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Better Homes & Gardens Decorating #47: Organize Your Home: Clutter Cures for Every Room (Better Homes and Gardens)by Better Homes and Gardens
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A revised and updated edition of the flagship guide from the authorities on home decorating
The Better Homes and Gardens New Decorating Book has been the decorating resource readers have turned to for more than half a century. Like its predecessors, the Tenth Edition features solid instruction, hundreds of examples, and clear interpretation of design guidelines that generations of readers have come to expect. But this new edition of the classic decorating book also reflects today's approach to decorating—mixing styles for personal expression with an awareness of budget.
Organized in two parts, the first section is filled with room-by-room decorating guides and home tours to cover broad sweeps of decorating topics. The second section is organized by integral design topic: color, furniture arrangement, flooring, lighting, etc. Plus, inviting photography is complemented by workbook-style illustrations to help novice decorators understand the application of design concepts to specific rooms.
Whether you're a new homeowner, an apartment dweller, or looking to spruce up any tired space, Better Homes and Gardens New Decorating Book shows you how to give a real home high-impact style—without breaking the bank.
Most homeowners struggle to stay organized. "Stuff" accumulates quickly, and finding practical and efficient ways to store it--and the know-how to pare down possessions to those that are truly needed--can be tricky. Better Homes and Gardens Storage & Organization will be a comprehensive guide to getting and staying organized at home, packed full of solutions for every room that any homeowner can put to use right away.
A completely revised and updated edition of the flagship guide from the authorities on home decorating.
The stylish way to organize your home-and your life!
Storage and organization are perpetual problems for almost every household. If you find yourself getting lost in the clutter, implementing successful storage solutions is a great way to keep your home organized and tidy.
Storage with Style gives you attractive and functional storage ideas for every room, from kitchens and living rooms to bedrooms and bathrooms to home offices and craft rooms. You'll find clever ways to repurpose and retrofit items you already have, as well as ideas for custom-designed solutions to create the ultimate personalized storage space.
Storage with Style gives you everything you need to organize your home with practical yet beautiful storage solutions.
The ultimate resource for home organization and storage
This book gives you unique ideas and innovative tips for making every room in your home organized and efficient. Brilliant photographs give inspiration while instructional illustrations provide the information needed to tackle organizing and storing everything from toys and sports equipment to clothing, kitchenware, and home office supplies. Kitchen and dining area projects show you how to make the most out of every square inch, with how-tos for constructing built-in and freestanding cabinetry and banquettes, plus projects for adding glide-out shelves, baskets, and turntables to existing cabinets. The sections on bedroom and bath projects include diagrams showing you how to build platform beds with built-in storage space, closet systems, toy storage, and storage for linens and bath supplies. Whether you're looking for a simple solution to everyday clutter or a major renovation that will transform an entire room, you can turn to this idea-packed guide for
Plus, a chapter on garage storage gives you tons of ideas on how to organize and tidy up what you only think is the most intimidating room in the house!
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The iconic BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS brand is one of America's most trusted sources for information on cooking, gardening, home improvement, home design, decorating, and crafting. Today, the brand encompasses books, magazines, and digital media.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Kitchens and Pantries.
Open and Closed Storage.
How To: Arrange Visible Storage.
How To: Customize a Dresser.
Making the Most of an Island.
How To: Customize a Base Cabinet.
How To: Gauge Drawer Quality.
Pots and Pans.
How To: Install a Hanging Pot Rack.
Utensils and Dishware.
More Ideas for Organizing.
Spices and Oils.
How To: Store Spices and Oils.
How To: Organize a Pantry.
How To: Pump Up a Pantry Cabinet.
Storage Your Way (chart).
Chapter 2: Entries, Mudrooms & Laundries.
Tame the Routine.
Corral the Clutter.
How To: Make a Wooden-Hanger Coatrack.
Keep It Clean.
Every Inch Counts.
How To: Customize a Laundry Armoire.
Chapter 3: Dining Areas.
Match Style and Storage.
Put Wasted Space to Work.
More Ideas for Dining Rooms.
How To: Build Freestanding Shelves.
Chapter 4: Living, Family & Media Rooms.
Style and Storage.
Media Room Magic.
Organize Your Electronic Media.
Reduce the Paper Piles.
How To: Build a Magazine Rack.
Chapter 5: Home Offices.
Divide and Conquer.
Turn Vertical Space into Storage.
How To: Build a Fabric Wall Bulletin Board.
Chapter 6: Master Bedrooms, Dressing Areas & Closets.
Suite Storage Sensation.
Conquer Bedroom Clutter.
Dream Closet Closeups.
A Clean Solution.
Window of Opportunity.
How To: Build Window Seat Storage.
How To: Build a Nightstand.
Chapter 7: Bathrooms.
The Ultimate Storage Bath.
Boost Your Storage Capacity.
You Can Take It With You.
How To: Customize a Linen Closet.
Recessed Wall Cabinet.
How To: Build a Recessed Cabinet.
Chapter 8: Kids Spaces and Guest Rooms.
How To: Customize a Cabinet.
Clutter Control for Play Spaces.
How To: Build Storage Cubes.
Busy Minds and Hands.
Guest Rooms Plus.
A Better Guest Closet.
Shelves and Sleepovers.
Chapter 9: Special Spaces.
Organize the Garage.
In Plain Sight.
Step Up the Storage.
Just for You.
How To: Customize a Garden Armoire.
Dedicated Beverage Center.
How To: Create a Dedicated Beverage Center.
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