House Beautiful Style 101: 400 Designer Secrets to a Beautiful Homeby Lisa Cregan
With advice and insider tips from dozens of designers, this entry in the magazine's popular pocket guide series (which includes Colors for Your Home and Fabrics for Your Home) simplifies all/i>/i>/i>
Want to change your home? Baffled by all the available design choices? House Beautiful helps you define your style--and get the look you love in every room.
With advice and insider tips from dozens of designers, this entry in the magazine's popular pocket guide series (which includes Colors for Your Home and Fabrics for Your Home) simplifies all your decorating decisions. A fun visual quiz helps you get started. Then an overview of hallmark elements and designers for five distinct decorating styles leads into room-by-room insider advice on selecting everything from furnishings and colors to carpets, window treatments, and lighting. It's a fresh approach to decorating!
“A welcome resource . . . packed with paint swatches in the tried-and-true colors of top decorators . . . a wonderful Christmas gift for the paint-obsessed person on your list.”--The Washington Post
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Meet the Author
Lisa Cregan is a contributing writer to House Beautiful and author of House Beautiful Blue and House Beautiful Ultimate Kitchens (Spring 2013). She lives in Palm Beach, FL.
House Beautiful believes “Everyone Has a Beautiful House in Them." As a leading authority on home design and decoration, the magazine reaches 6.3 million readers every month--more than any other shelter magazine.
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The quiz cleverly helps to zero in on one's style preferences. Then the various styles are clearly described and illustrated. One sees why a certain element does not "fit" in one's own decor, even though it is appealing. Must have for anyone who struggles to "get it right".
Found the book easy to understand and I loved all the great pictures!
They must have mixed up style a and b for the quiz! there is no way silk panels with gold leaf hardware and hollywood regency mansion is in the "New Ruralist" catagory!