Phoebe Howard is all about graceful, welcoming style, pink light bulbs (“they flatter everyone”), and a simple but effective mantra: “Keep it pretty.” Guided by a discerning eye and a passion for antiques, she scours the world for interesting and beautiful objects, combining old items with new for a timeless look that will never look dated. In addition to her popular blog, Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper, Phoebe recently published her first book, The Joy of Decorating: Southern Style with Mrs. Howard (Abrams).
Antique grisaille painting of lovers in a garden
with carved ribbon gesso frame. Monochromatic sepia style grisaille oil painting of lovers lounging in a garden setting with a lion statue in the background. Oval inset framed with square outer edge ...
Antique Hudson River Valley mountain landscape oil painting
on canvas with floral, acorn, and oak leaf carved giltwood frame. Painting depicts fishermen and their dogs overlooking a river landscape with cliffs and mountains in the background. Unsigned. Provenance: Vose Galleries, ...
Antique French gouache painting depicting an 18th-century scene
of a woman sleeping on a sofa. Marked and titled "Sweet Slumber" on the lower right side. Gilt gesso and wood frame with organic vine ribbon accent at the top of the ...