Homespun Style

Homespun Style

Book - 2012
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If flat-pack furniture and expensive designer pieces aren't really your thing, and you'd rather make your own cushion cover than buy it, then Homespun Style is for you. Showcasing inspiring homes around the world, the book reflects our growing passion for crafting, stitching and painting. These are homes packed with personality and interest, full of homemade pieces, restored junk-shop finds and one-off treasures. Interiors stylist Selina Lake and writer Joanna Simmons will show you how this homely, crafty look has been given a modern twist with vivid colours, tactile fabrics and bold combinations. The book begins with the Themes, from the basics of modern craft to making colour and pattern work. It also focuses on imaginative ways to recycle and reuse, from transforming furniture with a lick of paint to finding inspired new uses for everyday items. Next, Details looks at textiles, furniture and display, while the third section, Spaces, shows how the style works beautifully in living rooms, kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms, children's rooms, workrooms and even out of doors.
Publisher: London : Ryland Peters & Small, 2012
ISBN: 9781849752015
184975201X
Characteristics: 160 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Treloar, Debi
Simmons, Joanna

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Donna_R Nov 28, 2012

This is exactly the style I'd have in my home. Bright, quirky, colourful & brimming with style and personality. Lots of the ideas will translate into your own home nicely.

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