Colonial Style: Creating Classic Interiors in Your Cape, Colonial, Or Saltbox Home

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Taunton Press, 2005 - Architecture - 186 pages
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California Cape Cods and 21st-century Colonials proclaim the enduring popularity of colonial architecture. Colonial Style provides both inspiration and practical advice to homeowners looking to increase their home's livability while retaining its classic charm. The book explains the differences between three styles - Colonial, Cape Cod, and Saltbox - and chapters cover doors and windows, trim work, built-ins, floor and wall treatments, paint colors, and incorporating today's kitchens and baths into a timeless colonial interior.

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A must have for those who are interested in decorating in authentic Colonial style. Published by Tauton Press in 2005 a high end publisher with many beautiful images. More than a coffee table book ... Read full review

Colonial Style : Creating Classic Interiors in Your Cape, Colonial, or Saltbox House

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Crochet (Designer's Guide to Furniture Styles ) presents a handbook for renovating or expanding traditional Colonial homes with a sensitivity to their original design. She begins by explaining the ... Read full review

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This book is for homeowners who appreciate the historic character of their old house, whether Colonial, Cape Cod, or Saltbox style. The numerous examples are from actual homeowners who updated their 17th or 18th century homes with a sense of the past without sacrificing modern amenities or luxuries. It is meant to inspire homeowners to learn about the inherent qualities of these older homes while making it loveable and liveable for themselves in the 21st century.

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