Small is the New Big
Saturday, March 21, 2009
"Small is the new big."
That's the theme of the recently released book by Libby Langdon; Small Space Solutions: Stylish Design Ideas for Every Room—and Every Budget.
In Small Space Solutions, Libby offers tips, tools and tricks for avoiding common small-space mistakes, fixing common small-space problems and tapping every small home's potential to be inviting and functional.
Libby explains how to...
•Size up a room's proportions and effectively position and re-purpose furniture
•Find the "theme" of your living room and make a huge personal style statement
•Maximize the impact of boldly painted walls and contrasting colors and patterns
•Style and arrange items in a wall unit and display artwork like a pro
•Add style without spending lots of cash
•Liven and lighten up any room with lighting schemes, plants and mirrors;
•Inexpensive yet innovative headboard ideas and ways to layer bed linens for a dreamy, inviting bedroom;
•Change the look and feel of a small bathroom without breaking the bank; and
•Enjoy a chic, clutter-free home office (Suzy needs this!)