Knack Green Decorating & Remodeling


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This book features:Furniture & Fabrics Wall & Window Coverings Floors & Countertops Bed & Bath Lighting Babies & Children Pets Outdoor Living Finishing Touches

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599213774
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/2/2008
  • Series: Knack: Make It Easy Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 8.34 (w) x 7.92 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author

Heather Paper is a writer, consultant, and decorating-industry expert who has worked in the home decorating field for more than twenty years. She has been the editor of numerous Meredith decorating magazines and special issues and contributes to Seattle Homes, Colorado Homes, and Atlanta Homes magazines. In addition to her writing, which is aimed at consumers, she is a regular presenter to a professional audience at home furnishings trade shows (High Point Market Week, Tabletop, Surfaces shows). Her Decorating Idea Book (Taunton 2005) has sold 14,300 copies (Bookscan) and her new book, Decorating Ideas that Work, is due out in November 2007. She lives in Atlanta.

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Table of Contents

Introduction     viii
Shades of Green
The Living Room     xii
The Home Office     2
The Kitchen     4
The Bedroom     6
The Bathroom     8
The Laundry Room     10
Tables     12
Seating     14
Upholstery     16
Storage     18
Beds     20
Cabinetry     22
Cotton     24
Linen     26
Wool     28
Silk     30
Hemp     32
More Beautiful Fabrics     34
Paints and Finishes
Paint     36
Natural Paints     38
Specialty Paints     40
Stains and Sealers     42
Floor and Furniture Finishes     44
Grout and Caulk     46
Wall Coverings
Wallpaper     48
Paneling     50
Plaster     52
Tile     54
Metal and Glass     56
Inventive Wall Coverings     58
Window Coverings
Curtains     60
Shades     62
Natural Fibers     64
Blinds andShutters     66
More Window Dressings     68
Soft Floor Coverings
Cotton     70
Wool     72
Sisal and Sea Grass     74
Coir and Jute     76
More Soft Solutions     78
Carpet Pads     80
Hard Floor Coverings
Wood     82
Bamboo     84
Linoleum and Rubber     86
Cork     88
Concrete     90
Planks and Tiles
Ceramic Tile     92
Clay Tile     94
Glass Tile     96
Cork     98
Stone     100
Creative Tile Ideas     102
Stone     104
Tile     106
Solid Surfaces     108
Concrete     110
Wood     112
Metal     114
Refrigerators     116
Stoves     118
Dishwashers     120
Washing Machines     122
Dryers     124
The Little Extras     126
Bed and Bath
Sheets     128
Comforters     130
Mattresses     132
Pillows      134
Blankets     136
All the Extras     138
Bath Linens     140
Plumbing Products
Sinks     142
Toilets     144
Bathtubs     146
Showerheads     148
Faucets     150
Keep It Clean     152
Beds     154
Bed Linens     156
Seating and Storage     158
Wall and Window Coverings     160
Floor Coverings     162
Bath and Body     164
General Lighting     166
Task Lighting     168
Accent Lighting     170
Decorative Lighting     172
Light Bulbs     174
All the Extras     176
Finishing Touch
For the Living Room     178
For the Dining Room     180
For the Bedroom     182
For the Bathroom     184
For the Kitchen     186
For the Kid's Room     188
Beds     190
Collars     192
Toys     194
Bowls     196
Towels and Mats     198
Cleaning Up     200
Outdoor Living
Natural Furniture     202
Wood Furniture     204
More Fashionable Furniture     206
Rugs     208
Lighting     210
Finishing Touches     212
Building Blocks
Framework     214
Doors     216
Windows     218
Roofing     220
Decking     222
For a Rainy Day     224
Resources     226
Glossary     234
Photo Credits     236
Index     240
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