Delivering hands-on designer expertise in brilliant, bite-size chunks, COLOUR is the perfect guide if you want to introduce colour into your home but don’t know where to start or are scared of taking the plunge. Learn how to figure out your colour palette, to trust your instincts and identify the ideal shade that will make a home distinctly and beautifully yours. Colour is capable of injecting instant glamour and cool, making a space cosy, luxurious and indulgent, and defining your own personal style. Discover how to build a room through colour, up the ante with accents and focal points, layer lighting, add drama through accessories, and play around with paint, fabric and pattern. Paint is the cheapest, easiest and most transformative thing you can do to any space, period.
Providing colour inspiration for every room of the house, COLOUR showcases some of the coolest inspirational homes around the world. Whether you want to start small, with pops of colour, or introduce a whole new daring palette to your home, COLOUR gives you all the information you need to reinvent your space and turn it into a home that you will never want to leave!
Proving that style has nothing to do with money and everything to do with confidence, let's goes back to basics to help you determine your own style. Take interiors to the next level by mixing and layering different styles and eras; injecting intrigue into a room with some maximalist lighting or a decorative rug; playing around with scale, colour and texture to create an enchanting, idiosyncratic vibe. Packed with original ideas, beautiful photography, speedy updates and easy DIY projects – that transform affordable furniture and accessories into something you’d see in a designer showroom – Decorating with Style offers all the tips, tricks and inspiration you need to create a stylish home. Our kind of decorating is all about creating spaces that make you happy – not just buying the latest ‘it’ chair. Here's how to introduce what all the most successful homes have - a dash of the unexpected. Good taste is wonderful, but without a touch of eccentricity, beautifully co-ordinated rooms can leave you cold.
A Girl’s Guide to Decorating is a hip, practical decorating guide full of insider advice, cool and original ideas, fabulously glossy photography and clever tips for turning your space into a fabulous stylish pad – without spending a lot of money. Read up on all aspects of home decoration – from the initial planning of a space to make it work for you, right through to the small details that will add a touch of glamour and make it unique. Fab suggestions for how to approach every room in your house and all major decorating techniques are fully explained – from hanging wallpaper and painting walls, windows and doors, to creating shelving and achieving different lighting effects. Easy to follow step-by-step instructions and accompanying photography will inspire you to try your hand at every suggestion, with great DIY projects too. Chapters are based around the fundamental elements of home design: space, colour, light, texture and the individual touches that make it your own.