Coastal Blues: Mrs. Howard's Guide to Decorating with the Colors of the Sea and Sky
Mrs. Howard, Room by Room
Mrs. Howard, Room by Room is the follow-up to Phoebe Howards critically acclaimed Joy of Decorating and takes readers even deeper into the design process, revealing the seemingly small but essential tips and tricks that will help them imbue their own homes with Mrs. Howards celebrated Southern style and taste. The book is divided by room, with chapters addressing living rooms and libraries, bathrooms and kitchens, bedrooms, childrens rooms, and even outdoor spaces. Images of the most gorgeous examples of rooms are chosen from more than 12 spectacular homes in locations as diverse as New York City, Nashville, and Atlanta. Mrs. Howard, Room byRoom is sure to capture the hearts of her many fans and will inspire new readers with Southern charm and design ideas.
The Joy of Decorating: Southern Style with Mrs. Howard
Phoebe Howard, known affectionately as Mrs. Howard to her clients, has a penchant for creating stylish spaces, which has evolved into her own critically acclaimed brand of interior design. Mrs. Howards first book features several of her largest design projects and addresses the most common decorating issues and questions her clients and customers ask. The books design projects are organized by theme: Inviting, Inspiring, Timeless, Graceful, Tranquil, Casual, and Comfortableall words that have been used to describe Mrs. Howards work and ones that illustrate the many different ways she strives to make her houses look and feel.
Cowritten with well-known Southern writer Susan Sully, this gorgeous book epitomizes the grace and elegance of Southern interior design.
Praise for The Joy of Decorating:
"A handsome new book . . . due out next month. Howard, FYI, is one Phoebe Howard in real life, a self-made decorator known for elegantly traditional, genteel Southern rooms like this one." Dallas Morning News
"Guaranteed to inspire your own imagination." Atlanta magazine
Charlotte Moss Entertains
Renowned and beloved interior designer and tastemaker Charlotte Moss celebrates gracious hospitalityfrom assembling striking place settings and arranging the table to hosting a dinner party or simply serving an elegant afternoon tea.
Charlotte Moss inspires readers to imbue everyday life with elegance and romance. Moss focuses on eventsas small as breakfast in bed or tea in the afternoon or as elaborate as a festive Christmas luncheon or large dinner partyand the artifacts of our lives (china, silver, linen) to create the backdrop for a life well lived.
Moss celebrates the day-to-day by bringing her enthusiasm and impeccable style to every domestic activity. Setting the table becomes a joy when putting together stylish combinations of place mats, monogrammed linens, china, tableware, curios, and flowers. From tasteful meals for one to grand occasions for friends and family, Moss chronicles her own aptitude for hospitality. Style icons are conjured for their entertaining savvy: Pauline de Rothschild for her pioneering tabletop decoration, Marjorie Merriweather Post for her organizational precision, Lesley Blanch for her introduction of exotic delights to the table, and Elsie de Wolfe for her always-right recipes. Butlers pantries are explored. Linen closets are catalogued. Flowers are collected from the garden and artfully arranged for a memorable meal. Moss invites you into her world to discover how to make everyday an occasion.
Surf Shack: Laid-Back Living by the Water
"Cabin porn goes coastal in Nina Freudenbergers Surf Shack" Vanity Fair, and here are bungalows, trailers, cabins, and beach homes where surfers retreat after a day on the waves.
Peek inside the homes of longtime enthusiasts and dedicated newcomers that reflect not just a sport or passion, but also a way of life. Blake and Heather Mycoskie of TOMS, hotelier Sean MacPherson, Gypset author Julia Chaplin, and others have set up their spaces to embrace a casual ease and be the break between the waves.
With vibrant photographs of design details and bright beachesfrom Malibu to the Rockaways, from Japan to Australiathis book captures the soulful milieu of a lifestyle we all aspire to.
"A colorful tour of some of the most unique surfer abodes around the world, from Melbourne to New York City." Architectural Digest
- CLARKSON POTTER
Beach Cocktails: Favorite Surfside Sips and Bar Snacks
Over the last 20 years Coastal Living has provided readers with the best of seaside life, and now with BEACH COCKTAILS they serve up delicious cocktail recipes alongside beautifully photographed coastal scenery to delight the casual reader, mixologist, or guest alike.
More than just a pretty cocktail book, BEACH COCKTAILS covers it all: learn the origin and key ingredients of tiki bar favorites, gear up with the 4-1-1 on must-have bar essentials, and refresh your bar-basics like making simple syrups, creating fun garnishes and learning to muddle! Whether you prefer a classic sip on the sand, a cutting-edge contemporary toddy, or a refreshing mocktail while watching the tide roll in, BEACH COCKTAILS is your thirst-aid kit.
Coastal Living Beach House Happy: The Joy of Living by the Water
- Oxmoor House
Relaxed Coastal Style
In Relaxed Coastal Style, Sally Denning offers decoration inspiration for anyone lucky enough to live by the ocean, as well as those who only dream of it.
Scientists tell us that living by the ocean makes us happier and healthier: views of blue space have a calming effect and sea air improves our ability to absorb oxygen. Being by the water brings a sense of tranquillity and relaxation and a home by the sea has never been more desirable.
The first part of the book offers up Sallys take on coastal style, celebrating the colors and textures of the ocean. She also looks at lighting, furniture and coastal decorative accents such as maps, charts and nautical-themed accessories, shells, and driftwood. The second half of the book visits a selection of glorious coastal houses, cabins, cottages, and hideaways around the globe that are guaranteed to enchant and inspire. Wherever you live, Relaxed Coastal Style will inspire you to adopt the relaxed, informal simplicity of life by the sea.
House Beautiful Living by Water
Coastal Style: Home Decorating Ideas Inspired by Seaside Living
Seaside living is the theme of this inspirational interiors book that is bursting with new decorating ideas.
Covering homes from as far apart as the Bahamas and Denmark, the book begins by looking at The Elements that go to make up the whole, including color and texture, materials, furniture, fabrics, accessories, and display. The second part of the book, The Spaces, takes a tour through the home room by room, from Living Spaces and Cooking and Eating Spaces to Bedrooms, Bathrooms, and Outdoor Spaces, capturing the distinctive interior style that has evolved from living beside the sea.
- Ryland Peters Small