Synopses & Reviews
"Ward's specialty. . . [is] turning ho-hum interiors into inspired spaces without undertaking bank-breaking shopping sprees." (Ladies' Home Journal
Lauri Ward has revolutionized the home-decorating business with her unique use-what-you-have philosophy introduced in her first book, Use What You Have Decorating. Now, Trade Secrets from Use What You Have Decorating, takes us behind the scenes and into the creative cauldron of one of the most innovative decorating firms in the country. From avoiding the most common decorating mistakes and creating a comfortable care-free home to dealing with storage, furniture, home offices, or art work, Trade Secrets provides hundreds of hints, tips, and ideas that Lauri Ward and her associates in the Interior Refiners Network have used successfully with thousands of clients over the past twenty years.
"A trailblazing interior designer makes decorating affordable. The secret: you've already got everything you need." Los Angeles Times
I-never-would-have-thought-of-that solutions for quick, stylish, and money-saving ways to decorate your home.
About the Author
LAURI WARD, the author of Use What You Have Decorating, is the founder of Use-What-You-Have Interiors and the Interior Refiners Network. She has appeared frequently on television, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, CBS Evening News, ABC-TV News, and programs on Fox, Lifetime, HGTV, and CNBC. She has been featured in The New York Times, House Beautiful, Ladies' Home Journal, and other newspapers and magazines.