If you follow me on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter or Facebook your know I’ve already revealed the title and front cover of my 7th Interior book. Botanical Style is published by Ryland Peters & Small with photography by Rachel Whiting and is due to hit bookshops across the world in May 2016. So whats my latest book all about? The first chapter, Botanical Inspirations, takes a look at the ingredients of the look – antique botanical prints and artworks, flower stalls, potting sheds and houseplants and draws upon these sources for fresh ideas to transform your home into a leafy haven. Moving on, I explores five different facets of the botanical look. Vintage Botanicals celebrates the gentle palette and delicate style of floral watercolours and pressed flowers, while Boho Botanicals has more of a free-spirited 1970s vibe, with jungly potted plants, flower garlands and even a decorated teepee. The varied textures and contemporary appeal of Industrial Botanicals give it a modern edge, utilizing materials such as polished concrete, rusted metal and laboratory glass and combining them with peeling paint and vintage school science posters on the walls. Next, Natural Botanicals is based around antique prints and salvaged museum specimen cases for a nostalgic feel, while Tropical Botanicals features bold leafy prints, spiny cacti and palm trees for a distinctly glamorous retro flavour. Throughout the book, I share my imaginative DIY Makes and insightful ‘Style Tips’ provide a wealth of inspiring suggestions for how to recreate the textures, tones and ambience of Botanical Style in your own home. I have set up a Facebook page dedicated to my new book find it at- Botanical style by Selina Lake. On Instagram I’ve started a new hashtag community #AllThingsBotanical where i’m hoping all plant and floral fans will share their botanical pics.
Finally I’m delighted to say the following retailers are currently offering pre-orders sales for Botanical Style so if you order now your be one of the 1st to receive the book!
Barnes & Noble