a while ago i met carolyn englefield, the decorating editor for veranda. we hit it off instantly, then we got the chance to work together on a recent project of mine that was featured in veranda.

i can tell you from first hand experience that carolyn has a refined eye, a great attention to detail, an appreciation for beauty, and an understanding of a home.

all of this and more comes to life in carolyn’s new book- veranda a passion for living: House of style and inspiration/ buy here. the book is a treasure, i can’t get enough of it- it’s something very special, very unique and will now set the standard.

the book is a compilation of carolyn’s thirteen year career as a european correspondent for american design magazines. these homes have soul, style and substance. the layers, the patina’s and the details are beautiful. europeans homes have something very special, they know how to live, they live elegantly and this comes more into light with carolyn’s book.

i know from first had experience how carolyn views interiors and spaces, with this book everyone will get to share in it, and trust me there is nothing that compare to carolyn’s view.

here are a few of my favorite european spaces featured in the book, including work by axel veervordt, david hicks and veere grenney– enjoy!

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