Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic InspirationsBeautiful Spaces

Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic InspirationsBeautiful Spaces In this book Rachel shares her inspirations and her humor celebrates the charm of the old and battered and demonstrates time and again how interiors touched with Rachel s magic transcend fashionabl

Shabby Chic Rachel Ashwell Books Shabby Chic Rachel Ashwell on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Shabby Chic is as unpretentious as its author, including thoughts about what works and what doesn t Shabby Chic The Official Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Living Humble Fancy describes my style well My English heritage and eclectic Californian lifestyle has influenced my aesthetic of a classic palette with the wonders of white. Rachel Ashwell s Shabby Chic Inspirations Rachel Ashwell Rachel Ashwell founded the iconic brand known as Shabby Chic in Her vision and love of vintage style and flea market finds have hit a chord with her customers who have found her comfortable, relaxed approach to design both reassuring and achievable. Shabby Chic Bedding Authentic Shabby Chic Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Rachel Ashwell Bedding and Duvet Covers, Fabric and Pillow Shams We carry a variety of Shabby Chic and Shabby Cottage Style bedding and Shabby Chic Rachel Ashwell Bedding, Duvet, Pottery Barn Summers at the Cottage offers authentic Shabby Chic Rachel Ashwell bedding, House Inc fabric and other fine linens, duvets, quilts, sheets, and pillow shams, About the Prairie Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture Get excited, new things are coming Don t miss out Join our news list to get updates on promotions and all that good stuff. Shabby chic Shabby chic shabby sheek is a form of interior design where furniture and furnishings are either chosen for their appearance of age and signs of wear and tear or where new items are distressed to achieve the appearance of an antique At the same time, a soft, opulent, yet cottage style decor, often with an affected feel is emphasized to differentiate it from genuine period decor. Shabby Chic Living Room Ideas Shabby Chic Decorating Shabby Chic Living Room Ideas to Steal Consider these spaces proof that the aged look is absolutely beautiful. One Shabby Old House Large eat in kitchen Oh the things I would do with this It really is a nice kitchen but I can see a large kitchen island bar I think that I would paint the cabinets a pretty white and maybe take out a few and add open shelves just like we have seen Joanna Gaines do on so many of her kitchens renovations. My Shabby Streamside Studio At that time my agent was peddling my book idea around New York, but I guiltily became interested in doing a Jeanne d Arc Living shoot Notes were scribbled, props were made, evergreens cut Between December to early April on every weekend with snow I shot.

  • Title: Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic InspirationsBeautiful Spaces
  • Author: Rachel Ashwell
  • ISBN: 9781907563591
  • Page: 222
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In this book, Rachel shares her inspirations and her humor, celebrates the charm of the old and battered, and demonstrates time and again how interiors touched with Rachel s magic transcend fashionable trends, extending a calming, personal welcome to all In this new book, Rachel takes us to homes in the US from a shabby shack on Malibu s oceanfront to her new ranch on theIn this book, Rachel shares her inspirations and her humor, celebrates the charm of the old and battered, and demonstrates time and again how interiors touched with Rachel s magic transcend fashionable trends, extending a calming, personal welcome to all In this new book, Rachel takes us to homes in the US from a shabby shack on Malibu s oceanfront to her new ranch on the wide, open spaces of Texas and to the wooded hills of the Catskills and in the UK from a houseboat and a city townhouse to a centuries old manor house deep in the country, and Rachel s own London apartment All the houses, regardless of their size or location, embody Rachel s ethos and share the same qualities a respect for beautiful objects from the past, an extravagant sense of comfort, and an eye for the unexpected All are inviting, artistic, soulful, inspired and inspiring, beautiful, gentle, considered and, in their own way, perfectly imperfect.

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    1. I never understood the shabby chic aesthetic until I read this book. Now my understanding is this: you have to be super-super-ultra romantic to go for this look. And you also have to be impractical. Honestly, if I implemented this aesthetic into my home, I wouldn't feel comfortable inviting guests over unless I knew they were up to date on their tetanus shots. There was, however, a really inspiring series of shots in this compilation of place studies, and that centered around this 9 x 12 hunter' [...]

    2. I am such a shabby chic freak! As soon as I saw the title, I just HAD to have it. I enjoyed this whimsical book. Paged 168-173 was like the author just went inside my mind and created my perfect dream house. I'm in love! I would LOVE for her to decorate a room of my house. I didn't give it 5 stars because I would like to have seen more bedroom inspirations or just more complete room inspirations instead of just little clips and tid bits. I would read this book again and I would recommend it to s [...]

    3. I have been a fan of Rachel Ashwell's Shabby Chic style for some time have loved her other books, particularly Shabby Chic Home. This book wasn't near as inspiring to me. Some of the homes featured had the "yikes" factor - way too shabby and no chic. Yet there were some beautiful pictures of other homes, especially the cottage in the Catskills. It was a good book, but not as good as her others, in my opinion.

    4. I don't like everything Ashwell does, but in her first book I would have felt comfortable visiting any one of those rooms. They all looked bright and clean and welcoming, if not somewhere I wanted to live full time (never been much for her kitchens).This one, a lot of the rooms looked uncomfortable and gave off a grimy feeling. The bathroom floors looked to be hard on bare feet (admittedly, I don't like showers with smaller tiles on the bottom, either, so I'm probably picky), and bathroom rugs w [...]

    5. I think Rachel Ashwell is my new favourite interior decorator. One of the library staff remarked that she owns all of her books and now I understand why. It's impossible to see at the details and touches with just one look through, it takes many, and looks like this book will be a purchase for me.From large to smaller rooms, Rachel gives you ideas, colour schemes and styles to get any creative mind going. Her fabrics, displayed art and dresses in rooms, make you drift away into your imagination. [...]

    6. I thought I understood the idea of shabby chic until I read this book. I thought it meant that you didn't have to look all pressed and polished. Instead it seems to mean that if it's okay, you have to make it look worse. Half-destroyed is perfect. I like my idea better. Nevertheless, some places featured look okay to me.Another pet peeve is that she likes really low furniture. Apparently, she doesn't mean to get old or have problems with hips or knees that make it hard, maybe even impossible, to [...]

    7. ere's a part of me, possibly labeled 'training from grandmother', that looks at this and thinks to itself in horror "how in gods name are you ever going to get it clean??" and then checks the date of last tetanus shot just to be safe. i guess this is just me, however

    8. This is a gorgeous book. Yummy photos. The cottage in the Catskills is completely enchanting. While not every home in this book is decorated in a way I could live with I did enjoy the philosophy of imperfection that seems prevalent in this book.

    9. LOVED THIS BOOK! Great ideas.loved the pairing of the unexpected, worn out to bring beauty to a room/house!

    10. This is a beautifully photographed and written design book! "Love" the vintage finds, upcycled furniture, white paint, and Shabby Chic look.

    11. Another lovely book with gorgeous photos. I love the shabby chic ethos, the nod towards the old, faded and cherished. I love her use of white too.

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