House Beautiful Style 101: 400 Designer Secrets to a Beautiful Home

By Lisa Cregan

Want to alter your house? Baffled by way of all of the to be had layout offerings? House Beautiful is helping you outline your style--and get the glance you're keen on in each room.
With suggestion and insider information from dozens of designers, this access within the magazine's renowned pocket advisor sequence (which contains Colors to your Home and Fabrics to your Home) simplifies all of your adorning judgements. A enjoyable visible quiz is helping you start. Then an summary of hallmark parts and architects for 5 designated adorning kinds leads into room-by-room insider recommendation on picking every little thing from furniture and hues to carpets, window remedies, and lights. it is a clean method of decorating!

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