Wordless Wednesday

Sep 4, 2013

Welcome to (almost) Wordless Wednesday, where we feature an inspiring image each week.

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Animal Attraction

May 24, 2013

Annie’s come across a lot of the weird, wonderful, and wacky in her travels, but one thing that’s guaranteed to stop her in her tracks is an unusual animal-themed piece of art. So when she saw this found-object dog sculpture at a friend’s house, she knew she had to use it in her decorating book, Fresh American Spaces. Fast forward to a couple of weeks ago, when Annie was flipping through the latest World of Interiors. Lo and behold, there’s a feature on the very artist who created that...

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Style File: Guest Post with Ka...

Jan 24, 2013

Hello, Fresh American readers! I’m Kayley Heeringa from Sidewalk Ready—Everyday Fashion, and I am honored to be guest posting today. Sidewalk Ready focuses on fashion for everyday women with occasional beauty tutorials and home decorating posts. When Annie reached out asking for a post based on her book, Fresh American Spaces, I was so excited. After viewing some images from the book, I was immediately inspired! The décor is fresh and clean with very defined color stories. This resonates...

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Wordless Wednesday

Nov 7, 2012

  Welcome to (almost) Wordless Wednesday, where we feature an inspiring new image each week.

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Peek Show: Annie’s Design Chat...

Sep 24, 2012

On September 14, Annie hit the bricks to Richmond, Virginia, for Designed for a Cure, a special event sponsored by one of our favorite home decorating stores, Williams & Sherrill and held at the ridiculously majestic Country Club of Virginia. The all-day event, proceeds of which benefited the Virginia chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, featured a decorating Q&A, a luncheon, workshops, and a special presentation by Annie. In her talk, Annie looked back at how she started her...

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Grand Tour

Sep 22, 2011

  Annie’s on the road, meeting fans, signing copies of Fresh American Spaces, and enjoying informative chats with other design devotees. Here’s a look at a recent appearance at Strawberry Hill Farm in Stockbridge, MA.   Want to get your copy of Fresh American Spaces autographed? Keep checking here for a list of dates and...

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Sag Harbor, NY

Aug 26, 2011

Annie Selke is on the road, John Hancock-ing copies of her just-released decorating guide, Fresh American Spaces. For the first stop on a multicity book tour, Annie met with fans in Sag Harbor, NY, at Fishers Home Furnishings, a perennially peppy store that celebrates all things home design—as well as its twenty-fifth birthday this year. Take a look at some of our favorite moments from the...

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It’s Here!

Aug 23, 2011

Get fresh with us and snag your copy of Fresh American Spaces, the new book of home-design inspiration from Pine Cone Hill and Dash & Albert visionary founder Annie Selke. Fresh American Spaces celebrates individuality through five distinctly American decorating styles—Refined Romantic, Nuanced Neutral, Happy Preppy, Cultured Eclectic, and Everyday Exuberance. Each chapter contains: Dozens of drool-worthy photos—more than 400 bedrooms, living rooms, bathrooms, and everything in...

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Meet Annie

Aug 23, 2011

Meet visionary designer Annie Selke, get your copy of Fresh American Spaces and have it signed by the author, network with other decorating junkies, and enter to win a variety of way-cool prizes in our Lucky Duck drawings. Here’s where you’ll find us: March 31 Leftovers Spring Round Top Opening Celebration 6:00 pm 3900 Hwy 290W Brenham,...

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Watch It

Aug 23, 2011

Get an exclusive peek at the five Fresh American styles—Happy Preppy, Nuanced Neutral, Everyday Exuberance, Refined Romantic, and Cultured Eclectic—as we transform a regular room into a spectacular space. Happy Preppy Nuanced Neutral Everyday Exuberance Refined Romantic Cultured...

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Picture Perfect

Aug 18, 2011

Wonder what it’s like on the set of a home-decorating photo shoot? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We do dozens of shoots per year, for everything from catalogs and ads to posts for this blog, and we love the process of styling a room. For Annie’s book, Fresh American Spaces, we took it to the next level, with no corner untouched and no pillow unfluffed. Have a gander at some exclusive behind-the-scenes shots of Annie and her stylish stylists in...

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Annie Q and A

Aug 18, 2011

For Annie Selke, writing Fresh American Spaces wasn’t just about putting a few decorating tips down on paper. It was also a complex process of translating her visual aesthetic—an often intuitive style honed from years of study and travel—into clear, useful ideas that readers could use every day in a variety of spaces. Annie sat down to answer some questions about Fresh American Spaces and sharing her design knowledge. Fresh American: How did you come up with the idea for the book? Annie...

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