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In his informed but friendly manner, Charles Faudree takes readers on a tour through rooms of his own and those of his client-friends. From his perspective of not a few years’ decorating experience, he shares reasons and rationale for making design decisions, interprets his insights into home decorating, and exudes his passion for people and home. As Charles says, “The most important ingredient of a home is that it must have soul.”
In Charles Faudree Home, the emphasis is on Country French style and creating a home that reflects the personalities and lives of the people who live there.
Special guest writers―a few of Charles’s talented friends (designers, artists, family and clients) who have the knack of creating wonderful homes―add their unique insights on how to make the most of the spaces we live in.
While acknowledging that our expectations of home today might not be what they were twenty-some years ago, Faudree confirms that paring down to a simpler life can still include favorite collections and a great mix of fabric and furniture.
Come along, and experience the comfortable elegance of large family living areas and kitchens, as well as intimate spaces of the boudoir, library, dressing room and even closets.
Charles Faudree has been named one of America’s top 100 designers. He is often featured in design magazines, including Traditional Home, Southern Accents, House Beautiful, and Veranda. While designing homes, he maintains a retail shop, and his Charles Faudree Collection of fabric is marketed through Vervain. He is the author of five previous books: Charles Faudree Details, Charles Faudree’s French Country Signature, Charles Faudree’s Country French Living, Country French Florals and Interiors, and Charles Faudree Interiors. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Jenifer Jordan has been an architectural/interior photographer for almost thirty years. Her beautiful photography has been featured in many design magazines and design books. She has exclusively shot nine design books, including Charles Faudree’s French Country Signature, Charles Faudree’s Country French Living, Modern Country by Nancy E. Ingram, Carolyn Westbrook Home, Charles Faudree Interiors, Charles Faudree Details and Horses & Homes, which she photographed and wrote. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with her adorable rescue King Charles cavalier spaniels, Parker and Lily.
Charles Faudree graduated from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, with a degree in art. His client list is international, and he is regarded as a master of Country French Style. This is his fifth book. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Jenifer Jordan's work has been featured in Traditional Home, Renovation Style, House Beautiful, Southern Accents and Veranda, as well as in all of Faudree's previous books.See all Editorial Reviews
Purchased as a present for my wife. She has already incorporated some of the ideas garnered from the pictures into our home. Superb!Published 19 days ago by boisejack
Beautiful photos from a most memorable designer. Great coffee table book design too so it's useful and beautiful...Published 1 month ago by H. Thome
The cover won my heart first as in memory of my beautiful late Dog Mitsi...then the book and Charles Faudree stole their way into my coveting world of French style. Wonderful. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Rowena M
I am a Charles Faudree fan and enjoy his country French ideas and little nuances, fabrics and furniturePublished 3 months ago by Lynda Childers
This book isn't nearly as good as his, "French Country Signature". There are a few too many modern, minimalist looking rooms. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Britt Le Bonzo
A wonderful book. I have looked though it numerous times. Some great ideas too!Published 3 months ago by Shirley A. Fetter