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    DescriptionA Girl's Guide to Decorating is a hip, practical decorating guide full of insider advice, cool and original ideas, fabulously glossy photography and clever tips for turning your space into a fabulous stylish pad - without spending a lot of money. Internationally renowned designer and stylist Abigail Ahern imparts her expertise on all aspects of home decoration - from the initial planning of a space to make it work for you, right through to the small details that will add a touch of glamour and make it unique. Abigail includes simple suggestions for how to approach every room in your house and all major decorating techniques are fully explained - from hanging wallpaper and painting walls, windows and doors, to creating shelving and achieving different lighting effects. Easy to follow step-by-step instructions and accompanying photography will inspire you to try your hand at every suggestion. Chapters are based around the fundamental elements of home design: space, colour, light, texture and the individual touches that make it your own. Abigail encourages you to be brave with colour and pattern and to make a bold statement with your home. With Abigail's insider knowledge, you can effortlessly turn something cheap from the high street into a unique and luxurious focus piece. With her low cost tips and ideas for adding instant glamour that are super easy to put into practice, Abigail proves that style has nothing to do with money.


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    Title
    A Girl's Guide to Decorating
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Abigail Ahern
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 187 mm
    Height: 248 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 700 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781849491051
    ISBN 10: 1849491054
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HOU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.3
    BIC subject category V2: WKD, WJK
    BISAC V2.8: HOM005000, HOM003000, DES010000
    DC23: 747
    Illustrations note
    100 colour photographs and black-and-white illustrations
    Publisher
    Quadrille Publishing Ltd
    Imprint name
    Quadrille Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    16 February 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Designer, stylist and owner of one of London's leading interiors stores, Abigail Ahern is one of the foremost buyers in the world of interiors, and was heralded as 'style spotter-extraordinaire' by The Times newspaper. ATELIER was recently voted one of the coolest places to shop in the UK by Elle Decoration magazine. Her successful tailor-made interior design service focuses on developing individuality through the way we design. She contributes regularly to magazines and newspapers, as well as several television programmes including Mary Queen of Shops and radio including Woman's Hour. Her commissions are varied including accessorising a 28,000 square foot Grand Spa for the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Palm Beach; re-styling and branding a chain of hotels in the Middle East; and numerous residential and commercial projects. Author location: London