Picking the Perfect Kitchen Stools

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Picking the Perfect Kitchen Stools

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Serena & Lily nursery

 

Precious Neutral Nursery Design and 20% OFF

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My new novel, THE SOUTHERN SIDE OF PARADISE, releases May 7, 2019! Preorder this week from IndieboundAmazon and Barnes & Noble and 100% of the preorder profits will go to United Way of Coastal Carolina and United Way of Lenoir/Greene Counties to help hurricane recovery efforts in my communities. 

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The Secret to southern Charm

If you’re hanging on to summer, make sure to grab a copy of THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM , one of Southern Living‘s best beach reads, to slip in your tote.

More Info about The Secret to Southern Charm

-A 2018 Spring Okra Pick
-USA TODAY Happy Ever After’s Best Women’s Fiction
-Southern Living’s Most Anticipated Beach Reads of 2018
-Deep South Magazine’s Summer Reading List
-Raleigh News & Observer’s “The Best Reads of Summer”
-Charlotte Observer’s “Summer’s Best Books”
-New York Live’s “Ashley’s A-List” Pick

Leaving fans “practically [begging] for a sequel” (Bookpage), critically acclaimed author Kristy Woodson Harvey returns with the second novel in her beloved Peachtree Bluff series, featuring a trio of sisters and their mother who discover a truth that will change not only the way they see themselves, but also how they fit together as a family.

After finding out her military husband is missing in action, middle sister Sloane’s world crumbles as her worst nightmare comes true. She can barely climb out of bed, much less summon the strength to be the parent her children deserve.

Her mother, Ansley, provides a much-needed respite as she puts her personal life on hold to help Sloane and her grandchildren wade through their new grief-stricken lives. But between caring for her own aging mother, her daughters, and her grandchildren, Ansley’s private worry is that secrets from her past will come to light.

But when Sloane’s sisters, Caroline and Emerson, remind Sloane that no matter what, she promised her husband she would carry on for their young sons, Sloane finds the support and courage she needs to chase her biggest dreams—and face her deepest fears. Taking a cue from her middle daughter, Ansley takes her own leap of faith and realizes that, after all this time, she might finally be able to have it all.

Harvey’s signature warmth and wit make this a charming and poignant story of first loves, missed opportunities, and second chances and proves that she is “the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, New York Times bestselling author).

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Tour a Southern Farmhouse and More

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Tour a Southern Farmhouse

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Beautifully Dressing the Bed

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Eleven Modern Farmhouses with Curb Appeal

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40% Off Entire Purchase Including New for Fall

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More Labor Day Sales

 

 Sale Up to 20% Off – horchow

Up to 70% Off  – shopbop

Extra 40% off EVERY Item  anthropologie

Up to 40% off   j crew

20% Off Sitewide – one kings lane

Up to 70% Off  – neiman marcus

Up to 60% Off  serena and lily

Up to 40% Off – nordstrom

Labor Day Sale Up to 75% off saks fifth avenue

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WISHING YOU ALL A WONDERFUL WEEKEND AND THANKS SO MUCH FOR STOPPING BY DESIGN CHIC TODAY! WE ALWAYS LOVE IT WHEN YOU DO!


The Secret to Southern Charm

  If you’re looking for something to read over Labor Day, make sure to grab a copy of  THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM , one of Southern Living‘s best beach reads, to slip in your tote.

 

September 13: Chapel Hill, NC Event, Details TBA

September 21: Cashiers, NC Library Event, Details TBA

September 21: Chattooga Club Speakers Bureau Event, Cashiers, NC, Details TBA

October 3: Houston, TX Women’s Club Breakfast, 7 am

October 4: Pink Ribbon Project Luncheon and Purse Auction, 11 am-1 pm, Wilmington Convention Center, Wilmington, NC

October 11-14: Poppy Con 2018, Tall Poppy Writers Retreat, Chicago, IL, private event 

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House Tour: Transformed Tudor in Tuxedo Park

Millner-Busch, Hart tudor home

Good morning, chic friends! I leaving Atlanta today heading to beautiful Charleston for The Secret to Southern Charm signings… but I have had the most amazing time in Atlanta! 

Millner-Busch, Hart tudor home

No matter where your heart lies, this fabulous home from Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles won’t disappoint! 

 tudor home entrance

Traditional elements with the right mix of modern…

 tudor home living room

Hints of glamour in all the right places…

 tudor home living room

And architectural details that accentuate at every turn…

 tudor home living room

This beautiful space is just the right kind of chic.

Tudor home kitchen

Steel doors and windows always make a stunning statement. And we just adore toning down a more formal room with a natural fiber rug.

Tudor home dining room

Upholstered dining chairs feel so cozy and welcoming. They’re a family-friendly touch in a formal dining room.

Tudor home family room

The right shade of paint makes a paneled library still feel traditional but also freshened and bright.

Tudor home kitchen

A beautiful banquette is one of our favorite parts of a breakfast room — and such a good use of space!

Tudor home kitchen

Whimsical elements tie this space together perfectly.

Tudor home bedroom

A canopy bed creates instant impact. A settee on the end of a bed is comfy but can look stuffy. This casual alternative is the ideal touch.

Tudor home bedroom

We love a chaise, but it’s not always the right look. This chair and ottoman give the style — and the comfort — in a way that’s right for the space.

Tudor home bathroom

And, of course, every gorgeous home needs an amazing soaking tub. We think this one looks heavenly! 

Thank you so much for visiting with us today. We always love getting to see you!

Sources: Atlanta Homes and LifestylesEmily Followill PhotographyGreg Busch Architect, Design Atelier

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Don’t forget Mom on May 14! Our pick for a gift – of course, The Secret to Southern Charm!

If you want to know a little more about my new novel, THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM (Simon & Schuster, April 3, 2018) take a peek at the video below! (It’s only like 60 seconds. No major commitments here!)

COME SEE ME ON  THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM TOUR! IT’S BEEN AN AMAZING FOUR WEEKS .

 

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Preparing Your Outdoor Room for Spring Entertaining

 

 

Great Uses for “Leftover” Marble

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Preparing Your Outdoor Room for Spring Entertaining

 

COME SEE ME ON THE THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM TOUR! IT’S BEEN AN AMAZING WEEK FIRST WEEK.  FOR FULL TOUR DATES, VISIT MY AUTHOR SITE!

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Tour a West Village Townhouse and More

 

 

Tour a West Village Home

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Welcome Spring by Updating your Patio

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Kitchens that are Gorgeous in Green

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Creating a Cottage Garden

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The Secret to Southern Charm

THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM just hit #1 on Amazon in its category–10 days before release! This is a real first for me and I’m beyond excited! Thanks for all the preorders and book ❤❤❤. I have the best readers in the world!!

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In Good Taste: Park and Oak Design

Park and Oak Design entrance

Even their name conjures good feelings. Park and Oak Design. It sounds like a firm that brings the outdoors in. That creates simple yet beautiful design schemes that feel totally livable.

Park and Oak Design living room

It’s kind of like judging a book by its cover. You’re really not supposed to but, sometimes, the cover does give you a really accurate glimpse into what the book is about.

Park and Oak Design staircase

In this case, we judged a firm by its name. And like that book cover, it did give us a pretty accurate glimpse into what was to come.

Park and Oak Design living room

If we had to pick one word to describe Park and Oak Design, we think we’d choose… airy. (It’s hard to choose one word, especially when you’re used to getting 85,000 to describe things.)

Park and Oak Design living room

There’s a minimalistic air about this firm’s work that we find incredibly appealing and totally refreshing.

Park and Oak Design kitchen

A modern streak runs through all of these designs that pairs well with traditional touches.

Park and Oak Design kitchen

And you know how we love our subway tile!

Park and Oak Design kitchen

We love how simple this kitchen is. You can never go wrong with black, white and a touch of natural fiber.

Park and Oak Design kitchen

It took us a while to warm up to the idea, but we are now big fans of mixing metals. This kitchen is case and point!

Park and Oak Design kitchen

These pendants are perfection.

Park and Oak Design dining

Speaking of pendants, this is one of our favorites. It’s even more stunning in real life!

Park and Oak Design dining

Saarinen tables are always a favorite. Sleek, modern and totally functional, they’re a great pick for a breakfast room, especially one that isn’t huge.

Park and Oak Design bathroom

The right combination of high and low, rustic and modern, this gorgeous bathroom is the perfect mix of favorite elements blended together in just the right way.

Park and Oak Design bathroom

A great wallpaper can totally make a bathroom. We love the vintage feel of this marble sink. The simplicity of these fixtures is a perfect complement to the fun wallpaper. All in all, we think you’ll agree that the work of Park and Oak is in good taste. Which is your favorite room?

We hope you’re having a great day and staying warm! 

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Wishing You All a Wonderful New Year

 

New Year’s with One Kings Lane

 

Thanks to all of you, our dear, precious friends, for spending time with us at Design Chic.  Your support means the world, and we are truly humbled!  Wishing you a 2018 filled with love, laughter and of course, chic design! 

 

 

 

A Glamorous New Year’s Eve Wedding

 

 

10 Tips to Get Your Refrigerator Organized for the New Year

 

 

14 Expert Ways to Throw a Flawless Holiday Fête

 

AFTER CHRISTMAS SALES

Sale of the Season  – shopbop

Extra 30% off Sale Items – anthropologie

EXTRE 30% off Sale Styles  j crew

Just Added Savings Sale – one kings lane

Extra 33% Off Sale Items  – neiman marcus

Winter Tent Sale – serena and lily

New Items Added to  Sale – nordstrom

Up to 60% off – saks fifth avenue

Up to 60% off – net-a-porter

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Slightly South of Simple book

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!

Happy 2018!

 

 

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Tour A Polished Manhattan Apartment

 

 

Tour A Polished Manhattan Apartment

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Find the Perfect Gift for Everyone on Your List

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books

Thanks so much to everyone who has been so supportive of my new Peachtree Bluff series. If you haven’t read Slightly South of Simple pick up a copy before The Secret to Southern Charm (NOW AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER!) releases April 3, 2018!

 

WEEKEND SALES AND SHOPPING

 

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