Interior design ideas: English cosy

I want to start today’s post by thanking Sofia from hildashem.se for mentioning inredningsvis in her super nice web magazine. An amazingly talentet girl with a sense of beauty in everyday life…check out the web magazine on her blog :)

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Today I have a feeling and that feeling is classic English cozy. I’m whisked away to the TV series Midsommer Murders and Agatha Christie’s famous TV classics. Rooms filled with class and style, riding horses along beautiful forest trails and a sherry in front of an open crackling fire.

The English interior style at its best is rich reddish brown mahogany and a beautiful English classic armchair – a must for true Winter cosiness. English is also tea in a blue-flowered pot, small-flowered wallpaper and curtains with tie-backs, a horde of small tables where the fabric reaches down to the floor, an oriental mat and shelves full of decorated porcelain.

It should be crowded and a little dark, you should sink down where you sit. There should be exposed beams in the ceiling and everything should be covered in a light lavender scent. That’s the English cozy way, according to both the English and the Swedes :)

What do you think about the English style…lovely or just old and dusty??

Have a nice day, sweeties!

LOVE M



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28 Responses to Interior design ideas: English cosy

  1. Maria Friday, December 7, 2012 at 11:41 #

    Vackra bilder som verkligen ger en brittisk känsla! Tyvärr får man se alltför många hus med urusel inredning i Property Ladder, Home and Away osv osv, jag börjar undra var det eg ser ut som på dina bilder??

    Kram!!

    • maria Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:05 #

      Tack för fina ord:) jag tror det ser ut som de här bilderna i mer High class områden i tex London osv. Jag håller med all engelsk inredning är inte vacker:) LOVE

  2. Teresa Friday, December 7, 2012 at 11:49 #

    I think it is lovely and you can’t get a better look – for me – anywhere else.

    I went thorugh this images you posted and there wasn’t a single but… well, there’s Chanel ner 5 and I’m not big fan, but it isn’t English Cosy either ahahahahah.
    I felt home instantly.

    I understand those who don’t but – for ME – PERFECT!!!!

    Have a Nice and Cosy Weekend, Lovely!

    • maria Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:06 #

      AWW thanks so much again Teresa for so sweet words and have a lovely week dear:)

  3. Tor Friday, December 7, 2012 at 12:15 #

    Ah, if only more of our houses were like this :) it’s funny, a lot of us just want our décor to look more glossy and sleek. But I love old-fashioned houses – I grew up in a village with lots of cottages and bungalows with worn wood (in strange places – we had bedroom and kitchen doors like in stables). I love looking at the libraries in stately homes for that reason.

    • maria Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:07 #

      Yes old houses are the best I myself live in one:) They have a air of history that modern buildings dont have.

  4. Lilli Friday, December 7, 2012 at 14:10 #

    Hi Maria, first of all congratulation for the mention!! Then, I love this style too dear, is very cozy and classy! Going to pin some of these inspiring snaps! Kisses and hugs my dear, have a great we ahead!:*

    • maria Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:08 #

      AWW thanks so much Lilli and I wish you a wonderful week:) kisses

  5. Sam Friday, December 7, 2012 at 16:54 #

    Congrats on the feature sweety! I love the homely feel of these rooms, the decor is so beautiful!

    • maria Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:08 #

      AWW your sweet words made my day:) LOVE

  6. The Camelia Friday, December 7, 2012 at 20:30 #

    Thanks for your kind comment :)

    xx http://the-camelia.blogspot.fr/

  7. Lucie.P Friday, December 7, 2012 at 20:30 #

    Thanks for your sweet comment ! Love these pics, so gorgeous decoration !! :)

    xx
    Lucie

    • maria Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:13 #

      AWW thank you soo much your words made my day dear:) LOVE to you

  8. Keshia Friday, December 7, 2012 at 22:26 #

    love your selection !

    kisses :D

  9. Anaïs Friday, December 7, 2012 at 22:27 #

    Thanks for your comment!!
    You can be added in the members of my blog.

    Kiss

    • maria Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:12 #

      Thanks so much dear:) xo

  10. Tiana Friday, December 7, 2012 at 22:50 #

    I definitely can get into all of this :)
    Some of it is a little bit different than my taste, but overall I love the shabby chic vibe of it all.
    There’s something so beautiful and timeless about that!

    xoxo,
    tiana of l’esthetique

    • maria Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:09 #

      Thanks so much for so sweet thoughts and words and have a great week dear:) kisses

  11. Pamela Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 06:00 #

    Congratulations for the mention. English interior style is one of my favourites. So cosy, comfortable and stylish at the same time. Have a good weekend!

    • maria Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:10 #

      Im so hapy you liked this post Pamela:) and I wish you a wonderful week dear:) LOVE

  12. Miranda Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 07:32 #

    Beautiful home inspo!

    XX,
    Miranda

  13. Bazza Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 14:57 #

    Hi. Thank you for visiting my blog.I think your description of English country style is exactly right.
    I love the photos on this post. I’m happy that Swedish style is not just Ikea!
    Click here for Bazza’s Blog ‘To Discover Ice’

  14. Hanah Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 20:15 #

    Stunning inspiration ! i like it!

    Kisses
    Hannah
    Elegantesque Blog

  15. Nicoleta Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 00:28 #

    Awesome selection, my love ♥

    Thank you so much for your lovely comment.

    LOts of love,

    Nicole

    http://www.nicoleta.me

  16. EmerJa Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 21:44 #

    Reallu love this post. Amazing places and decoration!

    http://www.emerjadesign.com

  17. Lucile Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:56 #

    I loooove this selection ! :D
    xxx, Lucile
    http://mode-despodiumsalarue.blogspot.fr

  18. juanita imagina Monday, December 10, 2012 at 00:41 #

    I really liked this post! is very elegant and glamorous!I
    I love this blog Maria!!!
    Kisses
    Juani

  19. ellen Monday, December 10, 2012 at 01:35 #

    great post!

    x

    ♥ Ellen
    SHOPSTYLECONQUER.COM

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