Vintage Cottages

Vintage Cottages Molly Hyde English Photographs by Tom Lamb Vintage Cottages features unique and personalized d cor focused on second homes and retreats with a vintage cottage theme These places are filled with art, books, color, scents, textures and memories that link to life s experiences, relationships and hopes Vintage Cottages shows how to come home to a sereneVintage Cottages Molly Hyde English Photographs by Tom Lamb Vintage Cottages features unique and personalized d cor focused on second homes and retreats with a vintage cottage theme These places are filled with art, books, color, scents, textures and memories that link to life s experiences, relationships and hopes Vintage Cottages shows how to come home to a serene retreat that s unlike anything else Includes chapters on homes by the sea, mountain retreats, vintage gardens, vintage d cor and collections, plus comprehensive resources.Author owns and operates Camps and Cottages, a popular store in Laguna Beach, California She is also a regional contributor to Country Home magazine 40% of all home sales in the U.S are now second or vacation homes Country or cottage style continues to be the hottest and most popular design style More than 20,000 copies sold of English s first book, Camps and Cottages.
Vintage Cottages Vintage Cottages Molly Hyde English Photographs by Tom Lamb Vintage Cottages features unique and personalized d cor focused on second homes and retreats with a vintage cottage theme These places are f

  • Title: Vintage Cottages
  • Author: Molly Hyde English
  • ISBN: 9781423601425
  • Page: 364
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Vintage Cottages”

    1. 2.5 starsa brief, insubstantial glimpse at perhaps fifteen west coast cottages. the book had a weird obsession with the owners' dogs -- more copy than i would have expected was spent on describing them, and many pictures out of the few allocated to each house showed the pups and not the houses themselves -- which in and of itself needn't be anything but awesome except for that this book never advertises itself -- in its title, its writeup, its intro copy -- as having anything to do with pets. so [...]

    2. Actually, the book itself was pretty good; but what I learned is that I do not like "distressed" anything. In addition, the idea of "shabby chic" is rediculous. Instead of looking vintage or old, to me, it looks as though it was uncared for or mistreated. So, while the book did have it's good points, the entire book is about the distressed look; therefore I only gave it a 3 star rating.This book looks at about 15 cottages. Each is decorated quite differently from among the others. Some are decor [...]

    3. This book, which I was very excited about, turned out to be a little disappointing. I think there were too many close-up photos of singular elements to really get a sense of the design in each cottage or what makes that cottage special. It's a book you don't need to linger over much like most magazines you get an overall sense of what is going on and move on. I really tried to look at the elements but very little stuck with me or inspired me. I even read every page looking for clues in the genre [...]

    4. When I got this book I was hoping to find out if this book was more for design. I really loved the pictures in the book. Still a good book.

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