Transforming Your Space One Room at a Time
By Douglas L. Wilson
(Clarkson Potter, Paperback, 9781400050154, 192pp.)
Publication Date: November 16, 2004
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You marvel as Doug Wilson races against the clock to create stylish, over-the-top rooms on Trading Spaces, and you dream of inviting him into your own home to do his thing. Now your dreams have come true. Here are Doug’s insider secrets, tips, and pointers for creating high-impact interiors, with easy step-by-step instructions for duplicating many of his projects and effects. Complete with special “Kick Start” sections that show how you can use any item (even your favorite handbag or a souvenir from your last vacation) to inspire a new look in any room—Doug’s Rooms will help you design spaces that will make your friends turn green with envy.
Douglas Wilson has created sophisticated and innovative paint and plaster treatments, furniture, and lighting concepts for some of the most noteworthy homes in America. He has collaborated with revered interior designers such as Albert Hadley and Alexa Hampton. Doug demonstrates his design skills on the hit TV series Trading Spaces and now shares his expertise as host of TLC’s America’s Ugliest and Moving Up. He has been featured in national publications such as House Beautiful, House & Garden, Elle Décor, and the New York Times, is a frequent guest on NBC’s Today, and writes a column for InTouch Weekly.