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Windows with Style: Do-It-Yourself Window Treatments
Windows with Style Do-It-Yourself Window Treatments
Author: Home Decorating Institute, Editors of Creative Publishing international
Whether you prefer formal elegance or casual simplicity, you can enhance your home with window treatments that work just right for you.  Windows with Style presents a myriad of inspirational options you can create.  Beautiful full-color photographs show you possibilities to fit your needs, whatever your skills and time frame.&...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780865733480
ISBN-10: 0865733481
Publication Date: 1/1997
Pages: 224
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Publisher: Creative Publishing International
Book Type: Paperback
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This book is 224 pages of color photos of finished window treatments and instructions on how to create the looks illustrated. Fortunately, this book offers window fashions for every decorating style.

Having used this book a number of times, Ive found the instructions and color photographs to be excellent resources to help me create the window decorations.

The book begins with Selecting a Style. There are dozens of photos, each giving a reason to select that style over another. Then

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Window Treatments and Instructions
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I have several books on window treatment instructions; however I find this to be the best of the lot! Over the years, Ive purchased this book 3 times so I can part with 2.
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