Tracy Porter's Home Style: Creative and Livable Decorating Ideas for Everyone

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Transform your home with Tracy's signature style and spirited approach to comfortable living.

When Tracy Porter founded her company with a $5,000 loan from her parents, she never envisioned that eight years later it would be a $40 million business with products sold at thousands of retail stores.

In Tracy Porter's Home Style, Tracy demonstrates how to enliven rooms with old treasures and common objects. Lavishly illustrated, and brimming with ...

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Overview

Transform your home with Tracy's signature style and spirited approach to comfortable living.

When Tracy Porter founded her company with a $5,000 loan from her parents, she never envisioned that eight years later it would be a $40 million business with products sold at thousands of retail stores.

In Tracy Porter's Home Style, Tracy demonstrates how to enliven rooms with old treasures and common objects. Lavishly illustrated, and brimming with inspiration, Tracy's book shows you how to reinvent your home with simple and creative ways to use paint, fabric, rugs, pillows, and even scents. Each chapter contains a multitude of valuable tips and rule-breaking ideas, and the Make & Create Guide for every featured project assures that you can adapt these projects to your own home. Tracy Porter's Home Style will help new and old fans alike create a warm and welcoming home.

Tracy has been featured on Oprah, E! Entertainment's Homes with Style, and in the pages of O Magazine, People, Good Housekeeping, and Victoria.

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Contains enough sensuous, eye-catching photographs to stimulate even the most neutral-toned imagination.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786868117
  • Publisher: Hyperion
  • Publication date: 4/3/2002
  • Pages: 210
  • Sales rank: 552,620
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.75 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Tracy Porter is an inspiring lifestyle and home furnishings designer. A spirited entrepreneur who attempts to live her life with family and friends as a fantasy journey, she encourages others to let their passions lead and to dream with their eyes open. Tracy is the creator of several books, including Tracy Porter's Dreams from Home and Tracy Porter's Inspired Gatherings. In addition, Tracy designs a whimsical array of treasures, such as dinnerware, rugs, bedding, decorative accessories, craft products, and more, which can be found in mail-order catalogs and in thousands of retail stores across the country. Tracy has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, HGTV, and E!, as well as in numerous national magazines, including People, O, and Victoria. To further explore Tracy's world, please visit tracyporter.com. Tracy lives and run her company with her husband, John, in the rolling hills of Wisconsin's countryside. They joyfully embrace the life they've created with their young children and a menagerie of farm animals.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Surround Yourself with Loveliness! xiii
The Temptation of Color and Combinations 3
Living with Your Treasures 49
Adding Layers of Personality 93
Illuminating Ideas 143
Tracy Porter Make & Create Guide: Projects Taken from The Temptation of Color and Combinations 185
Tracy Porter Make & Create Guide: Projects Taken from Living with Your Treasures 189
Tracy Porter Make & Create Guide: Projects Taken from Adding Layers of Personality 194
Tracy Porter Make & Create Guide: Projects Taken from Illuminating Ideas 200
Tracy Porter Color Guide 205
Tracy Porter Resource Guide 207
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