Home From the Hardware Store

Home From the Hardware Store

Transform Everyday Materials Into Fabulous Home Furnishings

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50 stylish projects from the aisles of the home improvement center

In Home from the Hardware Store, artist and designer Stephen Antonson and his wife, Kathleen Hackett ply the aisles of the home improvement center and emerge with a host of ideas for clever, original decorative objects any interior designer would love. Antonson and Hackett cast their eyes on pedestrian materials—drain covers, cork matting, plumbing parts, light sockets, brass nails—and see lamps, wallpaper, table runners, side tables, even cuff links. Organized by decorating challenge, chapters include ideas for lighting, windows and walls, furniture, tabletop, and storage.

Beautiful full-color photos, including how-to pictures along with clear, concise, yet friendly instructions, accompany every project. Sidebars and quick tips are scattered throughout, providing DIYers with gentle reminders and instructions for basic tool and equipment use. Design lovers, crafters, and penny pinchers alike will find much to inspire in Home from the Hardware Store.

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A creative designer and the co-author of Inspiration in the Attic reveal 50 ideas for interior decorating projects that can be readily supplied by home improvement centers, explaining with step-by-step instructions how small details and everyday utility products can be used for stylish effects. Original.

Publisher: [Emmaus, Pa.] : Rodale
[New York] : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9781609614287
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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