Slob Proof! Real-Life Home Decorating Solutions
By Debbie Wiener
(ALPHA, Paperback, 9781592577699, 160pp.)
Publication Date: October 7, 2008
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Decorate for the way you really live.
You can have nice things!
This totally practical home-design book offers realistic, attractive, and comfortable design solutions to families overrun by messy kids, muddy dogs, and sloppy spouses who make beige carpeting an endangered species, and make hardwood floors look like a skating rink. What these families (and even sloppy singles) need are reasonable, no-nonsense design choices for rugs and floors, sofas, tables, carpets and tiling, and curtains and blinds that can withstand the wear and tear of real everyday life and still look great.
No need to wait until the kids are in college to enjoy a smart, stylish home. With this book, readers can have their dream house--and live in it too.
Debbie Wiener is a licensed interior designer, and owner of Designing Solutions, a full-service interior design firm specializing in real-life, family-friendly interiors. Her answers to designing dilemmas appear monthly in the Maryland Gazette Newspapers and Times Community Newspapers of Northern Virginia.