Monday, November 4, 2013

“In with the Old, Classic Décor from A – Z” by Jennifer Boles of The Peak of Chic

In With The Old 
Classic Decor from A to Z
By Jennifer Boles
Renowned Blogger; The Peak of Chic!
A favorite blog of many in  decor and the arts.

My Friend Jennifer of The Peak of Chic
Jennifer shows us in this wonderful handbook how to make a home layered with details many of us forget to use in this modern decor world.
She has thought of everything to give your home the bespoke touch.

The Orangerie: A spot for flowers and plants, a sunroom, bringing nature into our lives is another piece of perfection

Scented Candles Use them Everywhere for a Signature touch of Fragrance. Nest is a Favorite of Mine.

Unique Side Chairs of all Periods Make a Statement.Use a wonderful trim and even embroidered Monogram for a custom touch. 

Painted or natural wood, you cannot go wrong with one or more  in every room.

Striped walls, Murals, Chinoiserie, Whimsical wall coverings. There is a place for any or all. A Powder Rom is the perfect place for a dramatic design. Try it and you will be surprised.

The Banquet: so many uses in Living Room, Study, Kitchen Nook, etc!

Book Plates
Customize your Library, these small details are what makes you and your home stand out amongst the rest.

A Ticking Stripe adds interest yet keeps a Canopy Draping from becoming too overdone. The curve to the headboard adds interest. If you love "More is More" use embroidered crewel, tassels, a luxurious trim. When it comes to fabrics  and passamenterie the choices are endless. Make it yours and make it out of the ordinary!

I could go on; however my suggestion is  to add this book to your collection. When deciding on decor for any room; page through and add an item or more ands see what a difference these suggestions will make!

Visit Jennifer at her Blog, The Peak of Chic

Please leave a comment for Jennifer and do add this amazing book to your Holiday Wish List!!

Thank you to my friends and Followers who support The Arts!

Art by Karena

Review Copy Courtesy of Crown Publishing
Images Courtesy of Crown Publishing


cath hy photographie & peinture said...

Je découvre ton blog sur blogspot, j'aime beaucoup ton travail! Des aventures et de très belles photos.
Je suis artiste peintre, photographe amateur; je me suis inscrite pour suivre tes publications!
Je t'invite à me rendre visite sur mes blogs, merci beaucoup!

The Peak of Chic said...

Dear Karena,

What a lovely post! I am so happy that you enjoyed the book, and what an honor for it to be featured on your blog. Many thanks and best wishes!


martinealison said...

Bonjour chère amie,

Nul doute que cet ouvrage doit être un véritable bijou et votre billet en est l'écrin... Vous avez fait certainement de bons choix de photos pour nous le dévoiler en partie...
Un gros bisou

La Petite Gallery said...

Very nice, like that canopy look.
Jennifer has a pretty blouse.

Teresa Hatfield ~ Splendid Sass said...

Beautiful book!! I love her style, and I need that chair!!
Thank you for sharing this lovely book, Karena.

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Dumbwit Tellher said...

Great review Karen. I adore Jennifer and her blog and it's been a favorite as long as I can remember. I know a book of hers has to be great. Thanks for bringing it to my attention.

Wishing you a great rest of this week. The weekend is almost near!!

Cheers x Deb

p.s. sorry about the deletes, it's been a long day!!

French said...

I have her book on my list for Christmas; my sis would love it! Thank you for such a wonderful review; Jennifer is amazing!

vignette design said...

Dear Karena,
And yet another book for me to add to my wish list! Maybe for Christmas. Great review. Love that canopy bed and the Orangerie is just wonderful with the root table. ~Delores

Karena said...

Much thanks to you all, I am having Blogger issues where my latest posts are not publishing immediately to friends sidebars.
So please tell your friends to visit...thanks so much!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

I love all of those gorgeous designs!!!..I think lots of people are having the same problem…I hear Google is working on it!!…Love the monogrammed chair..Did one for my great room and working on doing the same for my guest bath…wonderful feature Karena!

Stacy CUrran said...

I love her blog, and that monogrammed chair!! Oh my!

Mary Ann Pickett said...

What a great what you highlighted!! Hey, I just used ticking stripes on my son's nice to be in the "peak of chic!"

Palomasea said...

Happy weekend, dear Karena! What a gorgeous book, thank you so much for featuring Jennifer and her blog...I will pop over to explore more....I can see that I will probably fall in love with her blog.
And yes, the Gypsy one has always been my main blog... :) You are so kind to visit..thank you!
Bless you for helping to keep the Arts ALIVE! I love that you are featuring the Nutcracker on your sidebar. On mine, I have the MN Orchestra story and struggle....they have been locked out by a misguided and uneducated management team...for over a year! The longest lockout in the history of U.S. orchestras. Such a vital cultural gem in our state....

Have a great weekend, dear Karena...
- Irina

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