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The Victoria and Albert Museum Decorator's Record Book

By: Butler, Peter (Designed by)

Price: $12.88

Publisher: London, England, Ebury Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001408


This book is a clever way to record the details of decorating every room in your home. It includes, for each room, the measurements, including windows, doors, and special features, and a room planner which is a grid where you can locate your furniture. Also for each room are spaces for paintwork and wallpaper, including manufacturer, type, shade/pattern, quantity, price and supplier. Lovely illustrations begin each room; there is a hallway, living room, dining room, kitc... View more info

Color Matching Handbook

By: Foster, Viv (edited by)

Price: $13.80

Publisher: San Diego, California, U. S. A., Thunder Bay Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002962


Putting a color scheme together can be an enjoyable experience; it is not difficult to learn how to coordinate color and harmonize accents and variations. You will need to experiment, but once you realize that colors never really clash - it is only how they are used that causes discord - you will gain confidence and find inspiration, both vital ingredients in achieving successful and well-balanced visual effects. This wonderful book includes color in art, color in the ho... View more info

The Scented Home: Natural Recipes in the French Tradition

By: Fronty, Laura

Price: $15.64

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Universe Publishing: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 002991


Fragrance has a remarkable effect on both the conscious and subconscious mind. On one level we can be drawn by the delicious flavor of a smell and on the other we can be intrigued by the memories and emotions the scent unlocks. With this book as your reference, you'll be able to tap into both levels of sensory experience and find the right frangrances to instantly define your home's atmosphere. Experiment with scents and create a relaxing, welcoming ambience for every ro... View more info

Homeworks: the Ultimate Book of Display for People Who Are Proud of Their Homes and of Their Possessions

By: Guild, Robin

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Florence, Kentucky, U. S. A., Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001370


A house is not a home unless it has been given your personal imprint. Even after you have made choices of colors, wallcoverings and curtains, your house is merely a shell until you have filled it with your own things. This book is about the possessions you proudly display, as well as those necessities you'd rather hide away. It suggests ways to use items such as books and papers, old photographs and mementos to make your home an original showcase that reflects your perso... View more info

Red on Red: Creating Stunning Interiors Using Reds and Pinks

By: Hoppen, Stephanie

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Bulfinch Press: 2001

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 002969


Red on Red celebrates the return of red to the decorator's palette after an absence in favor of more minimalist shades. The revival of Bohemian chic as a decorating trends has brought with it an explosion of color in which RED and all its various shades from crimsons and purples to orange and terracottas to raspberries and fuchsias - feature strongly. Red can bring a variety of styles and moods into your home. Whether you are looking for the eclectic cool of Chinese red ... View more info

Bathrooms: Practical Designs for Everyday Living

By: Lawrence, Mike

Price: $9.20

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, New Holland Publishers, Limited: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001109


This books is set up to help you think about remodeling or adding a bathroom by thinking of first things first. Even small bathrooms can look very nice with some of the ideas in this book. The first part of the book helps establish priorities as you assess your real needs. It also covers the practical aspects of budgeting, planning on paper, working with professionals and so forth. Even though this is not a do-it-yourself book, three projects are included for those who c... View more info

Fabrics: the Decorative Art of Textiles

By: Lebeau, Caroline; Corbett, Patricia

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Clarkson Potter Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002723


When home decoration focuses on saving space, inexpensive ways to change a look, and creative ways to express individual taste, fabrics have never been more important. This book is an enthusiastic and comprehensive tour of this most versatile design element, sumptuously illustrated with hundreds of imaginative ideas from the world's premier contemporary designers and decorators. Uupholstery, bed hangings, and drapery show how fabrics can be sewn, stuffed, contoured, hung... View more info

Yes/no Design : Discover Your Decorating Style with Taste-Revealing Exercises and Examples

By: Love, Diane

Price: $15.64

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated: 2000

Seller ID: 002960


Don't hire a pricey interior designer to update your home. You can decorate your way. Acclaimed designer and artist Diane Love shows you how, in this beautifully photographed volume, to discover and define your personal taste, then demonstrates how to build a decor that is functional, aesthetically pleasing, and truly reflective of your personality. Part 1 asks What is Your Taste? And includes 7 sequential exercises to help you articulate your taste. Part 2 is Exercise Y... View more info