Starting Out with Style: Design Solutions for Your New Home

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Gibbs Smith, 2001 - House & Home - 156 pages
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Presenting Starting Out with Style -- a guide to decorating your house from scratch. Within its pages you'll find no-nonsense advice on evaluating your tastes, personality, and lifestyle to create a home that fits you, including information about different styles and color schemes. We'll walk you through each room, outline decorating options and detail choices for furnishings, flooring, lighting, windows, and walls throughout the home.

For first-time homeowners or renters, practical solutions will help you deal with budget limitations, living in small spaces, personalizing your space, and coping with pesky landlord restrictions, as well as bone up on your thrift-store and flea-market shopping skills. The extensive resource guide will lead you to a wide variety of shopping destinations, including many Internet resources. Whatever your tastes, Starting Out with Style will inspire you to create a pad with personality.

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About the author (2001)

David Rago is publisher of Modernism magazine and frequently appears as an appraiser on the Antiques Roadshow. John Sollo is a recognized authority on 20th-century Modern style. Rago and Sollo co-wrote Collecting Modern, featured on page 117.

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