The Happy Home Project
by Jean Nayar
ISBN 13: 978-1-936297-48-1
*Courtesy of Filipacchi Publishing 2011*
From the Publisher:
We all want a beautiful home that reflects our personal style. But the happiest homes don’t just look good, they also help us feel good. In The Happy Home Project, author Jean Nayar explores the fundamentals that contribute to a dwelling’s beauty and style, as well as the hidden elements and intangibles that add to its substance and soul.
Brimming with beautiful photos and expert advice from architects, designers, organizing experts, and contractors, the book offers easy-to-follow guidance on creating inspiring, stylish rooms. Practical tips on how to invest wisely in furniture and improvements will teach you how to add value to your home—and your quality of life. With a focus on comfort and harmony with nature, the book also reveals some of the subtler steps that anyone can take to turn an ordinary, impersonal house into an uplifting, personal sanctuary.
With helpful hints on everything from corralling clutter, picking paint and arranging furniture to refinishing floors, replacing windows and remodeling a kitchen, this is a practical go-to guide for home improvement projects, large and small. Whatever your home needs, the ideas, solutions and tips in the book will help you increase its happiness quotient—and help you live well in any dwelling and at any stage of life.
Also available as an ebook from online retailers.
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