The Golden Girls of Rio


  • Author: Nikkolas Smith
  • Release Date : 2016-11-15
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • File Size: 4717184 Bytes


The women athletes of the 2016 Summer Olympics captivated the world: Simon Biles, the most decorated American gymnast of all time; Katie Ledecky, who shattered swimming records in multiple events; Michelle Carter, the first American gold medalist in shot put; Simone Manuel, the first African American woman to medal in individual swimming. Their accomplishments amazed us, as did their personal stories of persistence and hard work.The Golden Girls of Rio focuses on the paths to glory for these women athletes, how they got their start and rose to meteoric heights in the Rio games. The other swimming and gymnastic teammates are included in the story as well.An inspiring story, bursting with color and action and life, that will make you smile to see these...

How They Decorated
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

How They Decorated


  • Author : P. Gaye Tapp
  • Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: House & Home
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780847847419


How They Decorated Book Description :

How They Decorated focuses on some of the leading style icons of the twentieth century and how they decorated their own residences around the world. How They Decorated illustrates some of the great rooms of the twentieth century and their stylish residents, who had a decided hand in their decoration. Each lady's refined way of living will be discussed with examples of how they embellished their homes (or left them elegantly spare) and the long-lasting effects of their lives on future generations of designers and connoisseurs of beauty....

Decorate
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Decorate


  • Author : Holly Becker
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2011-11-18
  • Genre: House & Home
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452108650


Decorate Book Description :

In Decorate, the world's top designers and leading decor experts including Kelly Wearstler, Amy Butler, Jonathan Adler, and many others come together to share over 1,000 professional tips, ideas, and solutions for every room and every budget. Written and compiled by Holly Becker, founder of the hugely popular design blog Decor8, and Joanna Copestick, acclaimed lifestyle writer, this intensive home dcor program combines beautiful inspiration with nuts-and-bolts how-to for stunning results. More than 500 gorgeous color photographs provide motivation while line illustrations, checklists, shortcuts, and floor plans make it easy to get started. For those looking to make the most of their home and create stylish interiors, Decorate is the start-to-finish r...

The Decoration of Houses
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

The Decoration of Houses


  • Author : Edith Wharton
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2014-02-09
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781291739633


The Decoration of Houses Book Description :

The Decoration of Houses, a manual of interior design written by Edith Wharton with architect Ogden Codman, was first published in 1897. In the book, the authors denounced Victorian-style interior decoration and interior design, especially those rooms that were decorated with heavy window curtains, Victorian bric-a-brac and overstuffed furniture. They argued that such rooms emphasized upholstery at the expense of proper space planning and architectural design and were, therefore, uncomfortable and rarely used. Wharton and Codman advocated the creation of houses with rooms decorated with strong architectural wall and ceiling treatments, accentuated by well-suited furniture, rooms based on simple, classical design principles such as symmetry and propor...

The Domain Book of Intuitive Home Design
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

The Domain Book of Intuitive Home Design


  • Author : Judy George
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter Publishers
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: House & Home
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0517707632


The Domain Book of Intuitive Home Design Book Description :

Explains how to incorporate the four personality archetypes into a decorating style....

The Decorated Home

The Decorated Home


  • Author : Meg Braff
  • Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-03-14
  • Genre: Interior decoration
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780847858729


The Decorated Home Book Description :

For readers who enjoyed the colorful, ladylike interiors of Suzanne Kasler, Meg Braff has an appealing retro-chic look that would have suited Betty Draper to a tee. As Traditional Home said, "Think Slim Aarons meets Technicolor Elegance." In her first book, interior designer Meg Braff presents the building blocks of a pretty, polished home, from color and pattern to specific room-by-room advice....

Decorate Workshop
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Decorate Workshop


  • Author : Holly Becker
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2012-11-02
  • Genre: House & Home
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452122151


Decorate Workshop Book Description :

A companion to Decorate, the international bestseller, this interactive guide takes readers step by step through the decorating process of beloved stylist and blogger Holly Becker. In Decorate Notebook, Becker shares her personal design philosophy and explains how to carry a vision into a finished room, from the early paint swatches to the final accents. Readers will learn how to identify their style, create mood boards, outline a schedule and budget, source materials, and start decorating! Filled with expert tips, important checklists, blank space for making lists and plans, and 250 photographs of gorgeous interiors, this is an essential planner for home decorators whatever their budget....

Decorate for a Party

Decorate for a Party


  • Author : Holly Becker
  • Publisher : Jacqui Small LLP
  • Release Date : 2016-09-15
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781911127024


Decorate for a Party Book Description :

A unique collaboration between international bestselling interiors author Holly Becker (decor8 blog) and Leslie Shewring (acreativemint.com), this book is packed full of ideas for all types of parties, gatherings and events. Split into ten sections covering a range of different colour palettes and styles, from Brights to Moody, Evening Sparkle to Forest Picnic, themes can be used for birthday parties, bridal showers, dinner parties, smaller crafting parties and a host of other occasions. There are step-by-step projects, plus a range of creative suggestions for decorating the table, backs of chairs and your home to welcome guests and make any occasion feel special....

Decorate Happy

Decorate Happy


  • Author : Anthony Baratta
  • Publisher : Rizzoli International Publications
  • Release Date : 2020-02-18
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780847866823


Decorate Happy Book Description :

The first solo book by celebrated interior designer Anthony Baratta, Decorate Happy showcases Baratta's preppy-chic style in a pattern-filled guide to decorating with verve and style. Anthony Baratta's rooms are happy. Whether they are found in the country or the city, these maximalist rooms are designed to make you smile. In his first solo book, Anthony Baratta, whose work has graced more than fifty magazine covers and been celebrated in the Cooper-Hewitt, shares twelve of his most recent houses, all in their own way perfect examples of his classic high-color, high-pattern all-American style. Some nod to the historical importance of centuries past, like an eighteenth-century house in Colonial Williamsburg; some are nautical chic. Some are glorious p...

How to Decorate
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

How to Decorate


  • Author : Shannon Fricke
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385345071


How to Decorate Book Description :

Filled with tips on organization, mixing patterns, and working around a home's current architecture, provides steps for creating and implementing a simple design concept that will infuse a home with personal style and comfort....

Decorating with Plants

Decorating with Plants


  • Author : Baylor Chapman
  • Publisher : Artisan Books
  • Release Date : 2019-04-02
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781579659387


Decorating with Plants Book Description :

Houseplants are more popular than ever before—especially with millennials, who are setting up their homes for the first time and discovering that nothing can add energy, style, and that essential “lived-in-ness” to their spaces better than a little bit of green. Whether it’s a statement-making fiddle-leaf fig or a tiny tabletop succulent, a houseplant instantly elevates the look of your home. But where to begin? In Decorating with Plants, Baylor Chapman walks readers through everything they need to know to bring houseplants into their home. First, there’s Plant Care 101: from how to assess light conditions to tricks for keeping your plants alive while on vacation, Chapman gives readers the simple, foundational info they need to ensure their...