Tour a Bahamas Home Design by Marshall Watson & More

 

Tour a Bahamas Home Design by Marshall Watson

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Phoebe Howard living room with stone wall and blue and white furniture
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10 Favorite Details for Stylish Living Rooms

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Elderflower Margaritas Recipe

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Self Care During this Stay at Home Time

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DAY 4 GIVEAWAY

Friday, April 3: Create a fabulous gallery wall with this gorgeous set of 8×8 archival prints from Ashley Sellner Art.

HOW TO ENTER:

Preorder Feels Like Falling from your bookseller of choice and email me proof of purchase at [email protected] If you have sent me proof of purchase at any time, you are ENTERED automatically! I will announce all 5 winners on Sunday, April 5, so you have plenty of time to enter! (Also, next week, I’ll be announcing fun preorder freebies that EVERYONE who preorders will receive!)

Feels Like Falling

I’M DONATING 100% OF PREORDER PROFITS

From March 31-April 4, when you preorder Feels Like Falling from your retailer of choice and send me the receipt to [email protected], I’ll donate 100% of my profits to the United Way for Coronavirus Relief.

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And don’t forget… The second book in my Peachtree Bluff Series is on sale on ebook for only $1.99 until 4/5/20! Happy reading!

 

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House Tour: St. Simons Island

St. Simons Island home entry with shiplap

 

Good morning, chic friends! While we’re all at home, we thought it would be a fun time to go on a virtual Spring Break trip! Our first stop? St. Simons Island, Georgia. This uniquely beautiful part of the Georgia coast also boasts uniquely beautiful homes. This stunner absolutely does not disappoint. Calming, soothing and totally vacation worthy, feel free to tour this one again and again. We know we will!

 

St. Simons Island home living room in blue and white

 

St. Simons Island home living room

 

St. Simons Island home living room with fresh branches

 

 

 

St. Simons Island home living room with console table

 

St. Simons Island home dining room

 

St. Simons Island home kitchen with beadboard

 

St. Simons Island home kitchen with shiplap

 

St. Simons Island home breakfast room

 

St. Simons Island home bedroom

 

 

St. Simons Island home bedroom

 

St. Simons Island home bedroom

 

St. Simons Island home bunk room

 

St. Simons Island home porch with hanging swing

 

St. Simons Island home screen porch

 

 

St. Simons Island home exterior with white painted brick

 

Next week, we were supposed to be heading to Alys Beach. We won’t be there in real life, of course, but we’ll be heading there in spirit–and online. Stop back next Wednesday to take another Spring Break trip with us!

 

Thanks so much for continuing to make Design Chic a part of your day. We love staying connected with your during this crazy time!

Architect: Tim Adams, TS Adams Studio

Designer: Beth Webb Interiors

Photography: Emily Followill

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

Speaking of the Georgia coast… Have you checked out my Peachtree Bluff Series? It’s nothing short of a Spring Break trip–in a trilogy! If you’re looking for a cozy, comforting, feel-good read, check out the series, available wherever books are sold! (And in e-book, audiobook and large print!)

Book 1: Slightly South of Simple

Book 2: The Secret to Southern Charm

Book 3: The Southern Side of Paradise

 

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Tour the Home of Actress Abigail Spencer

Actress Abigail Spencer house tour with black grand piano

 

Tour the Home of Actress Abigail Spencer

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Jeanne McKay Hartmann art with Furbish Studio

 

Explore the World With Artist and Illustrator Jeanne McKay Hartmann December 10

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Serena & Lily bedding and bed sale

 

Spruce Up Your Guest Room In Time for the Holidays

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Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles house tour living room

 

Tour a Character-Filled Cashiers, NC Home 

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Bedtime design book by Celia Former

 

Beautiful New Design Book

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fashions and shopping sale from Nordstrom animal print and plaid and camel coat

 

Fabulous Fashions To Update Your Wardrobe

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All Your Favorites in Blue & White Up to 50% Off

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Looking for the perfect, personalized gift?

Peachtree Bluff Series Kristy Woodson Harvey

Photo via Porter Co. Book Shoppe

Order a copy of any of my books from your favorite local bookstore or online retailer, email me at [email protected], and I’ll send a personalized bookplate, bookmark, book light and coozie to go along with it. (While supplies last!) You can preorder Feels Like Falling, too! Signed copies available from Porter Co Book Shoppe, Beaufort Linen Co and Dee Gee’s Gifts and Books!

 

Holiday Gift Guide

 

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Gifts for Her



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Gifts for Kids


 

Gifts for the Traveler


Gifts Under $50

 

Gifts for Hostess

 

Gifts for the Home

Gifts of Beauty

 

 

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Great news, Kindle readers! Slightly South of Simple is now available on Kindle Unlimited. If you haven’t started my Peachtree Bluff Series, now is the perfect time 🍑 And, oh my goodness, thank you to all who have downloaded! Slightly South is 

still #1 in Southern Fiction.

The Huffington Post said of Slightly South: “Writers come and writers go, but Kristy Woodson Harvey is here to stay. The warmth, wit, and wisdom of this novel pave her way into the exclusive sisterhood of southern writers.” I’d love it if you checked it out!

 

 

FOR MORE INSPIRATION VISIT OUR INSTAGRAMAND PINTEREST AND OUR TOP TEN POSTS OF 2017 HERE AND TOP TEN POSTS OF 2018 HERE.

 

Things We Love: Ansley’s Guesthouse

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Good morning, chic readers! We hope you are having an amazing week! It has been perfect beach weather here, and we are loving every second!

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If you aren’t near the coast, we say it’s the perfect time of year to call up your friends with beach houses and crash for a while!

 

guest house

 

In my latest novel, The Southern Side of Paradise–and in the entire Peachtree Bluff Series–my interior designer protagonist Ansley’s guesthouse gets quite the workout.

 

guest house

 

The series opens with the sisters fighting over who will live in the guesthouse. (And queen bee eldest sister Caroline proclaiming that it is hers!)

 

guest house

 

When this beautiful space caught our eye, we couldn’t help but imagine it to be similar to the gorgeous guesthouse that the Murphy girls all want to lay claim to. 

 

 

Lovely and luxurious, this is just the kind of place where we would love to be guests!

 

 

The space feels homey yet streamlined, which is the best combination we know of.

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And well-placed planks on the walls and ceilings add charm in droves.

All in all, this is just the kind of place where we’d love to wear out our welcome and luxuriate all summer long!

Do you want to come to this gorgeous guesthouse too?

Interior Design: Tillman Long

Architect: D. Stanley Dixon

Builder: Ladisic Fine Homes

Photograpy: Emily Jenkins Followill

If you haven’t picked up your copy of The Southern Side of Paradise, today is a great day! My publisher, Simon & Schuster, has chosen The Southern Side of Paradise as a part of their Bookcation promotion! For a limited time, you can get 25% off and free shipping with the code SUMMER19!

 

The Southern Side of Paradise Tour!

Twelve states, forty-one stops… Most of The Southern Side of Paradise Tour is behind me, but I’d love to see you at an upcoming event! If I’ll be in a city near you I’d love to see you! Click here for full details on every event!

July 19: Browseabout Books, Rehobeth Beach, DE,  

July 19: Bethany Beach Books, Bethany Beach, DE, 7pm – 9pm

July 20: Turn the Page Bookstore with Nora Roberts, Boonsboro, MD, 11am – 1pm

August 2: The Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library, Cashiers, NC, 3pm

August 2: The Chattooga Club, Cashiers, NC, 6pm

August 3: Hudson Public Library, Highlands, NC, 2:00pm

August 8: Figure Eight Island Yacht Club Author Series, Figure Eight, NC,  

August 10: East Hampton Library Authors’ Night, East Hampton, NY, 5pm – 7:30pm

Slightly South of Simple

If you haven’t started the Peachtree Bluff Series yet, now is the perfect time! The first book in the series, Slightly South of Simple, has released in mass market paperback–and it’s #14 on the bestseller list! Pick it up at your favorite bookstore, local grocery store, drugstore or retail store

 

FOR MORE INSPIRATION VISIT OUR INSTAGRAMAND PINTEREST AND OUR TOP TEN POSTS OF 2017 HERE  AND TOP TEN POSTS OF 2018 HERE

 

The Southern Side of Paradise: Jack’s House

Hamptons Cottages & Gardens

 

Good morning, readers! The Southern Side of Paradise officially released on Tuesday! It’s so exciting. We have had a fun-filled few days meeting lots of readers and signing tons of books–and the fun is just beginning! (More tour info at the bottom of the post.)

 

 

The Secret to Southern Charm is set in the charming Peachtree Bluff, Georgia, a tiny town with a cast of quirky characters with Ansley Murphy, a widowed interior designer and mother of three daughters, at the helm. 

 

 

One of my favorite characters in the book is Ansley’s long lost first love come back, Jack.

 

 

In an effort to win back Ansley’s heart, Jack buys the house next door, the one he knows Ansley has dreamed of decorating for most of her life. 

 

 

And he enlists Ansley to turn his charming historic home in Peachtree Bluff’s downtown into a bachelor pad with plenty of style. (Enough style that maybe it won’t be a bachelor pad for long…)

 

 

We imagine Jack’s redesigned home to look a little like this fabulous one from Hamptons Cottages & Gardens.

 

 

Vintage maps and antique wood add that masculine feel that every good bachelor pad needs.

 

 

Traditional colors and a mix of old and new furniture help maintain the integrity of the historic house with updated charm.

 

 

If Jack’s plan of winning his way into the Murphy girls’ hearts works, there will be plenty of activity in his kitchen. 

 

 

With a light and bright breakfast room, he can serve lots of guests.

 

 

Simplicity is one of the main tenants of this character’s life. We think this open shelving would suit him perfectly.

 

 

Neutral doesn’t have to be boring, as is evidenced by this room. 

 

 

Touches of wood, even in unexpected places, add a hint of that British Colonial feel that Jack was looking for.

 

 

Varying shades of blue define the color palette throughout the home but provide enough variety to be interesting.

 

 

This navy nook provides a perfect crash pad for guests–or reading nook for catching up on the latest books.

 

 

This fun take on subway tile is a fabulous touch!

 

 

Jack’s white picket fence is the perfect finishing touch to a beyond charming exterior. Looks like this charming house is no different! 

If you haven’t met them yet, I absolutely cannot wait to introduce all of you to the characters in The Southern Side of Paradise!

 

and…Our Favorite Idea for Mother’s Day…

The Southern Side of Paradise

 The Southern Side of Paradise

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The Southern Side of Paradise Tour!

The first two weeks of the The Southern Side of Paradise tour have been absolutely amazing! Thanks to everyone who has come out. Check out the rest of the great events on tour. I’ve love to see you! Click here for full details on every event!

May 11: South Main Book Co., Salisbury, NC, 11am-1pm

May 13: Junior League of Louisville Book Club Cocktail Reception, Louisville, KY                                                    

5:30 – 7pm; Speak – 7:15 – 8:30

May 14: Murder by the Book, Houston, TX, 6:30 (store closes to public at 6pm)

May 15: Houston Women’s Club, Houston, TX, 7 a.m

May 15: Signing at Segreto Finishes, Houston, TX, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

May 16: Signing at Stanley Korshak, Dallas, TX, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

May 16: Signing at Half Price Books, Dallas, TX, 7:00 pm

May 18: Cuyahoga County Public Library, Parma, OH, 2:00 pm

May 19: Carmel Clay Public Library, Carmel, IN,  2:30pm (ET)

May 20: Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas Coffee, Daniel Island, SC,                 

10:30 am to 12 pm

May 20: Buxton Books, Charleston, SC, 5:30 to 7 pm

May 21: Snee Farm Garden Club, Mount Pleasant, SC, 10:30am

May 22: Lake Austin Spa Resort, Austin, TX,  

May 28: Florence Public Library, Florence, AL 11:30am (CT)

May 31: Peachtree Bluff Town Takeover, Beaufort, NC

June 1: Peachtree Bluff Town Takeover, Beaufort, NC

June 3: Lexington County Public Library, Columbia, SC,  6:30pm

June 4: Spartanburg County Public Library, Spartanburg, SC, 6:30pm

June 5: The Atlanta History Center at Margaret Mitchell House, Atlanta, GA,  

June 6: The Country Book Shop, Southern Pines, NC, 5pm

July 19: Browseabout Books, Rehobeth Beach, DE,  

July 19: Bethany Beach Books, Bethany Beach, DE, 7pm – 9pm

July 20: Turn the Page Bookstore with Nora Roberts, Boonsboro, MD, 11am – 1pm

August 2: The Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library, Cashiers, NC, 3pm

August 2: The Chattooga Club, Cashiers, NC, 6pm

August 3: Hudson Public Library, Highlands, NC, 2:00pm

August 8: Figure Eight Island Yacht Club Author Series, Figure Eight, NC,  

August 10: East Hampton Library Authors’ Night, East Hampton, NY, 5pm – 7:30pm

FOR MORE INSPIRATION VISIT OUR INSTAGRAMAND PINTEREST AND OUR TOP TEN POSTS OF 2017 HERE  AND TOP TEN POSTS OF 2018 HERE

 

 

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