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How to Decorate

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How to Decorate by Shannon Fricke
Paperback $22.50
Aug 27, 2013 | ISBN 9780385345071

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“Interior design should be about telling a personal story, and Shannon Fricke has nailed it on the head with How to Decorate. Her genius tips ring true for novice and professional decorators alike, and her decorating workshop-in-a-book organization helps simplify what can be a very intimidating process. This book will empower and motivate you to tell your personal story through your home decor. Bravo, Shannon!” —Jenny Komenda, designer and founder of Little Green Notebook

“How to Decorate throws out stuffy notions of doing things the ‘right’ way and instead invites us to imagine our homes as playgrounds for authentic self-expression. Fricke promotes the idea of decorating at its best, as a means of creating surroundings that reflect who we really are and what we love . . . while having a blast in the process!” —Camille Styles, event designer and editor of

“Shannon strikes the elusive balance between visual inspiration and practicable action. This is a book you’ll both display and put to constant use.” —Anne Sage, blogger and founder of The City Sage

Table Of Contents


Getting Started

Layer One, Discovering Your Decorating Story
Layer Two, Creating Your Concept
Layer Three, Working with Space
Layer Four, Shaping Your Backdrop
Layer Five, Becoming Friends with Color
Layer Six, Bringing in the Furniture
Layer Seven, Choosing Fabrics
Layer Eight, Light Exactly Where You Need It
Layer Nine, Accessorizing–the Key to Individuality
Layer Ten, Styling It All Together
Conclusion, You’re Home

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