Sabrina Soto Home Design: A Layer-by-Layer Approach to Turning Your Ideas into the Home of Your Dreams

Sabrina Soto Home Design: A Layer-by-Layer Approach to Turning Your Ideas into the Home of Your Dreams

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Sabrina Soto's simple, step-by-step process for creating the home of your dreams

You want your home to look the way it does in your imagination—beautiful colors, stylish furniture, attractive lighting, and ample storage for all of your stuff. Whether you can see bits and pieces of it in your mind, or you are just inspired by a color or a texture

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Sabrina Soto's simple, step-by-step process for creating the home of your dreams

You want your home to look the way it does in your imagination—beautiful colors, stylish furniture, attractive lighting, and ample storage for all of your stuff. Whether you can see bits and pieces of it in your mind, or you are just inspired by a color or a texture and aren't sure how to turn it into an effective design, the thing that stands between most people and the home design they dream of is the lack of a simple, effective decorating process. If you have the ideas but are hungry for the "how," Sabrina Soto can help you realize your design visions one step at a time.

In this book, Sabrina shares with you her process of design, beginning with a cold, hard look at the space—an honest evaluation of who lives there, how you want to use the room, and your personal tastes and preferences. Once you've identified your design goals, she shows you how to tackle each "layer," such as color or furnishings. Following along with the chapters, you'll build a cohesive home design layer by layer.

Packed with useful and time-tested tips and shortcuts like those Sabrina features on her TV shows and website, as well as visual guides to different styles of furniture, fixtures, and other design elements, the book also shows you how to save money, time, and effort—without sacrificing style.

There's no time like the present, and no method like layering, to unleash your creativity and create a stunning home.

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Library Journal
Over the years, HGTV host and designer Soto developed a systematic approach to interior design, which she has dubbed layering, to use for every client and any space. Here she shares this step-by-step process explaining the necessary considerations—such as planning and budgeting—as well as the myriad choices available for flooring, countertops, wall, and window treatments, lighting, storage, furniture, and decorative accessories. Never advocating a particular style, instead Soto encourages amateur designers to examine their own needs, likes, and desires for each room of the home, supplying close to 200 color photographs for inspiration. VERDICT Her personal, accessible approach to design as well as the practical advice given make this book highly recommended for do-it-yourselfers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118295373
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/11/2012
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
603,156
File size:
93 MB
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Meet the Author

Sabrina Soto learned the ropes of home decor from her mother, who ran a decorating and home-staging business. That experience sparked her passion for design and honed her knack for creating beautiful spaces on a tight budget. Sabrina is one of HGTV's most popular personalities; her shows include The High Low Project and Get It Sold. In 2010 she was named Target's Style Expert for the Home. She has guest hosted or appeared on a number of HGTV shows and specials, as well as on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Today, and Rachael Ray, and has been featured in Time, USA Today, InStyle, Elle Decor, People, and Better Homes and Gardens.

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Sabrina Soto Home Design: A Layer-by-Layer Approach to Turning Your Ideas into the Home of Your Dreams 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
paintedtoesandpowertools More than 1 year ago
I love Sabrina Soto and have watched her on HGTV for many years; I am so excited that she has finally offered her design expertise in book form for all to learn from...She is truly exceptional in her design and staging abilities! So far the book has been very informative and I would absolutely recommend it to anyone who is looking for a "How-To" Guide on decorating and staging no matter how big or, small your home is and no matter what your design style is!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book! It's full of great ideas. It's easy to navigate and hard to put down. It's my go to for any design question