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Design*Sponge At Home

Bonney, Grace
Title: Design*Sponge At Home
Author: Bonney, Grace
Category: Art & Design
ISBN: 9781579654313
Page numbers: 416
Dimensions: 211 x 257 mm
Price: $59.95
Imprint: Workman
Format: Hardback
Publication Date: 01 Sep 2011

A new home d?cor bible by one of the Web's most popular and beloved design bloggersGrace Bonney created her daily Web site Design*Sponge as an antidote to the fussy (and expensive) shelter magazines of her mother's generation. The New York Times has dubbed the site, with its 60,000 daily readers, "Martha Stewart Living for millennials." DESIGN*SPONGE at Home is Bonney's definitive guide to home d?cor for her fellow design sponges-those house-proud young homeowners and renters who adore soaking up design ideas and using them as inspiration to decorate and personalise their own homes. This design compendium contains peeks of 75 real-life interiors, where the d?cor was culled from flea markets and the owners' imaginations, as well as more than 100 projects (with detailed instructions) from a table made out of abandoned chair legs to a butterfly dome. Packed with hundreds colour photographs and illustrations, this beautiful book includes a decorating basics section with tutorials on everything from stripping and painting furniture to hanging wallpaper and doing your own upholstery. Along the way, Bonney-whose enthusiasm and joy in her subject is infectious-teaches the reader the principles of decorating and collecting, empowering them to create beautiful homes of their own.?