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|A solution for every window from House Beautiful.|
Windows have a huge impact on a room’s look, lighting, and ambience—and the design authorities at House Beautiful know, and show you, how to fashion wonderful treatments. No matter whether the windows are mismatched, in the corner, or very small, there’s an answer to the problem, with every practical and creative aspect of the solution showcased. A comprehensive selection of imaginative ideas covers dozens of variations on classic formality, country charm, and contemporary style, with advice on trims, tie-backs, valances, pelmets, panels, shutters, and more. Exquisite photographs display everything from bay windows to lovely French doors. From creating a mood to deciding between drapes and shades, from measuring the space to adding hidden tracks and hooks, it’s all here.
ISBN: 1588163628 Date Published on 4/28/2004
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|The New Smart Approach to® Window Decor offers consumers the latest ideas in window dressings and design. Whether changing the look of a room with window treatments or adding privacy while maintaining the view, the reader will be able to accomplish his or her design goal with the ease of a professional. An abundance of rich color photographs and illustrations offer inspiration and design ideas for curtains, draperies, blinds, and shutters. Accents such as valances, swags, and cornices, as well as decorative and functional hardware and accessories, are also included.|
ISBN: 1580111718 Date Published on 4/1/2004
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|Featuring beautiful and functional shades, blinds, swags, and valances, this home decoration guide provides an in-depth look at a wide variety of non-drapery window coverings. Instructions for creating and installing many styles of shades are provided with both the beginner and the expert do-it-yourself homemaker in mind. Included are tips for creating countless variations on classic styles, including roman shades, cloud shades, balloon shades, Austrian shades, and shade toppers. The environmental advantages of shades are also stressed, with detailed information on each shade's ability to conserve energy by holding heat during the winter while reflecting the sun in the summer. Tips on care and upkeep, plus yardage charts complete the book.|
ISBN: 0935278559 Date Published on 4/1/2004
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|Window treatments made easy:
- Very simple sewing instructions that take shortcuts.
- Plus window treatments without sewing-if you can glue, you can do!
- Includes how to transform napkins, tablecloths, and sheets into window treatments.
Window treatments made with style:
- Designer looks without designer price tags.
- Many looks: dramatic, elegant, romantic, cheerful, and more
- Design-enhancing details for a personal touch-can be used to jazz up purchased window treatments, too.
- Fabric and color variations that change the look completely.
Window treatments made for every room:
- Curtains: versatile flat panels, relaxed and classic rod-pocket curtains, tab, shirred
- Shades: tailored roman, updated roller shades, reverse roll-ups, tent-flap shades
- Toppers: graceful custom swags, flip toppers, triangle swags, ruffled valances, board-mounted valances
You're going to love this book!
- The easiest window treatment book-requires minimum time and sewing skills.
- Wide range of popular décor styles.
- More than 150 color photographs showing how-to steps and variations that completely change the look.
- Fun, whimsical book design.
ISBN: 1589230701 Date Published on 8/1/2003
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|Don't get stuck in a jamb. For the newest trends and savviest tricks in window treatments, turn to home decorating gurus Becky Charton and Belinda Brolo. Informative and inspiring, this book provides tips and insider techniques for creating stylish, functional window decor solutions for every room of the house, from selecting fabric, hardware, and accessories to enhancing treatments you may already have. The Window offers idea-stimulating full-color photography throughout, plus advice on "penny-wise" planning and easy-to-understand instructions for 11 types of window treatments, including a French Country valance, balloon shades, box-pleated silk kitchen curtains, a tasseled triangle valance, and more.|
ISBN: 1574863142 Date Published on 6/1/2003
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|Home decorators find creative freedom when given the opportunity to mix and match fabrics, and incorporate interesting trims and embellishments in their projects. Decorating Projects You Can Make presents more than 40 projects to sew—including pillows, window treatments, slipcovers, and bedding—from Waverly, a premier home furnishings brand. Each project is achievable because of detailed illustrations, easy-to-read instructions, materials and tools lists, skill level rating, and estimated time requirements. Colorful photography shows how to incorporate finished products in room settings, from living rooms, dining rooms, and kitchens to bedrooms and sunrooms. Dozens of tips and practical techniques appear throughout. Decorating Projects You Can Make is designed to appeal to all decorating tastes, skill levels, and budgets. |
ISBN: 0696216639 Date Published on 1/1/2003
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|A room with a view becomes all the more artful with the perfect window treatment. Better Homes and Gardens Window Treatment Decorating Ideas brims with information, both pretty and practical, for every room in the house. You'll be inspired by the lavish images throughout the book—250 color photographs in all—whether your style tends to be casual or traditional, eclectic or more defined. You'll even learn how to camouflage not-so-beautiful windows. Of equal weight, however, is function. This comprehensive resource also covers important considerations such as privacy, light control, airflow, and traffic patterns. Individual chapters focus on types of treatments: draperies and curtains; shades, shutters, and blinds; top treatments; and combinations. A primer on fabric selection, window styles, and installation offers further guidance on planning and executing window treatments appropriate to various types of architecture.|
ISBN: 0696213990 Date Published on 1/1/2003
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|“The variety of easy window treatments depicted in color photographs, in materials and styles ranging from elegantly draped sheer swags to whimsical cut-off jeans curtains, will give amateur and expert crafters a wealth of ideas.”—Library Journal. |
ISBN: 1402700776 Date Published on 10/28/2002
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Helps consumers select designs and make decisions about window treatment styles.
Builds confidence and shows home decorators how to blend treatments for room-to-room flow.
Provides design ideas and input for working with professionals.
Includes resources, references, and manufacturers for products shown.
ISBN: 0696213966 Date Published on 9/15/2002