If you've always dreamed of having a beautifully decorated home but have no idea where to start, Decorating Without Fear is the book for you! Interior designer Sharon Hanby-Robie, Allied member ASID, has more than thirty years of experience working with families to create stylish, inviting living spaces. Now you can easily attain a designer look for your home?one that reflects your personality and interests. Hundreds of photographs make this practical guide user friendly for even the least gifted decorator. Even if you don't know Chippendale from Neoclassic, or chintz from damask, you can follow Sharon's step-by-step process to achieve the look you want. qInterior design style today is less about rules, q Sharon writes, qand more about personalization and creating unique spaces that make sense for you and your family and the way you want to live.q Sharon shows you how to: Identify your own personal style preferences. Make every room in your home?from the living room to the laundry room?both beautiful and beautifully functional. Use texture and colors to create a rich sensory experience. Create perfect lighting, from chandeliers to bathroom vanity lights. Add stylish touches to floors, ceilings, walls, and windows. Arrange accessories with a designer's eye. Devise solutions for qproblemq rooms that are too small or too tall. Turn your home into the blissful sanctuary you've always wanted?with Decorating Without Fear holding your hand each step of the way.Let me suggest that you go through and toss out every stained, half- melted, and lidless one in the bunch. ... Ita#39;s easy to collect an abundance of little corn holders, carving knives, apple cutters, garlic presses, wine cork pullers, and other specialized items that can clog your kitchen drawers. ... For one client we discovered the ideal place was the walls on either side of the staircase leading to the basement.
|Title||:||Decorating Without Fear|
|Publisher||:||Thomas Nelson Inc - 2007-04-15|