Home Furnishing
Black & Decker the Complete Guide to Finishing Basements: Projects and Practical Solutions for Converting Basements Into Livable Space
Black & Decker the Complete Guide to Finishing Basements
Projects and Practical Solutions for Converting Basements Into Livable Space
Paperback      ISBN: 1591865883

A fact-filled, 240-page manual that covers every aspect of designing and planning a basement conversion/remodeling project. With more than 600 color photographs, this book goes into thorough detail on crucial subjects like moisture and climate control, egress, ventilation, lighting, and many other issues. It deals comprehensively with adapting home mechanical systems to basement conditions. The many featured projects include finishing a bathroom stub-out, installing an all-new basement bathroom, insulating, repairing foundation walls, installing sump pumps, dehumidification strategies, as well as many other projects designed for livability. A special focus new to this edition presents information and projects for aging in place, including home elevators and chair lifts, monitoring and communication systems, and creating an accessible basement apartment. You will also find projects that show how to upgrade with luxury amenities, including a fireplace, sauna, home spa, exercise room, basement club/lounge and more.

The Flower Fix: Modern Arrangements for a Daily Dose of Nature
The Flower Fix
Modern Arrangements for a Daily Dose of Nature
Hardcover      ISBN: 1781317887
The Flower Fix presents wild inspiration and modern arrangements by Swallows and Damsons florist Anna Potter, with beautiful photography by India Hobson.

Blousy blooms, speckled branches, rich foliage, and delicate petals; nature has the power to inspire and energize, calm and soothe, focus and still. Anna has harnessed this magic with 26 tailor-made combinations of flowers to bring a floral boost to your home, no matter what your mood.

With easy-to-find seasonal blooms, found items such as twigs and dried fruit, and any assortment of containers, discover how simple it is to bring a little bit of nature's mystery into the everyday. Spanning all seasons and including both larger installations and smaller, simpler projects, there is something for anyone looking to play, experiment, and create atmosphere with flowers.

Get your daily flower fix with these and more inspiring arrangements:
  • Inspire Playfulness is a spring arrangement to bring joy, featuring lilac, roses, ranunculus, poppy, narcissi, and forget-me-nots.
  • Flowers for Gratitude is a mix of summer's bounty to inspire thankfulness, including garden rose, daucus, echinacea, and chocolate sunflower.
  • Find Beauty in the Everyday is a colorful arrangement to bring a fresh perspective, featuring autumn foliage, hydrangea, dahlia, crab apple, and rosehip.
  • The Shape of Self-Expression is a circular wreath design to express individuality, with holly, lamb's ear, yellow holly berries, twigs and dried seedheads, and ivy berries.
Each project lists the equipment, flowers, and foliage needed to start the project along with step-by-step instructions. You'll also find a guide to basic flower arranging; notes on color palettes and how to use color; and a flower glossary listing the color, seasonal availability, and vase life of each flower.

Be led by the flowers, foliage, stems, follow their shapes and form, feel their weight and heft to create versions of these gorgeous arrangements that are uniquely your own.
Working 2018/2019
Working 2018/2019
Hardcover      ISBN: 3899392051

- Year after year Working, edited by Peter Zec, one of the best design experts in the world, visualizes products of leisure and relaxation- Focuses on design and lifestyle products from areas such as offices, heating and air conditioning, industry and crafts, life science and medicine, as well as computers and information technology.- Additionally, the design team of the year, as well as designer and jury portraits will be shownWorking 2018/2019 is the new design yearbook for connoisseurs and people who love the beautiful and good things in life. Around 500 pages of inspiring images and informative texts will guide you through the areas such as offices, heating and air conditioning, industry and crafts, life science and medicine, as well as computers and information technology. The yearbook also introduces you to the design team of the year as well as interesting features on the individual designers and jury members. Working 2018/2019 shows in an incomparably appealing manner how good design can impact on lifestyle. This makes it an inspiration for design professionals and students, but also for heads of purchasing, marketing strategists and anyone who is enthusiastic about ground-breaking product design and a special lifestyle. Text in English and German.

Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave
Homebody
A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave
Hardcover      ISBN: 006280197x

#1 New York Times Bestseller

In Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave, Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there. Using examples from her own farmhouse as well as a range of other homes, this comprehensive guide will help you assess your priorities and instincts, as well as your likes and dislikes, with practical steps for navigating and embracing your authentic design style. Room by room, Homebody gives you an in-depth look at how these styles are implemented as well as how to blend the looks you're drawn to in order to create spaces that feel distinctly yours. A removable design template at the back of the book offers a step-by-step guide to planning and sketching out your own design plans. The insight shared in Homebody will instill in you the confidence to thoughtfully create spaces you never want to leave.

The Leaf Supply Guide to Creating Your Indoor Jungle
The Leaf Supply Guide to Creating Your Indoor Jungle
Hardcover      ISBN: 1925811255
This book is a luxurious guide to creating the very densest of jungles in your living room. It's time to finally turn that thumb green.

With this stunningly photographed greenery guide, anyone can master the art of making your living room thrive. When done correctly, curating any decent houseplant can be just as effective as hanging a beautiful work of art. After all, our green companions are known to be beneficial for mental health and for general health (being oxygenators), as well as a key element of any well-balanced interior.

Lauren and Sophia run the wildly successful nursery and interior-design store Leaf Supply, in Sydney, Australia. They wrote a beautifully designed book by the same name in 2018. Now, with Indoor Jungle, they explain (in layperson's terms) how to best transform your house into a veritable greenhouse. In this sequel of sorts, Lauren and Sophia cast their plant-loving net far wider than simply fabulous Australian interiors, featuring jungle-y architecture from around the world

For each spread of beautifully verdant interiors, the duo breaks down how the foliage within is surviving (and thriving). Ablaze with jaw-dropping photography, Indoor Jungle will deserve its own prominent place in your new, improved, and jungleified living room.
The Martha Manual: How to Do (Almost) Everything
The Martha Manual
How to Do (Almost) Everything
Hardcover      ISBN: 1328927326
Essential life skills from America's most trusted lifestyle expert--together in one beautiful and practical handbook, with hundreds of ideas, instructions, and inspirations

Martha Stewart is America's go-to source for the best answers to nearly every question. As an authority on the many worlds upon which she's built her domestic empire, she can advise on everything from creating a cutting garden and setting the table to playing classic lawn games or building a campfire. Whether it's organizing, celebrating, cleaning, decorating, or any number of other life skills, these are the time-tested, Martha-approved strategies for frequent challenges and basic how-to knowledge that everyone should have at the ready. Also included are plenty of solutions for the not-so-common conundrums, such as how to transport a decorated cake, bathe a cat, or fold an American flag. With hundreds of expert tips and useful insights in an easy-to-follow format, this is the manual you need to learn how to do everything--the Martha way.
Lovable Livable Home: How to Add Beauty, Get Organized, and Make Your House Work for You
Lovable Livable Home
How to Add Beauty, Get Organized, and Make Your House Work for You
Hardcover      ISBN: 1579656226
This New York Times bestselling book is packed with thoughtful advice and inspiring photos to help you create a home filled with beauty and meaning.

In the three years since Sherry and John Petersik wrote their bestselling book Young House Love, they have bought a new house and had a new baby, and they have seen their design perspective evolve right along with their family. In their latest book, they've set out to prove that just because you have kids or pets doesn't mean you're sentenced to floors overrun with toys or furniture covered in plastic. Through never-before-seen makeovers in the Petersiks' own house, doable DIY projects, and a gallery of other inspiring spaces, Lovable Livable Home shows how beautiful homes can be functional too.
Target: 20 Years of Design for All: How Target Revolutionized Accessible Design
Target: 20 Years of Design for All
How Target Revolutionized Accessible Design
by Target
Hardcover      ISBN: 0847867366
Target sparked the democratization of design two decades ago, as the first retailer to forge partnerships with well-known and emerging designers to offer high style without the high price tag. This idea altered the fashion and style landscape forever--and became a retail game changer. Now readers can discover the inside story from those who were there--the designers, photographers, creators, superfans, and, of course, the Target guests.

For 20 years, Target's design partnerships have made a mark on culture at large, with the retailer's brand promise of Expect More. Pay Less. embracing the belief that design should be accessible, too. At the center of Design for All are the designers -- offering exclusive collections in stores or at another Target first, the pop-up shop. From Michael Graves to Isaac Mizrahi, John Paul Gaultier to Philippe Starck, Jason Wu, Alexander McQueen, Gwen Stefani and more, Target has collaborated with more than 180 designers throughout the past two decades. And this book covers it all with new glimpses behind some of the most iconic collections including Missoni, Stephen Sprouse, and Lily Pulitzer.

Target: 20 Years of Design for All is the definitive tale of Target's impact on culture and retail with page after page recounting every one of those memorable years. Through beautiful photographs, advertising stills, sketches, and interviews with designers, influencers and Target insiders, this book offers everything readers love about Target. It's chic and approachable. Stylish and inclusive. With surprises around every corner.
Creating Luminous Spaces: Use the Five Elements for Balance and Harmony in Your Home and in Your Life (Feng Shui, Interior Design Book, Lighting
Creating Luminous Spaces
Use the Five Elements for Balance and Harmony in Your Home and in Your Life (Feng Shui, Interior Design Book, Lighting
Paperback      ISBN: 1573247332
#1 Bestseller In Interior Design, Lighting ─ On Interior Design, Biophilic Design, and the Five Elements of Feng Shui

Ancient and global modern design come together in this down-to-earth workbook and guide for home interiors.

Fun with feng shui. The Five Elements of feng shui refer to an ancient Chinese system that brings the cycles and benefits of nature to your home interior. Part spiritual growth workbook and part treatise on the power of nature, Creating Luminous Spaces brings an energy boost to home interior design.

Nature's elements (of style). Discover which of nature's elements represents your energy. Should you enhance your home with natural light or a fish bowl? New organizational habits or tall, vertical lines? Featuring practical exercises, meditations, and real stories about clients and students, as you embark on this mind-body-spirit connection with your home, you'll find out how:

  • Indoor lighting and lighting design can strengthen the fire element
  • Organizational behavior is influenced by the metal element
  • Space planning with plants nourishes the wood element

If you have read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Feng Shui that Makes Sense, or The Holistic Home, and are ready to create a home-life balance and incorporate feng shui into your life, then you'll love Creating Luminous Spaces.

Lauren Conrad Celebrate
Lauren Conrad Celebrate
Hardcover      ISBN: 0062438328

From lifestyle and fashion icon Lauren Conrad--#1 New York Times bestselling author of Lauren Conrad Style and Lauren Conrad Beauty--comes her dazzling and essential guide to entertaining, filled with an inspiring array of lifestyle tips and personal stories and lavishly illustrated with dozens of color photographs throughout.

Now that Lauren Conrad has gotten everyone all dressed up and looking their most beautiful, she gives them somewhere to go in this must-have guide to entertaining. Showcasing the same approachable attitude and insight that have made her books smash bestsellers, Lauren Conrad Celebrate shows how easy it is to throw a fantastic party.

Filled with lush and inspiring original four-color photos and budget friendly tips, Lauren Conrad Celebrate offers advice about the basics to make planning any type of event a breeze, including suggestions for the perfect invitations, food, drinks, decorations, and gifts. Lauren shows how to put it all together for a diverse range of events that span the calendar, from a charming Baby shower to a festive holiday party. And she packs the book with creative full-color photos and stories from her own life, including her housewarming party, and her recent bridal shower and wedding.

Just as her trusted advice has inspired women to look and feel their best, now Lauren Conrad brings out the fabulous party-giver in all of us in this elegant, must-have guide.