House Tour: Turtle Creek, Dallas, Texas

 

We all know that everything is bigger in Texas, and Collins Interiors is making sure that the style is bigger too!

 

 

The Dallas Market Center… The Dallas Arts District… Stanley Korshak…

 

 

There are so many incredible things to love about Dallas–and we think this gorgeous home in the Turtle Creek neighborhood is absolutely one of them!

 

 

The spacious rooms and spectacular architectural details are unique and so chic, 

 

 

And this lacquer ceiling has us swooning!

 

 

The right mix of down-to-earth and super luxe creates a space that is glamorous but also livable. 

 

 

Perfectly placed antiques add a sense of history,

 

 

While unique accessories–like this fabulous lamp–create a look that is very now. 

 

 

From a perfect spot to start the day,

 

 

The ultimate place to end one,

 

 

To a chic outdoor retreat for entertaining, this Dallas home absolutely has it all! What is your favorite room?

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

 

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House Tour: Blue Ridge Mountains Beauty

Blue Ridge Mountains House

We didn’t think the Blue Ridge mountains could get any more gorgeous, but it has happened. Atlanta architect D. Stanley Dixon and interior designer Heather Dewberry have made even more magic in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. We know. We’re really excited too! From the wood elements to the color palette it’s utter perfection at every turn. We hope you enjoy as much as we do!

Blue Ridge Mountain living room

 

Blue Ridge Mountain entrance

 

Blue Ridge Mountain dining room

 

Blue Ridge Mountain living room

 

Blue Ridge Mountain banquette

 

 

Blue Ridge Mountain kitchen

 

Blue Ridge Mountain kitchen

 

Blue Ridge Mountain living room

 

Blue Ridge Mountain bedroom

 

Blue Ridge Mountain bathroom

 

Blue Ridge Mountain porch

 

Blue Ridge Mountain porch

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

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Photography: Emily Followill

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House Tour: Forever Home in Buckhead

forever house entrance hall

Forever home. It’s a tall order, a big request and a giant leap. 

forever house living room

Because creating a house where you want to stay for the foreseeable future can be hard enough. 

forever house family room

Taking that giant leap and creating a home where we want to stay forever is a big, huge deal.

forever house living room

But that’s exactly what Liza Bryan and architect Ryan Duffey did for these Buckhead homeowners. 

forever house dining room

And the results are,

forever house dining room

 as you can see for yourself, perfection, the creation of a place that is, without a doubt, worthy of the title “forever home.” 

forever house kitchen

From living, dining and gathering spaces perfect for family, friends or a quiet night at home,

forever house bedroom

To bedrooms that are cozy, warm and filled with a sense of history, yet updated and refreshed,

forever house bedroom

Every piece of this fabulous renovation was perfectly planned. 

forever house bedroom

From the tiny details, 

forever house bathroom

To the big picture stuff,

forever house garden

Indoors and out, 

forever house garden

This Buckhead home is beautifully, wonderfully reimagined to take this family into the next phases of their lives today, tomorrow and forever. What are your requirements for your forever home?

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

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Ryan Duffey Architect

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Paint Colors Perfect for Your Kitchen

 

 

Picking the Perfect Paint for Your Kitchen

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10 Things to Upgrade in your Home

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Creating a Perfect Outdoor Space 

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The 2017 Coastal Living Idea House

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A Favorite House Tour

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If you’re traveling over the holiday weekend, I’d love for you to pick up a copy of Slightly South of Simple! Happy weekend!

Now available in Audiobook – perfect for holiday weekend travels!

We hope you all have a safe and happy Labor Day Weekend and as always, we so appreciate you reading Design Chic!

House Tour: Andrew J. Howard Interior Design

One of the things we love most about Atlanta is the variety of ways to live. From sprawling estates to the chicest of uptown city living, there is an incredible mix that suits every style and taste.

Andrew J. Howard entrance

This gorgeous Atlanta condo by our friend Andrew J. Howard is a perfect example of classic city living done right.

Andrew J. Howard kitchen

The pied-e-terre might be classically associated with Paris or New York but this chic Atlanta condo feels like just that. Georgia is the Empire State of the South, after all. (It’s amazing what you learn while researching for a series set in Georgia!)

Andrew J. Howard dining room

In our humble opinions, Andrew Howard is one of the best of the best when it comes to mixing color and pattern to create a certain feel. In this smaller space, a more subdued color scheme creates a calming yet fun environment.

bedroom - Andrew J. Howard

Here, pattern on the ceiling contributes a touch of whimsy to this beautiful bedroom retreat. This color scheme is perfection–and far from boring.

Andrew J. Howard - bedroom

We’re not sure who else could have combined all of these patterns to create this cohesive look, but, in the hands of Howard, the results are incredible. We love the agate slices on the wall for bringing a touch of the outdoors in.

Andrew J Howard - bathroom

Even the smallest spaces in this Atlanta condo are perfectly choreographed. 

bathroom - Andrew J. Howard

A mix of calming neutrals creates the perfect soothing space for waking up slowly and getting ready to face the day ahead. 

Andrew J. Howard. - porch

The magnificent city view doesn’t hurt either. Even in this tiny outdoor space, Howard remains true to his design scheme and creates a chic and comfortable look perfect for sipping and stargazing. For bringing big style to a smaller place, we think this lovely Atlanta space hits the high notes of style. Thanks, Andrew, for letting us share with our readers!

And thanks, Atlanta, for the warm welcome on the Slightly South of Simple tour. From an amazing event at Boxwoods to a brunch with friends at the Piedmont Driving Club, talking to readers at FoxTale Book Shop and Bookmiser and dinner at Le Bilboquet (with, let’s be honest, just a hint of shopping in between!) it was a fabulous couple of days! 

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Thanks to our fabulous and crazy talented friend Lucy Williams for the gorgeous review! This is very high praise! 

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How to Create a Fabulous Outdoor Space for Spring

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Happy Sunday, friends!

House Tour: Rustic Lake Wateree Hunting Lodge

hunting lodge

When it gets a little colder, like it is now, that’s when we start to imagine ourselves in a cozy hunting lodge by the lake. Bonfires, oyster roasts and s’mores dance through our heads–and, of course, an interior with lots and lots of wood. We are loving this gorgeous example of a hunting cabin–and we think you will too!

hunting lodge

 

hunting lodge

 

 

hunting lodge dining room

 

huning lodge kitchen

hunting lodge kitchen

 

hunting lodge bunkbeds

 

hunting lodge bunkbeds

 

hunting lodge bathroom

 

hunting lodge bedroom

 

hunting lodge bathroom

 

hunting lodge bedroom

 

hunting lodge bathroom

 

hunting lodge

 

hunting lodge bathroom

 

hunting lodge game room

 

hunting lodge porch

 

hunting lodge

Wishing you a wonderful Wednesday!

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

INTERIOR DESIGN: Melanie Millner, The Design Atelier

ARCHITECT: Keith Summerour, Summerour and Associates Architects

BUILDER: John Boyte, John F. Boyte Company

 
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