Big Design, Small Budget (Hardcover)

Create a Glamorous Home in Nine Thrifty Steps

By Betsy Helmuth, John Ha (By (photographer))

Skyhorse, 9781629145495, 160pp.

Publication Date: October 7, 2014

List Price: 24.95*
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Homeowners and renters of all means dream of having a beautiful home. With the lingering recession, many of us have less to work with but still long to live in style. Big Design, Small Budget makes luxury an affordable reality. In this DIY home decorating handbook, Helmuth reveals insider tips and her tried-and-tested methods for designing on a budget.

In the past year, Helmuth has shared her affordable design advice and step-by-step approaches with millions through live teaching workshops, guest columns, television appearances, and interviews. Now, she has distilled her expertise into this practical guide. The chapters follow her secret design formula and include creating a design budget, mapping out floor plans, selecting a color palette, and accessorizing like a stylist.

It’s time to start living in the home of your dreams without maxing out your credit cards. Learn how with Helmuth’s Big Design, Small Budget!

About the Author

Betsy Helmuth has established herself as a leading voice in affordable interior decorating. Before starting her firm, Affordable Interior Design, she worked with celebrity clients creating luxury homes. However, her Midwestern values kept surfacing—she was determined to bring luxury living to everyone. Betsy has done projects for HGTV, Food network, and DIY Network, and she has appeared in USA Today, Small Room Decorating magazine, the Wall Street Journal, and amNewYork. Helmuth resides in Brooklyn, New York.

<b>John Ha</b> is a commercial photographer based in New York. Originally from Portland, Oregon, John studied at Cornell University and moved to New York shortly after graduation. He now lives in Brooklyn with his wife and their two French bulldogs.</BiographicalNote>