Be Your Own Home Decorator Author:Pauline B. Guntlow Beautiful, coordinated, efficient living spaces aren't limited to the homes of the privileged or the pages of Architectural Digest. You too, can create a specatcular home environment says home contractor Pauline B. Guntlow, and you can do it without the costly assistance of professional contractors and interior designers. — In Be Your Own Home D... more »ecorator, Guntlow helps you determine your "look," - a combination of personal taste and function that satisfies your aesthetic sense and your practical needs - then shows you exactly how to achieve it in your home. No mere collection of inspiring photographs and ideas, this practical, methodical guide takes you through the entire process of redorating your home, from determining your style to laying tile floors and building shelving units.
After helping you decide on a look, choose a color scheme, and develop a plan for the entire house, Guntlow shows you how to plan a thorough budget and schedule, and offers numerous money-saving tips. She also provides innovative ideas for reusing and refurbishing existing furniture and decorative elements, and presents do-it-yourself custom treatments for walls, floors, windows, and doors. Throughout the book, "problem Solver" boxes give innovative solutions to the most common decorating problems.
With Be Your Own Home Decorator you're on the way to realizing your decorating dreams.« less