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With inspiring photos, specially commissioned illustrations, and expert advice, House Beautiful
can help make everyones dream of a beautiful home come truestarting from the ground up and with the very foundations of decorating: the walls and floors. Every home decorating question is answered: How do you use color to create a mood? Which works better in a given situation: wallpaper or paint? Should you refinish the original wood floors or put down ceramics? Where does it make sense to have carpeting and where should you think about using mosaic tiles?
Hundreds upon hundreds of great ideas show how to add style, beauty, and warmth to any space, whether its a modern or traditional home, a country cottage or sleek urban apartment.