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Before & After Decorating (Better Homes and Gardens Home) Paperback – July 20, 2009
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Easy makeover ideas for every room in the house
With hundreds of full-color photos, Before & After Decorating shows you how even seemingly small decorating projects can completely transform a room. From basic changes like rearranging furniture and adding accessories to dramatic transformations with paint, lighting, slipcovers, and storage pieces, Before & After Decorating illustrates the benefits of a variety of decorating projects. It's filled with easy makeover ideas for every room and in a variety of styles, from traditional to contemporary to eclectic. Plus, an extensive resource section helps you locate materials shown in the book, complete with Web sites and contact information. Before & After Decorating will inspire you with
- Hundreds of before-and-after photos showcasing the impact of makeover projects
- 20 decorating projects with step-by-step instructions
- More than 40 room transformations, including three whole-house makeovers
Whether it's small changes or dramatic renovations, Before & After Decorating shows you how to complete decorating projects that will have a huge impact on your home.
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From the Back Cover
Give your home a fresh, new look. Transform rooms from boring to beautiful with paint, fabric, new window treatmentseven new furniture. Learn how to make the most of what you have to bring new style to outdated spaces, improve storage and function, and add luxury to ordinary rooms. Whether you're decorating a new home or redecorating an existing one, you'll find hundreds of exciting ideas to help you infuse every room with your personal style.
- 43 dramatic transformations including living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, baths, and home offices
3 home tours showing how to solve common decorating problems and unify spaces
26 do-it-yourself projects such as embellishing ready-mades, applying decorative paint treatments, making an ottoman, upholstering a headboard, and installing a tin ceiling
practical decorating tips and advice for making old rooms look new and small spaces feel large
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This is a good book. It helped me realize some improvements I could make. Guess I need to keep it around for all my rooms.Published on July 23, 2012 by Deanna