Flip! for Decorating

Flip! for Decorating

A Page-by-page, Piece-by-piece, Room-by-room Guide to Transforming your Home

eBook - 2009
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From the Publisher: In this fresh, fun, and unique book, design consultant and Today show lifestyle expert Elizabeth Mayhew shares essential insider tips for making any space stylish and timeless in a snap. Forget expensive fixes or labor-intensive endeavors, Flip! for Decorating can show you how to redecorate with what you have on hand, or with the simple purchases you'll need to create the room of your dreams. Flip through the upper right hand pages, and watch four rooms receive an instant makeover! Inside you'll discover: step-by-step instructions for decorating the four most commonly used rooms: living room, dining room, family room, and bedroom; the fundamentals of color, including no-fail wall and trim colors, when to use wallpaper instead of paint, and the facts on different paint finishes; the ways to treat a window, from Venetian blinds and Roman shades to simple curtains-and the secrets to making a window appear taller or wider; the art of picking the perfect sofa, chairs, tables, and lighting; strategies on how to prioritize your decorating decisions. Flip! for Decorating also features time-saving "reality checks," handy shopping tips, and easy and informative sidebars that will give you instant solutions if you're stumped, stymied, or need to add a quick jolt of style to virtually any room in your home. With this amazing, practical book, decorating is so easy you'll flip!
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2009
ISBN: 9780345541079
0345541073
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource : col. ill

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leapflow
Mar 12, 2011

Boring, did not like the few ideas mentioned in this sparse book.

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redwallflower
May 18, 2010

A good little book for basic decorating tips. I especially liked the section on choosing paint colours and the basic paint coour suggestions; as well as the section on blinds and curtains. However, I skimmed over most of the rest of the book.

Angtho Oct 24, 2009

This great little book will show you step-by-step how to layer a room from the basic furniture elements to the small finishing details.

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