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Home stories : design ideas for making a house a home / Kim Leggett ; principal photography by Leslie Brown.

Leggett, Kim, (author.). Brown, Leslie, (photographer.).

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  • 1 of 5 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Thompson Public Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Thompson Public Library 747 Leggett (Text to phone) 34038139050488 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 05/17/2021

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Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Our story. First impressions -- Memories served here -- The gathering place -- Suite dreams -- Once upon a dusty old attic -- Vacancy -- Double play -- Other people's stories. Labor of love -- The big blue house -- Sugar shack -- "The 42" -- Hideout -- Vintage crush -- Once upon a time -- Boldly stated -- Short stories. A new story for collected pieces -- Trading places -- The art of a storied display -- Pen pals -- A story for all seasons. Spring -- Summer -- Fall -- Winter -- Shopping guide. Why buy antiques? -- Shopping guide.
Summary, etc.:
Learn how to create rooms filled with warmth, meaning, and your own unique story of home. Kim Leggett's first book, City Farmhouse Style, was a big hit. Now Kim is back with the welcoming interiors her fans crave and a no-rules approach that is all about using what you love to create rooms that tell your personal story. Everyone has a story worth telling, and every room can become part of that story--whether you decorate it with heirlooms, flea market finds, simple mementos, or a mix. In Home Stories, Leggett shows readers how to use all these treasures to design very special rooms filled with interest and meaning. She begins by asking readers what it is that attracts them to a certain piece: 'Thinking hard about what really speaks to you, and then using it as the basis for design, is the secret behind all of the best, most interesting rooms.' Each chapter presents fascinating spaces and the stories behind the accessories, furnishings, and mementos that fill them. There are plenty of projects, too, plus practical design guidance and design inspiration for refreshing decor as the seasons change.
Subject: Interior decoration.
Decoration and ornament, Rustic.
Genre: Photobooks.

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