Thrifty Chic: Interior Style on a Shoestring

Thrifty Chic: Interior Style on a Shoestring

by Liz Bauwens
     
 

Thrifty Chic shows you how to create a stylish yet individual home without spending a small fortune. Room by room, Thrifty Chic explains how to give old furniture a new lease of life and how to bring vintage charm to a room through an inspired use of fabrics and paints. There are ideas for window dressings as well as bed and table linens. There are projects for…  See more details below

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Thrifty Chic shows you how to create a stylish yet individual home without spending a small fortune. Room by room, Thrifty Chic explains how to give old furniture a new lease of life and how to bring vintage charm to a room through an inspired use of fabrics and paints. There are ideas for window dressings as well as bed and table linens. There are projects for jazzing up old wooden furniture for both house and garden, and suggestions for pulling together mismatched items into cohesive schemes. The all-important finishing touches - display, china and ceramics, glassware, paintings and frames, fabrics and trims - are covered in detail, and you can learn how to create a variety of stylish accessories for your home. Get insider tips on what to look for at antique markets and in charity shops, and how to care for and restore your bargain purchases. Whether you are creating your first home on a tight budget, or wanting to give your existing home a new look, Thrifty Chic contains a treasure trove of irresistible ideas.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781782490340
Publisher:
CICO Books
Publication date:
08/15/2013
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,118,988
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Liz Bauwens is a freelance stylist who has worked for House and Garden, Good Housekeeping, Country Homes and Interiors and Habitat. Alexandra Campbell is a writer whose work has appeared in many national newspapers and magazines including The Times Magazine, The Independent and Financial Times: How to Spend It. Together they are the authors of Flea Market Chic, Country in the City and Simply Country, all available from CICO Books. Simon Brown is a renowned photographer, well known for his lifestyle and interiors shots which appear in many magazines and books.

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