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Christmas At Designers Homes Across America

Author : Katharine McMillan
ISBN : 076435163X
Genre : Design
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Almost 400 color images treat readers to dazzling holiday visions that leading designers have realized in their own homes scenes usually reserved for family and friends. Be inspired by their decorating strategies and hands-on ingenuity while gleaning insider tips for preserving trees both fresh and artificial and caring forornaments. Get the scoop on unusual color schemes andcenterpieces. See how one designer used crushed red and silver ball ornaments as a light-catching base forglass vials of flowers, and a laundry-room tree whimsically decoratedwith miniature clothing-item ornaments. This treasure trove showcases one-of-a-kind holiday ideas from some of the nation's most talented interior designers, who share not only their aesthetic tastes but also family holiday rituals and favorite Christmas traditions."

Christmas By Design

Author : Patricia Hart McMillan
ISBN : 0764356542
Genre : Design
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What would Christmas be without lights, color, greenery, and glitter? Join leading professional designers on a tour of well-appointed private residences dressed in their festive best. The one-of-a-kind decorating schemes are a study in the art of using scale, shape, and color to play up the house's best features and create a look that's pulled together. Here are fresh design ideas for indoor and outdoor scenes, whether it's a glamorous staircase, pristine tree, perfectly wrapped piles of presents, or a simple, well-placed evergreen wreath. Representing a range of geographic locations and decorating philosophies, the designers share their tips, tricks, and traditions for celebrating the season in style, and in every room of the house.

Christmas At America S Landmark Houses

Author : Patricia Hart McMillan
ISBN : 0764349961
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Here is Christmas decorating, history, architecture, and interior design wrapped in one sparkling package. Three-hundred and sixty-three gorgeous, inspiring images provide leisurely looks at historic house interiors magically decorated for Christmas. Begin with the Foreword by Christopher Radko, famed re-creator of vintage Christmas ornaments. Tour historic holiday homes from Filoli to Colonial Williamsburg, and look inside San Antonio's most beautiful house--the Spanish Governor's Palace. Marvel that a typical ranch-style house was home to two future US presidents, a first lady, and two governors. Visit the honeymoon home of Bill and Hillary Clinton. Enjoy the modest dwelling of Canadian WW I flying ace Billy Bishop, and tour the "castle" of Model A creator Edsel Ford. Some houses' Christmas décorations are period correct; others are joyfully au courant.

A Fairy Tale Christmas

Author : Karen Anderson
ISBN : 1584795301
Genre : Cooking
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An inspirational how-to guide to innovative holiday decorating and entertaining journeys to the Hudson Valley village of Tarrytown, New York, to visit Lyndhurst, one of America's finest Gothic Revival mansions, to view the unique decorations, created by designer Bob Pesce, who adorns each of the main rooms in the style of a different children's story.

Christmas At Historic Houses

Author : Patricia Hart McMillan
ISBN : 0764346903
Genre : Architecture
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Showcases thirty houses across America specially decorated for Christmas, revealing local customs and history as well as details about each property and house's design.

Nell Hill S Christmas At Home

Author : Mary Carol Garrity
ISBN : 0740725394
Genre : House & Home
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Shares insights into holiday decorating, offering dozens of ideas for sprucing up the home for Christmas, gift wrapping, entertaining, and Christmas tree decorating.

Decorating For The Holidays

Author : Valerie Parr Hill
ISBN : 1928998356
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Showcases seasonal decorations, explaining how to create festive displays, welcoming tables, and glowing tableaus for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Decorating With Evergreens

Author : Robert Waite
ISBN : 9781423622505
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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This book is packed with ideas for decorating for the fall holidays. Fresh flowers, fruit, and live greenery are combined to create beautiful wreaths, swags, garlands, centerpieces, Christmas trees, and more. It’s overflowing with beautiful photography to inspire accompanied by text to give tips for incorporating these decorating ideas in your home.

Christmas Style

Author : Debi Staron
ISBN : 0756605563
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 79. 52 MB
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Highlighted by more than one thousand photographs, a richly illustrated guide to holiday decorating from two celebrity designers features an innovative collection of special suggestions and creative tips on everything from Christmas lights to ornaments and trimmings, to help readers celebrate the holidays in a colorful way.

A Very Vintage Christmas

Author : Bob Richter
ISBN : 9781493022137
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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A Very Vintage Christmas embodies the nostalgia and sentimentality associated with the holiday season. Vintage ornaments, lights, decorations, cards and wrapping all conjure up happy memories of Christmases past and serve as tangible mementos of holidays shared with family and friends. In fact, finding these objects, decorating with them and sharing them with others brings an instant feeling of comfort and joy. Coupled with beautiful photographs, tips on collecting, and secret shopping haunts, A Very Vintage Christmas offers a 360-degree look at holiday décor in America and gives suggestions on how to make vintage finds work for today’s audience. While each chapter of A Very Vintage Christmas is unique, there is a common thread that runs through them all: the love of beautiful holiday decorations, and the interest in their history, value, and preservation. The book helps the everyday collector and enthusiast to build their own collection and offers tips on how to make the most of what they’ve got.

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