Real-life Decor

Real-life Decor

100 Easy DIY Projects to Brighten your Home on A Budget

Book - 2010
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Baker & Taylor
In a guide to DIY décor with 100 color photos, the author offers multiple approaches for inventive and thrifty ways to renew and brighten up one's home, including dressing up walls and sewing simple soft furnishings; recycling old furniture and brightening lamps and accents; sprucing up floors and ceilings and much more. Original.

Hachette Book Group
The economy may have stalled but life goes on. Chair legs break, pillows lose their puff, painted walls get scuffed and sheets get torn or go out of style. Real Life Decor brims with ideas for repurposing, reusing or replacing your accents and furniture to keep your home fresh and functional as well as wallet-friendly.

Comprised of a collection of 100 easy, appealing projects illustrated with lively photos and simple how-tos, the book is divided into 7 sections that offer multiple approaches to dressing up walls, sewing simple soft furnishings, recycling old furniture, brightening lamps and accents, making multipurpose furnishings and storage, and sprucing up floors and ceilings. The photos include inspiring ideas that the reader can interpret and emulate as well as pretty projects they craft to the T. Sidebars with simple solutions on topics such as Displaying Your Collections, Easy Vintage Fabric Ideas, and Small Space Ideas enrich each chapter with additional tips.

Publisher: New York : PointClickHome, c2010
ISBN: 9781933231709
Branch Call Number: 747.1 NAY
Characteristics: 128 p. :,col. ill. ;,28 cm.


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Nov 29, 2010

I enjoyed this book and there are a few ideas that I can take away from it. Some of the suggested DIY ideas were not my taste at all, but it was all easy to do and inspired ideas on how to update my home.

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