Home Therapy: Fast, Easy, Affordable Makeovers

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Penguin, Sep 5, 2006 - House & Home - 304 pages
Lauri Ward has been a "home therapist" to thousands through her books, articles, and media appearances for more than two decade. This inspiring guide takes readers into the real homes and lives of 25 of Lauri's clients to show a wide range of decorating challenges and the solutions that Lauri offered to meet their needs and expectations. Illustrated with more than 150 full-color and black-and-white before-and-after photos and floor plans, Home Therapy offers help in transforming living spaces for everyone from twenty-somethings to retirees, using the space and things they already have - and a budget they can afford.

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This book continues in the tradition of Ward's Use What You Have Decorating and Trade Secrets from Use What You Have Decorating , which contained a wealth of practical decorating advice. Twenty-five ... Read full review

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On the Tavor and Lorinda story, you might want to know that seh was right, their problem was deeper that just a "decorating" problem, in fact, they seperated almost inmediately after they hired you. It turn aout you are not just a good "Kome Theraphist" after all.


The Ten Most Common Decorating Mistakes
New Career New Pets New Look
Moving from a House to an Apartment
Making the Best of a Temporary Rental
Putting an End to
Seeking Formality in a ChildFriendly Space
Completing an Art Collectors Home
Getting ResaleReady
Living with a Very Grand Piano
Longtime Art Collectors Take Stock
Moving from Coast to Coast
Merging Households
Making a Commitment to Stay and Redecorate
Creating a Home Sanctuary
Seeking a Serene Environment

Redesigning an Unused Extension
Putting All the Pieces Together at Long Last

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Lauri Ward, the author of Use What You Have® Decorating, is the founder of Use-What-You-Have® Interiors and the Interior Refiners Network®. She has appeared frequently on television, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, CBS Evening News, ABC-TV News, and programs on Fox, Lifetime, HGTV, and CNBC. She has been featured in The New York Times, House Beautiful, Ladies' Home Journal, and other newspapers and magazines. She lives in New York City.

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