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Product Details

  • Series: Better Homes and Gardens Home (Book 31)
  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Better Homes & Gardens; 1 edition (June 3, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470887109
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470887103
  • Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 0.4 x 10.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #73,551 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Back Cover

A small space can be Spectacular. Want proof? Explore the beautiful rooms in this book. Whether you're decorating a living room, a kitchen, a dining room, a bedroom, an office, an entry, a kid's room, or any other room, the experts at Better Homes and Gardens® have collected all of the inspiration you need to turn a ho-hum space into a showstopper.

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The iconic BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS brand is one of America's most trusted sources for information on cooking, gardening, home improvement, home design, decorating, and crafting. Today, the brand encompasses books, magazines, and digital media.

Customer Reviews

It has a lot of photos and great ideas.
Decorator
The book is about the size of a magazine although much thicker and includes a one-year free subscription coupon to BETTER HOMES & GARDENS magazine.
L. M. Keefer
Lots of great ideas for small spaces that I can use.
Victoria Daza

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44 of 44 people found the following review helpful By L. M. Keefer TOP 50 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on September 22, 2011
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If you favor the new trend towards smaller homes and rooms, you should enjoy this SMALL SPACE DECORATING book. Why throw hard-earned $$$ heating oversize homes and rooms when it's a few rooms that we want to primarily be in? Using our resources wisely seems to be a new decorating trend that's here to stay.

How do you decorate smaller homes and rooms attractively? What design and decor principles maximize space? This book answers these questions, and is one of the few books published recently on small space decorating. It's brimming with ideas and photos to illustrate the ideas so you can see how the principles look in a real room. The book organizes rooms by function with chapter titles: Live, Cook, Eat, Bathe, Sleep, Work, Multitask, Enter and Play. The Live chapter highlights topics such as furniture, storage, windows & light, walls & ceilings, color, art & photos, fabric & pillows and accessories.

There are an average of 3-5 small space decorating tips per page with accompanying photos to illustrate the tips--the rooms tend to be more informal, casual and comfortable in styles ranging from contemporary to cottage, to traditional with a twist to modern or an eclectic combination of these.

Interspersed throughout are eight case studies of actual homes in which small space principles have been used successfully. My favorite case study is a stylish New York City studio apartment. There's a skillful use of color with white covering the dominant surfaces--walls, sofa, bookcase, Parsons desk and bed--punctuated with gold, beige, black and leopard print accents. The result is sophisticated, fun and looks spacious. What interested me about the book is that the rooms didn't look cramped or small--they look natural and cozy.
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22 of 22 people found the following review helpful By byu on December 29, 2011
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We are purchasing our dream home on the bayou! With an empty nest, we are downsizing to a beautiful Acadian cottage. Before moving in we are making cosmetic renovation/updates to kitchen, baths, and flooring and purchasing new furniture and accessories. A big concern is for optimizing space and storage. After purchasing several decorating books, I discovered this gem on Amazon.com! Just the resource needed for our project with ideas galore!

Great manual for the visual learner. Written in a reader friendly, cookbook format, it "cuts to the chase" addressing each decorating issue without laborious text to scan through. There are text boxes inserted throughout labeled: Design Basics, How To, and Glossary. Virtually every design suggestion has an illustration. The beautiful pictures are a feast for the eyes. All of the designs have eclectic appeal with classic charm. Emphasis on cozy--no far out designs.

I find a new idea each and every time I look at the book. The only problem with the book is that we can't do it all!

Oh, by the way--I love this book!
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By hbmusiclover on December 15, 2011
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Some good ideas for built-ins and furniture arrangements in small apartments. Good price for the content, lots of good color photos. Not much in the way of highly creative solutions, but a good basic place to start.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By mindy jo curran on December 10, 2012
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There are some great rooms and lovely pictures and ideas, however, I don't think the people who put these books together really know what a small space is. How about 1000 Square feet and under?
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Susan Harris on February 3, 2013
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Good ideas but directed towards very, very small spaces. I was hoping for more ideas for small spaces lacking storage.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Decorator on July 27, 2012
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This book has updated photos. It has a lot of photos and great ideas. I like the small space - real life focus. It gives me ideas I can really use.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Wender on October 28, 2014
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I looked at the first 5-6 pages of this book and then quickly went back to the first page to check the published date. It said 2011, but the photos and tips in this book seem quite dated. Not very creative ideas overall and pretty boring. If you decorated your house like most of these pictures, someone walking into the home for the first time would think that very old people were living there and had never done any updates for 20 years!! Not what I expected or was looking for at all. Just very bland, dated ideas here. I'll keep looking.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Tallon on February 20, 2013
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I found this book to be full of good ideas and worth the cost. Passing along to my daughter for her new home..
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