books about: decorations
English Decoration: Timeless Inspiration for the Contemporary Home
Ryland Peters & Small
In English Decoration, London-based architectural and interior designer Ben Pentreath presents a major new survey of the best of the English style. Eighteen homes, many of which have never been previously photographed, provide the source material for his wide-ranging investigation of this classic look. The houses include Ben's own homes in London and West Dorset, alongside those of Earls and artists, writers and architects, book designers and ...
Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa
Thames & Hudson
The scene of tribal conflicts and guerrilla incursions, Ethiopia’s Omo Valley is also home to fascinating rites and traditions that have survived for thousands of years. The nomadic people who inhabit the valley share a gift for body painting and elaborate adornments borrowed from nature, and Hans Silvester has captured the results in a series of photographs made over the course of numerous trips. 160 color photographs
The DIY Balloon Bible For All Seasons: How To Wow Your Friends & Impress Your Relatives WIth Amazing, Easy ...
Rachel Porter CBA
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
MAKE YOUR PARTIES STAND OUT Have you ever seen really cool balloon decorations and wondered, “How do they do that?” Or “Can I make this?”. With the help of this book, Yes, you can! The DIY Balloon Bible for All Seasons is chock full of tips, tricks and actual recipes on how to create over 25 designs. Sandi Masori, CBA and Rachel Porter, CBA have put together an all-star line up that is sure to make you the hit of every party. At the ...
Mario Buatta: Fifty Years of American Interior Decoration
Emily Evans Eerdmans
The eagerly anticipated first monograph to celebrate the fifty-years-and-counting career of decorating legend Mario Buatta. Influenced by the understated elegance of Colefax and Fowler and the doyenne of exuberant American decor, Sister Parish, Buatta reinvented the English Country House style stateside for clients such as Henry Ford II, Barbara Walters, Malcolm Forbes, and Mariah Carey, and for Blair House, the President’s guest quarters. ...
Cool & Modern Bedroom Ideas: Great Decoration & Design Ideas for the Perfect Bedroom Makeover
Loco Media, 2014
Get the coolest Bedroom in the Neighbourhood This cool and modern bedroom ideas book is filled with great decoration and design ideas for the perfect bedroom makeover. This book is offering a lot of benefits to readers like you, such as: It is especially useful for those who want to give their bedrooms a revamp without shedding so much money. If you are a newbie in the world of interior decorating, then we have a lot of helpful and useful ...
Stephen Sills: Decoration
The first book to focus on the solo residential work of the visionary interior decorator Stephen Sills. Simultaneously classical and modern, Stephen Sills’s design work is a dialogue between past and present. Filled with luxurious fabrics, furnishings from across centuries, and unusual finishes, his work is polished, seemingly effortless, and quietly rich, with a muted color palette that serves as a brilliant foil for modern art. In this ...
DIY Decoration and Design: Simple, Fun and Creative Projects to Add Zing to Your Living Space (Home ...
This is a fun book not only to read but to put into action. Don’t think of this as another “how to” decorate guide because this is far from that. Instead, think of this as your guide to freeing your own creative spirit and your own sense of style. Whether you can barely hold a paintbrush or are nearly an artistic master, there will be something for you here. But more importantly you will see the way that you can take a simple idea and just ...
Interior Design and Decoration
Addressing interior design and decoration from the ancients to the moderns, this text describes the dominant influences of fashion design and focuses on the close relationship between interior design and the architecture of our times. With the Sixth Edition of Interior Design and Decoration , Stanley Abercrombie continues the revival of this time-tested and well-respected text—first published in 1937—to make it meet the needs of ...
The Decoration of Houses with illustrate
Edith Wharton Ogden Codman Jr., 2012
TABLE OF CONTENTS vii PAGE Introduction xix I The Historical Tradition 1 II Rooms in General 17 III Walls 31 IV Doors 48 V Windows 64 VI Fireplaces 74 VII Ceilings and Floors 89 VIII Entrance and Vestibule 103 IX Hall and Stairs 106 X The Drawing-room, Boudoir, and Morning-room 122 XI Gala Rooms: Ball-room, Saloon, Music-room, Gallery 134 XII The Library, Smoking-room, and "Den" 145 XIII The Dining-room 155 XIV ...
The Decoration of Houses
Ogden Jr. Codman
Individuality in house-furnishing has seldom been more harped upon than at the present time. The cheap originality which finds expression in putting things to uses for which they were not intended is often confounded with individuality; whereas the latter consists not in an attempt to be different from other people at the cost of comfort, but in the desire to be comfortable in one's own way, even though it be the way of a monotonously large ...
Modern Furniture and Decoration
MODERN FURNITURE AND DECORATION EDITED BY ROBERT HARLING. COPYRIGHT 1971. VIKING PRESS. HUGE COFFEE TABLE SIZED BOOK. HARDCOVER WITH DUSTJACKET. 208 PAGES IN FULL COLOR! ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS ON 1960'S 1970'S MOD INTERIOR DESIGN THAT WE HAVE EVER SEEN! THIS BOOK ROCKS! IT IS LOADED WITH PAGE AFTER PAGE OF AMAZING INTERIOR DECOR. ULTRA GROOVY, SPACE AGE MOD DESIGNS YOU WILL LOVE! INSIDE THE BOOK YOU WILL FIND DESIGNS BY CHARLES EAMES, JOE ...
Felt Christmas Decorations (Twenty to Make)
Here are 20 gorgeous felt Christmas decorations, all in a fresh, contemporary style and suitable for sewers of all abilities.
Decoration Day in the Mountains: Traditions of Cemetery Decoration in the Southern Appalachians
Karen Singer Jabbour
The University of North Carolina Press
Decoration Day is a late spring or summer tradition that involves cleaning a community cemetery, decorating it with flowers, holding a religious service in the cemetery, and having dinner on the ground. These commemorations seem to predate the post-Civil War celebrations that ultimately gave us our national Memorial Day. Little has been written about this tradition, but it is still observed widely throughout the Upland South, from North Carolina ...
Designing Patterns: For Decoration, Fashion and Graphics
In this practical handbook, Scandinavian expert Lotta Kuhlhorn explains the ins and outs of how to design patterns --for everything from wallpaper to tea services. The included CD features templates for experimentation by beginners and professionals alike.
500 Cake & Cupcake Decorations: The Only Cake & Cupcake Decorating Compendium You'll Ever Need
Amanda Rawlins and Caroline Deasy
Sellers Publishing, Inc.
Have you ever stood at a bakery window wondering how that cake was decorated? Wonder no more! 500 Cake & Cupcake Decorations will teach you all you need to know to begin creating your own works of art, from novelty animals to dainty flowers. Full-color, clear and simple step-by-step instructions will guide even the beginner through the process of making special cakes that will bring a smile to every child and adult. From whimsical to gorgeous, ...
Simply Handmade: 365 Easy Gifts & Decorations You Can Make
This inspirational book of craft ideas for crafters and non-crafters alike contains complete instructions for 365 easy-to-make gifts and decorations.
The Art of Royal Icing: A Unique Guide to Cake Decoration by a World-class Tutor
B.Dutton Publishing (A Division of Squires Kitchen Magazine Publishing Ltd.)
Book rating: 5 CakeAddict This heavy hard-cover volume is the Magnum Opus of Eddie Spence, Royal Icing Extraordinaire. This is THE reference book of old-school Royal Icing piping. If there was a cake decorator fit for royalty then Mr. Spence is it. In fact, as we find out in the autobiographical account of his career, Eddie Spence was the person responsible for making Prince Charles and Diana's wedding cake. His designs are fancy, classic, ...
Affordable and Practical Wedding Guide for Planning The Best Wedding Celebration: Weddings: Creative Wedding ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The number of weddings is on the rise, but these days, most couples don't have the time to plan this special day. This book was written to assist every bride and groom who needs to plan their big day by making a detailed checklist, including advice on transportation, locations, reception options, catering, protocol, photography, guest services, the dress, the groom's tux, the rings, the gifts, the cake, the best man and maid of honor, and ...
Surface Decoration Techniques (Ceramic Arts Handbook)
Edited by Anderson Turner
American Ceramic Society
Techniques for applying, impressing, texturizing, and thoroughly planning the surface decoration of ceramic pots, presented in step-by-step images and accompanying text. From readily accessible tools and techniques to complex layering and combinations, there is something for all skill levels and aesthetic sensibilities.
The Art of the Painted Finish for Furniture & Decoration: Antiquing, Lacquering, Gilding & The Great ...
William Morrow and Company
The Art of Painted Finish for Furniture & Decoration: Antiquing, Lacquering, Gilding & the Great Impersonators comes with 38 color plates, including of 80 life-style samples, and 100 how-to drawings. Painted finishes can be used almost everywhere -- on furniture, decorative objects, even the walls of rooms. This book rescues and re-creates this nearly lost art and does so with the realistic and practical use of modern tools and materials. ...
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