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Using Everyday Objects to Create Great Interiors
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Have you ever wished you could employ the talents of a top stylist to revamp your home without having to pay out large sums of money? Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen reveals how you can transform your living environment and shows how to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary; it takes a fresh look at those everyday objects we all have around us and shows how - with a touch of stylist's magic - they can be transformed into focal points. Each chapter uses 'Menu' spreads to describe the absolutely essential items no home should be without - one large church candle, an ornate gilt frame, a capacious wicker basket, and so on. The book combines inspirational ideas with practical 'Style lab' spreads, where Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen experiments with different combinations and shows the effects that can be obtained with each. Whether your style is restrained or flamboyant, contemporary or traditional, this book will help you give your home a well-deserved makeover.

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By: Collins & Brown.   2001-10-25

Design Rules
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By: CONTENDER BOOKS.   2003

Homefront: Inside Out: Inspirational Ideas for Your Home and Garden from the BBC TV Series
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Homefront Inside Out brings together the best designs and ideas from the "Home Front" series. Inside, Laurence transforms the different rooms in your home, while outside, Diarmuid provides ideas for the garden. The boys combine forces to link what's happening inside with what's happening outside.
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By: BBC Books.   2001-11-01

Let's Decorate!: Professional Secrets for Making Your House a Home (Home Decorating)
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Let's Decorate is a stylish, practical guide to turning a humdrum home into something special. It's divided into two parts; the first, "Rooms to Inspire," features 30 stylish examples, and the second, "How It's Done, shows how to bring those looks into any home.
All major techniques are explained, from hanging wallpaper to installing a laminate floor to tiling, painting a trompe l'oeil, or customizing a lampshade. Easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and photography enable anyone to revamp, rework, and renew every room in the house. It's all high style and low cost.
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By: Creative Homeowner.   2010-08-03

Fantasy Rooms: Inspirational Designs from the BBC Series
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This text, which accompanies a television series, explores all kinds of styles from Gothic to Egyptian to high Renaissance. All kinds of living rooms are transformed.
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By: Boxtree Ltd.   1999-09

Decorating with Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
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In this stylish yet practical guide, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen imparts his expertise on all aspects of home decoration - from planning a room to make it work for you, through to the practical help that will transform your space and make it truly unique. Following an introduction that outlines the principles of home design, the book is divided into two sections. Part One reveals 30 breathtaking rooms, with close up details showcasing specific ideas and the main decorative elements at work. From breezy seaside living room to contemporary knock through or cosy cottage bedroom, there are spaces and schemes to suit the range of budgets and lifestyles. Part Two shows how you can bring all Laurence's fantastic ideas into your own home. All the major techniques are fully explained - from painting and tiling to hanging wallpaper and putting up shelves - while featured projects such as painting a trompe l'oeil and upholstering a bedhead are also included. Easy to follow step-by-step instructions and accompanying photography will inspire you to try your hand at every suggestion. Throughout, Laurence encourages us to make a bold statement with our interior design and to be brave with colour and pattern - with ideas for adding style and glamour to our homes that are easy to put into practice and won't break the bank. Packed full of wonderful and unexpected ideas, stunning photography and expert advice from an inimitable source, Decorating with Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen of is the one decorating book everyone should own.

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By: Quadrille Publishing Ltd.   2010

Display: Using Everyday Objects to Create Great Interiors
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What you display--from beloved collections to a special standout piece--can transform a room's design from dull to dramatically delicious! A popular decorator shows how to take ordinary items and, with a touch of stylist's magic, enhance your home. Every chapter focuses on a different look or design problem, and includes a menu of essentials and a style lab. Group things by color, texture, or shape; maximize (or minimize) an item's effect; clear clutter; raid nature's larder for cheap raw materials; and much more! A Selection of the Country Home Book Club.
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By: Collins & Brown.   2001-06-30

A Pinch of Posh: A Beginner's Guide to Being Civilised by Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen (2006-11-05)
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By: Harpercollins Reference.   1709

Ultimate Book of Paint Effects
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A guide to paint effects and how to achieve them. It draws on the experience of an array of expert authors and provides paint transformation ideas. The introductory section explores the myriad of paint products available and explains paint jargon and uses. All major paint effects are covered in detail, including sponging, colourwashing, liming, verdigris and more. Decorative paint effects, such as stencilling, gilding, barge painting and stamping are also addressed. There are over 50 step-by-step projects that demonstrate how to put the paint effects to use. The book is divided room by room and contains ideas for around the house where just a little information can transform everyday objects, from a marble-effect dressing table to a faux tortoiseshell light shade, and from a geometric floor design to a folk art stencilled chair.

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By: Murdoch Books.   2000-06-20

Decorative Stencilling (Decorative Arts)
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Fifteen step-by-step projects are presented in this guide to decorative stencilling.

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By: Murdoch Books UK.   1994-05-01


 

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