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Mediterranean Inspiration: 125 Home Plans Inspired by Southern European StyleTotal Hits - 1248  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (23)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Mediterranean inspiration Bringing the allure of the sunkissed Mediterranean directly into readers hands, all 125 home plans are inspired by the traditional Southern European style.
ISBN: 1931131090   Date Published on 10/24/2006
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Mediterranean Style: Relaxed Living Inspired by Strong Colors and Natural Materials Total Hits - 1186  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (10)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Vibrant, informal, and, above all, refreshingly simple, Mediterranean style is synonymous with easy living. From Provence and Tuscany to Marrakech, an imaginative sense of color and pattern prevails as well as an inspiring use of natural materials. With colors inspired by Mediterranean regions, this book reveals the areas's preference for strong, sun-drenched colors - turquoise, ocher, earthy red, and lime - and the subtleties of local patterns found in details of Moorish mosaics, ceramic tiles, and kilim rugs. Photographs of places on the Mediterranean accompany the informative text and guide us through the parts of a home - walls, floors, windows, doors, furnishings, display, and outdoor spaces. In addition, there are twelve imaginative projects with clear illustrations that explain how to incorporate this style into a contemporary home.
ISBN: 0789204304   Date Published on 9/4/2006
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Metallic Finishes, Etc Total Hits - 264  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Metallic Finishes Etc. covers the basics of this specialized decorating technique, and then offers various ideas and step-by-step guides to applying the finishes to furniture, accessories and decorative items.
ISBN: 0865738750   Date Published on 5/4/2006
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Mexican Country StyleTotal Hits - 487  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (7)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
$19.95 gatefold paper * 1-58685-255-8 * April 8 1/2 x 10 in, 160 pp, 140 Color Photographs, 30 Black & White Photographs, Rights: W, Design Now in paperback, Mexican Country Style is the classic that helped launch the popular Mexican design revival. Authors Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr navigated coastal villages and old colonial mining towns by bus and burro, bumping down narrow cobblestone streets in search of simple and utilitarian elements like country tables, workbenches, storage trunks, corral gates, and heavy old doors. Intrigued by the diversity they encountered, the authors documented the wide variety in style, design, and shape of each object they encountered. Weathered coffee mortars, milking stools shaped like animals, and sculptured sugar molds reflect a rich local history as well as the ingenuity of the hands that crafted them. Mexican Country Style is the result of those fascinating journeys and boundless discoveries, a celebration of a rugged, romantic beauty and magical antiquity that continues to make its way into the contemporary interiors, gardens, and commercial settings across the country. Award-winning authors Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr have been at the forefront of the Mexican design movement for over twenty-five years as interior designers and antiques dealers. Their Mexican design book series includes six titles: Mexican Country Style, The New Hacienda, Casa Adobe, Adobe Details, Casa Yucatan, and Mexican Details. Based in Austin, Texas, Carr and Witynski are the owners of Texture Antiques, an interior design firm and gallery specializing in hacienda style, Mexican colonial furniture, and architectural elements. Their design work has been featured in Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, and dozens of other magazines and newspapers. Individually, Witynski photographs homes and gardens for national publications and Carr is a hacienda consultant and furniture designer.
ISBN: 1586852558   Date Published on 6/1/2006
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Mexicolor : The Spirit of Mexican Design Total Hits - 4248  |  Hits Today - 1 Rating:   Rating Average (16)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Mexicolor: The Spirit of Mexican Design
ISBN: 0811818934   Date Published on 9/4/2006
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Michael Smith Elements of Style Total Hits - 9405  |  Hits Today - 1 Rating:   Rating Average (28)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Acclaimed designer Michael Smith has earned a reputation as the thinking celebrity's decorator, with a client list that includes Cindy Crawford, Kate Capshaw, Steven Spielberg, Dustin Hoffman, and Michelle Pfeiffer. Pairing lush interiors with dynamic insider advice, Michael Smith's Elements of Style beautifully captures the essential building blocks of good interior design. Smith covers in depth the most common decorating decisions everyone faces: working with color, selecting the right paint, choosing window treatments and floor coverings, creating a luxurious bed, and building a furniture collection over time. Illustrated with stunning color photography, including a dozen homes presented in depth to demonstrate how rooms work alone and together, the book also includes practical sidebars on learning how to buy antiques and attend auctions, how to ready your home for sale, and how to create a house that can evolve over time. This invaluable, idea-filled resource is about polished, fresh design that is both aspirational and attainable.
ISBN: 0847827623   Date Published on 5/19/2006
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Miller's Guide to Home Plumbing Total Hits - 1072  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (3)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Introducing the Carpentry Construction Series from McGraw-Hill The experts show you how to tackle any wiring, remodeling, or plumbing project Written by authors of McGraw-Hill's popular Carpentry Construction, Fourth Edition, this new, dollar-saving series is great for do-it-yourselfers, weekend repairmen and home owners, as well as seasoned pros who want to stay on top of the latest methods, materials, equipment and code requirements. Organized according to the actual stages of construction, these titles detail everything needed to successfully plan, manage, and complete a job. All are heavily illustrated and contain valuable tip-boxes throughout. * Covers roughing-in fixtures and installing the most common home equipment such as sinks, bathtubs, shower stalls, and septic tanks * Includes emergency repairs and remodeling
ISBN: 0071445528   Date Published on 7/12/2006
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Mini HouseTotal Hits - 360  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating

The increased demand for space has created a shortage of unused land to build on. This book represents a fascinating look at 25 small houses belonging to international architects who’ve demonstrated their ability to take full advantage of every square foot available. Projects range in size and include work like the Keenan Tower house, a home-office in New York city, the Phillips House in Chicago, the Moore Honey House in North Carolina and more.

ISBN: 0060513594   Date Published on 9/4/2006
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Miniarch: Bathrooms Total Hits - 523  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
The bathroom is a paradox: as the most private room in any living space, it is also a room that everyone from the closest family members to the most casual guests visit. Today's bathrooms have grown away from being simply water closets, and more time than ever is invested in selection of materials and decorations for these essential, yet relatively private, spaces. In recent years, bathroom design has taken cues from lush, exalted styles traditionally reserved for bedrooms and other private spaces in the home.

Miniarch: Bathrooms is a photomontage of elegant, austere, unique, and, at times, clever accessories and fixtures for the bathroom. Designer sinks, showerheads, basins, backsplashes, countertops, natural tile, and more will inspire designers, architects, and the creative homeowner with new ideas and options for the bathroom. This book presents a selection of contemporary designs that advocate sensual, luminous spaces in which our daily ablutions become genuine pleasures.

ISBN: 1592531784   Date Published on 5/24/2006
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Miniature Needlepoint Rugs for Dollhouses : Charted for Easy UseTotal Hits - 427  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Detailed instructions and techniques for charming miniature adaptations of many rugs....—Fabric News.
37 rug designs charted for easy use on #18 and other-size canvas. Oriental, Persian, Early American, modern, animal skin, etc. Color charts for each design. Eight completed rugs in full color on covers.
ISBN: 048623388X   Date Published on 5/5/2006

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