House Tour: A Lauren Liess Designed Farmhouse

Lauren Liess living room

 

Yesterday we toured a fabulous country home filled with rustic charm and all the trappings of a traditional farmhouse

 

Lauren Liess living room

 

Today, we’re so excited to share this slightly different twist on country living with a stunning Lauren Liess designed farmhouse.

 

Lauren Liess kitchen

 

Rustic beams and plenty of wood have that classic country feel,

 

Lauren Liess kitchen

 

While more modern elements lend an air of laid-back cool.

 

Lauren Liess dining room

 

It’s the perfect juxtaposition!

 

Lauren Liess dining room

 

A modern chair pairs perfectly with a rustic dining table for the ultimate in farmhouse chic,

 

Lauren Liess dining room

 

While plenty of light makes the space feel open and bright.

 

Lauren Liess entry

 

Every vignette serves a purpose and is brimming with personality,

 

Lauren Liess dining room

 

And a well-curated gallery wall creates that collected feeling that adds a sense of place and history. 

 

Lauren Liess library with dark paint

 

If we were going to dream one room into existence, it would, hands-down, be a library

 

Lauren Liess library dark paint

 

A cozy space just for reading and filled with all our favorite volumes right at arm’s length. But, then again, this home is full of dream spaces…

 

Lauren Liess bedroom

 

And spaces for dreaming.

 

Lauren Liess entry

 

We adore this country house and can’t think of a better place to spend our fall days. What about you?

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

Architect:  Thomas French

Builder: Daniel Valencic of Great Jones Build

Photographer:  Helen Norman

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MORE ABOUT FEELS LIKE FALLING:
It’s summertime on the North Carolina coast and the livin’ is easy. Unless, that is, you’ve just lost your mother to cancer, your sister to her extremist husband, and your husband to his executive assistant. Meet Gray Howard. Right when Gray could use a serious infusion of good karma in her life, she inadvertently gets a stranger, Diana Harrington, fired from her job at the local pharmacy. Diana Harrington’s summer isn’t off to the greatest start either: Hours before losing her job, she broke up with her boyfriend and moved out of their shared house with only a worn-out Impala for a bed. Lucky for her, Gray has an empty guest house and a very guilty conscience. With Gray’s kindness, Diana’s tide begins to turn. But when her first love returns, every secret from her past seems to resurface all at once. And, as Gray begins to blaze a new trail, she discovers, with Diana’s help, that what she envisioned as her perfect life may not be what she wants at all. In her warmest, 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.

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Under the Southern Sky

 

I am so excited to announce my seventh novel, UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY, which releases April 20, 2021. The official cover reveal is coming September 23! 

 

MORE ABOUT UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY:

Two childhood friends discover that love—and family—can be found in unconventional ways in this timely, moving novel from the USA TODAY bestselling author of the “beautifully Southern, evocative Peachtree Bluff series” (Kristin Harmel, internationally bestselling author of The Winemaker’s Wife).

Recently separated Amelia Buxton, a dedicated journalist, never expected that uncovering the biggest story of her career would become deeply personal. But when she discovers that a cluster of embryos belonging to her childhood friend Parker and his late wife Greer have been deemed “abandoned,” she’s put in the unenviable position of telling Parker—and dredging up old wounds in the process.

Parker has been unable to move forward since the loss of his beloved wife three years ago. He has all but forgotten about the frozen embryos, but once Amelia reveals her discovery, he knows that if he ever wants to get a part of Greer back, he’ll need to accept his fate as a single father and find a surrogate.

Each dealing with their own private griefs, Parker and Amelia slowly begin to find solace in one another as they navigate an uncertain future against the backdrop of the pristine waters of their childhood home, Buxton Beach. The journey of self-discovery leads them to an unforgettable and life-changing lesson: Family—the one you’re born into and the one you choose—is always closer than you think.

From “the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author), Under the Southern Sky is a fresh and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and the unbreakable ties that bind.

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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. 

It’s summertime on the North Carolina coast and the livin’ is easy.

Unless, that is, you’ve just lost your mother to cancer, your sister to her evangelical husband, and your husband to his executive assistant. Meet Gray Howard. Right when Gray could use a serious infusion of good karma in her life, she inadvertently gets a stranger fired from her job at the local pharmacy.

Diana Harrington’s summer isn’t off to the greatest start either: Hours before losing her job, she broke up with her boyfriend and moved out of their shared house with only a busted Impala for a bed. Lucky for her, Gray has an empty guest house and a very guilty conscience.

With Gray’s kindness, Diana’s tide begins to turn, but when the one that got away comes back, every secret from her past seems to resurface all at once. And, as Gray begins to blaze a new trail, she discovers, with Diana’s help, that what she envisioned as her perfect life may not be what she wants at all.

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.

Thank you, thank you, thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your support and friendship and book love. I am so grateful for YOU each and every day!

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