Synopses & Reviews
Selecting and combining colors intimidates many people. This book takes the mystery -- and the guesswork -- out of the process. Color is one of the most effective decorating tools you can use to make your home comfortable and beautiful. It has the power to cheer, invigorate, soothe, or relax. Waverly, At Home with Color will help you identify your true colors and show you how to apply the to create the mood you want in your homes.
Waverly has identified seven color families that are timeless yet easy to live with and adaptable to every decorating style. Whether you love strong, bright colors, soft pastels, relaxed neutrals, or clean, crisp whites, you'll find a palette to please you.
You'll also learn how to use color to suit your style. Do you want to wrap your rooms in color? Then splash it in broad swaths on walls and floor as well as on furnishings. Do you prefer a more subtle approach? Then choose fabrics and accessories that carry out your color scheme against a neutral background. With hundreds of inspiring photos and informative text, Waverly, At Home with Color shows you how to create the look you want.
The first section of the book, "Learning about Color," introduces the basics of color theory to give you a working understanding of how different hues affect each other and their surroundings. The second section, "Living with Color," illustrates the theory in action with a chapter devoted to each of Waverly's seven color families: Naturals and Neutrals, Crimson, Jewel, Spring, Sky, Spice, and Whites. A complete resource guide identifies Waverly paint colors; wallpaper patterns, fabrics, furnishings, and accessories so you can find the products you need to translate the look to your own home.
For more than 75 years, Waverly has maintained a reputation for design excellence and quality home furnishings. As one of the premier home furnishings brands, Waverly provides all of the decorating elements you need to make your home the embodiment of your personal style. From fabrics, wallpapers, and paints to ready-made home fashions, area rugs, lighting, bed and bath ensembles, home fragrance, and tabletop and decorative accessories, Waverly brings beautiful design home to you. To learn more, visit us at www.waverly.com
Waverly, At Home with Color gives you the confidence to beautify your home with color. Choose from seven classic yet current palettes and learn how to use them to create the look that's right for you. Waverly makes it easy and inspiring. A complete resource list helps you bring the look home.
Learn how to use seven popular color schemes to beautify your home with color and create the look that's right for you with inspiration from Waverly (R) At Home with Color published by Meredith (R) Books.
Gain color confidence and beautify your home with seven popular palettes and inspiration from Waverly (R) At Home with Color published by Meredith (R) Books. Learn to select and combine fabrics, paint, wallpaper, furnishings, and accessories that are right for you. Browse hundreds of inspiring color photographs plus glean tips and advice to cheer, invigorate, soothe, and relax with color.
Presents seven color palettes that match readers' personal styles: naturals and neutrals, crimson, jewel, spring, sky, white, and spice.
200 beautiful, full-color photographs.
Table of Contents
How to use this book
LEARNING ABOUT COLOR
The color wheel and color schemes
LIVING WITH COLOR