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HOUSE & GARDEN'S COMPLETE GUIDE TO INTERIOR DECORATION (vintage 1953)
HOUSE GARDEN'S COMPLETE GUIDE TO INTERIOR DECORATION - vintage 1953 Author:Editors of House & Garden 5th Edition The background you create in your home has a great deal to do with your state of mind. All the pretty pictures in the world would be meaningless if you could not identify yourself with them in some way. They must suggest ideas that can be adapted to your own life. That is the purpose of this book. It will equip you to be your own home decorator.... more »
For easy reference, the book is divided into 4 sections: Part I furniture arrangement & color schemes including floor plans, wallpaper, fabrics and floor coverings. Part II dictionary of design by means of which you can instantly identify the great English, American and French periods. Part III covers rooms used for specific purposes. Part IV is the do-it-yourself section. Simple step-by-step instructions tell you how to paper a wall, resurface a floor, run up a slip cover, frame a picture.
Excellent resource along with beautiful color and black/white photographs.« less