The Joy of Decorating: Southern Style with Mrs. Howard
Phoebe Howard and her husband, Jim, are the owners of a successful line of interior design stores in the South. Phoebe, known affectionately as Mrs. Howard to her clients, has a penchant for creating stylish spaces that has evolved into her own critically acclaimed brand of interior design. She is recognized as one of the foremost authorities on Southern style and her decorating projects have been featured in every major shelter magazine. In her first book, Mrs. Howard walks readers step-by-step through some of her favorite projects. She also shares how she and her husband design and decorate inviting and inspiring rooms in their stores. Featured decorating projects include houses and apartments in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama, Bermuda, and New York, and address the most common decorating issues and problems Mrs. Howard hears from her clients and customers. Cowritten with well-known Southern writer Susan Sully, this lush book epitomizes the grace and elegance of Southern interior design.