In Homebody: A guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave, Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there. Using examples from her own farmhouse as well as a range of other homes, this comprehensive guide will help you assess your priorities and instincts, as well as your likes and dislikes, with practical steps for navigating and embracing your authentic design style. Room by room, Homebody gives you an in-depth look at how these styles are implemented as well as how to blend the looks you're drawn to in order to create spaces that feel distinctly yours. A removable design template at the back of the book offers a step-by-step guide to planning and sketching out your own design plans. The insight shared in Homebody will instill in you the confidence to thoughtfully create spaces you never want to leave. Joanna Gaines
Magnolia Table:#1 New York Times Bestseller:Magnolia Tableis infused with Joanna Gaines' warmth and passion for all things family, prepared and served straight from the heart of her home, with recipes inspired by dozens of Gaines family favorites and classic comfort selections from the couple's new Waco restaurant, Magnolia Table.
Jo believes there's no better way to celebrate family and friendship than through the art of togetherness, celebrating tradition, and sharing a great meal. Magnolia Table includes 125 classic recipes—from breakfast, lunch, and dinner to small plates, snacks, and desserts—presenting a modern selection of American classics and personal family favorites. Complemented by her love for her garden, these dishes also incorporate homegrown, seasonal produce at the peak of its flavor. Inside Magnolia Table, you'll find recipes the whole family will enjoy.
Magnolia Table, Volume 2:#1 New York Times Bestseller:Following the launch of her #1 New York Times bestselling cookbook, Magnolia Table, and seeing her family’s own sacred dishes being served at other families’ tables across the country, Joanna Gaines gained a deeper commitment to the value of food being shared. This insight inspired Joanna to get back in the kitchen and start from scratch, pushing herself beyond her comfort zone to develop new recipes for her family, and yours, to gather around. Magnolia Table, Volume 2 is filled with 145 new recipes from her own home that she shares with husband Chip and their five kids, and from the couple’s restaurant, Magnolia Table; Silos Baking Co; and new coffee shop, Magnolia Press. From breakfast to dinner, plus breads, soups, and sides, Magnolia Table, Volume 2gives readers abundant reasons to gather together. The book is beautifully photographed and filled with dishes you’ll want to bring into your own home
One of Alyssa's favourite inspirational books for tone-on-tone whites. Create calming, peaceful spaces in your home with white and neutral tones with the first home decorating book from The White Company, published as this much-loved brand celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary.
“The thing about white is that it goes with everything, it is a canvas for life, whoever you are and whatever your tastes. You just can’t beat it.” -Chrissie Rucker
SIZING: 12"L x 9"W
INCLUDED: 1 book
The Art of Living With White: A Year of Inspiration
"Their mutual love of white comes to life in very different ways." This book highlights different styles of living with white/neutral colors and tones, giving you all the inspiration for your unique home!
"A passion for white unites this collection of homes, but it is each owner's authentic creative imprint that brings the art of living with white to life, in different way. With each home comes personality, warmth, and that elusive sense of comfort and calm."
Henny: Henny is a chick who’s just a little different from everyone else in the barn—and who learns to embrace her special gift in this whimsical and charming picture book debut from Elizabeth Rose Stanton.
Cowie: Cowie is a donkey who feels like a cow on the inside. Will his friends help him make his dream come true? Find out in this sweetly told story about discovering your true self.
Peddles: In a quirky, clever, and heartwarming picture book from the beloved author of Henny, Peddles the pig is on a mission to make his dreams come true with the help of his porcine pals.
ABOUT: A vital young voice in the gardening scene teaches a new generation of Southerners to love gardening and to make it a focal point of their lifestyle. James Farmer III teaches respect for the age-old rules of flower and vegetable gardening in the Deep South (e.g., plant in spring for fall blooms, plant in fall for spring blooms), in a fresh voice that resonates love of life and entertaining at home. Also included are delicious recipes for seasonal meals, as well as suggestions for floral arrangements and centerpieces from the garden.
INCLUDED: 1 A Time To Plant: Southern-Style Garden Living Hardcover Book
Alyssa's Thoughts: "Courtney Allison's photography and design for hosting are exceptionally incredible. Inspired Gatherings transports you to the most romantic settings and makes your heart flutter with imagination."
A layered mix of tableware and flower arrangements set the stage for inspired entertaining.
ABOUT: Entertaining starts with setting a fabulous table. In Courtney Allison’s signature French Country Cottage style, she showcases a myriad of romantic table settings for every occasion. Courtney provides the styling expertise to host your own French Country Cottage–inspired gathering, whether in the backyard, at the beach, under an old oak tree, or in a country barn. A simple picnic; coffee by the lake; a cheese board for friends outdoors; a bistro table for two; a long table for a formal meal―each setting exhibiting Allison’s dreamy style for you to emulate. The pièce de résistance in every venue, any setting, is the gorgeous arrangements of seasonal flowers; Courtney’s bouquets will take your breath away, from spring to fall, for outdoors and inside.
Courtney Allisonis the author of the blogFrench Country Cottageand book by the same name. She also has a floral line with Balsam Hill and works as a freelance photographer and stylist for magazines and brands.
INCLUDED: 1 French Country Cottage- Inspired Gatherings Hardcover Book
Vintage Roses: Beautiful Varieties for Home and Garden
Romantic blooms for novice, expert, or armchair rose gardeners.
Who wouldn’t be romanced by names like Lovely Fairy, Desdemona, Elegantyne, Anne Boleyn, Leonardo da Vinci, and Blue for You? Vintage roses encompass both the true “old” roses and the best of the “modern” roses, developed to celebrate the classic, ageless, enduring beauty of the old varieties.
The 60 specially selected specimens include those that have the best visual appearance and most fragrant perfume and are also easy to grow and produce beautiful flowers for cutting.
The perfect mix of engaging, inspirational commentary and no-fuss gardening notes shows that roses can be grown and enjoyed by all―whether a novice, an expert or an armchair rose gardener.
Jane Eastoe's previous books includeElizabeth: Reigning in Style, Fabulous Frocks,and a series of guidebooks for The National Trust (UK) on everything budding homesteaders need to know, fromHenkeepingtoHome-Grown Fruit.
Georgianna Laneis a leading floral, garden, and travel photographer whose work has been published internationally in such magazines asThe New Yorker, BBC Gardens Illustrated, Britain magazine, Romantic Homes,andGardener’s World (UK).
INCLUDED: 1 "Vintage Roses: Beautiful Varieties for Home and Garden" Hardcover Book
The dahlia is a fabulous cutting flower for the home garden. Cut one bloom, and ten more appear on the plant. Blooming late summer to the first frost of autumn, this native of Mexico provides explosions of color in home gardens. The author’s commentary unearths the dahlia from its Aztec origins and imparts practical, hands-on knowledge for growing and overwintering these tropical plants in wintry climes.
Including classics like Café au Lait and lesser-known varieties like Voodoo and Honka, readers will discover a stunning range of specimens from tiny pompoms to heavy-headed dinner plates, to those that resemble daisies, sea anemones, and even fireworks!
Naomi Sladeis a well-known journalist and photographer specializing in gardening, environment, and lifestyle. A biologist by training, a naturalist by inclination, and with a lifelong love of plants, she contributes regularly to a range of British publications includingThe English GardenandHouse and Gardenand appears on TV and radio.
Georgianna Laneis a leading floral, garden and travel photographer whose work has been widely published. Her work has featured inBBC Gardens Illustrated, Gardener’s World, Romantic HomesandVictoria.Visit her blog at georgiannalane.com, which chronicles her styled floral photoshoots and more.
INCLUDED: 1 "Dahlias: Beautiful Varieties for Home & Garden" Hardcover Book
The Giannetti's have developed a design style that embraces Patina, the beauty that the passage of time brings to objects in your life.
Patina Style is a color palette, a romance with subtlety, an attraction to natural materials and architectural details, and is at once old-world and mildly industrial. Patina Style gives insight into materials choices, methods and treatments that result in spaces that celebrate the beauty in the old, the imperfect and the slightly worn.
Steve Giannetti and Brooke Giannetti are a design team and owners of Giannetti Home, one of the top design stores in Los Angeles. Their work has been the focus of countless national magazine features and has graced the covers of Veranda and Coastal Living. Steve is one of the most sought-after architects in California.
Alyssa's Thoughts: "Steve & Brooke have incredible design talents specializing in the European, traditional home. This book walks you through their gardens and farm life with beautiful inspiration."
The heartwarming story of how the Giannetties live and entertain in the well-designed and lushly planted gardens of their farm in Ojai, California.
An intimate look at life on Patina Farm enjoying the interplay of rustic and modern European farmhouse charm―including the sheds, outbuildings and well-designed gardens where the Giannetti's entertain and enjoy their miniature goats, sheep and donkeys, the chickens and ducks, and dogs. In addition to the home, charming sheds and outbuildings in the Patina landscape are inspiration for a beautiful life in the popular Patina Style.
“We decided to write this book to share why we decided to create this life and what we have learned along the way. We share how we decided where to live, how to design and layout our property and how to think about the individual spaces. One of the main nuggets of wisdom that we have learned is that there is not only one way to live this life. The idea of this book is to give you some options.” -Brooke Gianetti
Brooke Gianettiis a California-based interior decorator, shop opener, and blogger. Her projects frequently incorporate Belgian and Swedish antiques paired with industrial and outdoor elements. She frequently collaborates with architect husband,Steve Giannetti,on projects as well as their home store, Gianetti Home in Santa Barbara. They live in Ojai.
Alyssa's Thoughts: "Steve & Brooke's newest release, this book walks you through the homes they designed with beautiful inspiration."
For anyone who has loved the Giannetti books about Patina Farm, this book continues the aesthetic in a variety of styles.
Steve Giannetti's architectural designs springboard from his image of ultimate beauty; a place where modern, classical and industrial elements merge to create a unique style with a modern sense of space and emotion drawn from history. His materials palette consists of wood, metal, and stone. His color palette is a chalky patina. Twelve varied homes ranging from a modern desert glass box and a beachfront contemporary to a historic East Coast farmhouse and a Provencal-style home in California show how Steve has used these themes to solve unique architectural challenges. Steve has collaborated with his wife, Brooke, as well as other designers on the various interiors.