|Elegant and Easy Rooms : 250 Trade Secrets for Decorating Your Home
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The first chapter, Paint and Color, and
Appendix B, The Best Mail-Order Resources, are worth the cost of this book! In addition,
there is a ton of practical and economical information scattered throughout the other
In the first chapter, the author outlines "Tried and
True," color schemes that have been time tested by famous designers. He even gives
the manufacturer’s name, color names, and color numbers. These items alone will save
you considerable time and money. Among the schemes, historical paint colors are covered,
including colonial, 40’s, 50’s, are covered.
The icing on the cake, is Appendix B, which lists of 48
mail order catalogs, from which you can order reasonably priced do-it-yourself materials
or décor products. Entries include the name, address, and phone number.
This is a must have book for homeowners and designers