Make Yourself at Home (Hardcover)

Design Your Space to Discover Your True Self

By Moorea Seal

Sasquatch Books, 9781632170354, 224pp.

Publication Date: September 26, 2017

List Price: 24.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


From the author of the hit journals The 52 Lists Project and 52 Lists for Happiness, comes a home design book that helps you discover how to style your home for a deeper sense of comfort.
Part self-help, part memoir, part décor inspiration, fans of Moorea Seal will love this book for its warm voice and candid exploration of what it means to create a comfortable home. Organized room by room, each chapter delves into what each room represents in our lives, and how we can feel at home in our spaces and at home in ourselves.
What you won’t find? Strict design solutions. This isn’t about a prescribed style. Instead, Make Yourself at Home will help you find which expression feels most authentic to you through color palates, interior design modes, conversation prompts, essays, approachable DIY projects and more. You don't have to have the perfect life or perfect home in order to infuse your space with your signature spark and feel relaxed in your space.
Each chapter includes:

·      A personal essay from online curator and style maven Moorea Seal.
·      Exclusive looks into her home and office spaces with tips for inspired, mindful living.
·      Two on-trend, beginner-friendly DIY projects to personalize and decorate your home on a budget.
·     Intimate looks into the homes and inspiring lives of a diverse set of creative women, with their best tips and tricks for comfortable, imaginative decor.

About the Author

MOOREA SEAL is a Seattle-based retailer, designer, online curator, and author of the bestselling 52 Lists journal series, also known for her large following on Pinterest and mental health advocacy. With a desire to empower women and girls of all ages, she promotes a lifestyle of "Doing Good while Doing Great." Through her fashion and lifestyle brand, also named Moorea Seal, she gives back 7 percent of all proceeds to nonprofits.

Praise For Make Yourself at Home: Design Your Space to Discover Your True Self

"Now we're talking: design inspiration that doubles as self-help. Style maven Moorea Seal lets readers into her home and office, lending her advice and personal journey for finding comfort in your home. Give this to your creative DIYer friend or relative!"
—Apartment Therapy

“What really spoke to me about Make Yourself at Home was how much of the home design philosophies in it were rooted in family, personal and professional growth, memories, and being true to yourself despite what society (read: Pinterest) might want to dictate to you instead.”
—Fresh Jess

“Pick up local boutique owner Moorea Seal’s “Make Yourself at Home” book…which features Instagram-worthy decorating ideas, plus step-by-step instructions for making pieces such as a blanket ladder and jewelry holders.”
The Seattle Times

“A dash of self-help, a sprinkle of craft, plus lifestyle tips and tricks seasoned with storytelling—Seal’s new book adds up to a pretty package.”

Make Yourself at Home is all about beautifying your life inside and out and turning your home into a comfortable space that reflects your best self.”
—Seattle Refined

“Moorea is all about celebrating the handmade and championing other artists, and her new book is full of simple DIY projects for making things beautiful and practical, plus it features mini profiles and advice from a bunch of inspiring women (they're tagged!) to keep the spirit of community going.”
—Adam J. Kurtz, author 

"A combination of self-help and décor inspiration, Make Yourself at Home is a beautiful book focused on helping you design the dwelling of your dreams and feel comfortable in your space."
—The Glitter Guide

"This is going to keep me busy all season long."
—Dream Green DIY

"I'm loving Moorea Seal's new book, Make Yourself at Home--it's full of so many awesome DIY projects & ways to make your space feel true to you. Instead of thinking of a million things I need to buy, this book has me thinking of ways I can use what we have to work for us in our new space!"
—Abby Rose Metcalf

"This book if filled with decor tips, DIY projects, glimpses of inspiring homes, and much more that will prompt you to discover yourself in the spaces you spend the most time in."
—New Day Northwest

"The details they put into the book are beautiful but the gold foiling, and hard cover add a more luxurious detail to own on your bookshelf."
—Our City Lights

"A combination of self-help and décor inspiration, Make Yourself at Home is a beautiful book focused on helping you design the dwelling of your dreams and feel comfortable in your space."
—The Glitter Guide

"An interior design book that prizes individuality over rigid style categorization...offering conversation prompts and stylistic suggestions along the way to spark your own ideas."

"Unlike your conventional home interior guide, Make Yourself at Home is presented as part self-help and part memoir, allowing readers to gain perspective for mindful home living."
— Northern Virginia Magazine