Synopses & Reviews
Phoebe Howard, known affectionately as Mrs. Howard to her clients, has a penchant for creating stylish spaces, which has evolved into her own critically acclaimed brand of interior design. Mrs. Howardand#8217;s first book features several of her largest design projects and addresses the most common decorating issues and questions her clients and customers ask. The bookand#8217;s design projects are organized by theme: Inviting, Inspiring, Timeless, Graceful, Tranquil, Casual, and Comfortableand#8212;all words that have been used to describe Mrs. Howardand#8217;s work and ones that illustrate the many different ways she strives to make her houses look and feel.
Cowritten with well-known Southern writer Susan Sully, this gorgeous book epitomizes the grace and elegance of Southern interior design.
Praise for The Joy of Decorating:
"Mrs. Howard, as sheand#8217;s known to fans of her eponymous store, peppers the book with tips for achieving a romantic, delicate look without being twee or overly saccharine. Itand#8217;s the perfect title for those looking to design rooms that are soft and practical." and#8212;Veranda magazine
"A handsome new book . . . due out next month. Howard, FYI, is one Phoebe Howard in real life, a self-made decorator known for elegantly traditional, genteel Southern rooms like this one." and#8212;Dallas Morning News
and#160;"Guaranteed to inspire your own imagination." and#8212;Atlanta magazine
Mrs. Howard, Room by Room
is the follow-up to Phoebe Howardandrsquo;s critically acclaimed Joy of Decorating
and takes readers even deeper into the design process, revealing the seemingly small but essential tips and tricks that will help them imbue their own homes with Mrs. Howardandrsquo;s celebrated Southern style and taste. The book is divided by room, with chapters addressing living rooms and libraries, bathrooms and kitchens, bedrooms, childrenandrsquo;s rooms, and even outdoor spaces. Images of the most gorgeous examples of rooms are chosen from more than 12 spectacular homes in locations as diverse as New York City, Nashville, and Atlanta. Mrs. Howard, Room byRoom
is sure to capture the hearts of her many fans and will inspire new readers with Southern charm and design ideas.
About the Author
Phoebe Howard opened her first store, Mrs. Howard, in Jacksonville, Florida, 20 years ago and now has stores in Georgia and North Carolina. Howardandrsquo;s work has appeared in ELLE DECOR, House Beautiful, Southern Accents, InStyle, and the New York Times. Howard divides her time between Florida and Georgia.