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ARCHITECTURE AND LANDSCAPES: Photos of beautiful houses and gardens

PHOTOS: Ideas for luscious houses and gardens


ARCHITECTURE AND LANDSCAPING: Seeking ideas for the look of your new home? Wondering about mixing shapes, styles, and periods of history? Wondering what type of landscaping would work best?

Then you might like flicking through our posts relating to architecture, from Hamptons beach houses and minimalist farmhouses to celebrity mansions and Royal estates, including:

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LUSCIOUS LOVES: Beautiful houses and gardens – Part 2


More gorgeous pictures of beautiful houses and gardens…

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BOOKS TO BUY: Inspirational books about stylish, luxurious and elegant homes

In the Pink - Dorothy Draper-Americas Most Fabulous Decorator by Carleton Varney.jpgAmerican Beauty - Renovating and Decorating a Beloved Retreat by Thom Filicia.jpgAmerican Fashion Designers at Home by Rima Suqi.jpgAn Eye for Design by Allegra Hicks.jpgArchitectural Digest - Hollywood at Home book cover.jpgBarbara Barry - Around Beauty by Barbara Barry David Meredith and Dominique Browning.jpgBarbara Stoeltie and Rene Stoeltie - New York Interiors - Bold Elegant Refined.jpgBarbara Stoeltie and Rene Stoeltie - Parisian Interiors - Bold Elegant Refined.jpgBig Book of Chic by Miles Redd.jpgBunny Williams - An Affair with a House.jpgBunny Williams - Point of View.jpgCelerie Kemble - black-and-white-and-a-bit-in-between-timeless-interiors-dramatic-accents-and-stylish-collections.jpgCelerie Kemble - To Your Taste - Creating Modern Rooms with a Traditional Twist.jpgCharlotte Moss Decorates - The Art of Creating Elegant and Inspired Rooms by Charlotte Moss.jpgClass Act - William Haines Legendary Hollywood Decorator by Peter Schifnado and Jean H. Mathison.jpgCohler on Design by Eric Cohler.jpgDazzling Design by Amanda Nisbet.jpgDesigners at Home - Personal Reflections on Stylish Living by Ronda Rice Carman.jpgDominic Bradbury - American Designers Houses.jpgDominic Bradbury - Mediterranean Modern.jpgDominic Bradbury - The Iconic House - Architectural Masterworks Since 1900.jpgDominic Bradbury - The Iconic Interior - Private Spaces of Leading Artists Architects and Designers.jpgElegant Rooms That Work - Fantasy and Function in Interior Design by Stephanie Stokes.jpgEssential Elegance - The Interiors of Solis Betancourt by Jose Solis Betancourt Paul Sherrill and Dana Demange.jpgGlamour at Home by Nancy Corzine and Robert Janjigian.jpgGreenwich Style - Inspired Family Homes by Cindy Rinfret.jpgInteriors - The Allure of Style by Mary McDonald.jpgJeffrey Bilhuber - Defining Luxury - The Qualities of Life at Home.jpgJeffrey Bilhuber Design Basics - Expert Solutions for Designing the House of Your Dreams.jpgJonathan Adler My Prescription for Anti-Depressive Living.jpgJonathan Adler on Happy Chic Accessorizing.jpgJonathan Adler on Happy Chic Colors.jpgjonathan-adler-100-ways-to-happy-chic-your-life.jpgKelly Hoppen Home - From Concept to Reality.jpgKelly Hoppen Home - Monochrome Home - Harmony Balance and the Elements of Modern Style.jpgKelly Wearstler - Domicilium Decoratus.jpgKelly Wearstler - Hue.jpgKelly Wearstler - Modern Glamour - The Art of Unexpected Style.jpgKelly Wearstler - Rhapsody.jpgkelly-hoppen-ideas-creating-a-home-for-the-way-you-live.jpgkelly-hoppen-interiors-inspiration-and-design-solutions-for-stylish-comfortable-interiors.jpgkelly-hoppen-style-the-golden-rules-of-design.jpgLiving in Style - Paris by Reto Guntli.jpgLiving on the Coast by Barclay Butera.jpgMade to Order by Campion Platt.jpgMargaret Russell - Elle Decor So Chic - Glamorous Lives Stylish Spaces.jpgMargaret Russell - Style and Substance - The Best of Elle Decor.jpgMichael Lassell - Metropolitan Home Design 100 - The Last Word on Modern Interiors.jpgModern Luxury by Richard Mishaan and Elizabeth Gaynor.jpgMonochrome by Paula Rice Jackson.jpgPaul R. Williams - Classic Hollywood Style by Karen E. Hudson.jpgRegency Redux - High Style Interiors - Napoleonic Classical Moderne and Hollywood Regency by Emily Evans Eerdmans.jpgSusanna Salk - A Privileged Life - Celebrating Wasp Style.jpgSusanna Salk - Be Your Own Decorator - Taking Inspiration and Cues from Todays Top Designers.jpgSusanna Salk - C.Z. Guest - American Style Icon.jpgSusanna Salk - Room for Children - Stylish Spaces for Sleep and Play.jpgSusanna Salk - Weekend Retreats.jpgThe Age of Elegance - Interiors by Alex Papachristidis by Alex Papachristidis and Dan Shaw.jpgThe Allure of French and Italian Decor by Betty Lou Phillips.jpgThe Joy of Decorating - Southern Style with Mrs. Howard by Phoebe Howard.jpgThe Language of Interior Design by Alexa Hampton.jpgThe Welcoming House - The Art of Living Graciously by Jane Schwab and Cindy Smith.jpgThe World of Muriel Brandolini - Interiors by Muriel Brandolini and Amy Tai.jpgTime and Place by Steven Gambrel.jpgTimeless Elegance - The Houses of David Easton by David Easton.jpgVictoria Hagan - Interior Portraits by Victoria Hagan.jpgVintage Remix - The Interiors of Kishani Perera by Kishani Perera and Elizabeth Roehrig.jpgVogue Living - Houses Gardens People by Hamish Bowles.jpg


There are thousands of books about beautiful interior design on the market, but I’ve put together a list which narrows down the options just a little. These are books I either own or would like to own, so perhaps you might like them too.

Perhaps send this list to a loved one as a strong “If you ever want to buy me a present, any of these will do” hint!

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Architecture: Shingle House in Dungeness, Kent, UK by NORD Architecture

Shingle House in Dungeness by NORD Architecture

Modern home design: Shingle House in Dungeness, Kent in England, by NORD Architecture…

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LUSCIOUS LOVES: Beautiful houses and gardens – Part 1

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