Get the Look: How to Be a Stylist in Your Own Home

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Kyle Cathie Limited, 2000 - House & Home - 160 pages
Today, the home has become a fashion statement, as much an indicator of our taste as our style of dressing; however, creating the kind of perfect interiors we see in glossy magazines can seem an impossible task. Now, Rebecca Tanqueray reveals how the experts create those impeccably-styled rooms without spending a fortune; she demonstrates that making your home look good is less about a big budget than about viewing your surroundings with a fresh eye. Taking you through every room of the house, Get the Look offers hundreds of ideas for transforming your home, from reinventing your mantelpiece to updating your cushion covers. In addition, there are 20 easy-to-do “quick fixes,” from frames to flower arranging. Rebecca Tanqueray is a leading interiors and lifestyle journalist and author; she has written for numerous publications, including Elle Decor, The Sunday Times and Homes & Gardens. She is also the author of Lofts: Living in Space and Eco Chic: Organic Living.

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About the author (2000)

Rebecca Tanqueray was Deputy Editor of Elle Decoration. She lives in London, England.

Ray Main's architectural and interiors photographs are regularly featured in magazines such as House & Garden and French Elle.

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