The Comforts of Home: The Simple Pleasures of Creating a Beautiful and Orderly Haven

The Comforts of Home: The Simple Pleasures of Creating a Beautiful and Orderly Haven


By (author) Caroline Clifton-Mogg

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  • Publisher: Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 220mm x 254mm x 24mm | 962g
  • Publication date: 31 March 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1845979664
  • ISBN 13: 9781845979669
  • Illustrations note: col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 59,084

Product description

"The Comforts of Home" is a book that enters into the spirit of how we want to live now, at a time when excess is no longer desirable. Author Caroline Clifton-Mogg puts a welcoming and beautiful haven within everyone's reach. The first section, The Elements, extols the joys of an orderly haven, covering both decorative aspects such as textiles and finishing touches, and practical topics such as storage and cleaning. The second section, The Rooms, shows how to create a home that's cosy and easy to live in - from the wecloming hallway, to the cozy kitchen, comfortable living room, satisfying study, practical bathroom and peaceful bedroom - through to the garden. "The Comforts of Home" offers clever decorating ideas that rely on imagination and style rather than a deep purse and suggests ways of making the most of what we have to put the heart back into our homes.

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Author information

Caroline Clifton-Mogg writes about interior design, gardens and other subjects. Her books include All In The Detail, Tuscan Escapes, Italian Country Living and French Country Living (all published by Ryland Peters & Small).