Good Design Can Change Your Life: Beautiful Rooms, Inspiring Stories
Good Design Can Change Your Life Beautiful Rooms Inspiring Stories Author:Ty Pennington
BRING TY PENNINGTON, THE HOST OF EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION, INTO YOUR HOME AND MAKE YOUR DESIGN DREAMS BECOME REALITY.
Ty Pennington and the millions of people who watch Extreme Makeover: Home Edition know that you can not only transform a home in seven days, you can transform someone's life. If he could, Ty wo... more »uld renovate every home in America, but even he doesn't have that much energy! So he's written Good Design Can Change Your Life: Beautiful Rooms, Inspiring Stories and filled the book with proof that you don't need a bulldozer and a million bucks to realize your dreams.Focusing on the three most important parts of your home -- sleeping spaces, living spaces, and working spaces -- Ty offers low-cost, high-impact ideas for every budget. You'll learn how to express your personality and your passions in your design and how to get the most out of small spaces and limited time. Whether you want to create a welcoming living room that helps you connect with friends and family, a restful bedroom that lets you face the day energized and optimistic, or a streamlined home office that keeps you productive, Ty has some great ideas to share. From the elegant to the funky, the whimsical to the restful; from walls, floors, and lighting to storage, wallpaper, and fabric -- it's all here, infused with Ty's vitality and great style, along with the emotional stories of the people who changed his life as much as the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition crew changed theirs.« less
The advice here is good--a step by step plan for determining your style and how to achieve it. The featured rooms are from the show and, well, let's just say they are definitely made-for-TV. In other words, not particularly practical, but pretty to look at. The inspiring stories from the show are a nice bonus. And of course, there are great, full-page pictures of Ty throughout.