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Creating a Beautiful Home
Creating a Beautiful Home
Author: Alexandra Stoddard
Alexandra Stoddard has brought beauty and grace to the lives of millions all over the world through her many books, including the phenomenal betseller, Living a Beautiful Life. In Creating a Beautiful Home, Alexandra Stoddard generously shares her professional secrets as an interior designer as well as her personal experiences in...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780380716241
ISBN-10: 0380716240
Publication Date: 11/1/1993
Pages: 240
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 20 ratings
Publisher: Collins
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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LaurieS avatar reviewed Creating a Beautiful Home on + 504 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Though this book was published many years ago I've discovered we've unknowingly decorated our house with many of her suggestions such as the white trim, painting the walls light colors and filling the house with colors and things we love, natural wood floors, minimal window treatments (well, that one happened because they were the cheapest and I hate those poufy things that they sell for windows), etc. Either I'm out of style (entirely possible) or our color choices just happened to be timeless choices. She does a lot of repeating from chapter to chapter and I don't agree with some of her ideas such as tables filled with writing paper, pens, candles, lamps, bowls filled with potpourri, quilts on the wall, etc. My style is evolving into a minimalist type and that all seems like too much furniture and needless clutter for me and way too much dusting! But overall she has some great ideas about turning your house into a retreat for the senses. I love that.
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Helpful Score: 2
This was my first Alexandra Stoddard book which I read over 10 years ago. Ever since, every time Ms. Stoddard writes a new book, I just have to have it. This though is still my favorite of all her books. She helps me appreciate every little thing in life. Why wait to "live" for that one vacation a year? Every day is precious and every daily ritual (even paying bills) should be made into something special!
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Helpful Score: 1
I used this book to help me decorate my new house - something I'd never done before, ever. Alexandra Stoddard is so famous by now, I really don't need too tell you how great she is.
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Helpful Score: 1
This book is full of good decorating tips. It is not a coffee table book.
The only pictures are pen and ink.
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