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    The White Home: Creating Homes You Love to Live in (The Small Book of Home Ideas Series) (Hardback) By (author) Caroline Clifton-Mogg

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    DescriptionWhat is it about layers of crisp white linen, or a row of gleaming white china cups on a shelf, that is so universally appealing? Neutral but never boring, white has an innate purity that allows us to appreciate the clean lines of sleek designer furniture and the different textures and feel of fabrics as no other shade can. But white is so much more than just a canvas for the beautiful objects and accessories we choose to fill our homes, it is in itself eternally satisfying. Paint companies now have whole colour charts devoted simply to different white, and the choice can be daunting. In The White Home, Caroline Clifton-Mogg shows you how to combine these many shades - from ivory and milk-white to oyster, chalk and ecru, to name but a few - to create a multi-layered effect that is full of contrast and variation in tone. There are fresh ideas for practical details, from embellishing curtains and dressing a bed to putting together clever table settings or lighting a hallway, with lots of hints and tips to help you enhance your home. Cool, calm and clean or sharp and dynamic; restful or stimulating. The atmosphere you create is simply a case of carefully selecting your palette and then putting together a mix of objects and furnishings to create one glorious whole. The White Home takes you room by room through the house and shows you how to create the perfect sanctuary.


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    Title
    The White Home
    Subtitle
    Creating Homes You Love to Live in
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Caroline Clifton-Mogg
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 190 mm
    Height: 220 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 644 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781903221594
    ISBN 10: 1903221595
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    BIC E4L: HOU
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WJK
    BISAC V2.8: CRA000000
    LC classification: NA
    Ingram Subject Code: HO
    Libri: I-HO
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14220
    Abridged Dewey: 645
    B&T Approval Code: A04300000
    B&T General Subject: 280
    BISAC V2.8: ARC007000, HOM003000
    DC22: 747.94
    B&T Approval Code: A97303200
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: WJK
    Illustrations note
    150 colour photos
    Publisher
    Aurum Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Jacqui Small LLP
    Publication date
    01 March 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Caroline Clifton-Mogg is a writer and journalist who specialises in interior design, antiques and gardens. She is the author of many books, including The White Home, China and Glass, The Curtain Design Sourcebook, Decorating with Antiques, Textile Style and A Passion for Collecting, and writes regularly for a number of magazines and newspapers. She lives in London.
    Review quote
    ‘A celebration of the colour and also a guide to creating beautiful but easy-to-live-in white rooms’
    Table of contents
    Materials - Choice of fabrics: linen, lace, wool; Surfaces - tiles, stone, painted wood, corian; Furniture - sofas, tables; Accessories - china, bed linen, flowers; White Spaces - Refreshing bathrooms; Peaceful bedrooms; Bright Living Rooms; Clean kitchens; Practical Ideas -; * Dressing a bed; * Soft furnishings - slipcases, curtains; * Table Settings; * Painted Furniture; Source Directory - Paint; Fabrics; Furniture; Crockery; Accessories.