Stylist, Decorator…Author!

Big news for me. The biggest ever really, career-wise at least. I’ve known since January, but it’s only now become official enough for me to want to talk about it. I am beyond thrilled to announce that I am going to be publishing my first book with the lovely people at Ryland, Peters & Small. The same people who brought us Bazaar Style and Homespun Style by stylist Selina Lake and Flea Market Style and Modern Vintage Style by stylist Emily Chalmers.

via the womens room

via Selina Lake

At the risk of sounding corny, for me this is the realisation of a dream I’ve had for a long, long time. Some of my favourite interiors books have been from this publisher – they are the ones I’ve always turned to when looking for inspiration. You know how I’m always yapping away about real interiors, the kind that people actually live in? Well, these are the homes that feature prominently in their books. Gorgeous, stylish, homes of course, but ones with life and stuff.

When I moved back to London, by a serendipitous series of events I was given the chance to pitch book ideas to RPS. I pitched, they liked, we struck a deal, and a year from now (seems like ages!), it will be on bookshelves allover, we hope.

I can’t say what it’s about, but trust me when I say that it will be cool and stylish and inspiring! Shooting to start this month.

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  • Reply Chedva 11 October 2012 at 10:11 AM

    Congrats! That's great news!

  • Reply freckleface 11 October 2012 at 11:41 AM

    Congratulations, when you realise a dream it is so much more exciting than when you get random good fortune. Well done for sticking at it!

  • Reply Emily Henson 11 October 2012 at 12:05 PM

    Thanks so much! Magic happens if you work hard enough!

  • Reply matt 11 October 2012 at 12:43 PM

    This is so amazing! I am so happy for you Emily and can't wait to get your book! We miss you!

  • Reply A Perfect Gray 11 October 2012 at 5:43 PM

    wonderful news. congratulations! donna

  • Reply Vicki K 13 October 2012 at 5:00 AM

    That is one book I will be buying. Congratulations! Vicki

  • Reply Shella 15 October 2012 at 3:03 PM

    I will be definitely buying. Love your work and always seek out your blog/pinterest etc. for inspiration so can wait to see a whole book!!!! Looking forward to it already. Shella. x

  • Reply Emily Henson 16 October 2012 at 8:13 AM

    Thanks everyone for your comments and emails! I can't wait to get started. x

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