NEW BOOK: Everyday Monet


Everyday Monet

A Giverny-Inspired Gardening and Lifestyle Guide
to Living Your Best Impressionist Life

“Aileen has captured the essence of Giverny in the beautiful text and photography of Everyday Monet.” – Meryl Streep

Welcome the timeless beauty of impressionist painter Claude Monet's art and garden into your home and watch your life be transformed!

roses in vaseIn this extraordinary glimpse into the world of iconic painter Claude Monet, Everyday Monet showcases the exquisite taste of a beloved and legendary artist. Monet's garden, home, and paintings provide inspiration for styling any home—from floral arrangements to dinners to decor and beyond. Whether you are working with a large rural garden or a windowsill in a city apartment, this stunning book is filled with practical tips that will allow you to beautifully emulate Monet's lifestyle, both inside and outside of your home.

Monet's aesthetic truly shines through in this breathtaking and essential guide to transforming your home with the magic of Monet and impressionist style. In Everyday Monet, Aileen Bordman—with the support of her mother, Helen Rappel Bordman, an American steward at Giverny—takes you on a magnificent tour of Monet's home, from the garden to the various rooms to the kitchen. It includes step-by-step instructions on how to grow your own water lilies, roses, tulips, and poppies; how to create a Monet-inspired picnic with delicious recipes; and how to decorate even a bathroom with glimmers of Monet, among many other easy-to-implement ideas.

Gorgeously illustrated and infused with the gentle spirit and quiet beauty of the beloved artist, Everyday Monet is without a doubt a one-of-a-kind, practical, and stunning keepsake that will delight lifelong and new Monet devotees.

arches of flowers in Monet's garde

AILEEN BORDMAN is a filmmaker, author, photographer, and the president and founder of Monet's Palate, Inc., a company dedicated to sharing the world of Claude Monet. She is the coauthor (with Derek Fell) of Monet's Palate Cookbook: The Artist & His Kitchen Garden at Giverny. Aileen is also the creator, writer, and producer of the acclaimed documentary film Monet's Palate: A Gastronomic View from the Gardens of Giverny, which was narrated by Meryl Streep. She lives in New Jersey.

“Aileen knows Monet's home and garden at Giverny like few others. Her photographs in particular are worth the price of the book, for they are some of the most sensitive images I have seen of Monet's property.” – Derek Fell, Master Gardener and author of The Magic of Monet's Garden