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Flowers by DesignTotal Hits - 223  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Flowers by Design reflects the skills that have made Jeff Leatham famous in creative circles in New York, London and Paris.His flower designs are bold, utilizing the color and shape of both flower and stem. Sometimes he uses a large number of the same flower for dramatic effect. The simple, lush, colorful layout of the book displays Jeff's work in the homes of creative designers where he dramatically transforms the atmosphere and ambience of space with flowers. He has designed flowers for Givenchy, Gwyneth Paltrow, George Clooney, Diana Krall, Robie Williams, Kate Moss and Cher. It's no surprise that Jeff has appeared on Martha Stewart's television show and in People magazine, The New York Times, Elle Décor, Newsweek, W and Spa to name just a few. Flowers by Design is the first book to bring Jeff's unique vision to the home.
ISBN: 0060592753   Date Published on 7/10/2006
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Flowers Underfoot : Indian Carpets of the Mughal EraTotal Hits - 634  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Pile-woven carpets of the Mughal era are among the most beautiful works of art ever created - and some of the most technically accomplished of all Oriental carpets. This richly illustrated book surveys the history of the period, commerce, technical characteristics, and the carpets themselves. These carpets exemplify the broad range of imperial and provincial production during the "classical" period of Indian carpet weaving, which ended about 1800. The lengthy chapter on the carpets is organized according to style and pattern but traces the chronological development: the Persian style with its fantastic animals and pictorial designs, the flower style in its many variations, and the later types, including the durbar, millefleur, and multiple-niche prayer types, silks, and a remarkable group from Kyoto. For this landmark exhibition, forty-two carpets, several previously unpublished, have been gathered worldwide from museums and private collections. With the exhibition and publication of Flowers Underfoot the Metropolitan Museum is proud to honor India's Golden Jubilee, a celebration of fifty years of independence.
ISBN: 0870997874   Date Published on 5/5/2006
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Flowers With a Painterly Touch Total Hits - 352  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Many decorative painters struggle to discover the secret to capturing soft, delicate-looking flowers with acrylics. Flowers with a Painterly Touch provides the instruction they need to create pretty flowers in a loose, impressionistic style.

Pat Wakefield begins with basic information about color and color mixing. She then guides readers step by step through projects that range from easy to challenging. She also provides extreme close-up photos that illustrate how to execute the strokes that form these beautiful, distinctive flowers.

Nine step-by-step projects demonstrate how to paint exquisite floral designs including poppies, roses, daisies, pansies, poinsettias, wildflowers, sunflowers and more on a variety of surfaces.

ISBN: 1581801211   Date Published on 5/3/2006
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Folk Art And Tole Painting: New Designs For Decorative Paintwork Total Hits - 189  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (5)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
"...folk art and tole painting as it should be. Each project is painted with rich, loose, brilliantly colored strokes that look like the work of our country's original decorative painters. The added beauty of these pieces, however, is that they're painted with the acrylic paints of today...."--Decorative Artist's Workbook. 84 pages (12 in color), 30 b/w illus., 8 1/2 x 10 3/4.
ISBN: 1863510575   Date Published on 5/2/2006
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Folk Finishes: What They Are and How to Create Them Total Hits - 160  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (3)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
In recent years, painted furniture finishes have become newly fashionable. This exciting how-to book shows the reader the techniques that are used to reproduce several of the most popular painted finishes once created in rural cabinet shops--graining, marbleizing, fantasy finishes, and scene painting. 150 full-color photographs. 
ISBN: 0525485880   Date Published on 5/5/2006
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For Your Home: Lighting Ideas Total Hits - 168  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
For Your Home: Lighting Ideas
ISBN: 0316547573   Date Published on 5/3/2006
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For Your Home: Paint & Color Total Hits - 258  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Possessing the power to influence mood, color is a crucial element of a home. Whether in the form of a dozen red chandeliers dripping from the ceiling of a white room or as the blue backdrop walls of a bedroom, paint can be used as an accent or as a base on which to pile textures and patterns. Paint and Color uses vivid photographs to show you how to use color to draw attention to your house's architecture and how to use it as a decorative technique. The author shows how designers even use chipped paint and neutrals as statements.
ISBN: 156799329X   Date Published on 5/8/2006
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For Your Home: Upholstery (For your home)Total Hits - 186  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
For Your Home: Upholstery
ISBN: 0316364789   Date Published on 6/21/2006
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Found Style: Vintage Ideas for Modern Living Total Hits - 1015  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (12)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
For most folks, creating a home where the decor reflects their personal style and taste requires more than just simply perusing the pages of a catalog. Unique style comes with successfully blending the old and new, the unexpected with the familiar - a white antique stove and modern chrome refrigerator placed side by side, or a 50s kidney-shaped coffee table accented by an Adirondack chair. Enter Found Style, the modern-day guide to the mix-and-match aesthetic. From vintage treasures to contemporary furnishings, family heirlooms to flea market finds, authors David and Amy Butler take a friendly approach to creating spaces that are courageously unique - and undeniably stylish. Illustrated with 200 inspiring color photographs, Found Style offers up a host of innovative ideas, as well as tips for honing one's flea market savvy, and blending old and new with unexpected dash. Found Style is a celebration of creating eclectic personal style and a resource for those who live for the hunt.
ISBN: 0811836738   Date Published on 9/4/2006
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Foyers & Entryways (For Your Home)Total Hits - 895  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (8)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
The foyer or entryway is the first introduction a guest has to your home, and so it should feel welcoming as well as stylish. It sets the tone for the rest your home, so while it deserves its own decoration, it should also blend nicely with the style you have chosen for the other rooms in your home. For Your Home: Foyers and Entryways is filled with ideas for creating beautiful, inviting entryways that will complement the decor of the rest of your home.
ISBN: 1567994490   Date Published on 9/5/2006

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