The House Always Wins: Create the Home You Love-Without Busting Your Budget

The House Always Wins: Create the Home You Love-Without Busting Your Budget

by Marni Jameson
     
 

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Via her weekly syndicated column, “At Home with Marni Jameson,” Jameson is one of the funniest, most eagerly read purveyors of home-improvement advice. The House Always Wins, her compulsively readable, zanily humorous, yet completely practical guide hailed by critics, now has even more moneysaving advice on creating, living in, and even selling a

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Via her weekly syndicated column, “At Home with Marni Jameson,” Jameson is one of the funniest, most eagerly read purveyors of home-improvement advice. The House Always Wins, her compulsively readable, zanily humorous, yet completely practical guide hailed by critics, now has even more moneysaving advice on creating, living in, and even selling a beautiful, livable home.

Editorial Reviews

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Deseret News, 3/14/09
“Jameson offers budget-friendly advice on how to spruce up the house you’re already in. Jameson focuses not only on how-tos and design options but the personal interactions with contractors, spouses, children and friends. She provides strategies to get started, pointers to make things easier and tips to keep you entertained while you work.”

Tucson Citizen, 3/18/09
“Filled with advice for those who need to spruce up their homes but do not have an unlimited budget. There are simple strategies to get started, practical pointers to make every step easier, expert advice on everything from new tax laws to custom flooring, and tips to help survive almost any home remodel project."

InfoDad.com, 3/26/09
“Especially in the current economic environment, when families are far more likely to contemplate creating a comfortable home for themselves than moving to another one, a book such as The House Always Wins offers comfort to the cocooning…Jameson provides both large-scale advice and small-scale information…Jameson’s relentlessly upbeat, chatty hints will reassure you that you are not alone and that home decorating and redecorating is by no means an impossible task.”

Bookviews, 5/09
“There is so much good advice in this book that its purchase will prove to be one of your best investments this year.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738213125
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
03/10/2009
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author

Marni Jameson is a journalist and syndicated columnist who writes regularly for the Los Angeles Times, Woman’s Day, Family Circle, Fit Pregnancy, and other national and regional magazines. She lives with her family outside Denver, Colorado.

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