Wonders abound in history-steeped sites, leader of the British Arts and Crafts movement, including the former homes of William Morris, and literary legends Beatrix Potter in the Lake District and Jane Austen in the sophisticated town of Bath. Brew a cup of your favorite blend, and settle in a cozy corner with Our Hearts Are in England to explore―and to celebrate―this treasured isle that we love so well.
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Our hearts are in england offers an impassioned salute to one of our most cherished destinations. Behind the brick walls and hedges surrounding the David Austin rose gardens in Shropshire, techniques for their care and cultivation from expert garden designer Michael Marriott mingle with the heady redolence of hundreds of exquisite blossoms.
From rolling hills dotted with sheep in the Cotswolds to charming little towns clustered along the country’s rugged shorelines, peaceful villages beckon us to slow down and drink in their pastoral beauty. This beautifully designed volume is replete with stories to inspire your own adventures, whether they unfold from your favorite armchair or by plane and train.
2020 Susan Branch English Countryside Wall CalendarTF Publishing #ad - Her lovely, watercolor patterned artwork is the backdrop for this amazing 2020, 12-month wall calendar. Twelve, full-color photographs combine with the calendar grids and a thirteenth spread features a view of years 2019, 2020 and 2021 and an open notes page for those important contact numbers or future planning.
Printed on premium matte paper that works great with either a pen or pencil. A year in the romantic english countryside, who could ask for more? Enjoy the winding roads, Susan Branch style, English gardens and lush green landscapes as you tour the countryside through these photographs from Susan's travel adventures from Ambleside in the Lake District through York and to Chawton.
The Heart of EnglandHearst #ad - Delving deeply into the heart of english culture, including sections on the Bronte sisters, this unique travel guide spices the countryside with stories that reveal the English character at its best, and tradition, an English garden, etiquette, and seafaring lore. Used book in Good Condition.
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Christmas Teatime: Celebrating the Holiday with Afternoon Tea83 Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Tea pairings, along with a tea-steeping guide, make it simple to select and perfectly prepare a pot of tea to serve along with the array of tempting treats in this 136-page book. Used book in Good Condition. For tea devotees, there is no better way to mark the holiday season than with festive tea parties.
This collection of ten beautiful, accompanied by more than 70 delectable recipes for scones, savories, yet varied, and sweets, table settings, will inspire anyone who is planning a Christmastime celebration.
English Etiquette: The Motivation Behind the MannersThe Darling Academy #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Let’s face it, many of us will never need to know which side a snail fork should be placed at the dinner table, nor are we likely to ‘take tea’ with the Queen. Used book in Good Condition. Long may it prevail. How to be really very nice indeed, and why the use of the correct fork really isn't the be all and end all of good manners, how to dress like a lady or a gentleman, just like the English! Learn the ins and outs of British behaviour, despite what others would have you believe.
From the back cover:this is not another etiquette book detailing the antiquated, excruciating, and frankly confusing minefield of rules lauded by traditionalists. Yet we could all do with a little help in perfecting our manners, self-confidence, and social graces for everyday living. English etiquette details everything the english know about why etiquette matters, understandable, in a modern, and unpretentious way – while teaching you how to cultivate a traditional and charming countenance to rival any royal.
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Secret Houses of the CotswoldsFrances Lincoln #ad - A personal tour of twenty of the UK’s most beguiling houses in this much loved area of western England. Used book in Good Condition. Each house has their own story, set amongst rolling hills, but their distinctive honey-coloured stone walls, in different ways express the ideals of English life. Most of the houses included here are privately owned and not usually open to the public.
Author and architectural historian, jeremy musson, as well as eighteenth- and nineteenth-century mansions, architecture and interiors, from castles and manor houses, and Cotswolds-based photographer Hugo Rittson Thomas, offer privileged access to twenty houses, revealing their history, in the company of their devoted owners.
Secret Houses of the Cotswolds #ad - Used book in Good Condition. In this beautifully produced book, as well as an experienced architectural historian, they can now be enjoyed through the eyes of their owners, and an award-winning photographer. In the footsteps of artists and designers including humphry and george repton, clough Williams-Ellis and Oliver Hill, who inspired the arts and crafts movement, and Victorian visionary, and others such as Detmar Blow, William Morris, Norman Jewson, we find a series of fascinating country houses of different sizes and atmospheres, which have shaped the English identity.
Christmas at Highclere: Recipes and Traditions from The Real Downton AbbeyPreface Publishing #ad - As well as telling the stories of highclere Christmases past and present, Lady Carnarvon provides recipes, tips and inspiration from her kitchen so that readers can bring a quintessentially British festive spirit to their own home. Used book in Good Condition. Lavish, celebratory and utterly enchanting, Highclere at Christmas is the perfect gift for any Downton Abbey fan.
Learn how the manor and grounds are transformed by decorations, including the raising of a 20-foot tree in the saloon and the gathering of holly and mistletoe from the grounds. This book is a look behind the scenes at the routines and rituals that make the castle the most magical place to be throughout the festive season.
This book also tells the story of historic christmases at highclere—of distinguished guests warming themselves by the fire after a long journey home through the snow, and, unexpected knocks on the door, always, the joy of bringing family—and staff—together after a busy year. Highclere castle, " bustles with activity all year round, known as "the real Downton Abbey, but it is never more alive than at Christmas.
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The Well Adorned Home: Making Luxury LivableRizzoli #ad - Her worldly taste in collecting art and furnishings, her intricate layering of patterns, and the customized details--from trelliswork to lacquered surfaces--she applies to every room are hallmarks of her style. Used book in Good Condition. Learn from this design expert how to achieve a comfortable yet sumptuous home environment.
She has been long involved in historic preservation, working on many landmarked dwellings. Used book in Good Condition. Renowned interior designer Cathy Kincaid's first book provides a fresh approach to combining classic and contemporary design with a refined sensibility. Known for her carefully nuanced color palettes and attention to detail, Cathy Kincaid creates warm and gracious interiors.
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Entertaining at Home: Inspirations from Celebrated HostsRizzoli #ad - Whether it's an elegant table set with leontine Linens or Pinot Grigio served in colorful cups and paired with potato chips and caviar, this book is a visual trove of festive get-togethers in beautiful residences. Beautifully photographed, it is the essential new go-to entertaining guide. Entertaining at home presents gatherings in the homes of leading tastemakers from the worlds of interior design, Julia Reed, architecture, Suzanne Kasler, Carla McDonald, and Danielle Rollins, and society--including Lynn Wyatt, Kimberly Schlegel Whitman, culinary arts, among others--who show readers how best to entertain with flair and finesse.
Leading party aficionados share their successful strategies for delighting family and friends, offering their personal viewpoints and providing behind-the-scenes details that go into creating memorable occasions. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Included are a variety of easy-to-master delectable recipes, such as bacon-wrapped pretzels, seafood chowder, spicy gazpacho, and refreshing sangrias.
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Courtney's inspiring photography reveals every nuance of her style and home including a muted color palette, antiques, chippy paint, old brassy door knobs, her greenhouse and garden- and an abundance of entertaining and holiday decorating style. Blurring the lines between indoor and outdoors and embracing well worn as well loved, indulges in romance, French Country Cottage is a style that celebrates simplicity, cherishes pieces with history and believes a chandelier and fresh flowers belong in every room.
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