Buying a home is among the biggest life decisions that many of us make. Finding a home took me several months and many trips to all different kinds of houses (thanks to my dad...
20 DIY Design and Decor Kindle Books
In this D.I.Y. guide to the good life, readers learn how to edit their lives, since in the long run, less is more — pedal now or paddle later! Readers and their families can live more joyfully and far more creatively, all on a dime. From the radical common sense introduction to the practical how-tos and yummy recipes, Fix It, Make It, Grow It, Bake It is a step-by-step handbook to revolutionizing spending habits and reclaiming quality of life in the process. Learn how to start a community garden and to seed share, ditch the grass and raise organic veggies in the front lawn, eco-clean the house with lemons and lavender cure minor maladies from the kitchen cabinet, organize a trade-for-what-you-want free flea market, and cook meals for pennies.
All You Need is Less is about realistically adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle without either losing your mind from the soul-destroying guilt of using a plastic bag because you forgot your reusable ones in the trunk of your car (again), or becoming a preachy know-it all whom everyone loathes from the tips of her organically-shampooed hair to the toes of her naturally sourced recycled sandals. It’s all gotten kind of complicated, hasn’t it? These days you’re not “green” enough unless you quit your day job and devote your entire life to attaining an entirely carbon neutral lifestyle or throw out all of your possessions and replace them with their new “green” alternatives.
Is it time to for new décor at your home or office? Do you need new ideas to organize? Do you want to make your day-to-day easier or brighter? Well, an amazing Do-It-Yourself project is in order! You'll find an abundance of ideas and instructions laid out in this book. The best part is that the projects are all cheap or relatively inexpensive and are suitable for a varying degree of craftsmanship! These projects don't require days and a high level of skill, but that doesn't lessen their quality or practicality.
The purpose of DIY Gifts: 20 Amazing DIY Gifts for Your Girlfriend is to guide you through a step by step procedure to let you craft a stylish and unique gift for your girlfriend. After reading this book, you will be able to learn how to make her feel special. You can enhance the specialty of each event by crafting, DIY gifts according to the nature of the event.
Are You Tired of Your Dingy, Dated Home? In the current economy, moving may not be an option and besides you live in a great neighborhood and love your neighbors. So what do you do when you’re tired of looking at the same old dingy room that has stopped feeling like home? There are easy and simple DIY projects that can freshen and renew a room so it feels like a whole new space.
Making your own cleaning products is surprisingly easy. Not only will it ease the strain on your wallet but will also allow you to treat your home without having to resort to harsh chemicals. Our recipes are designed with cheap, healthy ingredients that will keep your home clean, your wallet full and your environment safe.
7. Organized Mom Box Set: Declutter and Keep Your Home Organized with Our Amazing Household Hacks (Clutter Free Life)
This book is about how you, a busy mom, can organize your life so everything gets done and you can still have time for yourself. You can run a household that’s organized. You can have your kids participate in outside activities but also in the home. You can hold down a job, stress-free. You can have Me-Time and Spouse-Time without interruption. You do it by refusing to be everyone’s Cinderella. Do by returning to a more sane way of organizing yourself and your family.
When it comes to revamping and redecorating kitchens and dining rooms, things can get expensive! Fortunately, however, with a little DIY you can cut down your expense while still taking advantage of the benefits of creating a larger and more updated space.
“DIY Decoration and Design: Budget-Friendly Ideas to Design Your Kitchen and Dining Area” not only focuses on how you can save money while redecorating, but more importantly it focuses on projects that really make an impact on the overall look of your entire home.
There are lots of reasons to redo, refinish or totally makeover furniture. Not the least is the fun that comes from letting your creativity and craftsmanship flow! Of course, you also potentially save money as you choose to make over rather than buy new. And – talk about an ice-breaker and conversation piece that you may create!
What if the house of your dreams is the home you have? Meet Melissa Michaels, creator of the popular blog The Inspired Room and the best contentment coach you’ll ever meet. With humor and candor Melissa reveals how to transform your rooms (and your life) from plainly livable to fabulously lovable.
At the heart of Styled are Emily Henderson’s ten easy steps to styling any space. From editing out what you don’t love to repurposing what you can’t live without to arranging the most eye-catching vignettes on any surface, you’ll learn how to make your own style magic. With Emily’s insider tips and more than 1,000 unique ideas from 75 envy-inducing rooms, you’ll soon be styling like you were born to do it.
In Home, DeGeneres will, for the first time, share her passion for home design and style. She believes, “You don't have to have money to have good taste,” and she is eager to share what she has learned over the years. DeGeneres offers a personal look at every room in each of her homes. Included are seven of her homes past and present, from the famous “Brody House” up to her current homes, and she offers tips and advice on what each house taught her. An added bonus is a look at the homes of her friends and collaborators-some of the finest designers in the country. They share their advice on home design, furnishings, as well as a glimpse at their awe-inspiring rooms.
New York Times bestselling author, Melissa Michaels, will inspire you to make your house a well-loved home. Her relatable style, unique voice, and practical decorating ideas have made her highly respected blog, The Inspired Room, a haven for fans of real-life style.
Drawing on her years of experience creating beauty in her 13 different homes, Myquillyn will show you how to think differently about the true purpose of your home and simply and creatively tailor it to reflect you and your unique style—without breaking the bank or stressing over comparisons. Full of easy tips, simple steps, and practical advice, The Nesting Place will give you the courage to take risks with your home and transform it into a place that’s inviting and warm for family and friends.
15. Becoming an Interior Designer (Becoming an Interior Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design)
This highly visual career resource is ideal for anyone who is thinking about, or embarking upon, a career in interior design. It provides an overview of the profession and offers in-depth material on educational requirements, design specialties, finding a job, and the many directions a career in interior design can take.
Make your Christmas merry and bright! Follow popular designer and lifestyle blogger Jennifer Rizzo on a journey through the yuletide season—and learn how to make your own beautiful decorations, such as the Sparkly Doily Banner, Snowball Jingle Bells, Reindeer Tea Towel, and more. So grab a hot glue gun and pom-poms and enjoy page after page of glittery and festive projects.
This book will share with you 30 projects to help you achieve these great Christmas decors for your home and gifts for everybody. Say goodbye to the Christmas shopping rush! Have more savings on your Christmas budget and use money you have saved for other expenses! Express your creativity and passion for DIY with these projects!
Not every home owner or apartment dweller can afford to hire an interior decorator, but this book and a bit of do-it-yourself spirit are all that’s needed to give living interiors an elegant, professionally finished look. Presenting all the design principles and techniques needed for creating beautiful rooms, Interior Design Course advises readers on how to think visually and develop distinctive, personal styles of their own. The book is organized into units that reflect interior design courses offered at leading schools. Step-by-step tutorials guide readers through the entire design process, starting with planning the space, then instructing on choosing color schemes and furnishings, and working with a variety of materials.
Infused with the youthful spirit of popular lifestyle blogger and event stylist Camille Styles, this lush how-to for entertaining features fresh, inspirational party ideas for every season. Camille Styles Entertaining is your guide—brimming with creative hors d'oeuvres and cocktail recipes, floral design tips, and inspiring table designs—to the simple details and creative shortcuts that make everyday moments feel special. Thoughout, Camille shares inspiration from her own gatherings with friends and family, from an at-home pizza grilling night to a colorful fiesta dinner party.
You’ve found a book chock full of DIY decorating ideas and tips that will help you create your dream home with personal touches. People will wonder just how much money you spent on these amazing decorations, and you can stand proud when you tell them you did it all on your own. Not only are you savvy when it comes to decorating and style, but you’ll be budget smart, too!