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Vintage Home Interior Decorating
Complete Family Interior Decorating Book:
The Do –It-Yourself Book
Loose-Leaf 3-Ring Hardback
A delightful study of 1972 home decoration ideas, this book could also be a terrific help to those wanting to do retro decorating. Complete Family Interior Decorating is a fascinating look at fashions and attitudes of the period, plus do-it-yourself home projects that translate to today’s styles.
Description from the publisher: Learn all you need to know for do-it-yourself decorating, to make your home more beautiful, reflecting your personality and taste within your budget.
Many color photographs and drawn color illustrations.
First Things First – Principles of design & using prints & patterns
Floor Plans & Furniture
You & Color
How to Build a Color Scheme
A Quick Course in Period Styles
Walls, Floors, & Ceilings
How to Make a Room Liveable
Dramatize Your Dining Room
Bedrooms That Are & Aren’t
Children’s Rooms, Family Rooms, Garden Rooms: Fun Rooms All
How to Live in One Room & Love It
Make a Good Entrance
Space Savers, Space Expanders, Space Dividers
A Side Note: The book has all its original pages----including some pages in the front advertising other “ladies’ books” by the same publisher. Besides the usual sewing books & cookbooks advertised, one book is The Book About Total Womanhood: The Promise of Beauty. Such a reflection of the period!
Dimensions: 10” x 8”; thickness 2 1/2 “.
Hard Cover, 500+ loose-leaf pages.
Curtain Productions. 1972
Condition: Fair to good, as expected for its age and moderate use. Pages unmarked, no tears or dog-ears. Some shelf wear and on the cover. Inside back cover has a separation, but it is only cosmetic and only shows from the inside. Three of the index tabs inside are slightly bent, but others are fine.