By Stephen Saint-Onge
From the numerous room makeovers he has performed for magazines, newspapers, and tv exhibits, dressmaker Stephen Saint-Onge has a truly actual feel of what daily households wish and wish from their houses. in contrast to different adorning books out there, his beneficial properties items and tasks which are available for daily householders who're searching for fashionable and sensible designs.
Now, his rankings of enthusiasts will thrill for No position Like Home. With domestic designs which are budget-conscious, family-friendly, and gorgeous, those inspiring tasks combine conventional American sort with smooth comforts and convenience.
- Introduces inventive instruments and methods that make a huge impact on rooms
- Educates readers on quite a few fabrics, furniture, and accessories
- Stephen's variety secrets and techniques for each room of the home
Full of artistic recommendation, layout assistance, and maintenance principles, No position Like Home exhibits actual households how you can create areas that paintings within the actual world.
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Bringing Up Baby: Another example of what Hollywood imagined a country house should look like. Great mix of materials. Might inspire you. Stepmom: Early 1900s home that suits a modern family. A good example of how to create a setting that is lived in and one that you want to come home to. Love the family dancing scene, too! Driving Miss Daisy: A classic, period-style home with a mix of rich wood trim and wallpaper with detail. Although it’s a film set in the 1950s, you can imagine this house working for a family of today—maybe with some new appliances.
Great mix of materials. Might inspire you. Stepmom: Early 1900s home that suits a modern family. A good example of how to create a setting that is lived in and one that you want to come home to. Love the family dancing scene, too! Driving Miss Daisy: A classic, period-style home with a mix of rich wood trim and wallpaper with detail. Although it’s a film set in the 1950s, you can imagine this house working for a family of today—maybe with some new appliances. Holiday Inn: A must-watch for me every year.
It is your home and your money. • Doors and windows. What kind of exterior doors might you need? Do you want standard solid doors, French doors, or sliding doors? Where would new windows go? What style do you want (casement, double-hung, awning style, sliders)? What about interior doors? If you opt for solid wood doors, you still have a choice between slab or raised panels. indd 42 1/3/11 10:08 AM save space with pocket doors? How might glass doors or recycled vintage doors enhance the look of your space?
No place like home : tips & techniques for real family-friendly home design by Stephen Saint-Onge