Visions of Home: Decorating Book Giveaway

Are you ready for a little summer reading and loads of decorating inspiration all at once? It’s time for another book giveaway! Visions of Home features the gorgeous work of Historical Concepts, one of my favorite architectural firms. Showcased in the book are country estates, pastoral properties, and coastal retreats. The artisanal craftsmanship of these homes and their interior spaces is simply amazing. Take a look through some of its pages to see for yourself!

Visions of Home - coffee table book featuring homes of Historical Concepts

To enter for a chance to win a copy of this gorgeous coffee table book filled with decorating eye candy, simply leave a comment on this post. That’s all you need to do! A winner will be chosen at random and announced here on the blog next Wednesday, July 7th.

If you enjoy the charm of traditional architecture, you’ll love this book. You’ll see home exteriors as well as interior spaces of some of the most beautiful homes in the country.

Traditional white Southern coastal retreat


Intricate details are an important feature in every home showcased in Visions of Home. From the ceiling, to windows, to built-ins and more, every square inch of living space is considered.

Traditional living room with floor to ceiling windows


Rooms are decorated in a timeless, classic manner that never goes out of style.

Traditional living room in cream tones with natural elements and textures


Why have a plain, flat wall when you could enjoy a built-in bookcase instead? Whether you enjoy clean lines or a little more frou-frou, you’re sure to find rooms to love in this book.

Built-in Bookcase in Traditional home


You’ll see how to artfully blend more modern furnishings into an historic home. The effect can be quite appealing.

Large oil portrait in an historic living room


Whitewashed brick is the backdrop for an update kitchen with creamy tones and dark-framed windows.

Light and Airy Historic Kitchen with Modern Amenities


If neutral tones aren’t your thing, no worries. You’ll find rooms with fun color like these kitchens with dark cabinets and orange stoves.

Dark blue-gray cabinets in a country estate kitchen


Dark blue-gray cabinets in a country estate kitchen


Shiplap lines the ceiling and walls of a coastal-style home with a fun Dutch door leading to garden spaces outside. Various shades of paint are used to subtly highlight the architectural details.

Dutch door in an historic home - Visions of Home book


Enjoy 250+ pages of beautiful architecture with classic, traditional homes!

Traditional, white, Americana home in the book, Visions of Home


To enter to win a copy of Visions of Home, simply leave a comment below. The winner will be chosen at random and announced on July 7th, a week from today! Good luck!

If you can’t wait to win, you can order a copy of the book online.



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  1. Hello Jennifer, I love your website. It is the first site I look at on my computer each morning. I have gotten so many wonderful
    decorating ideas from it. I look forward to it everyday. Thank you for taking the time to do this.

  2. I have been known to get lost for hours in a beautiful book like VISIONS OF HOME. What a great way to spend a rainy afternoon.

  3. As a senior on a fixed income, I do not have the resources to update my home in the manner shown in the photos of this beautiful book. I am, though, able to create smaller touches that can definitely improve the look of my rooms. I know that if I had a copy of the book, I would be able to enhance the look of the home I love.

  4. I love decorating books and could sit on my patio with a glass of wine and discover each page of this book!!!

  5. Makes me want to get out the paint brushes. Love the color pallets and room layouts. Beautiful book, hope I win!

  6. I get decorating books from the library all the time. Would love to have one I could keep and display on my coffee table.

  7. I love finding inspiration for my own home by paging through a book of beautifully decorated homes.

  8. Thank you very much for the opportunity to win this beautiful book! We recently remodeled a neglected home at the coast that now has a modern farmhouse interior mingled with some traditional decor. This book will offer great inspiration for our projects!

  9. What wonderful decorating ideas and make a great coffee book to also show guests who enjoy seeing beautiful homes.

  10. Absolutely beautiful homes and stunning rooms. Each one is unique and beautiful in itself! As I live in Canada, I would love to have this book with some wonderful ideas to help transform my home. Thank you for sharing!

  11. Looks like a book with a lot of great ideas that could be used in a smaller home. I love browsing through decorating books and would love to have this one.

  12. What a gorgeous array of gorgeous plus rooms,! I’ll be lost for hours on end looking at the different styles and decorating ideas! I will certainly get some great ideas for the next project. Thanks so much for a chance to win this-beautiful book!

  13. Though in a townhome I love looking thru books such as this to see the beauty others have captured in their homes and to possibly get some ideas.

  14. My favorite picture is the 1st one (after cover photo) of the “awning room”. How I would LOVE to have this!

  15. Morning, Jennifer – Thanks for offering such a beautiful book. Enjoy your blog and leisurely “walking with you” on your home/neighborhood tours.

  16. I am in the those of updating my very traditional home. I love this book already just based on the pics you shared. I am ordering right away. Lol if I win I’ll pay it forward on my own blog!!! Have a super fabulous day!!

  17. Living in a 1912 bungalow, I am always fascinated with the decorating styles people use in their similar homes.
    We make every effort to stay within the parameters of the original style of our home. Our doors, casings, window frames, pillars etc. are all the original oak.

  18. Thank you for the opportunity to win this beautiful inspiring book!i love seeing the homes pictured on town-n-country living.com! You give inspiration for so many styles!

  19. Inspiring!! Looking at Visions of what I would love my home to look like!!! Thanks Jennifer!

  20. What a beautiful and inspirational book…..I would love to spend some lazy summer hours sipping lemonade on the porch and daydreaming about all the wonderful decorating ideas tucked within! Thank you so much for the opportunity to win some daydreaming inspiration! Always enjoy your blog!!

  21. My Happy time is seeing your daily post. I have saved so many in favorites thru the past years. Some disappear and I don’t know why. But thank you for doing this

  22. Just your post alone has some great ideas I wish to keep so I am Pinning this one. My luck has never been found in winning anything so I’ll keep this.

    Those striped awnings! I always think they add such charm to a home, door or even just a window. Love!
    The light brick inside that kitchen, be still my heart. I want to remember that for my next home which won’t be too far from now it seems. Always a move with hubby’s work but I’m putting my feet down..this is the last one.
    Keep the ideas coming Jennifer! Holding on to the Michigan trip area as well. I just wish it didn’t snow so much there. What beauty.

  23. How Jennifer varies her posts has kept my interest for months and months. I’d love to add this book to my collection of inspiring home decorating books. If it was vetted by Jennifer, it’s worth having 🙂 .

  24. What a dreamy book! I look forward to receiving your emails with the latest inspiration. Thank you for your posts, you fuel my home renovation dreams! 🙂

  25. I like you love seeing all the different homes and what they are or could become!! Love your blog & daily email. ❣️
    Thank you! 😊

  26. This lovely book would be great inspiration as I prepare to start my next phase of life as a widow in a new home.

  27. I’d love to win a new decorating book! My favorites are coastal charm and farmhouse fresh. I’ve been thinking that it’s about time to refresh my style. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  28. Love timeless decorating. It is a style that is comfortable for all, and never bland or boring.

  29. I love your site and have been following you for years. I love homes… inside and out and your blog is so fun to peruse.

  30. What a lovely looking book. My favorite pastime is looking through decorating books and getting ideas for what I can do in my home. This looks like a winner ! Thanks for the chance to win ! Good Luck Everyone !

  31. I love decorating books. This book looks amazing and one I would love to own. It would be great to win.

  32. Love your blog. We are in Bloomington, IL so not far and I come up to Naperville often. Love the book. I would sit for hours and enjoy the ideas.

  33. Great looking book, and great looking house. It is one that I could find myself looking at for hours with multitude of ideas!

  34. I’m in a fairly constant state of inspiration to redecorate and rearrange. Your blog and the generous book featured as your give-a-way have narrowed my vision to one that is stylish and comfortable. I recently discovered your blog and always spend extra time reading it. I look back at previous posts and am in awe of the stylish rooms and homes, inside and out. Thank you for helping to define a beautiful and attainable decorating style

  35. Wow love the orange stove. Not sure I’m brave enough to choose that color for my own home, but it’s definitely gorgeous. Even the red trim on the cabinets is pretty.

  36. Beautiful, elegant and timeless. Have always been a fan of classic and traditional style and this book looks like it has plenty of inspirational photos.

  37. I am re-decorating our family room currently. I would love to have the coffee table to enjoy reading over and over as well as to showcase on the table so others can see it. I have thoroughly enjoyed reading your posts and using the many ideas throughout my home and garden. Thank you for sharing your ideas with us every week.

  38. What great subject matter, homes and history!! Mixing in modern with vintage is one of my favorite pastimes. I would love to win this lovely book, and it seems like I just can’t get enough reading material.

  39. Well, for sure, if I do not win this beautiful book, I will certainly be buying it. There is nothing like traditional architecture. Its timeless and classic. I have always been a traditional decorator and have never tired it. I have pieces that are 25 years old that I still cherish. I am sure this beautiful book will be a huge inspiration for me!

  40. I am in the planning stages of adding on and redesigning an 1890s brick house. I am using a lot of your pictures for inspiration to give our contractor. The home was the original family farm homestead. It has never had plumbing or electricity as it hasn’t been lived in for almost 80 years. I look forward to looking at all your posts and gathering ideas.

    1. What a beautiful book! I could sit and while away hours with it. I love looking at a real book or magazine sometimes to get away from the screen. (Although I love my favorite blogs, like Town & Country Living, as well). Would love to win. Thanks so much for the chance.

  41. Hope you enjoy your Independence Day holiday! Thanks for the chance to win the book.
    I love your blog.

    New Hampshire

  42. We’re building a little farmhouse-style retirement home on our daughter’s farm–this book would be IMMENSELY helpful, and would look great as a first book on our coffee table! I’ve pinned soooooo many photos from your blog–thanks for all the inspiration!

  43. I’m so glad I discovered your web site. Your photos are beautiful and giving me tons of ideas for my home. Thank you Jennifer!


  44. Thanks for all your inspiration! I love looking a books, magazines & websites for inspiration. Your’s is full of ideas l can use. Would love to win a copy of the book🤞

  45. Thank you for your blog!
    I love your posts and appreciate so much your observations and insights !

  46. Is it as hot on your side of the Lake as mine? Cooling off tomorrow I think. Still loving your blog. Can’t wait to see your kitchen when it is finished. Oh and the book looks perfect. Thanks for giving it to one lucky follower.