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The House Always Wins: Create the Home You love-without Busting Your Budgetby Marni Jameson
Synopses & Reviews
Via her weekly syndicated column, “At Home with Marni Jameson,” Jameson is one of the funniest, most eagerly read purveyors of home-improvement advice. The House Always Wins, her compulsively readable, zanily humorous, yet completely practical guide hailed by critics, now has even more moneysaving advice on creating, living in, and even selling a beautiful, livable home.
About the Author
Marni Jameson is a journalist and syndicated columnist who writes regularly for the Los Angeles Times, Woman’s Day, Family Circle, Fit Pregnancy, and other national and regional magazines. She lives with her family outside Denver, Colorado.
Table of Contents
Let's get real. Design basics : finding your dream house and discovering your style — Decisions, decisions. Selecting wall treatments, flooring, counters, tile, and cabinetry — The goods on the goods. Furnishing your : copying good looks using what you have, finding what you need, getting deals, buying quality — The finishing touch. Putting home accessories in their place — Rooms for a reason. Kids rooms, home theaters, offices, guest rooms, laundry and mudrooms, garages — Taking it outside. Tackling the yard : from design to maintenance, decks to patio furnishings — Home for the holidays. Create festive tables, deck the halls, and get ready to party — Home economics. Make your household dollars go farther without feeling the pinch.
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