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House Tour: Nice in Neutrals

neutrals in the living room designed by Phoebe Howard

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

 

We are big fans of all sorts of decor. Bright and bold, rustic and farmhouse chic, whimsical and fun…

 

neutrals in living room designed by Phoebe Howard

 

But, if we had to pick a favorite, nothing, to us, creates a soothing home–the kind that makes you exhale when you walk through the back door–quite like a palette of neutrals with a touch of blue

 

dining room designed by Phoebe Howard in neutrals

 

In this dining room, pattern and texture create a room that is soothing but never boring,

 

living room designed by Phoebe Howard in neutrals

 

And an uncluttered feel in keeping with the color scheme makes for a relaxing TV room with plenty of comfortable seating for the whole family. 

 

dining room designed by Phoebe Howard in neutrals

 

This chic light fixture proves that neutrals don’t need to be boring,

 

Hallway designed by Phoebe Howard in neutrals

 

And, sometimes, the simplest vignettes are the chicest. (This chair has us swooning!)

 

kitchen designed by Phoebe Howard in neutrals

 

Some houses feel absolutely pitch perfect, each room flowing to the next and the next effortlessly. From a sunlit kitchen,

 

bedroom designed by Phoebe Howard with four poster bed in neutrals

 

To a serene bedroom suite, this lovely home is most certainly one of those.

 

bedroom designed by Phoebe Howard in neutrals

 

This is the kind of home that we could move right in, sleep soundly and forget all the stresses of life. What about you?

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Things We Love: Sophisticated Neutrals

neutrals in the dining room with beams
McAlpine Tankersley – Architectural Digest

 

Y’all, we love Christmas and the whole holiday season. 

 

Serena & Lily neutrals in the dining room with large chandelier and banana chairs
Serena & Lily

 

The lights, the glitter, the sparkle, the colors, the more is more all over the place. 

 

neutrals in the kitchen with shiplap and wood hood
Meredith McBreathy – Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

 

But sometimes you just need a palette cleanser. 

 

Cashiers Show House - Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles bedroom with monogrammed bedding
Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Cashiers Show House

 

So we decided that, in the midst of all the jingle bells and let it snows, we’d take a deep, neutral breath…

 

neutrals in a chaise lounge with floor lamp
Serena & Lily

 

And relax for a beat before the madness (and happiness!!) begins!

 

neutrals in the bathroom with bar cart and jute rug
Serena & Linen

 

To us, there is nothing quite as soothing as a neutral palette, especially when it’s mixed with tons of texture,

 

neutrals in  mudroom with skylights and hanging pendants and wood floor
Gil Schafer Architect

 

And a heaping, helping dose of organization, mudroom-style. 

 

neutral porch with arches and white lattice furniture and hanging lantern
Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

 

This is the perfect place for a late afternoon cocktail with friends, with garland or without, 

 

Camel coat and winter white pants
Fuller View

 

And this is the perfect thing to wear… Leopard is lovely, but nothing is chicer than neutrals in luxe fabrics with a laid-back attitude. We’d want to wear this every day!

Where’s your favorite place for neutrals?

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Merry and Bright Winter White

wood winter white
Robert A.M. Stern via Architectural Digest

 

winter white
Luxe Interior + Design

 

living-room winter white
Architectural Digest

 

bedroom winter whiteLuxe Interiors + Design

flowers winter white
Architectural Digest

 

kitchen winter white
Carolyne Roehm via One Kings Lane

 

bathroom
William B. Litchfield

 

flowers
BHG

 

shopping winter white
Winter White

 

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Dolce & Gabbana Nail Lacquer

 

winter white
Moda Operandi

 

We hope you all have a wonderful Monday!

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House Tour: Rosemary Beach Oasis

Rosemary Beach living room

Good morning, chic readers!  Clean, crisp and luxuriously white, we adore this Rosemary Beach home designed by Melanie Turner and built by Turner’s husband, Stan Benecki!   Warm, inviting and completely livable…what could be better.  Enjoy!

bone-inlay Rosemary Beach living room

Rosemary Beach kitchen

 

Rosemary Beach dining room

 

Rosemary Beach bedroom

 

Rosemary Beach bedroom

 

Rosemary Beach gallery-wall

 

Rosemary Beach bathroom

 

Rosemary Beach bathroom

 

Rosemary Beach wallpapers

 

Rosemary Beach house-and-garden

 Thank you so much for stopping by and visiting with us today!

Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles

Lew Oliver Architect

Melanie Turner Interiors

Benecki Fine Homes Builder

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Neutrals, Naturally

 

marble
Brittany Ambridge Photography

They seem to softly whisper elegance everywhere they go,

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Making a statement in the most subtle of ways.

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