Techniques, Ideas and Inspiration for Creating a Look - Mediterranean, Scandinavian, Natural, Eastern
A practical decorating book packed with quick, clever ideas for creating different styles for the home.
NEW DECORATING is an exciting colour - and theme-based practical decorating book. Nick Ronald and David Roberts of Grand Illusions have turned their attention to four corners of the globe where landscape, colour and local materials dictate a diverse and inspirational form of decorating. The book is crammed with ingenious ideas and step-by-step instructions for capturing the spirit of the Mediterrean, the East, Scandinavia and Natural Simplicity in your own home. Each chapter focuses on a different decorating style as seen in the use of colour and other materials in various locations and opens with a section on Essential Elements, pinpointing the key features of a style. There are ideas and projects for furniture, fabric, walls, floors and accessories, so that the whole essence of a look can be captured, and more than 40 projects range in scope from a simple Scandinavian painted corner cupboard to an Eastern wirework candle sconce. Each chapter also includes a section on painting in the style of. . . , which includes wall treatments, as well as motifs and images.