House Tour: A James Farmer Designed Cashiers Home

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Few things are quite as fun as stepping through the front door of someone else’s home–especially if it’s as beautiful as this one designed by one of our favorites, James Farmer and photographed by the amazing Jeff Herr. A sense of history pervades and well-chosen interiors pop in this stunning Cashiers home full of inspiration. We hope you love it as much as we do!

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We hope you’ve loved touring this home as much as we have!

 

Thanks so much for spending some time with Design Chic. We always love seeing you here!

 

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      fabulous cover for The Wedding Veil by Kristy Woodson Harvey

There is a LOT going on over here at Kristy Woodson Harvey World Headquarters! (i.e. me at my dining room table.) You might have heard that the 4th book in the Peachtree Bluff Series, Christmas in Peachtree Bluff, releases on October 26. But today I’m so thrilled to reveal the GORGEOUS cover for my March 29, 2022 release, The Wedding Veil! My first historical/contemporary novel–and my first hardcover–this is a true book of my heart, and deep diving into the world of Edith and Cornelia Vanderbilt, the first mistress and daughter of Biltmore Estate, kept me occupied during those first, dark days of shut down. She’s a beauty, isn’t she? Do you recognize the house in the background? If not, it’s Biltmore Estate! And the bride on the cover? Well… You’ll just have to read to find out about her!

 

Are you a big fan of preorders? I know I am! As an author, preorders help me make bestseller lists (Hello, New York Times, USA Today and Publisher’s Weekly!) and I am so grateful for every one! As a reader, I love knowing that I’m reading my favorite authors’ books when they are HOT off the presses! You know I like to give a little gift to my sweet friends who preorder so…

  1. Preorder from your retailer of choice.
  2. Fill out this form.
  3. Receive your The Wedding Veil signature rose bud tea, signed book plate and an exclusive bookmark! I only have 600, so these will go quickly!

Preorder Options

Please consider your Indies first! If you have a local bookstore, they can take your preorder! (Bookshop.org link is not available yet but coming soon!) The Wedding Veil is also currently available for preorder from:

Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Simon & Schuster, Indiebound

 

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Super Exciting News and Five Days of Giveaways

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Good morning, chic readers! We have been so excited for months and months to tell you some really great news: I have a new book coming out April 28, 2020! I think I say this every time, but Feels Like Falling is my favorite book yet, a story of twists of fate, summer romances and the glorious things that can happen when we let go of our preconceived notions about the way life is supposed to be and allow ourselves to step into happiness. (Or, in the case of Diana and Gray, my protagonists, happily ever after, the sequel.)

 

 

Of course, a moment like this calls for celebration! And we want to celebrate with you with five days of giveaways!

 

 

Five Days of Giveaways!

We’re celebrating Feels Like Falling with five days of giveaways! To enter ALL FIVE giveaways, simply:

  1. Preorder Feels Like Falling from you favorite independent bookstore or online retailer
  2. Email me at kristy@kristywoodsonharvey.com.

You will be entered in ALL FIVE giveaways–and will receive fun upcoming freebies when they’re available such as deleted scenes from Feels Like Falling, exclusive interviews, fun printables, great recipes and more!

 

 

We’re Giving Away:

Tuesday, August 20: 1 Signed Copy of Happy Hand Lettering, the fabulous new book by one of my favorite NC gals, Maghon Taylor of All She Wrote Notes!
Wednesday, August 21: A pair of Sassie Rocks Beach Babies bracelets for you and your BRF! (That’s your best reader friend.)
Thursday, August 22: One dozen gorgeously decorated, undeniably delicious cookies from Southern Sugar Bakery!
Friday, August 23: THE VERY FIRST advance copy of Feels Like Falling! (To be shipped on Sept. 20.)
Saturday, August 24: A signed pillow from Craig Conover of Southern Charm’s Sewing Down South Collection–from Beaufort Linen Co.‘s August 24th in-store event! (I’ll be there. Hope to see you!)

 

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More About Feels Like Falling:

Feels Like Falling

Kristy Woodson Harvey

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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 a new generation of readers.

 

Thank you so much to everyone for all your support and enthusiasm. I am so grateful! Stay tuned for a fun cover reveal coming up in September–and fun home tours of all the gorgeous houses in this book!

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House Tour: Greensboro Charming Oasis

Happy Wednesday, chic friends! We love Wednesdays for a lot of reasons, one of them being that we get to tour a gorgeous home. The only thing better than a house tour is a house tour of a home of a someone we know! I recently had the pleasure of writing an article about my fabulous cousin Catherine Adcox and her beautiful family that appeared in O’Henry Magazine’s Annual Home & Garden Issue. 

Catherine and her husband John are the duo behind Sourcc Design, a rapidly expanding business that helps those who want to decorate their own homes source designer furniture and accessories at below-retail prices, while providing design boards and scaled models free of charge. It’s a totally brilliant concept that has already spread to thirteen cities. 

Head over to O.Henry for more incredible photos and the full story–after you finish looking here, of course!

Here’s a quick sneak peek to whet your appetite:

 

The house that Catherine and John Adcox share in Irving Park looks like something out of a storybook. With a white brick exterior, pale blue-gray shutters, a manicured garden and an idyllic picket fence, it is, in a word, charming. It’s the kind of place that you know people are lined up for, just waiting for it to go on the market.

Only, the Adcoxes weren’t among those waiting. They’d already contracted to buy the house next door, planning to undertake a complete renovation once their house down the street sold.

And yet, when the home belonging to Bradshaw Orrell and Douglas Freeman, both celebrated members of the interior design and art worlds, came up for sale, they did the most dangerous thing two people who are not intending to buy a house can do: They decided to “just look.”

 I probably don’t need to tell you what happened next. John says, “We knew it was perfect as soon as we walked inside.”

Did I mention that their beautiful home made the cover?

I know. But it’s easy to see why, right?

Aren’t they the cutest?! Check out the rest of the story at O.Henry and visit Catherine and John at Sourcc!

Thanks so much for stopping by Design Chic today. We always love having you here!

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Are you looking for the perfect Labor Day reads? Check out my Peachtree Bluff Series!

Peachtree Bluff Series

Harvey, considered to be the “it girl” of Southern fiction, introduces the first novel in the Peachtree Bluff Series this spring. Child, this book is everything! We’re hoping to see this soapy read on the Hallmark Channel.” (—Jamey Giddens Daytime Confidential)