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Book Review :: Gracious Rooms by Barbara Westbrook

Barbara Westbrook, Gracious Rooms. Published by Rizzoli, New York 2015

Barbara Westbrook, Gracious Rooms. Published by Rizzoli, New York 2015

Described as the South's most inviting designer, Barbara Westbrook shares her principles for creating beautiful homes that are warm and inviting in her first book, Gracious Rooms. This beautiful  book is filled with rich, inspirational images and advice. Westbrook has been designing classically inspired homes with Southern charm and European elegance for over twenty years. Whether it's a fetching country cottage or a sumptuous penthouse apartment, Westerbrook offers advice with polish and patina.  Her philosophy is quite simple. "Make it interesting. Make it beautiful. Make it personal. Make it welcoming and warm." For more read here. 

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