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by Henrietta Spencer-Churchill

Author: Henrietta Spencer-Churchill
Subcategory: Home Improvement & Design
Language: English
Publisher: Rizzoli; First Edition edition (September 22, 2001)
Pages: 176 pages
Category: Hobbies and Home
Rating: 4.5
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Henrietta Spencer-Churchill is the daughter of the 11th Duke of Marlborough, whose family home is Blenheim Palace

Henrietta Spencer-Churchill is the daughter of the 11th Duke of Marlborough, whose family home is Blenheim Palace. She runs the highly successful interior design company Woodstock Designs in England, and has clients in the United States and the UK. Her fabric and wallpaper collections are sold through leading interior design stores as well as in her own shops in London and Woodstock, England, and through Grey Watkins in the United States. She is a regular lecturer and is the author of six books, including the popular Classic Entertaining.

Spencer-Churchill Designs, interior design. Featuring a stunning selection of historic homes in both England and the US, the books reveal the best of architectural and furnishing details from the last three hundred years, with ideas of updating these spaces for modern living. Read the full article. Georgian Style and Design for Contemporary Living.

When I discovered all the wonderful books written by the English designer, Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill, elder daughter of the 11th Duke of Marlborough, I was hooked. I have several of her books (7 at last counting) and love them all! Her books never feel dated and are always relevant since the subject is always centered around classic, timeless design. If you love English design, you’ll love this book.

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Author and interior decorator Henrietta Spencer-Churchhill leans on a. .Writing books gave me a voice and cemented my reputation on both sides of the Atlantic, she explains.

Author and interior decorator Henrietta Spencer-Churchhill leans on a fieldstone wall with her black Labrador, Bugsy. Top: The double-ended drawing room of the Scotland house features a generous bow window and wood-plank floors. Spencer-Churchill’s projects extend to the United States, including Atlanta, where she outfitted a new house’s guest bedroom with silk walls and Toile de Jouy curtains. Left: In the dining room of the Northamptonshire house, Spencer-Churchill restored the floor and commissioned new chandeliers based on the originals.

Henrietta Spencer-Churchill. This magnificent book is devoted to the art of the finishing touch, those all-important details that transform an ordinary interior into a very special, stylish place. Bringing together the very best of Classic European and American style, The Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill shows what to look for, how and where to find good pictures, fabrics and objets d'art at reasonable cost, and how best to use and display them. There is sound advice, too, on the care and repair of everythnig from chandeliers and antique mirrors to a collection of old teddy bears.

Lady Henrietta Mary Spencer-Churchill (born 7 October 1958) is an English interior decorator and founder of Woodstock Designs. Her name has been more than once included in a list of 100 Leading Interior Designers by House & Garden magazine

Lady Henrietta Mary Spencer-Churchill (born 7 October 1958) is an English interior decorator and founder of Woodstock Designs. Her name has been more than once included in a list of 100 Leading Interior Designers by House & Garden magazine.

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Classic Design Styles is a beautifully illustrated chronology of European and American period styles from the medieval to the end of the nineteenth century. Top interior designer, Henrietta Spencer-Churchill shows us room-by-room, how elements of classic decorating styles can be adapted and used in the home today. Over 200 new photographs of previously unseen interiors accompany insider decorating tips and practical advice on how to recreate period living in your own home.In Classic Design Styles well-known author and interior designer, Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill turns her attention to the history of American and European classic interior design traditions including: Victorian, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Colonial, Federal Style, Queen Anne, Georgian, Empire, and Arts & Crafts. Spencer-Churchill outlines the enduring decorating movements of these classic styles, explaining and illustrating the distinguishing characteristics of each one. She show how elements of these classic decorating styles can be adapted and used today to recreate period living in your own home.The first section is a richly illustrated chronology of period styles and a guide to the history of European and American interiors from the medieval to the end of the nineteenth century. In the second section, Spencer-Churchill takes us on a room by room tour of one spectacular house decorated in each style. She explains in detail the theory and methods behind each look, how to interpret traditional styles for your own home, and the enduring value and allure of each period. Illustrating how to work with an existing room, Spencer-Churchill includes a section on architectural and furnishing details like walls, windows, fabrics and paints. Beautiful and practical, Classic Design Styles is an insider's guide for decorators and enthusiasts of period living.