

We love the clean, cool look of stainless in a kitchen, and this cabinetry takes the look over the top!

Andrew Skurman Architects kitchen

A beautiful bar is perfect for entertaining guests. We simply adore the copper sink! 

Andrew Skurman Architects bathroom

We can’t decide which element of this gorgeous bath is our favorite! But the architectural details in here definitely top the list. Those windows are incredible!

Andrew Skurman Architects staircase

A perfect, elegant spiral. 

Andrew Skurman Architects dining

Dining al fresco has never been so chic! 

Andrew Skurman Architects porch

Comfy furniture with a fire table keeps outdoor entertaining alive all year round. Do you love outdoor entertaining in the fall? Or would you rather curl up by an indoor fire? 

Thanks so much for making Design Chic a part of your day! 

Natural Stone for Countertops

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O’Brien Harris

 

Good morning, chic readers! We hope you had a fabulous weekend and are enjoying the beginning of this wonderful fall season. We spent the weekend at the beach and at a UNC football game and savored every minute!

natural stone - marble
O’Brien Harris Design

 

The only downside was the outcome of the game. This Duke blue stove is giving us negative flashbacks if that gives you a hint… Even still, it’s so fabulous we’d love to install one right in our own kitchens–with that impeccable marble backsplash alongside it as well.

natural stone - soapstone
BHG

 

It’s no secret we love a gorgeous natural stone countertop. And for great information on all of our favorites, make sure to visit Use Natural Stone.  We adore the white veining in this black countertop and how it picks up the white accents in the cabinets and backsplash. It’s the perfect combination of light and dark. 

natural stone soapstone
Lonny

 

A mix of materials in the kitchen is always welcome. A wood butcher’s block gives a nice contrast to a honed granite–and adds an extra work surface for entertaining and meal prep for a crowd. 

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BHG

 

If natural stone on the counter is elegant,

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BHG

 

Natural stone sinks are even better! The uniform look this adds to the kitchen is so chic. 

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Crisp Architects

 

 

No need to accessorize this stunning kitchen countertop. Beautiful and durable, this granite is perfect for the chef. 

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Studio Dearborn

 

Few home accents are as versatile as natural stone. From modern homes to the very traditional, a gorgeous marble, granite, slate or stone countertop coordinates beautifully with any decor.

Quartzite natural stone
Meredith Heron Design

 

The cohesive look that this marble countertop with matching backsplash creates is absolutely stunning. And the chunky handles and stainless shelves add an industrial touch. 

Are you a fan of stone countertops? Which material is your favorite? 

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

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House Tour: Georgetown Rowhouse

Sarah Bartholomew Design- Georgetown Rowhouse living room

If, like us, you were loving interior designer Sarah Bartholomew’s house we toured here and here you will flip for this gorgeous Georgetown Rowhouse tour, too.  Every room is more beautiful than the last!   Take a peek!

Georgetown Rowhouse chair

 

Georgetown Rowhouse stair

 

Georgetown Rowhouse books

 

Georgetown Rowhouse kitchen

 

Georgetown Rowhouse kitchen

 

Georgetown Rowhouse kitchen

 

Georgetown Rowhouse kitchen

 

Georgetown Rowhouse bedroom

 

Georgetown Rowhouse bedroom

 

Georgetown Rowhouse bedroom

 

Georgetown Rowhouse bedroom

 

Georgetown Rowhouse bathroom

 

Georgetown Rowhouse porch

 

Georgetown Rowhouse front

 

 

MORE ABOUT The Secret to Southern Charm Book 2 of the Peachtree Bluff Series:

Leaving fans “practically [begging] for a sequel” (Bookpage), critically-acclaimed author Kristy Woodson Harvey returns with the second novel in her beloved Peachtree Bluff series, featuring a trio of sisters and their mother who discover a truth that will change not only the way they see themselves, but also how they fit together as a family.

After finding out her military husband is missing in action, middle sister Sloane’s world crumbles as her worst nightmare comes true. She can barely climb out of bed, much less summon the strength to be the parent her children deserve.

Her mother, Ansley, provides a much-needed respite as she puts her personal life on hold to help Sloane and her grandchildren wade through their new grief-stricken lives. But between caring for her own aging mother, her daughters, and her grandchildren, Ansley’s private worry is that secrets from her past will come to light.

But when Sloane’s sisters, Caroline and Emerson, remind Sloane that no matter what, she promised her husband she would carry on for their young sons, Sloane finds the support and courage she needs to chase her biggest dreams—and face her deepest fears. Taking a cue from her middle daughter, Ansley takes her own leap of faith and realizes that, after all this time, she might finally be able to have it all.

Harvey’s signature warmth and wit make this a charming and poignant story of first loves, missed opportunities, and second chances that proves why she is the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, New York Times bestselling author).

 

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