{at home with: rachel ashwell}






. . . a late hazy august morning, sipping coffee and falling in love with the soft, understated elegance of rachel ashwell's london flat, where every room feels like a dreamy and languid late-summer's afternoon enveloped in a soft and delicate light and the warmth of shades of palest pink and bits of gold . . .

{p.s.} also: august sunrise

{images: via lonny}

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Blogger kate funk said...

Gorgeous photos! I love her and miss her shabby chic show!!
Velvet Cupcakes

August 10, 2010  
Blogger the chirpy bird said...

oh shabby chic in its finest glory!

August 10, 2010  
Blogger Rachel {Inspiration in Italy} said...

Welcome back darling! What a GORGEOUS post...these refreshing whites with a vintage feel is really inspiring me today! You truly have an eye for beauty and a way with words...


August 10, 2010  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh, thank you. i adore rachel ashwell. and her blog.

August 10, 2010  
Blogger Carpe Diem said...

I first came across Rachel Ashwell over 15 years ago...and her home beautifully displays her great eye for design and talent. Thanks for sharing.

August 10, 2010  
Blogger à la parisienne said...

Rachel Ashwell's work is always such an inspiration to me, and I am always drawn to her soft, feminine color palette.

August 10, 2010  
Blogger Dallas Shaw said...

love this!

August 10, 2010  
Blogger Erika ~TiptoeButterfly~ said...

so girlie - love it

August 10, 2010  
Blogger Teresa Hatfield said...

When the name Rachel Ashwellcomes up, I think of beautiful, comfortable, white, pastels and destressed wood.
I love her work!
Teresa (Splendid Sass)

August 10, 2010  
Blogger Bre said...

Her home is gorgeous, I'd love for my home to be this romantic and girlish but I don't think it would fly with my boyfriend. Lovely photos!

August 10, 2010  
Blogger la petite coquine said...

Just beautiful.

August 10, 2010  
Anonymous a lovely being said...

I loved her editorial in lonny. rachel ashwell is one of my idols :)
xx fallon

August 10, 2010  
Blogger Lupi said...

such a lovely,feminine,dreamy home!

August 10, 2010  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

how amazingly beautiful!

August 10, 2010  
Blogger Elaine said...


clothed much, a modest fashion blog

August 10, 2010  
Blogger Pamela Terry and Edward said...

She makes messy look so desirable.

August 10, 2010  
Blogger nyc lu said...

this room is so romantic and relaxing.. im in love!


August 10, 2010  
Blogger Absolutely Ladylike said...

In love...

August 11, 2010  
Anonymous goldene said...

The white armoire is simply perfect.

August 11, 2010  
Blogger Courtney said...

Love it!

Always so hard to look at photos of her home(s). Makes me wish I had money so bad! Ah well. A girl can dream of a house decorated in all Shabby Chic.


August 11, 2010  
Anonymous gm photographics said...

loves these subdued colours, what a lovely place!

August 11, 2010  

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