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Mad about the house : 101 interior design answers

Watson-Smyth, Kate2020
A practical how-to guide from the author of Mad About the House, the bestselling book and UK's number 1 interiors blog. This dictionary of interior design answers all those questions you were afraid to ask. The book begins with the most important questions of all: Who? What? When? Where? Why? and How? The aim is to answer these before you start any decorating scheme and you will avoid the most common mistakes, save money and, most importantly, create a home that works for you and the people who live there. This is a super-practical guide that allows you to dip in and out so you can solve all your decorating dilemmas. In addition to the no-nonsense practical answers, there are checklists and step-by-step guides to key decorating challenges, everything from How to Hang Wallpaper, to Arranging a Gallery Wall, How to Choose a Mattress and What Makes the Best Work Surface.
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Mad about the house : 101 interior design answers / Kate Watson-Smyth ; [illustration and design by Abi Read].
London : Pavilion, 2020.
201 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Your home, your story -- Layout & flooring -- Painting & decorating -- Windows & doors -- Fixtures & furnishings -- Lighting -- Cooking & dining -- Lounging & working -- Bathing & sleeping -- Top tips for renters & first-time buyers.
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