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At Home with Country celebrates the romance of Cabbages & Roses and shows how Christina Strutt's evocative vintage style is equally at home in city apartments, rural retreats and seaside cottages.
From urban high-rises to coastal hideaways, the great manor homes of England to the smallest beach house on the other side of the Atlantic, the beauty of the Cabbages & Roses brand is the gentle but highly visible vintage design. This lavish book embodies all locations—country, city and coast. Chapters encompass Classic Country, Modern City, Island Country and Outdoor Country. Homes that bring together the old and the new, evoking the atmosphere of each season, sit beside city spaces where urban living combines with vintage style—think faded florals and ticking fabrics softening an industrial space, splashes of colour to enliven it and contrasting textures to add interest. Coastal dwellings are fresh, breezy and dreamy—beautifully suited for beach living. The book shows that the country can come to the city, that the city can benefit from coastal settings and that the Cabbages & Roses style is a gentle, unassuming and, above all, beautiful asset to any home as it easily complements all environments.
About the Author
Christina Strutt was the founder of Cabbages & Roses, a fabric company that specialises in historic rural printed fabrics for fashion, accessories, and interiors. Her books include 'Living Life Beautifully', the best-selling 'Home-Made Vintage' (more than 30,000 copies sold), 'A Guide to Natural Housekeeping' (more than 34,000 copies sold), 'At Home with Country' and 'Vintage Chic', all published by CICO Books.