i’m so excited to share with you that my new book with rizzoli, Beautiful: All-American Decorating and Timeless Style is now available for pre order here. this book has been a labor of love, a long time coming and i could not be more thrilled on how it turned out. the book celebrates American style today and all things beautiful.
the book includes fifteen projects of mine throughout the united states. there are eight chapters that explores themes and stories i love, from “Blue and White Forever,” which features indigos, stripes, batiks, and wicker in casual rooms such as porches and pool houses; to “Timeless Neutrals,” presenting semiformal rooms filled with chinoiserie, gilt, glass, mirrors, banquettes, and French chairs; to “Garden Greens,” featuring happy, casual family rooms and kitchens inspired by the garden with treillage woodwork, rattan, and cotton.
There are also “Beautiful Brights,” colorful rooms that are eclectic, layered, and fun, with chintz, florals, and Middle Eastern influences; and “Sun Faded Hues,” rustic coastal rooms with weathered fabrics and furniture… and there is a lot more, including “Red my Way” and “Always Blue”.
i’ve been working on this book for several years. so much time and thought goes into every detail, every images, and every word. if you enjoy the blog you are going to love the book. the book brings all of my inspiration and everything i love to life. amy neunsinger captures the life and the beauty with her amazing photography and talent. my dear friend nancy meyers writes the most wonderful forward. i have so many people to thank, my friends, my design team, my book team and my clients- thank you to all of you, you are what makes this book BEAUTIFUL.