Author(s): Betty Lou Phillips
In this her tenth book, acclaimed interior designer and award-winning author Betty Lou Phillips presents spirit-lifting takes on classic style from a modern point of view. Mingling elegance with ease, in a manner relaxed yet refined, Phillips sumptuously layers texture and color with pleasing, unexpected detail as she creates twenty-first century comfort with and French flair. The dazzling beauty of more than 225 images illustrates the fabled French ways of melding the past with the present while offering a glimpse of a life that is justly inspiring. Betty Lou Phillips is the author of the award-winning "Villa Decor, " plus "The French Room, Inspirations from France and Italy, The French Connection, Secrets of French Design, Unmistakably French, French Influences, French by Design, " and "Provencal Interiors: French Country Style In America." She has appeared on the Christopher Lowell Show and The Oprah Winfrey Show, and her work has been featured in hundreds of newspapers and popular magazines, including "Veranda, House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Southern Accents, " and "Decorating."