Monk's House (Virginia and Leonard Woolf's house)

◇ Artful Interiors ◇ paintings of beautiful rooms - Virginia Woolf 's Retreat at Monk's House

Virginia Woolf

“ Virginia Wolff smoking while reading. Photograph by Gisèle Freund (German, In London, Freund photographed Woolf with her cigarette holder and books, and Virginia and Leonard.

'Vases' carpet. designed by Duncan Grant for Virginia Woolf.

Inspiration for a modern quilt 'Vases' carpet, designed by Duncan Grant for Virginia Woolf.

Virginia Woolf's bedroom

Woolf's bedroom at Monk's House; Virginia and Leonard bought Monk’s House in 1919 for 700 pounds. It was ‘an unpretending house’ as Virginia called it, and she liked it that way.

To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf Books that challenge you are great exercises for your brain. Woolf’s difficult 1927 novel is a demanding reading experience, but a slow examination of it pays off in dividends.

virginia woolf's bedroom

A room inspired by Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf's Desk at Monk's House

Vita Sackville-West’s writing room in Sissinghurst Castle -note the picture of Virginia

Viginia Woolf's book corner, Dove Grey blog

“I feel so intensely the delights of shutting oneself up in a little world of one’s own, with pictures and music and everything beautiful.” ― Virginia Woolf, The Voyage Out

Virginia Woolf

Literary Style: 15 Writers' Bedrooms

Literary Style: 15 Writers' Bedrooms - Virginia Woolf : Full of details — the bookshelves house the author's artful collection of books, many of which she recovered with colored paper.

Virginia Woolf

Writers' rooms: Virginia Woolf

from painting box: DESKS. This is the desk in Virginia Woolf's writing shed at Monk's House, Sussex. This is where she wrote Mrs. Photo by Eamonn McCabe.

Virginia Woolf - her writing shed

Laughing to the bank with tax freedom

Virginia woolf's handcovered complete Shakespeare (recently returned to Monk's House) by ekaysparks, via Flickr

Virginia Woolf's handcovered complete Shakespeare (recently returned to Monk's House) by ekaysparks