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    DescriptionWide-plank floors, paned sash windows, an old brick fireplace, the charm of living with a home's small imperfections and making them a virtue. These are just some examples of what makes up a Shabby Chic home.When Rachel Ashwell, founder of the Shabby Chic line, first saw her future home, she was put off by its dark exterior and gloomy interior. But when she took a closer look, she saw the charm beneath its surface. Excited by the challenge, she went to work on it.With love, work, and a lot of white paint, Rachel transformed the house into her dream home, one that had all the hallmarks of a Shabby Chic home: a practical amount of space, a relaxed atmosphere, and a comfortable beauty.Now, in The Shabby Chic Home, Rachel uses her home as an example to show you how to assess what needs to be replaced (in her case it was the tiles in the pool and the bathroom doorknobs), make small structural changes (she exchanged a glass window for a glass door), and keep costs down while adding personal Shabby Chic touches. Using Rachel's detailed instructions, you'll learn how to find beauty in the nooks and crannies of your own house so that you, too, can have a comfortable, functional, and beautifully designed home.


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    Title
    The Shabby Chic Home
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rachel Ashwell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 203 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 735 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060987688
    ISBN 10: 0060987685
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25860
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HOU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    BIC subject category V2: WJK
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 250
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: DH
    Libri: I-DH
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: ARC007000, CRA005000
    B&T Approval Code: A04303000
    DC22: 747/.1
    BISAC V2.8: HOM003000
    DC22: 747.1
    B&T Approval Code: A97303200
    BISAC V2.8: DES010000
    DC23: 747
    LC classification: TX311 .A78 2012
    Thema V1.0: WJK
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    250 Colour
    Publisher
    Harper Design International
    Imprint name
    Harper Design International
    Publication date
    26 June 2012
    Review quote
    "Another wonderfully photographic book from the founder of 'shabby chic' style." Alexandra Zissu, US magazine