Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Matthew Mead's Backyard Style

Matthew Mead's Backyard Style
Hundreds of fresh ideas for Outdoor Spaces

Matthew Mead is a stylist, writer, author, photographer, lifestyle editor, and noted style expert. As the former style editor of Country Home magazine and co-editor in chief of Flea Market Style magazine, (2010), Matthew is also the official food photographer for the Associated Press and is a regular contributor to Better Homes and Gardens and Victoria magazine. He has also written several books and produced countless magazine spreads and ad campaigns for noted companies such as Pottery Barn, Dove Chocolate, Target, and Stonewall Kitchen.   

In style guru Matthew Mead's latest book, Matthew Mead, Backyard Entertaining, he shows us how to entertain for summer with ease and style. Matthew includes delicious recipes,  suggests many stylish and inspiring uses for everyday objects in gorgeous tablescapes and outdoor entertaining venues. 

He includes a chapter featuring Interior Designer  Bunny Williams and the inviting outdoor pool room at her Connecticut home as well as another section with her ideas on floral arrangement.

To view  Matthew's portfolio, visit him at his website, Matthew Mead and also visit his blog, Holiday with Matthew Mead

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Copy courtesy of Mathew Mead.
You may purchase "Mathew Mead's Backyard Style" at 

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La Dolfina said...

Sounds like it is chock full of terrific inspiration!
Must check it out!!!

Stacy CUrran said...

Haha we totally crossed internet paths today - my email pops up in the corner of my screen, and you left me a comment right when i was reading this! :)

The Buzz Blog said...

Looks like a wonderful book, Karena, filled with beautiful settings to replicate in our own backyards. Thanks for introducing us to Matthew's great sense of style!
C + C

Kristen @ Pursuing Vintage said...

So pretty, and everything looks effortless -- like I could just walk up and join the party!

Teresa Hatfield ~ Splendid Sass said...

mother good one for my list! You know I love food and table styling!

La Contessa said...

Matthew and I would be wonderful buddies I do believe!I will check out his book!

MJH DesignArts said...

Hi Karena, Another super post!! This book is gorgeous.
xoxo Mary

Woodside Park said...

Looks like a fab book filled with lots of ideas and inspirations for outdoor living! And just in time for summer. Cheers!!

My Notting Hill said...

This issue looks great!

Unknown said...

Just popped over to all of his links and his photographs are amazing! Beautiful styling. Thanks for introducing me to this talent. Have a great weekend. xo Nancy

I Dream Of said...

Karena, What a wonderful book! I need a copy, We are in the middle of a big landscaping overhaul and while we have a ways to go, the back yard is starting to take shape. I'll need some inspiration to take the party outside soon!

Happy weekend! XOXO

Tamera Beardsley said...

I am always inspired with Mathew Meads work, so I am happy to hear about his new Backyard Style book! Our backyard is always my favorite place to entertain in the summer!

I can't believe it's only a week and a half until I get to meet you my cedar! I am so excited … I already even style my outfit today!

Until then


Lynne said...

I have kept you on my blog roll for several years. It appeared that you hadn't updated for awhile. I followed your link on a comment of a mutual blog friend...and here you are once again! I am on my way to update my blogroll before I check out Matthew's book!
I hope that you are well.

Fashion-isha said...

I'm dying to decorate my outdoor spaces..just need inspiration. This is perfect! Thanks for sharing. Hope you have been well!

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