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|In the latest installment of her “Painted House” series, Debbie Travis shows parents how to combine fun function, and flexibility to create rooms their children will love. On her acclaimed television show and in her popular books, Travis offers thrifty, style-conscious home-decorators great ideas for achieving maximum impact at minimum cost. In her newest book, Travis’ imagination soars as she takes on the joys and challenges of designing bedrooms, playrooms, and study spaces for kids of all ages. Travis advises parents to get the creative juices flowing by listening to their kids and explains how to incorporate their suggestions in living spaces that are comfortable, safe, and appropriate for a child’s changing needs and interests. In step-by-step, fully illustrated projects that parents and children can work on together, she presents wonderful ways to use paint, fabric, paper, and other inexpensive materials to fashion everything from a little girl’s room adorned with angels and rainbows to a boy’s playroom topped with a camouflage ceiling. |
ISBN: 0609805517 Date Published on 9/6/2006
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|Kitchens and bathrooms need not be the most expensive rooms in the house to decorate. Debbie Travis presents imaginative solutions for these vital rooms, whether you have a small budget that will cover only a quick facelift or you're starting from scratch. Returning with her trademark do-it-yourself Painted House techniques, Debbie Travis decorates these hardworking rooms using the affordable and ever-stylish power of paint, plust a host of mateials now available for home interiors, such as concrete, hot rolled steel, corrugated tin, tinted plastic, and more. Each makeover is accompanied by Debbie's helpful step-by-step instructions and stunning before and after shots. Discover how easily a kitchen or bathroom can be transformed with Debbie's magic touch. |
ISBN: 0609805495 Date Published on 4/28/2006
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|Decorating decisions for today's living and dining rooms are rooted first in our lifestyles. How the room is going to be used will govern everything from the type and style of furnishings, window treatments and lighting, to the colors on the wall. No matter what your situation, formal or casual, open concept or divided spaces, bestselling author and dynamic TV host Debbie Travis offers enduring styles with 60 stunning projects that will transform your living and dining spaces into the favorite rooms in your home. |
ISBN: 0609805509 Date Published on 9/6/2006
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|This all-new edition of a perennial top-seller is designed to lead readers through the process of planning a new deck—from dreaming to designing.
Offers a unique comprehensive approach to deck building that ranges from design to construction.
Quick-read advice from experts around the country on current design trends in materials, deck finishes, railing styles, and outdoor lighting.
Helps homeowners sort through the overwhelming array of deck options to design a structure that helps meet their needs, space availability, and budget.
Filled with gorgeous photography and solid information to help readers create the deck of their dreams.
ISBN: 0696211947 Date Published on 9/20/2006
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|Life is just so much sweeter when experienced from a good deck or patio. Breezes, sunlight, the smells of the garden, birdsongs…just a few minutes in your own backyard can enliven the senses and rejuvenate the spirit. Meals become relaxed affairs. Food tastes better. Conversations are richer. Time eases its hectic demands and drifts by at a more congenial pace. Whether for a neighborhood barbeque or just a quiet afternoon with a paperback, decks and patios offer us the perfect space to kick back and let the good times roll.
Decks and Patios for Dummies contains everything you need to know to design and build your dream deck or patio. Full of practical tips and clear, simple instructions, it shows the do-it-yourselfer how to solve problems in design and construction while avoiding pitfalls and unnecessary expenses. You’ll find useful information on:
- Choosing the location
- Choosing materials
- Preparing the site
- Adding barbeques, fireplaces, etc.
This is a start-to-finish guide on all aspects of deck and patio construction – including when you should seek help from the professionals! Designed to make the most of your budget, it walks you through:
- Dealing with contractors, codes, and feasibility
- The building checklist
- Lighting, outlets, faucets, and other add-ons
- Decks – from frames to finishes
- Patios: concrete, flagstone, or brick?
- Steps, stairs, and benches
- Special details and decorations
Whether your project is a patio just big enough for two chaises-lounges or a screened-in, wraparound deck on the side of a mountain, Decks and Patios for Dummies makes building understandable and fun with illustrations, diagrams, helpful sidebars, and a color insert of photos to stir the imagination. Take advantage of this comprehensive guide and build your dream deck today.
ISBN: 0764550756 Date Published on 9/20/2006
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|"Decorating with Paint & Wallcovering" is a new Spanish language book that takes readers, step-by-step, through a variety of decorating projects. Get expert advice on everything from what materials and tools you'll need to design help. This book is beautifully illustrated with detailed, full-color photos showing the key aspects of each project.|
ISBN: 1589231007 Date Published on 5/2/2006
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In Decorate, the world's top designers and leading decor experts including Kelly Wearstler, Amy Butler, Jonathan Adler, and many others come together to share over 1,000 professional tips, ideas, and solutions for every room and every budget. Written and compiled by Holly Becker, founder of the hugely popular design blog Decor8, and Joanna Copestick, acclaimed lifestyle writer, this intensive home dcor program combines beautiful inspiration with nuts-and-bolts how-to for stunning results. More than 500 gorgeous color photographs provide motivation while line illustrations, checklists, shortcuts, and floor plans make it easy to get started. For those looking to make the most of their home and create stylish interiors, Decorate is the start-to-finish resource to keep on the bookshelf for years to come.
ISBN: 0811877892 Date Published on 11/3/2011
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|More than 100 new decorating projects from America’s #1 home center.
More than 100 projects add finishing touches to every home surface.
All projects illustrated with full color photos.
Reviewed for accuracy by associates from The Home Depot, America’s No. 1 home center.
ISBN: 0696211076 Date Published on 5/3/2006
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|How to work confidently with color, fabric, collections, furnishings, and accessories in a chosen style (French, modernist, traditional, Southwestern, country colonial). |
ISBN: 0696211971 Date Published on 9/15/2006