Creative Living Room Decorating
A guide to living room decoration with ideas from furnishing experts. The book presents a variety of inspirational living rooms and demonstrates the key elements needed to recreate each look. There are sections on planning and layout, storage, seating, and lighting.
- Paperback | 128 pages
- 210 x 292mm | 505g
- 13 Nov 1997
- Octopus Publishing Group
- London, United Kingdom
- 200 colour photographs, index
Table of contents
Part One Breathe new life into your living room: fabric-covered furniture; slip-over footstool covers; contoured seat linings; applique cushion covers; felt applique; woven ribbon cushions; tailored bolster covers; fabric-covered lampshades. Part Two Create the bedroom of your dreams: fabric bed hangings; bed hangings; muslin bed drapes; mosquito net canopies; padded headboards; machine-embroidered bedlinen; initial joy; Italian quilted pillows; lace-trimmed pillowcases; lacey bedrooms; cutwork window panels. Part Three Spice up your dining room: lace at the window; curtained cupboards; lining cupboards; quick chair covers; re-covering drop-in seats; piped squab cushions; fitted table cloth; embroidered table linen; embroidery stitches; pieced cloths; fabric place mats. Part Four Personalize your home with fabric flourishes: guide to ribbons; working with ribbons; rosettes; braid abounds; tassel magic; tassel making guide; stencilling on fabric; in praise of patchwork; guide to patchwork; square patchwork; canvaswork.