Tour the Inviting Farmhouse of a Houston Designer

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Tour the Inviting Farmhouse of a Houston Designer

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Beautiful Bags for Spring

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12 surprisingly healthy Valentine desserts

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The Valentine’s Day Shop

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

My next novel, FEELS LIKE FALLING, releases April 28, 2020! I can’t wait to share this tale of Gray and Diana, their unlikely friendship, their summer loves and their chance at happily ever after, the sequel, with all of you. It’s never too early to preorder from your favorite local bookstore or online retailer!

More About Feels Like Falling…

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. 

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 for a new generation of readers.

 

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Tour A Well-Collected Retreat and More

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Tour A Well-Collected Retreat

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Elevate Your Bath & 30% OFF

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Everything You Need to Get the Rustic Sophisticated Look

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Everything You Need to Style and Organize Your Kitchen

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Favorites for Valentine’s Day 

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The Valentine Shop

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Southern California Here I Come!

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I’ll be on a Southern California mini-tour soon with lots of great author friends! If you’re in the area, I’d love to see you!

January 30, 2020: “Southern Lunch Event” with Mary Alice Monroe and Kristin Harmel. In Conversation with Kristina McMorris. Hosted by Adventures by the Book. 12 pm, Claim Jumper, San Diego, CA

January 31, 2020: SuperBook TaleGate Adventure with Cassandra Conroy, Fiona Davis, Kristina McMorris, Mary Alice Monroe, Kristy Woodson Harvey, Jan Moran, Karen White and Beatriz Williams. 6-7:30 pm, Signal Hill Public Library, Signal Hill, CA.

February 1, 2020: SuperBook Weekend Adventure, Aboard the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA. Click here for more information and tickets.

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Tour a Sarah Bartholomew Designed Greenwich Home

 

 

Tour a Sarah Bartholomew Designed Greenwich Home

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Gorgeous New Artwork in All Styles

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Save Up to 40% Home Interiors Event

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20% Off sitewide at One Kings Lane designed items

 

20% Off Your Favorite Looks Sitewide 

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Valentine's Day cookies designed for your love

 

Favorites For Your Valentine

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Southern California Here I Come!

Feels like falling

I’ll be on a Southern California mini-tour soon with lots of great author friends! If you’re in the area, I’d love to see you!

January 30, 2020: “Southern Lunch Event” with Mary Alice Monroe and Kristin Harmel. In Conversation with Kristina McMorris. Hosted by Adventures by the Book. 12 pm, Claim Jumper, San Diego, CA

January 31, 2020: SuperBook TaleGate Adventure with Cassandra Conroy, Fiona Davis, Kristina McMorris, Mary Alice Monroe, Kristy Woodson Harvey, Jan Moran, Karen White and Beatriz Williams. 6-7:30 pm, Signal Hill Public Library, Signal Hill, CA.

February 1, 2020: SuperBook Weekend Adventure, Aboard the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA. Click here for more information and tickets.

 

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

 

Tour a Stunning Home in Black & White and More

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Tour a Stunning Home in Black & White

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Kitchen Pantry Inspiration

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Mudroom Love From This Talented Team

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The White Bed|Five Ways to Get it Right

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Easy Tips to Add Coastal Style to Your Home

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Finding the Perfect Valentine’s Gift

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Southern California Here I Come!

Feels like falling

I’ll be on a Southern California mini-tour soon with lots of great author friends! If you’re in the area, I’d love to see you!

January 30, 2020: “Southern Lunch Event” with Mary Alice Monroe and Kristin Harmel. In Conversation with Kristina McMorris. Hosted by Adventures by the Book. 12 pm, Claim Jumper, San Diego, CA

January 31, 2020: SuperBook TaleGate Adventure with Cassandra Conroy, Fiona Davis, Kristina McMorris, Mary Alice Monroe, Kristy Woodson Harvey, Jan Moran, Karen White and Beatriz Williams. 6-7:30 pm, Signal Hill Public Library, Signal Hill, CA.

February 1, 2020: SuperBook Weekend Adventure, Aboard the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA. Click here for more information and tickets.

 

 

A Touch of Glamour in Buckhead

glamour Buckhead home

 

Good morning, chic readers! We don’t know about you, but we wanted to start this week on a gorgeous, glamorous note. And this Buckhead home designed by Suzanne Kasler? It’s both of those things in droves! It’s also super appropriate because we’re heading to Atlanta at the end of the week for the Design Influencers Conference and can’t wait to see some old and new friends–and houses!

 

glamour

 

One step into the entrance hall, and it is abundantly clear that we are in for a treat! Entrance hall tables can sometimes be tricky to decorate, but this one makes round table style look effortless–and takes chic to the next level. 

 

glamour living room

 

A soft palette, lots of texture and touches of metallics make for an incredibly inviting space. 

 

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We know Valentine’s Day is over for this year, but it’s never too early to start thinking about next year! Would this not be the most gorgeous Valentine’s Day table?

 

library glamour

 

While this home is certainly filled with feminine touches, a dark paneled den creates a chic and stately masculine juxtaposition.

 

glamour breakfast nook

 

Banquette. Bubble chandelier. It’s too, too good!

 

kitchen glamour

 

You know we’re huge fans of the white kitchen. Touches of blue add the perfect bit of soft color. 

 

bedroom glamour

 

Nowhere is layered color more soothing and beautiful than in the master bedroom. Once again, the texture lends an undeniable softness that can’t help but feel incredibly cozy. 

 

bedroom glamour

 

We’d love to be a guest in this room! Wouldn’t you? We hope you loved this glamorous Buckhead beauty just as much as we did! And if you’re going to be at the Design Influencers Conference, please let us know! We’d love to catch up!!

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

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles 

Suzanne Kasler

Photographed by Douglas Friedman and Erica George Dines


peachtree bluff series - Kristy Woodson Harvey

Resolving to read more in 2019? Pick up your copy of Slightly South of Simple, the first novel in my Peachtree Bluff series, Book 2,  The Secret to Southern Charm, and Book 3, The Southern Side of Paradise releasing, May 7!  I’m so grateful for the support of my readers!

 

FOR MORE INSPIRATION VISIT OUR INSTAGRAM AND PINTEREST AND OUR TOP TEN POSTS OF 2017 HERE!

 

Storybook Cottage in Connecticut

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Happy Valentine’s Day, chic friends! 

 

Storybook cottage Martha's Vineyard living room

 

We don’t know about you, but Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite holidays. 

 

Storybook cottage Martha's Vineyard kitchen

 

Not just for the cards and the flowers and the chocolate and the wine (Although, yeah, those things are pretty awesome!) but because everything is so darn cute. 

 

Storybook cottage Martha's Vineyard

 

The red hearts and pink xs and os. Sweet shaped cookies and homemade cards. It is the stuff of storybooks. 

 

Storybook cottage Martha's Vineyard kitchen

 

Speaking of storybooks, this charming Connecticut Cottage is absolutely out of one. 

 

Storybook cottage Martha's Vineyard kitchen

 

With a kitchen perfect for baking cookies, 

 

Storybook cottage Martha's Vineyard - dining room

 

A breakfast room practically made for sipping hot chocolate, 

 

Storybook cottage Martha's Vineyard- mudroom

 

And even a pair of red boots by the back door

 

Storybook cottage Martha's Vineyard - bedroom

 

This is the kind of house that’s made for celebrating Valentine’s Day and every other holiday all year long. 

 

Storybook cottage Martha's Vineyard porch

 

One of our favorite spots in this stunning house is this charming porch, the perfect, idyllic spot to start or end the day. 

 

Storybook cottage Martha's Vineyard - garden

 

The perfect Valentine’s Day gift? Why, flowers, of course! In a vase or in a yard. We aren’t picky!

Photography Jane Beiles Photography

Architecture by Louise Brooks for Brooks & Falotico

Design by Melissa Lindsay for Pimlico Interiors

We hope this pretty pink has started your day out on the right note–and has you dreaming of Valentine’s Day! Thanks so much for making Design Chic a part of your day!


The Peachtree Bluff Series

Thanks so much to everyone who has been so supportive of my Peachtree Bluff series. If you haven’t read Slightly South of Simple or The Secret to Southern Charm, pick up your copies before The Southern Side of Paradise (NOW AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER!) releases May 7, 2019!

 

 

Top 10: Pink Rooms for Valentine’s Day

Top 10 pink living room Valentine's Day
Cullman & Kravis Design

 

It’s no secret that we love neutral decor, but this week will be dominated by pink and red. To get you in the Valentine’s Day mood, we thought we’d share 10 favorite posts with fabulous pink touches. They are full of inspiration! To see more of each space, just click on the links!

This living room is a perfect example of how to do “pops of pink” without looking too girly or overdone. 

Top 10 pink dining room Valentine's Day
Emily Followill Photography

 

A pretty shade of pink in a fun pattern adds loads of life to this dining room.

Top 10 pink bedroom.Valentine's Day
Meg Braff Design

 

Pattern on pattern is always chic when it comes to pink. 

Suzanne Kasler bedroom
Suzanne Kasler

 

 

The palest shade of pink is soothing and chic in this bedroom.

top 10 pink bedroom Valentine's Day
Alyssa Rosenheck Photography

 

A white bedroom is always in style, and these hints of pink take it up a notch!

 

pink window box

 

Our friend Elizabeth from Pretty Pink Tulips knows all about a splash of pink! Her favorite tulips add this season’s chicest color in any space–indoors or out. 

Top 10 pink umbrella
Meg Braff Design

 

 A pink umbrella on a chic patio? Yes, please! This one has us in a summer state of mind!

We hope this pretty pink has started your day out on the right note–and has you dreaming of Valentine’s Day! Thanks so much for making Design Chic a part of your day!

 

The Peachtree Bluff Series

Thanks so much to everyone who has been so supportive of my Peachtree Bluff series. If you haven’t read Slightly South of Simple or The Secret to Southern Charm, pick up your copies before The Southern Side of Paradise (NOW AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER!) releases May 7, 2019!

 

Tour a Georgian Home Designed for a Young Family

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Tour a Georgian Home Designed for a Young Family

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Gather in Style

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Anthropologie for Spring

 

New for Spring

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7 Tips to Get a Better Night of Sleep

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Create a Festive Dining Table

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21 Facts About Claude Monet

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

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A huge thank you to Parade Magazine for choosing The Southern Side of Paradise

as one of the 12 Big Fiction Reads Every Book Club Will Love in 2019. 

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Also, don’t forget… 

 

Preorder my new novel THE SOUTHERN SIDE OF PARADISE, Book 3 in the Peachtree Bluff Series and be Automatically Entered in the Peachtree Bluff Takeover Giveaway!

THE SOUTHERN SIDE OF PARADISE is available for pre-order now from your local bookstore, IndieboundAmazon and Barnes & Noble.  

 

June 1, 2019 Peachtree Bluff will be “taking over” Beaufort, NC, the town on which it was based. Every single person who preorders between now now and will be registered to win:

*Two tickets to the Peachtree Bluff Town Takeover and Tour–on Beaufort’s signature double decker red buses!

*Two tickets to the farm-to-table dinner and launch party under the stars at the Beaufort Historic Site

*Two nights lodging in Beaufort, NC

Just send an email with proof of purchase to [email protected] to enter!

Here’s What’s Next from the Murphy Women:

From internationally bestselling author and “rising star of Southern fiction” (Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times bestselling author) Kristy Woodson Harvey comes the third novel in her Peachtree Bluff series, in which a secret threatens the tight-knit bond between a trio of sisters and their mother.

With the man of her dreams back in her life and all three of her daughters happy, Ansley Murphy should be content. But she can’t help but feel like it’s all a little too good to be true.

Meanwhile, youngest daughter and actress Emerson, who is recently engaged and has just landed the role of a lifetime, seemingly has the world by the tail. Only, something she can’t quite put her finger on is worrying her—and it has nothing to do with her recent health scare.

When two new women arrive in Peachtree Bluff—one who has the potential to wreck Ansley’s happiness and one who could tear Emerson’s world apart—everything is put in perspective. And after secrets that were never meant to be told come to light, the powerful bond between the Murphy sisters and their mother comes crumbling down, testing their devotion to each other and forcing them to evaluate the meaning of family.

With Kristy Woodson Harvey’s signature charm, wit, and heart, The Southern Side of Paradise is another masterful Peachtree Bluff novel that proves she is a “Southern writer with staying power” (Booklist).

Preorder from your local bookstore or Indiebound!

Preorder from Amazon

Preorder from Barnes & Noble

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