English Cottage Style Interiors

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English style decor is the mixture of old, worn, highly valuable, or not valuable but highly functional. It is a mixture that always looks as though it was put together over generations. Combining the classic elements of English country decor are part of the beautiful tradition that creates a timeless, warm interior that you will enjoy for years to come.

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Cute dishevelled 18th century home library design

38 Fantastic Home Library Ideas For Book Lovers

Cute dishevelled 18th century home library design

Jenny Rose Innes on Instagram: “The most sublime image from my latest book purchase .. “Colefax & Fowler” by Chester Jones from @abebooks .. it’s a fabulous reference to…”

1,933 Likes, 58 Comments - Jenny Rose Innes (@jennyroseinnes) on Instagram: “The most sublime image from my latest book purchase .. “Colefax & Fowler” by Chester Jones from…”

The Perfect English Country House - Gallery - DuJour

The Perfect English Country House - Gallery - DuJour

Famed interior designer Nicky Haslam shows how it's done.

Vintage Shabby Chic Decor | My husband would call this cluttered...I call it perfectly me! by ...

My husband would call this cluttered...I call it perfectly me!

My husband would call this cluttered...I call it perfectly me! by chuck.wood.98 on Indulgy.com

Gavin Houghton, On Wallpaper, The World of Interiors, Painted Floors, Jack Russells - and Darren. - Bible of British Taste %

I found my house in Stockwell 20 years ago. It’s an early Victoria terraced house second from the end, with steps up to the apple green front door and a ground floor bay window on metal stilts.There was a for sale sign outside the house, so straight in we went.

Country Life Magazine on Instagram: “A Cumbrian living room by Serena Williams Ellis, featuring a prominent ottoman. Once a decorator’s secret weapon, this versatile bit of kit…”

3,556 Likes, 49 Comments - Country Life Magazine (@countrylifemagazine) on Instagram: “A Cumbrian living room by Serena Williams Ellis, featuring a prominent ottoman. Once a decorator’s…”

A Scrapbook of Me: English Cottage Home Decorating

English Cottage Home Decorating

When you think of an English home, we think of thatched cottages... ...square brick or rock country farm homes... ...and the elegant...

Morning! Tons to do, happy Friday everyone 🌸 #appleblossom #peony&sage #paintedfurniture #decorativeheart #handmade

Pauline | Betsy Blair Home on Instagram: “Morning! Tons to do, happy Friday everyone 🌸 #appleblossom #peony&sage #paintedfurniture #decorativeheart #handmade”

267 Likes, 14 Comments - Pauline | Betsy Blair Home (@betsyblairhome) on Instagram: “Morning! Tons to do, happy Friday everyone 🌸 #appleblossom #peony&sage #paintedfurniture…”

An Elegant Continental Country Home in London

Nicholas Haslam crafts a refined residence for a pair of London collectors

Rié Moratto on Instagram: “English cozy ❤️ @soanebritain . #britain #english #dogsofinstagram #interiordesign #design #luxury #howyouhome #lifewellcaptured #england…”

245 Likes, 6 Comments - Rié Moratto (@portobellodesign) on Instagram: “English cozy ❤️ @soanebritain . #britain #english #dogsofinstagram #interiordesign #design #luxury…”

Pretty Rooms & Pretty Fabrics

Is chintz hot again? They’ve been saying “Chintz is Back” for a few years now. Take it with a grain of salt - but, I did find this new, gorgeous, gorgeous chintz that F. Schumacher just came out with: Loving this chintz by Schumacher. Love, love love! It’s the colorway – gray and white with red – that makes this fabric so new and wonderful. Whose design is it? Who else but Alessandra Branca, of course. Born in Rome and now living in Chicago, Branca loves the classics – with a twist. For…

A Scrapbook of Me: English Cottage Home Decorating

English Cottage Home Decorating

When you think of an English home, we think of thatched cottages... ...square brick or rock country farm homes... ...and the elegant...

Savvy Southern Style: My Favorite Room.......The Polohouse

My Favorite Room.......The Polohouse

Hi! I'm Alison from the Polohouse and I am beyond thrilled to be a guest blogger on Kim's "My Favorite Room" series. Thanks so much for having me over today, Kim. Today I am sharing my kitchen. I wish I had "before" photos of the room so I could really share the transformation that this space went through. It used to have two peninsulas and pale yellow pickled cabinets from the 1970's which were very "groovy" and falling off their hinges. The tiled counter tops were terracotta with blue and…

Eye For Design: Decorating With English Staffordshire Figurines

Decorating With English Staffordshire Figurines

Due to an availability of naturally occurring clay, salt, lead, and coal, the Staffordshire region of England was home to many manufacturers of fine English porcelains from the small forgotten factories of the folk art-based industry to the giants such as Spode, Wedgwood, Minton, Doulton, and Aynsley. Thousands of beautiful transferware patterned pieces were created and shipped to American buyers from factories in towns like Fenton, Longton, Hanley, Burslem Stoke, and Tunstall which now make…