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The Scented Home: Natural Recipes in the French Tradition
Fronty, Laura
15.64 USD
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Red on Red: Creating Stunning Interiors Using Reds and Pinks
Hoppen, Stephanie
12.88 USD
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Color Matching Handbook
Foster, Viv (edited by)
13.80 USD
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1 Butler, Peter (Designed by) The Victoria and Albert Museum Decorator's Record Book
0517588978 / 9780517588970; This book is a clever way to record the details of decorating every room in your home. It includes, for each room, the measurements, including windows, doors, and special features, and a room planner which is a grid where you can locate your furniture. Also for each room are spaces for paintwork and wallpaper, including manufacturer, type, shade/pattern, quantity, price and supplier. Lovely illustrations begin each room; there is a hallway, living room, dining room, kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, and an extra room. At the end is a section for addresses of suppliers, etc. 96 pages, remainder mark on the vertical page edges. A perfect way to begin in a new or totally redecorated home. 8 1/2" long - plenty of room to write. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Ebury Press
London, England, 1992, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Various Artists; 
001408; 
Price: 12.88 USD
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2 Foster, Viv (edited by) Color Matching Handbook
1592231780 / 9781592231782; Putting a color scheme together can be an enjoyable experience; it is not difficult to learn how to coordinate color and harmonize accents and variations. You will need to experiment, but once you realize that colors never really clash - it is only how they are used that causes discord - you will gain confidence and find inspiration, both vital ingredients in achieving successful and well-balanced visual effects. This wonderful book includes color in art, color in the home, and color in the garden, and is very well-illustrated. Inside the hard cover is a spiral binding so the book lays flat while you're working out your color schemes. 224 pages including an index and glossary. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Thunder Bay Press
San Diego, California, U. S. A., 2004, First Edition
Hardcover
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
002962; 
Price: 13.80 USD
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3 Fronty, Laura The Scented Home: Natural Recipes in the French Tradition
0789306875 / 9780789306876; Fragrance has a remarkable effect on both the conscious and subconscious mind. On one level we can be drawn by the delicious flavor of a smell and on the other we can be intrigued by the memories and emotions the scent unlocks. With this book as your reference, you'll be able to tap into both levels of sensory experience and find the right frangrances to instantly define your home's atmosphere. Experiment with scents and create a relaxing, welcoming ambience for every room in your home. Whether your prefer pomanders, potpourris, incense, scented drawer sachets, perfumed candles or atomizers, this volume includes more than 50 recipes for different ways to perfume your surroundings. 159 pages including an index and sources. Makes a great gift! 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Universe Publishing
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2002, First American Edition
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Duronsoy, Yves; 
002991; 
Price: 15.64 USD
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4 Guild, Robin Homeworks: the Ultimate Book of Display for People Who Are Proud of Their Homes and of Their Possessions
0442245769 / 9780442245764; A house is not a home unless it has been given your personal imprint. Even after you have made choices of colors, wallcoverings and curtains, your house is merely a shell until you have filled it with your own things. This book is about the possessions you proudly display, as well as those necessities you'd rather hide away. It suggests ways to use items such as books and papers, old photographs and mementos to make your home an original showcase that reflects your personality and taste. The binding is light grey cloth, and the bottom corners are turned inward a bit. There is a gift inscription in the front. The jacket has a 2" tear on the front and small tears at the top and bottom corners. The bottom edge is chipped a bit, and the top back has a 1/2" tear. 263 pages, including an index, glossary, and a good sized section showing the "how-to" of many ideas. The larger tears have been repaired and a new cover has been applied over the dust jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Van Nostrand Reinhold
Florence, Kentucky, U. S. A., 1979, First Edition
Hardcover
Near Fine in Good dust jacket


001370; 
Price: 12.88 USD
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5 Hoppen, Stephanie Red on Red: Creating Stunning Interiors Using Reds and Pinks
0821227483 / 9780821227480; Red on Red celebrates the return of red to the decorator's palette after an absence in favor of more minimalist shades. The revival of Bohemian chic as a decorating trends has brought with it an explosion of color in which RED and all its various shades from crimsons and purples to orange and terracottas to raspberries and fuchsias - feature strongly. Red can bring a variety of styles and moods into your home. Whether you are looking for the eclectic cool of Chinese red or the casual sophistication of French country, Hoppen demonstrates how a new palette of color can transform any interior. Full of unique styling and decorating ideas, this book will inspire you to add some color to your home. Includes a directory of resources, and is illustrated in full color. Makes a great gift. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Bulfinch Press
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2001, First American Edition
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
002969; 
Price: 12.88 USD
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6 Lawrence, Mike Bathrooms: Practical Designs for Everyday Living
1853680044 / 9781853680045; This books is set up to help you think about remodeling or adding a bathroom by thinking of first things first. Even small bathrooms can look very nice with some of the ideas in this book. The first part of the book helps establish priorities as you assess your real needs. It also covers the practical aspects of budgeting, planning on paper, working with professionals and so forth. Even though this is not a do-it-yourself book, three projects are included for those who choose to do the work themselves. Included are photographs of some lovely completed projects. 96 pages including index and source index. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
New Holland Publishers, Limited
London, United Kingdom, 1989, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Szymanowski, Janek (Photographs); 
001109; 
Price: 9.20 USD
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7 Lebeau, Caroline; Corbett, Patricia Fabrics: the Decorative Art of Textiles
0517574349 / 9780517574348; When home decoration focuses on saving space, inexpensive ways to change a look, and creative ways to express individual taste, fabrics have never been more important. This book is an enthusiastic and comprehensive tour of this most versatile design element, sumptuously illustrated with hundreds of imaginative ideas from the world's premier contemporary designers and decorators. Uupholstery, bed hangings, and drapery show how fabrics can be sewn, stuffed, contoured, hung, swagged, and thrown into nearly every imaginable form. The rich use of trim is explored with a wealth of fringe, tassels, and tiebacks. Cloth bound, includes a glossary, source guide, bibliography, and index. Fully illustrated in color, there is a small red remainder mark on the page tops. The jacket is turned up slightly at the bottom back.
Clarkson Potter Publishers
New York, New York, U. S. A., 1994, First Edition
Hardcover
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Dirand, Jacques; 
002723; 
Price: 16.56 USD
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8 Love, Diane Yes/no Design : Discover Your Decorating Style with Taste-Revealing Exercises and Examples
0847823008 / 9780847823000; Don't hire a pricey interior designer to update your home. You can decorate your way. Acclaimed designer and artist Diane Love shows you how, in this beautifully photographed volume, to discover and define your personal taste, then demonstrates how to build a decor that is functional, aesthetically pleasing, and truly reflective of your personality. Part 1 asks What is Your Taste? And includes 7 sequential exercises to help you articulate your taste. Part 2 is Exercise Your Tastes and includes 11 methods taken in sequence that explain the step-by-step process of decorating a room and shows you how to incorporate what you learned about your taste in Step 1. A questionnaire assists you in analyzing your decorating style, enabling you to track your aesthetic attitudes, reactions, and preferences. The two workbooks - one separate from the book and portable - facilitate record keeping and provide convenient places to assemble notes, sketches, dimensions, and swatches. Pictorial binding. The jacket has light scuffing. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2000, 
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Love, Diane; Sarramon, Christian; 
002960; 
Price: 15.64 USD
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