The New Decorating Book Author:Better Homes and Gardens Guides readers through the process of putting it all together, whether decorating an entire home, redoing a room, or looking for a solution to a specific decorating problem. — Divided into two useful sections: Part One devotes a chapter to each major room in the house. Part Two is organized by design topics, such as window and wall treatments, fu... more »rniture shopping, color scheming, decorating with fabrics and patterns, personalizing with accessories, and more.
More than 500 full-color photos of whole houses, rooms, and special details to help readers turn basic spaces into warm personal ones.
Dozens of illustrations make it easy for readers to tackle specific projects, such as arranging furniture and choosing the right window treatment.
Room Makeovers show seasonal changes and decorative updates.
Decorating Workshops offer small projects and fun quizzes designed to build decorating confidence and knowledge.
Whole-House Tours showcase decorating ideas in action as they illustrate specific decorating points, such as making the most of space in a small house, creating comfort and style on a budget, and creating a flow of mix-and-match colors from room to room.
Bonus room-arranging section includes color photos, floor plans, furniture templates, and graph paper-plus simple step-by-step instructions for dealing with any room size or shape.« less
A beautiful and trusted decorating guide, stylish and inspirational dream book, practical workbook that leads you through the decorating process. Nearly 500 idea-filled color photos - quick-read format - room makeovers - house tours - bonus room arrangement kit. Over 400 pages. A must-have!
All Better Homes and Gardens books are good books. This one is exeplery in that its up to date. You'll notice the publishing date of 1997. Dont let that fool you. The photos are up to the minute. Its one you'll want to keep and not forward to others. (smile)