Shades of Grey

Decorating with the most elegant of neutrals


Author: Kate Watson-Smyth

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

ISBN: 9781788791243

Category: Design

Page: 176

View: 1763

Crammed with fascinating facts, expert advice, and a wealth of essential information, Shades of Grey will guide you through the minefield that is choosing exactly the right shade of gray paint. “Grey is the cooler, chicer cousin of white that we can't help lusting after” Elle Decor There's no doubt about it, gray is the shade of the moment. On-trend restaurants, shops and homes are covered in it. There's not an interior decorating program that doesn't feature it. However, despite its popularity, it’s not quite as simple as buying a gallon of gray paint and slapping it on the wall. Make the wrong choice, and a gray room can be be cold and dark, even energy-sapping. Get it right, however, and your home will look inviting, sophisticated, and modern. So how to find the perfect hue? In Shades of Grey, Kate Watson-Smyth explores the current popularity of the shade and consults experts—scientists, paint brands, interior decorators—who reveal their favourite grays (as well as other tricks of the trade). She looks at the huge range of grays on offer and, via a simple process of elimination, will help you track down the shade that works perfectly for you.

Colors for Your Every Mood

Discover Your True Decorating Colors


Author: Leatrice Eiseman

Publisher: Capital Books

ISBN: 9781892123381

Category: House & Home

Page: 176

View: 7798

Offers advice on choosing color combinations for decorating one's home, discusses the psychology of color, and answers decorating questions.

Perfect Neutrals

Color You Can Live With


Author: Stephanie Hoppen

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Pubns


Category: Architecture

Page: 176

View: 9912

A personalized guide to home decorating shows the variety of neutrals, from pea green to washed out lilac, and how to put them together and add accents, in an illustrated book that shows how to balance the colors, how layering works with different shades of color, how to add texture with fabric, and the importance of accents.

Decorating Idea Book


Author: Heather J. Paper

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781561587629

Category: Architecture

Page: 313

View: 9736

A showcase of fresh decorating ideas for every room of a house and some outdoor areas spotlights quick fixes, tricks of the trade, and elements of design for every style and budget. Original. 40,000 first printing.

Easy decorating with paint & paper


Author: Sheridan Carter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781863430166

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 7660

Illustrated guide to renovating and decorating with wall paper and paint. Includes sections on necessary tools, basic skill instruction, wall coverings, colour scheming, and interior and exterior painting. Part of the TBetter Living Collections'.

Decorating with Paint


Author: Jocasta Innes

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 9780517572290

Category: House & Home

Page: 191

View: 3265

A gorgeously illustrated book that shows both classic methods and new trends. 180 full-color and black-and-white illustrations.

Black & White

Elegant einrichten & stilvoll wohnen


Author: Hilary Robertson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783862449668


Page: 192

View: 5908

Chicago Spaces

Inspiring Interiors from the Editors of Chicago Home + Garden Magazine


Author: Jan

Publisher: Agate Publishing

ISBN: 1572846844

Category: Architecture

Page: 210

View: 6882

With big names such as Nate Berkus and Alessandra Branca putting Chicago on the national design map, and with lesser-known (but no less talented) pros working their magic from the Gold Coast to the North Shore, Chicago teems with beautiful homes. This gorgeous coffee table book not only shows these dwellings in all their splendor but also tells the stories of how they came to be. Compiled by the editors of Chicago Home + Garden magazine, Chicago Spaces is divided into two parts. The first features homes in their entirety, while the second focuses on specific rooms: dining rooms, living rooms, bedrooms, kitchens, baths, dens, foyers, and children’s rooms. Readers learn how these spaces came together and find tips for making changes in their own homes, as well as a directory of the area’s best furniture and accessories shops. Chicago Spaces shows readers smart ways to turn their homes into comfortable, stylish oases.

The Best of Martha Stewart Living

Decorating With Color


Author: Martha Stewart

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780848725693

Category: Color in interior decoration

Page: 144

View: 4815

It's the most powerful weapon in your decorating arsenal -- and the easiest to use. So look at color at its country best! Pale naturals and pastels enliven rooms with refreshing delicacy. Four bold and brilliant hues -- yellow, red, blue, and green -- turn up the volume on drama. Add vibrant color everywhere in an infinity of ways, from paint and fabric to decorating details such as wallpaper, rugs, and art. More than 200 color photographs provide simple, fresh ideas for designing a warm, inviting home. Manipulate space and light with a mix of woods and whites. Stone walls and fireplaces enhance decorating schemes that emphasize other neutral shades, and add richness to primary-color accents. Sunny yellow window trims and stair railings give a foyer a welcoming personality. Frame a dark blue room. with white to keep it bright. You'll see what a vital tool for self-expression color can be!

Better homes and gardens new decorating book


Author: Pamela J. Wilson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780696000928

Category: Architecture

Page: 432

View: 5697

...The ultimate do-your-own decorating guide. Four books in one, it's a dream book, a workbook, a room-by-room planner, and a design primer.

Decorate Your Home with Colour

A Practical and Inspirational Guide with Step-by-Step Projects


Author: Libby Norman

Publisher: New Holland Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781845375317

Category: House & Home

Page: 128

View: 3022

Explains how the creative use of color can influence the appearance of a room, discusses the use of specific colors, and offers suggestions for practical projects.

House Beautiful


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Architecture, Domestic

Page: N.A

View: 8011

Creative Ideas for Decorating


Author: Julia Hamilton Thomason

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780848706890

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 215

View: 8891

Offers suggestions concerning color, pattern, stenciling, window treatments, furniture, and accessories, and shows kitchens, dining rooms, bedrooms, and living rooms

The New York times book of interior design and decoration


Author: Norma Skurka

Publisher: Harpercollins


Category: Architecture

Page: 320

View: 3000

Photographs of rooms by outstanding professional designers cover all current design movements, and the accompanying text provides guidance in applying the design ideas according to one's house and budget