Beautiful Country Homes Tour
This post features tours of beautiful country homes designed by Beth Webb, an internationally recognized interior designer admired for her tactile, serene, and dynamic spaces. Beth believes beauty only works if it is calibrated by ease, and that elegance is rooted in simplicity.
“Texture is my color palette,” says Beth, who uses a variety of materials and objects to create interest in a room. She mingles sinuous profiles with hard lines, juxtaposing masculine and feminine silhouettes to create compelling, sensual spaces. Layered light is another crucial element bringing a sense of warmth, romance and contentment to Beth’s interiors.
“The eye has to travel,” she contends. This concept has fed her journey since childhood, which was marked by a rich education in art history and the liberal arts that ultimately lead to her Master’s degree from Sotheby’s in London. While the arts are her foundation, Beth asserts it is travel that has informed and sustained her distinctive point of view. She’s able to coalesce decorative elements that span cultures, continents, and centuries in a fascinating and seamless fashion.
“Every home begins as a blank canvas, a plan, a way and a structure to encapsulate life. Only through its materials, furnishings and details does it become beautiful, comfortable and personal.”
View 5 beautiful country homes designed by Beth Webb that clearly show her sophisticated use of color, pattern and space. Directly above each series of home images are Beth’s description of her projects.
Birmingham Country Home Tour
This “simple Southern home” is a REFINED HAVEN for empty nesters who wanted to downsize with a lighter, cleaner, fresher look. Leaving their collection of antiques to the next generation they embraced new furnishings that adhere to an airy palette yet are anchored in the strength of the stones and stained woods used throughout. Masculine and feminine touches live harmoniously — a bold fireplace is softened by deep, cozy chairs… pecky cypress bedroom walls are a perfect match for hand-embroidered drapes. The relaxed living continues outdoors with multiple, open-air seating areas around the pool, front porch, and upper decks and are enjoyed by grandchildren and grandparents alike.
Frederica Township Country Home Tour
A lakeside home in the style of an updated ENGLISH MANOR provided unique architectural details and an open atmosphere on which to build. High ceilings and gracious windows give this home a light and airy quality. Warm neutrals and watery shades of blue complement the outdoors of this golf community property where “the view is everything”. Bleached woods, the softest of cottons and tactile linens provide a casual patina that perfectly suits this laid-back, fun-loving family of six.
Architect: Tim Adams
Photography: Emily Followill
Greystone Country Home Tour
Greystone, the historic Doheny Mansion in the heart of BEVERLY HILLS, is a prefect representation of the beautiful architecture of the 1920s. In redesigning the suite of the lady of the house for Masion de Luxe Beth reinstated a level of luxury, craftsmanship, and quality mirroring the house’s original construction. The drapery fabric—linen with silk embroidery—raised the bar in decadence. It also provided inspiration for everything else in these rooms, including walls covered in de Gournay silk damask paper and some exceptional furnishings provided by Dessin Fournir, Therien, and many others.
Architect: Gordon B. Kauffmann
Photography: Lisa Romerian
Pine Hill Country Home
Throughout the interior, a deeply considered LAYERING of textures, materials, and finishes offers an ineffable whiff of the idea of rooms long ago. Beth’s team carefully considered each piece of furniture, every textile, and all the lighting and accessories for functionality, classic appeal, and comfort. A Northern European–inspired palette of taupes, ivories, and earth tones reinforces a timeless feeling; the colors are soft, the materials forgiving.
Architect: Peter Block Architects
Photography: Erica George Dines
Sea Island Country Home
Layers of NATURAL NEUTRALS provide a serene, welcoming spirit to this island home. Thoughtful choices of woods, wicker, and jute — mixed with subtle prints to add depth – provide both visual interest and a calming effect. Black accents peppered throughout help to anchor the rooms and provide “exclamation points” as well. This home was designed with large gatherings of extended family in mind. Therefore the kitchen, multiple dining areas and relaxing outdoor spaces were top priorities from the get-go.
Architect: Tim Adams
Photography: Emily Followill
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This post features tours of beautiful country homes designed by Beth Webb, an internationally recognized interior designer admired for her tactile, serene, and dynamic spaces. Beth believes beauty only works if it is calibrated by ease, and that elegance is rooted in simplicity. “Texture is my color palette,” says Beth, who uses a variety of materials and objects to create interest in a room. She mingles sinuous profiles with hard lines, juxtaposing masculine and feminine silhouettes to create compelling, sensual spaces. Layered light is another crucial element bringing a sense of warmth, romance and contentment to Beth’s interiors.
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