The Home Book: Creating a Beautiful Home of Your Own

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Sterling Publishing Company, 2008 - Architecture - 463 pages
6 Reviews
With 464 information-packed pages and more than 500 gorgeous color photos, The Home Book is sure to become the homeowner’s bible on interior design. A beautiful object in itself, this book will grace every (perfectly chosen) coffee table...but only after this hardworking guide has been pored through and turned to again and again for practical, usable design insights. 
The volume begins by taking a hard look at the bones of the house: its site, light, and layout. Armed with those basics, you’ll know which elements you can improve, and how to work around those that can’t be changed.

From there, develop an overall decorating concept based on theme, color, furnishings, wall and floor coverings, and accessories—each aspect of design receives detailed coverage. Finally, go through the house room by room to see what remarkable transformations you can achieve in every space, from the entryway to the home office, the kitchen to the foyer.

The Home Book reflects House Beautiful’s exciting style: fresh, bright and accessible, filled with insider tips from today’s top decorators, and bursting with practical advice for real people.

A Main Selection of the Homestyle Book Club.

 
  

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Review: The Home Book: Creating a Beautiful Home of Your Own, (House Beautiful)

User Review  - Abby - Goodreads

Massive book! I confess I didn't read a lot of the text, because really, this book is just about pictures of beautiful homes. I thought the editors did a nice job gathering beautifully styled homes ... Read full review

Review: The Home Book: Creating a Beautiful Home of Your Own, (House Beautiful)

User Review  - Stewart - Goodreads

Beautiful book but not extremely helpful. Read full review

Contents

Chapter1
9
Chapter2
55
Chapter3
197
Index
454
BackFlap
465
BackCover
466
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