Synopses & Reviews
Would you like to redecorate your home--or a room--but are unsure of how to achieve a look you'll love long after the last paint brush or fabric swatch is put away? With over 1,000 decorating ideas, this illustrated guide makes the process both fun and satisfying. Set an inviting mood with colors, patterns, and decorating styles; soft furnishings, from simple blinds to lacy bed linen; or painted walls, wallpaper and paneling, tiling, and decorated furniture. Decorating dilemma got you down? Increase kitchen storage space with attractive racks and shelves; give the illusion of added dimensions with mirrors; display collectibles so that they make a well-balanced whole; or enhance a special occasion with a grand table setting. Whatever your taste and preferences, you'll be able to express your own personal style using the creative ideas here. 448 pages (all in color), 8 11/16 x 11 7/16.
With over 1,000 decorating ideas, you'll achieve a look that satisfies...long after the last paintbrush is put away. Set an inviting mood with colors and patterns; with soft furnishings, from blinds to lacy bed linen; with painted walls, wallpaper, paneling, tiling, and decorated furniture. Increase kitchen storage with racks and shelves; give the illusion of added space with mirrors; and display collectibles so they make a well-balanced whole.
“Heavy on ideas...elaborately illustrated...perfect for those would-be decorators who like to look at lots of pictures. Remarkably crisp and invariably eye-catching, the color photos make up the bulk of the book. They illustrate more than 1,000 decorating projects...this book sparks the imagination.”—Booklist.
“Good advice...with information and tips on every aspect of decorating.”—Country Accents.
"Heavy on ideas...elaborately illustrated...perfect for those would-be decorators who like to look at lots of pictures. Remarkably crisp and invariably eye-catching, the color photos make up the bulk of the book. Some projects...include instructions for do-it-yourselfers...this book will be used to spark the imagination. It does that very well."--"Booklist.