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Design Ideas for Home Decorating

Find fresh solutions to the decorating blahs with Design Ideas for Home Decorating. Find out how to pick the perfect wall color , window treatment, or furniture style, and how to make the most of any size room.
 
DESIGN IT
Learn about the basic concepts of design and how to apply them.

COLOR IT
Overcome your fear of color and see how easy it is to use it to add personality to your home.

ARRANGE IT
Get ideas from hundreds of color photographs for arranging space to your home’s best advantage.

STYLE IT
Follow the example of design professionals, who know that the right personal touches add warmth to a home.

Synopsis:

A general decorating book that presents design solutions for every room in the house, and for every budget.

Synopsis:

An ever-popular topic in the house and home category, Design Ideas for Home Decorating shows readers how to transform an ordinary house into a beautiful home. A brand new title from the best-selling Design Ideas series, this book features hundreds of gorgeous photographs showcase the work of many of today's leading designers. Savvy tips and advice include examples of basic design concepts and how to apply them to every room in the house. Topics include working with space; furniture arrangement; creating a color scheme; and finding a personal style.

About the Author

A former editor with Oxmoor House Publishing Company, Heidi Tyline King writes about decorating and home-improvement. Her work appears routinely in publications such as Woman's Day, Better Homes and Gardens Special Interest Publications, Southern Living/Oxmoor House publications, and Family Fun. She has written eleven books, including two on home improvement, and contributed to numerous others. King and her family have built one custom home and are in the process of building another. She lives in Tallahassee, Florida.

Table of Contents

Design Ideas for Home Decorating

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Chapter 1
Design Basics 8
• What is Design?
• Know Your Space
• Color, Pattern, and Texture
• Know Your Style

Chapter 2
Furnishings 46
• Furniture Decisions
• Quality
• Lighting
• Art and Accessories

Chapter 3
Windows and Surfaces 78
• Window Dressing
• Walls
• Floors

Chapter 4
Gathering Places 112
• Living Rooms
• Family Rooms
• Fun and Games

Chapter 5
Kitchens 136
• Traditional
• Country
• Contemporary
• Cabinets
• Wall Treatments
• Flooring
• Ceilings
• Countertops

Chapter 6
Bath Style 194
• Define the Look
• Vanities
• Bathroom Furniture
• Walls
• Window Treatments

Chapter 7
Bedrooms 236
• Your Sanctuary
• A Quality Sleep
• Kids' Rooms
• Baby Rooms

Chapter 8
Workspaces 268
• The Dedicated Home Office
• The Kitchen Office

Chapter 9
Outdoor Style 284
• Dressing Up the Outdoors
• Porches and Sunrooms

Resource Guide 298

Glossary 306

Index 308

Photo Credits 318

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580113137
Author:
Creative Homeowner
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Author:
King, Heidi
Author:
King, Heidi Tyline
Subject:
Decorating
Subject:
Interior decoration
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Decorating - General
Subject:
Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Design Ideas
Publication Date:
20061001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 x 1 in 2.7 lb

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A general decorating book that presents design solutions for every room in the house, and for every budget.

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An ever-popular topic in the house and home category, Design Ideas for Home Decorating shows readers how to transform an ordinary house into a beautiful home. A brand new title from the best-selling Design Ideas series, this book features hundreds of gorgeous photographs showcase the work of many of today's leading designers. Savvy tips and advice include examples of basic design concepts and how to apply them to every room in the house. Topics include working with space; furniture arrangement; creating a color scheme; and finding a personal style.

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