Home Made Lovely: Creating the Home You've Always Wanted

Home Made Lovely: Creating the Home You've Always Wanted

by Shannon Acheson

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Overview

Everyone wants a home that is beautiful and clutter free. But most of us are unsure how to get there without breaking the bank. Popular interior designer Shannon Acheson takes the guesswork out of creating a lovely home. Home Made Lovely is a mind-set: decorating should be about those who live there, rather than making your home into a magazine-worthy spread. Shannon walks you through how to
· decorate in a way that suits your family's real life
· declutter in seven simple steps
· perform a house blessing to dedicate your home to God
· be thankful for your current home and what you already have
· brush up on hospitality with more than 20 actionable ideas that will make anyone feel welcome and loved in your home

In Home Made Lovely, Shannon meets you right where you are on your home-decorating journey, helping you share the peace of Christ with family members and guests.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493428229
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/08/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 321,064
File size: 90 MB
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About the Author

Shannon Acheson is a mostly self-taught designer, decorator, writer, and stylist. Although she has completed her interior design training, she'd much rather teach you how to decorate your own home than do it for you. She is the editor and designer behind the design and lifestyle company and blog HomeMadeLovely.com. Her happy place is in the suburbs of Toronto, where she is a Homebody with a capital H, a Jesus girl, a happy wife to Dean, and a homeschooling mom of three teenagers. Learn more at www.homemadelovely.com.
Shannon Acheson (www.homemadelovely.com) is a mostly self-taught designer, decorator, writer, and stylist. Although she has completed her interior-design training, she'd much rather teach you how to decorate your own home than do it for you. She is the editor and designer behind the design and lifestyle company and blog Home Made Lovely. Her happy place is in the suburbs of Toronto, where she is a Homebody with a capital H, a Jesus girl, a happy wife to Dean, and a homeschooling mom of three teenagers.

Table of Contents

Introduction 11

Part 1 Who Are You Doing It All For?

1 The Most Important Place on Earth 15

2 Practice an (Ongoing) Attitude of Gratitude 21

3 As for Me and My House 27

Part 2 Getting Ready

4 Steps to Declutter and Organize Everything 39

5 How to Deal with What's "Hot" and What's "Not" 45

6 75 Budget Decorating Ideas 51

Part 3 The 3-Step Decorating Process

7 Step 1-Find Your Decorating Style 71

8 Step 2-Create Your Master Plan 103

9 Step 3-Decorate One Room at a Time 123

Part 4 Welcome Home

10 Lovely Hospitality 147

11 Come On In and Stay Awhile 155

12 Gather around the Table 165

Conclusion 187

Acknowledgments 189

Notes 191

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