Lushly romantic or quietly minimalist, boasting verdant farmland or a beckoning pool, every one of these stunning homes is a unique, super-luxurious getaway. "Veranda ""Retreats" features the magazine s signature lavish photography, which allows readers to contemplate with pleasure even the smallest details of every house and landscape. Enjoy a breathtaking North Carolina cabin, villas in Malibu and Ojai, a compound in Kennebunkport, a West Hollywood bungalow, dazzling apartments, and spectacular international hideaways."
See how to make antiques modern. Learn why top decorators consider animal print fabrics a neutral. Find brilliant inspiration for lighting, flooring, window treatments and more. Discover how to transform the most overlooked spaces, such as pantries and closets, into something truly special. This stunning volume from Veranda takes you on an A-Z journey through the essentials of decorating. Spectacular photographs showcase sophisticated furnishings and design aesthetics, while author Mario López-Cordero teaches you how to create a glorious home. Expert practical advice perfectly juxtaposes with inspiring images of fabulous rooms, embellishments, and more.
VERANDA knows what makes a home exquisite—and following the successful Houses of Veranda, the magazine has produced a lavish new book with a wealth of ideas for exceptional outdoor spaces. Take a private tour of magnificent homes with lush gardens, inviting courtyards, and pools set amid breathtaking landscapes. Created by the world's best designers, these environments are among the most spectacular ever featured in VERANDA.
You're invited to enjoy lush gardens, elegant porches, stunning courtyards, and magnificent pools--all of which grace homes designed by the best, most influential designers. Organized into chapters like "Lush Landscapes" and "Verdant Escapes," and with evocative views, Veranda Escapes: Alluring Outdoor Style provides insider access to dozens of breathtaking landscape designs from around the world and in many different styles, ranging from a Moroccan-inspired dream house in Dallas to Oprah Winfrey's Montecito estate.
PRAISE FOR A COTTAGE BY THE SEA: "An intriguing, enticing, complex, and romantic novel that will keep readers up long into the night." —Rundpinne A secret may hold for a hundred years... and then it's time for the past to take revenge Daphne Duvallon vowed never to return to the South years ago when she left her philandering fiance at the altar. Now family has called her back to Natchez, Mississippi, a city as mysterious and compelling as the ghostly voices that haunt her dreams. From a time when the oldest settlement on the Mississippi was in its heyday and vast fortunes were made and lost, Daphne begins to uncover the secrets of an ancestor whose fate is somehow linked with her own. In a compelling and mesmerizing tale, now Daphne must right the wrongs of the past, or follow the same path into tragedy... WHAT READERS ARE SAYING: "A richly rewarding read brimming with local color, humor, sexual tension, environmental issues, and even a fun glimpse into the world of jazz bands." "Ware's weaving of a contemporary story along with history of a hundred years past, and the accuracy and detail she brings into the story are fascinating."