Author: Christopher Stuart
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Featuring 30 new designs by leading designer-makers from around the world, DIY Furniture 2 builds on the international success of the previous title, showing you step-by-step how to make unique designer furniture. Including both conceptual objects and modern designs, the book showcases innovative processes using readily available materials commonly found at the local hardware store. Each project features diagrams with short, easy-to-follow instructions on how to build the piece. The projects range from novice to experienced, allowing the reader to start where they are comfortable and work towards more difficult projects as they gain knowledge, familiarity with tools, and confidence. The designs in this book will have you thinking about common materials in a whole new way!
Author: Lola Gavarry
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Counsels home decorators and crafters on how to create inexpensive works of art for decorating rooms, in a series of projects grouped under such headings as Living Room Spirit, Kitchen Inspirations and Office Décor. Original.
Author: Gail Green
Whether you own or rent, designing and decorating small spaces can be a challenge. Where do you start? How much should you budget? Is DIY decorating an option, or is working with a professional the best way to achieve results? An Insider’s Guide to Interior Design for Small Spaces answers all these questions and more, welcoming you to the world of small space design and helping you transform your home quickly—and without breaking the bank. Drawing on more than thirty years of design experience, author Gail Green introduces you to interior design basics and guides your journey through four distinct focus areas: • Color and paint • Furniture arrangement and selection • Lighting • Architectural changes Green shares her expert tips for solving common design and decorating issues, such as how to make a small space look bigger, how to choose the best colors for small rooms, how to select the best furniture for small rooms and how to organize a small space on any budget. Renters will discover landlord-approved design ideas for small spaces, and homeowners will learn how to increase property value through minor renovations. Home is the most important space in our lives. It’s where we wake up every morning and go to sleep at night. It’s where we spend time with our families and relax after a long day of work. When we invest in our homes, we invest in ourselves. Fortunately, interior design for small apartments and other spaces doesn’t have to be costly or time consuming. With An Insider’s Guide to Interior Design for Small Spaces, you’ll avoid common pitfalls and overspending, and learn how to implement minor enhancements for immediate results. Impress yourself and others by applying professional tricks and techniques to transform your living space into a beautiful, upscale dwelling you’re happy to call home.
Author: Peter Fehrentz
Publisher: Jacqui Small
DIY is becoming highly popular and fashionable once more as handmade objects guarantee not only sustainability but also add an individual touch to the home. Readers looking to personalise their house can follow the easy step-by-step tutorials in the book, as well as sketches and patterns. Made by Yourself is a practical and inspirational book filled with sophisticated and creative ideas. It combines many different kinds of materials, from traditional stone and wood to more imaginative metals, leathers and textiles. Filled with sophisticated and creative ideas, Made By Yourself is guaranteed to thrill its readers. Expertly guided by a professional designer and stylist, readers, both beginners and established designers, will feel confident and inspired to start their own projects. The book is targeted at interior designers, design fans, and anyone who wants to be the creative designer of their home.
Author: Tonya Olsen
Publisher: Cedar Fort
From exciting entryways to DIY dining rooms, these tried-and-true interior design recipes are the ultimate resource for homeowners looking to spice things up or decorate a space from scratch. With this book, creating a show-stopping master suite or home office is as simple as cooking dinner—just follow the instructions! Turn your house into your dream home one room at a time by incorporating these no-fail recipes for delicious designs.
Author: Betsy Helmuth
Live in luxury—on a budget. Homeowners and renters of all means dream of having a beautiful home. The media makes it look so easy, but many of us have less to work with and still long to live in style. Affordable Interior Design makes luxury an affordable reality. In this DIY home decorating handbook, Helmuth reveals insider tips and her tried-and-tested methods for choosing colors, creating a gallery wall, how to use accent tables, entry benches, rugs, and more! Helmuth has shared her affordable design advice and step-by-step approaches with millions through live teaching workshops, guest columns, television appearances, and interviews. Now, she has distilled her expertise into this practical guide. The chapters follow her secret design formula and include creating a design budget, mapping out floor plans, selecting a color palette, and accessorizing like a stylist. It’s time to start living in the home of your dreams without maxing out your credit cards. Learn how with Affordable Interior Design!
Author: Holly Becker, Leslie Shewring
Publisher: Chronicle Books
In this gorgeous and unique book, Decorate author Holly Becker teams up with stylist Leslie Shewring to offer practical know-how and colorful inspiration for decorating the home with florals. Beginning with the basics of flower arranging and progressing on to decorating ideas for a range of styles—such as vintage, eclectic, and modern— with creative DIY flower and container projects peppered throughout, this book offers a bunch of fresh ideas for flower enthusiasts and home decorators on any budget.
Author: Christiane Lemieux, Rumaan Alam
Publisher: Potter Style
A mainstream retail designer and founder of DwellStudio explains how readers can infuse practicality and individual personality into home décor, profiling 20 distinctive houses that reflect various styles and tastes.
Author: Shaunna West
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Stunning and easy projects for less than $50 each! With The $50 Home Makeover, you can finally turn your living space into your home! This inspiring book offers 75 fun and creative ideas that will help give your place the stylish, modern look that you've always wanted--without having to spend a fortune. Each of these imaginative ideas cost less than $50 to bring to life and will beautify your space in unexpected ways. From an Antique Door Table to Reclaimed Wood Wall Art, each crafty home makeover project includes: Step-by-step instructions with full-color photographs. A key to denote how long a project takes, how much it costs, and the level of difficulty. Before-and-after photos of the finished product. With the trendy yet inexpensive projects in The $50 Home Makeover, you'll finally get to make those big improvements that you've been dreaming of--all while saving hundreds of dollars!
Author: Danny Darke
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Wooden shipping pallets have found an unlikely second life: beautiful, handcrafted home décor without the designer price. The DIY market has long been drawn to refurbishing furniture and interior design on a budget, but easily accessible wood pallets have opened up all-new and inspiring ways to personalize a home in an eco-friendly, low-cost way. Until recently, upcycling required crafters to hunt for goods and furniture at yard sales and online, and many refurbishing books could only offer tips for specific pieces. With wooden pallets, the scope of the project is boundless, and warehouses and stores are happy to give them away for free. What was once a scavenger hunt and test of skill for experienced DIYers can now be an easy weekend project for even the newest of crafters. Wood Pallet Workshop will be a book of inspiration as well as a hardworking instructional guide for an array of projects. With 20 easy-to-follow designs ranging from coffee tables and wine racks to decorative wall art and step-by-step photos, this book will be a go-to instructional guide for DIYers looking for simple and creative ways to decorate their homes.
Author: Grace Bonney
Publisher: Artisan Books
The long-awaited home décor bible by the beloved design blogger “Thank you,” wrote a reader to Design*Sponge creator Grace Bonney, “for teaching me that houses don’t have to be frumpy and formal. They don’t have to be matchy-matchy or rigidly modern.” They can just be comfy and unique and reflect who you are, no matter how small your budget or space. That reader is one of the 75,000 unique daily visitors to Design*Sponge, who make it the most popular design site on the web. The site receives 250,000 pageviews every day and has 150,000 RSS subscribers and 280,000 followers on Twitter. Design*Sponge fans have been yearning for the ultimate design manual from their guru, Grace, and she has finally delivered with this definitive guide, which includes: • Home tours of 70 real-life interiors featuring artists and designers • Fifty DIY projects, with detailed instructions for personalizing your space • Step-by-step tutorials on everything from stripping and painting furniture to hanging wallpaper and doing your own upholstery • Fifty Before & After makeovers submitted by readers of Design*Sponge—real people with limited time and realistic budgets • Essential tips on modern flower arranging, with 20 arrangements With over 700 color photos and illustrations and projects that are customizable, relatable, and affordable, this is the democratizing design book everyone has been waiting for.
Author: H. Metcalf
Unlike most photo-filled design books, this practical publication actually endeavors to teach readers how to decorate and stage their homes. Thus, its unique format consists of an instructional guide, workbook, and project planner. Besides basic design theory, the content includes step-by-step instructions, charts and illustrations, skill-building exercises, myths and hazards to avoid, as well as a series of question-and-answer dialogues. This book introduces a single, innovative system that addresses a broad range of decorative needs and circumstances. In addition to creating beautiful home interiors, it can be applied to a variety of life transitions requiring design skills, such as readying a home for celebratory events, renovations, resale, and retirement.
Author: Aerin Lauder, Christine Pittel
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Offers a look at the design style of Aerin Lauder by compiling photographs of the interiors of her home that combines her grandmother's heritage with modern-day taste.
Author: Better Homes and Gardens
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Projects and tips for every room For more than 75 years Better Homes and Gardens has been one of America's most trusted sources for information on home decorating. Do It Yourself, a popular BHG special interest publication, puts a youthful, crafty spin on DIY decor. With refreshing ideas, clear directions, and beautiful photographs, this book will inspire DIY enthusiasts of all skill levels to spruce up their spaces—in a weekend or less. The 200+ fun, approachable home improvement projects in this book give readers achievable, stylish, and affordable ways to transform their living spaces. Projects run the gamut from quick and easy ideas that can be completed in an hour or two to more involved and time-consuming improvements, but all can be accomplished in a weekend or less. Projects cover every room of the home: kitchens, bathrooms, dining rooms, living rooms, bedrooms, home offices, hobby rooms, and storage spaces, as well as outdoor living areas Includes both "hard" projects, such as tiling a backsplash, and "soft" projects, like embellishing a pillow or making over a piece of furniture Chapters focus on walls and floors, lighting, window treatments, decorative accents, storage, furniture, and more Concise step-by-step instructions are accompanied by full-color photos and/or illustrations For DIYers who aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves and try something new, DIY Ideas provides all the inspiration and instruction needed to create the home of their dreams.