Saturday, 28 July 2012
Decorate: 1000 Professional Design Ideas for Every Room in the House
Just finished reviewing this book and bursting with interior inspiration. The section on ‘Setting Your Style’ reveals an extensive range of different interior concepts, from Natural and Fleamarket Style to Modern Glamour and Eclectic. ‘Room By Room’ focuses on design ideas and showcases some heart melting ideas. It tells you what you need to know to transform any area of your home. Being a (self-confessed) shopaholic, my favourite part of the book was ‘Attention to Detail’ which shows you how to create a sensation by integrating smaller elements that can utterly transform a space, without affecting the architecture or structure of a building. And of course, this book doesn’t disappoint with lashings of glorious photos of hot houses of the moment. Typically, there’s not a dirty cereal bowl or toddler-coloured wall in sight! Surely real people have the same kind of lived in ambience that my home boasts...