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Designing Your Home on a Budget

Author : Emilie Barnes
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Emilie Barnes teams up with professional designer Yoli Brogger in this updated and larger trade version of the popular "Decorating Dreams on a Budget" (more than 70,000 copies sold). Revealing the secrets to decorating beautifully on a budget, Emilie and Yoli provide basic design principles and ways to implement or break them to create a unique style. Readers will discover how to add little touches to liven up a room know when to refurbish and when to buy new find affordable new and used treasures make a child's room fun From artistic treatments for windows to choosing a beautiful bedspread, the suggestions and how?to?steps Emilie and Yoli provide will help women establish a comfortable, inviting home.

Designing Your Outdoor Home

Author : Creative Publishing International
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Detailed guide to landscape materials and plants, broad range of landscape styles, complete planning and budgeting information, over 170 full-color photos and illustrations.

Designing Your Perfect House Lessons from an Architect

Author : William J Hirsch, Jr
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A #1 best seller for years, Bill Hirsch's Designing Your Perfect House: Lessons from an Architect has been called an essential read for Homeowners as well as Professionals. Bill's flowing style of writing makes you feel like you are sitting with him having a chat about your project. The philosophy behind design decisions is explained with stories, photos, sketches, and checklists. The book is divided into Twelve Lessons, with an additional Bonus Lesson ," Building Green, Naturally". You will learn how to evaluate your needs and work towards creating a suitable design, perfect for you and your family. The experience of home design and construction should be controllable, gratifying and enjoyable. With the valuable advice that Designing Your Perfect House: Lessons from an Architect provides, it can be.

The Natural Plaster Book

Author : Cedar Rose Guelberth
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For builders of natural homes (straw bale, cob, adobe, rammed earth, and other natural materials), this unique step-by-step guide takes the confusion out of choosing, mixing, and applying natural plasters. From principles to practicalities, and with every stage of the process illustrated, The Natural Plasters Book details the entire process of plastering with earth, lime, and gypsum for a long-lasting and durable finish. Starting with an overview and history of the natural building movement, the book handles a wide variety of topics including earthen plaster versus cement stucco, tools and techniques of the trade, plaster recipes, and pigmenting plaster or painting walls with natural paints. First-time builders will appreciate tips on common mistakes (and how to avoid them) discussed at each stage of the plastering process. Special focus is paid to the importance of planning and designing for earthen plasters—before building begins. The only comprehensive guide available on natural plasters, this book is written for the growing number of people who have decided to build their own natural homes as well as for professionals. Heavily illustrated with practical drawings and photographs, it also includes an extensive resource guide listing books, magazines, videos, builders, and suppliers. Marketing Plans: • Ads in Natural Home and Environmental Building & Design • National print review campaign to natural building, self-sufficiency, and environmental magazines, newsletters, websites. Cedar Rose Guelberth has been working with natural home construction and plaster techniques for 25 years and is a nationally recognized natural building educator and consultant. Dan Chiras is the author of fifteen books including The Natural House: A Guide to Healthy, Energy-Efficient, Environmental Homes (ISBN: 1-890132578, Chelsea Green, 2000). Both authors live in Colorado. Also Available The Art of Natural Building: Design, Construction, Resources TP $26.95, 0-86571-433-9 • USA Straw Bale Building: How to Plan, Design, and Build with Straw TP $24.95, 0-86571-403-7 • USA

Log Home Design

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Log Home Design is the preferred, trusted partner with readers in simplifying the process of becoming a log home owner. With its exclusive focus on planning and design, the magazine's friendly tone, practical content and targeted advertising provide the essential tools consumers need – from the crucial preliminary stages through the finishing touches of their dream log home.

Log Home Design

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Log Home Design is the preferred, trusted partner with readers in simplifying the process of becoming a log home owner. With its exclusive focus on planning and design, the magazine's friendly tone, practical content and targeted advertising provide the essential tools consumers need – from the crucial preliminary stages through the finishing touches of their dream log home.

Designing Your Natural Home

Author : David Pearson
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"The practical and informative topics are interspersed with photo essays on innovative natural houses, which explore stylish examples of natural design. " - Inside jacket cover All the homes feature natural products.

The Art of Natural Building

Author : Joseph F. Kennedy
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A collection of essays that documents the natural building movement in the early twenty-first century, providing a context for natural building, discussing design and planning, describing natural building materials and techniques, and including case studies.

Designing Your Happiness

Author : Nancilee Wydra
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History of Feng Shui - Essential components of Feng Shui - Room to room guide - How to cure your living space.

Joyce in the Belly of the Big Truck Workbook

Author : Joyce A. Cascio
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Seattle Home Book

Author : Ashley Group
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The Seattle Home Book is the most complete, hands-on sourcebook to building, remodeling, decorating, furnishing and landscaping a luxury home in Seattle, the Eastside and surrounding areas.Whether interested in remodeling a kitchen or building a mult-million dollar dream home, this book can give readers the information they want to get the quality services and products they need. From Medina to Magnolia and all points in between, the Seattle Home Book compiles the most comprehensive list of design professionals who rank among the top ten in their respective fields. Most of the professionals were chosen based upon outstanding work that they have been awarded for in their fields.Let the Seattle Home Book do your homework for you! You'll find in these pages: -- More than 700 listings of professionals, specializing in 40 different trades.-- Instructional information for choosing and working with architects, contractors, landscapers and interior designers.-- More than 1,000 color photographs inspiring innovative interior and exterior modeling ideas.-- A compilation of the area's top enhancement service providers organized by trade with easy-to-read listings.

Fine Homebuilding

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The Natural House

Author : Daniel D. Chiras
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This sourcebook examines the options for building a house that is economical, energy-efficient, nontoxic, kind to the environment, and pleasurable to inhabit. Explores the pros and cons of 14 natural building methods, including straw bale, rammed earth, cob, cordwood, adobe, earthbags and papercrete.

The Natural House Catalog

Author : David Pearson
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Provides dozens of ideas on how to create a home that is compatible with holistic living, covering such topics as construction materials, soft energy, healthy lighting, natural furnishings, and nontoxic home care. Original. 30,000 first printing.

How to Start a Home based Interior Design Business

Author : Suzanne DeWalt
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This new edition of starting a home-based interior design business includes useful information on start-up costs, zoning regulations, how to attract first-time customers and keeping prices profitable and competitive.

Planning and Designing Your Home Landscape

Author : Dan A. Wilson
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The Original Log Home Guide for Builders Buyers

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All weather Home Building Manual

Author : NAHB Research Foundation
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Muir s Original Log Home Guide for Builders and Buyers

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Designing Your Client s House

Author : Alfredo De Vido
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