A stately residence on a beautiful Texas Hill Country property captures both the regional vernacular style and the spirit of an English country house set in a park-like landscape. The home was designed by Curtis & Windham Architects with interiors by Ginger Barber Design.
9 Pretty Cafes in London - You Have to See These Places
Belgravia’s Peggy Porschen likely has the most photographed facade in London. This pink pastry palace is known for its seasonal floral displays, which range from Valentine’s hearts to Christmas trees. But whatever the season, Peggy Porschen is pretty inside and out. Add to that delicious cakes and cupcakes, and this place is a winner. Just make sure to arrive early to avoid a long wait.
Arriving at Cragside, Northumberland
Cragside is the country home of William George Armstrong, a 19th Century engineer who is responsible for a number of inventions and amassed great wealth as a builder of weapons and ships. Cragside was the first private home in the world to have electric lighting supplied by an hydraulic turbine generator and the system was designed by Armstrong. Armstrong also purchased Bamburgh castle late in his life and spent 1 million GBP in turning it into a convalescent home for "the right sort of…
Plain English founder Katie Fontana's cottage and houseboat
Plain English Kitchens founder Katie Fontana's houseboat where a love of pure craftsmanship & aesthetic simplicity reign supreme.
Wardour Castle refurbishment by Jasper Conran and John Pawson...
Timothy Sumer - Photography Wardour Castle refurbishment by Jasper Conran and John Pawson...
5 Questions for Robert Kime, Britain’s Most Revered Decorator | 1stdibs Introspective
The interior designer creates comfortable, classically English rooms that his clients — including Prince Charles — say they never want to leave.
Walter de Lacy, some bloke who came over with William the Conqueror in 1066 was responsible for some of the early building here, although much of it was developed over the following 6 hundred years. Prince Edward and his younger brother Richard had spent most of their childhood years at Ludlow Castle. They became known as The Princes in the Tower, Edward V of England (4 November 1470 – 1483) and his brother, Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York (17 August 1473 – 1483). They were the only…
Decorate Your Home In English Style
English style decor is collected over time and can feel casual or formal. The decision to bring English cottage or manor house charm to your home will result in it's always feeling warm and inviting. If you love floral chintz fabrics, patterned wallpapers, colorful rugs, and traditional furniture and window treatments, then this post will be a a feast for your eyes! English style decor is the mixture of old, worn, highly valuable, or not valuable but highly functional. It is a mixture that…
The Major Oak of Sherwood Forest, England
A picture gallery of the Major Oak of Sherwood Forest, England, the most famous living tree in the world which once used to shelter Robin Hood and his band of Merrie Men