Monday, August 25, 2014

English Manor Decor

I love this photo and the caption that came with it.
Upstairs hall, untouched since 1964 in leading British architect Sir Albert Richardson’s (1880-1964) perfect country home in Bedfordshire, England. Via Christies - London, September 2013, image by Simon Upton.
"If you don’t think this is wonderful, then you need to go to your room and think about ways to become a better person." via


He Who Loves an Old House said...

This is absolutely perfect. I love when a room (or hallway) looks as collected as this, and almost tells the story of a life's journey. The hunt is the most fun part of being an antique lover, no?

Content in a Cottage said...

Tim -- Definitely, the thrill of the hunt is the best thing about antiquing. I love the way this hallway evolved instead of being decorated overnight. Enjoy the last week of August.
xo, Rosemary

Karen said...

What a wonderful space. The English have always known how to make rooms not only beautiful, but comfortable.
Happy Monday, Rosemary.

Content in a Cottage said...

Karen...So true. I've always admired their acceptance of worn upholstery. They embrace it much better than we do :)
xo, Rosemary

Nancy said...

While I do disagree with the caption, I do love the hall and want to see the rest of the house. Maybe even in person.

The Queen Vee said...

Whew, I love it….I'm a good girl. Almost loved your write up more.

Still in Ohio, progress is being made despite some lows, now we're shooting for highs.