Hers: Design with a Feminine Touch

Hers Design with a Feminine Touch Design your own beautiful sanctuary in any space with unabashedly feminine style Whether you are happily single or a mother of four having a room that pleases you is a common fantasy After all what

  • Title: Hers: Design with a Feminine Touch
  • Author: Jacqueline deMontravel
  • ISBN: 9780307885982
  • Page: 428
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Design your own beautiful sanctuary in any space, with unabashedly feminine style Whether you are happily single or a mother of four, having a room that pleases you is a common fantasy After all, what woman doesn t want a modern, romantic, feminine, grown up space that she can call her own where she can listen to opera or eighties music and engross herself in the pagesDesign your own beautiful sanctuary in any space, with unabashedly feminine style Whether you are happily single or a mother of four, having a room that pleases you is a common fantasy After all, what woman doesn t want a modern, romantic, feminine, grown up space that she can call her own where she can listen to opera or eighties music and engross herself in the pages of Jane Austen or the latest celebrity gossip Hers offers hundreds of stylish ways for creating your own private retreat, even when your bedroom doubles as your living room or when delicate furnishings don t seem compatible with kid friendly living With some thoughtful rethinking of your home s layout and some imagination, you can dedicate part of a shared space to your own interests, and Jacqueline deMontravel will show you how These interiors celebrate the beauty and comfort of feminine design with color, furniture shapes, and attractive accessories Lose yourself in such imaginative possibilities as an old glamour boudoir complete with a vanity table and a bed piled high with linens a sophisticated dressing room with a plush ottoman and a floor to ceiling mirror a delightful nook created by an antique bench, a Parisian rug positioned beneath a staircase, and a whimsical clock a bedside seating area accented with a tufted lounge chair and a mirrored nightstand holding a collection of fashion books a small reading corner with a bright orange chair next to a mod table and a vase of Gerbera daisies And because a woman s style doesn t always mean frills and lace, Hers includes modern interpretations of the feminine classics stripes in place of florals, hot pink shoes displayed like works of art, or a retro red and black color scheme with pop accessories Along with hundreds of enchanting photographs, you ll find plenty of ideas for personalizing and enjoying your space hints on how to make your space sexy, special, and inviting guidance on being prepared to entertain guests at a moment s notice new ideas for organizing and displaying collections and even tips for beautifying a work area so it encourages creativity and not stress With the endless inspiration and ideas in Hers, you ll learn everything you need to know about designing a place of personalized retreat or where you can just savor doing nothing.

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    1. Moving into your first apartment? Leaving a huge home to go to a small retirement apartment? Designing your own home for your family of five? HERS: Design with a Feminine Touch, is an illustrated guide to empower women to create a beautiful female sanctuary out of even the smallest cubby in their homes. Pages of photographs, sidebars and explanations guide amateur decorators to create fresh, sophisticated and inviting feminine décor. Just as each woman needs a “go-to” dress, each is entitle [...]

    2. Gorgeously, fully realized photos of feminine style in decor harkens back to the essence of being a woman without censure in this lush and liberating book. Sensuous shapes and styles, delicate to firey colorings and a notable eye for art and accessories give life and light to this book. You may think you've read and seen all there is to know about decorating and design, but you'll be surprised!There is so much to this book that it's difficult to summarize the best of it, but I'm going to try by [...]

    3. HERS is a wonderfully bright, inviting book with vibrant illustrations of interior spaces especially designed for the woman of the house. Even if you take away only one idea, it is worth looking into the imaginative suggestions in this book. It is not all about spending money, but more about creativity. Many types of plans and themes are presented. Some examples include Victorian, contemporary, cozy, seaside, working spaces, conversation, and reading spaces. The reader should especially apprecia [...]

    4. Meh. Yuck. Really?My three reactions upon viewing the rooms recommended by deMontravel as styled in a feminine way. Apparently, a feminine room just means lots of floral prints and some kitschy stuff in a corner. No thanks.

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