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In this work the authors show you real homes beautifully decorated with an eye for the elegant. You can explore different romantic inspirations before examining the key ingredients of a romantic and elegant look.
Hardcover, 159 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Ryland Peters & Small
(first published August 1st 2010)
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Gorgeous pictures no doubt, and the book is full of them. However I couldn't help but feel, despite the chapters being divided into different types of romantic styles (e.g. modern romantic, vintage romantic, elegant romantic and so on), that all the styles felt the same. I was hardpressed to find any difference between the "vintage romantic" and "elegant romantic" styles for instance - the photos looked the same! The same kind of decorative elements and accents used in the vintage style were als ...more
Great decor ideas. Especially for mixing modern design and vintage touches. Lots of: chandeliers, using clothing as art and display pieces, shabby chic touches, collections of like objects, white on white, mirrors, floral prints, layering, and mixing and matching eras. There is also a small section on the outdoor/garden area too.