Best Gift Decorating Books
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1. Beautifully Organized: A Guide to Function and Style in Your Home
Author: by Nikki Boyd
Paige Tate & Co
Professional organizer Nikki Boyd has a gift of transforming a space into a captivating work of art. She sprinkles a little bit of glam and a whole lot of functionality into every space she touches. Toni Hammersley, A Bowl Full of Lemons, Author of The Complete Book of Home Organization In Beautifully Organized: A Guide to Function and Style in Your Home, Nikki Boyd shares her best advice for how to create an organized, beautiful, and welcoming home.
Nikki developed and honed her five essential steps to an organized home through her experience working as a professional organizer. In Beautifully Organized, Nikki teaches you to: Assess your home to transform the spaces within to enhance your lifestyleDeclutter and curate your possessions to keep what is useful and meaningfulClean with efficiency, adding an element of pleasure to everyday tasksOrganize so you can find what you need, when you need itBeautify and decorate to create a welcoming atmosphere for family and friendsIt is my belief that an organized home guarantees a beautiful and fulfilling life.
2. Watercolor Workbook: 30-Minute Beginner Botanical Projects on Premium Watercolor Paper
Author: by Sarah Simon
Paige Tate & Co
Build your watercolor skills with confidence with these 25 beautiful and beginner-friendly new projects on premium watercolor paper! This easy-to-use watercolor workbook is filled with unique and beautiful flower and nature sketches that are ready for you to watercolor-no drawing skills required!
Each page is specially designed with simple step-by-step instructions so you can easily and confidently paint each project and create artwork that matches the quality of the author’s example. Watercolor Workbook features: An introduction to fundamental watercolor techniques 25 projects on thick, 200 gsm premium watercolor art paperno color bleed-through!
Easy-to-follow instructions that can be completed in 30 minutes or less Beautiful floral and plant artwork, including: wild roses, poppies, sunflowers, buttercups, dandelions, and more Easy-to-follow instructions, including suggested paint and paintbrush materials, so you can start painting todayArtist and author Sarah Simon, a.K.A.
3. de Gournay: Hand-Painted Interiors
Author: by Claud Gurney
Rizzoli (October 6, 2020)
Renowned for its elegant hand-painted wallpapers and textiles, de Gournay creates some of the most beautiful interiors in the world. Celebrated for its hand-painted chinoiserie wallpapers, sumptuous patterns of colorful flora and varied birdlife, the company produces additional collections that explore historical themes, such as nineteenth-century French pastoral scenes or exotic Brazilian landscapes bursting with wildlife.
De Gournay also crafts more abstracted designs that fit well with modern interiors. Collaborating with renowned tastemakers from across creative industries, de Gournay works with leading interior designers as well as noted trendsetters such as Kate Moss. This volume showcases de Gournay designs in situ, in beautiful interiors created by top designers in homes from San Francisco and New York to London, Paris, and beyond.
The book explores de Gournay interiors in both city and country settings, how to take inspiration from English stately homes, and how custom wallpaper designs are created. Full of inspiring interiors and design ideas, de Gournay is an in-depth look at the stunning creations of one of the most prestigious and influential design houses of today.
4. Beata Heuman: Every Room Should Sing
Author: by Beata Heuman
Rizzoli (March 9, 2021)
The highly anticipated debut monograph from one of today’s leading designers championing playful, original interiors infused with Scandinavian flair. Swedish-born, London-based interior designer Beata Heuman founded her eponymous studio in 2013 after working for Nicky Haslam for nine years. In a short amount of time her lively interiors and custom furnishings have made her one of today’s most in-demand creatives.
Heuman’s rooms, colorful spaces enlivened by exuberant elements and poetic inspirations, capture her signature quirkiness and Scandinavian attention to detail while staying rooted in practicality. Lauded for international residential and commercial projects, Heuman has also garnered praise for her growing collection of bespoke fabrics, wallpaper, lighting, homewares, and furniture.
This beautifully crafted volume presents Heuman’s innovative approach in book form for the very first time. Organized according to design principle, each chapter offers fresh ways to think about decorating a home, finding your voice, making ordinary details extraordinary, and forging a truly unique space.
5. A Cottage for Every Season: Inspiring Homes with Classic Charm (Cottage Journal)
Author: by Cindy Cooper
83 Press (June 1, 2021)
A Cottage for Every Season features modern and classic cottage styles inspired by every season of the year. From renovated kitchens filled with unique details to the master bedroom suites of your dreams, this book reveals the best of cottage style around the country.
Fresh ideas for cottage charm flow from the abundant interiors throughout the book. Cottage style is inviting and welcoming and always captures the heart of the home. Every room has its own identityfrom the entry and the family room to the bedrooms and the back porch.
A home’s flow and sense of history wrapped in a feeling of perfect harmony allow for a simple lifestyle. Each room has its own purpose, with details as comforting as fresh bedding crisp from the wash or a lovely toile fabric with trimmed edges for interest, resulting in the ideal ambience for holiday celebrations and entertaining.
Meaningful objects, personal collections, and family treasures all gathered in the home add charm to every occasion. A little history is always welcome, making a home feel well-loved, combining layers of various styles and curated items. Character shines from one-of-a-kind furniture pieces, combining the new with the antique and giving a unique feel to each home.
6. Cozy White Cottage: 100 Ways to Love the Feeling of Being Home
Author: by Liz Marie Galvan
Whether you live in a country farmhouse or an urban apartment, find inspiration for every room in your home. Come cozy up with your creativity and Liz’s welcoming voice so you can love the feeling of being at home. In this beautiful book of house and garden photography and DIY inspiration, popular blogger Liz Marie Galvan shares:100 tips and tricks to make your home feel cozyBudget-friendly hints to make decorating affordableSimple DIY projects for every room in the houseIn Cozy White Cottage, Liz offers her best home dcor and design tips to help you create a space you’ll love coming home to.
You’ll love Liz’s real-life, easy, and affordable ideas to get the most out of your home and discover things like:The passion and productivity that can pour out of an inspiring, functional workspace or officeThe conversation and connection that flow out of a warm, well-arranged living roomThe thoughtful hospitality that can welcome guests, be it for a cup of coffee or an overnight stayThe rejuvenation that can happen when we have quiet spaces for reading, prayer, and restThe calming routines and rituals that we can implement into our spaces and our livesThe laughter, joy, and learning that can occur in adorable, functional playroomsThe life-giving power that beats in the heart of our homes, the kitchenEach month hundreds of thousands of readers find design inspiration and DIY ideas on Liz’s blog, where Liz shares stories of life with her veteran husband, Jose, their 1800s Michigan farmhouse, and the home dcor boutique she co-owns.
7. Island Whimsy: Designing a Paradise by the Sea
Author: by Celerie Kemble
Rizzoli (April 13, 2021)
A house by the sea should be a house of dreams. Where windows and doors are thrown open to the ocean, and gusts of cool, salty air turn us all into kids again-buoyant and joyful. Spending childhood days on the beach and in the magical, romantic chaos of her family’s rambling house internationally renowned interior designer Celerie Kemble has a deep-rooted connection to the sun and surf.
However, in the summer of 2004, Kemble laid eyes on a wild swath of jungle in the Dominican Republic next to minty-blue water and an endless stretch of golden sand, she fell madly in love. Over many years, she designed a home away from home there, an island retreat-a clubhouse and a grouping of family homes and guesthouses-suffused with light and air, full of indoor and outdoor rooms for relaxation.
In her latest book, Island Whimsy, Kemble recounts the deeply personal and creative journey of designing Playa Grande and bringing this labor of love to life. The chapters of this book are organized around the different ways Kemble sought to braid her family’s story into the larger landscape of Playa Grande and to provide inspiration, joy, and respite to all who come.
8. Relaxing Flowers: Coloring Book For Adults With Flower Patterns, Bouquets, Wreaths, Swirls, Decorations.
Author: by Coloring Book Kim
More information about our coloring book can be found on our website www.Coloringbookkim.Com . Or on our author’s page on AmzoanFlower coloring book for adults. 50 beautiful flower patterns in various arrangements. Perfect for beginners as well as advanced home artists who like peace and quiet accompanying coloring.
Originality: All drawings are hand drawn and the models were real bouquets of flowers, which guarantees the uniqueness and originality of the work. Quality: Various designs, finished with attention to every detail, guarantee high quality of workmanship. Diversity Every project is different so it guarantees fantastic and creative play with colors.
Single Sided Pages: Each image is placed on a separate page to reduce the problem of color bleeding. Such a solution is also perfect when we want to hang a given picture on the wall, or give a gift. Relax: Coloring book for adults with floral motifs is a great way to escape from any problems because you may enter the world of relaxing colors.
9. Inviting Interiors: A Fresh Take on Beautiful Rooms
Author: by Melanie Turner
Rizzoli (March 2, 2021)
The first book from Atlanta interior designer Melanie Turner, whose pretty work has a modern edge. Inspired by fashion and borrowing a palette from nature, Melanie Turner’s interiors possess a timeless quality that celebrates architectural details and classic design. In this fresh and serene first book, Turner shares her secrets for creating understated, sophisticated, and functional rooms.
Balance, scale, light, and subtle coloration all factor into her designs, creating a timeless effect. The elegant spaces featured in the book maintain an emphasis on simplicity and understated glamour, featuring a blend of clean lines, found and fine objects, and custom-designed, sculptural furniture.
Divided by look, the book features multiple homes illustrating each style. “Calm” showcases cool, white interiors, accented by natural textures like wicker and bone. “Clarity” celebrates graphic, contrasting rooms filled with black and white. “Collected” revels in richer colors, accessorized with lush velvet, rich patterns, and metallic accents.
10. Flower School: A Practical Guide to the Art of Flower Arranging
Author: by Calvert Crary
Create the flower arrangements of your dreams to keep at home, take to the office, or display on any special occasion using the simple tips and tricks and masterful techniques taught by Executive Director and professor Calvert Crary and the master florists at FlowerSchool New York.
FlowerSchool New York is one of the world’s premiere institutes for floral design and artistry, offering career development courses certified by the New York State Board of Education, and exclusive master class programs taught by celebrated master florists including Kiana Underwood, Remco Van Vliet, Lewis Miller, Emily Thompson, and Ingrid Carozzi.
Now, for the first time, FlowerSchool Executive Director Calvert Crary is publishing a book that will make it possible for even the greenest at-home arrangers to create gorgeous, Instagram worthy bouquets. This hands-on, comprehensive guide provides readers with step-by-step instructions that cover all the most crucial aspects of flower arranging, including:How to buy the best flowers and how to get the best pricesSelecting your flowers based on texture, color, and seasonalityConditioning your flowers to ensure they last as long as possiblePairing your flowers with the right vaseCreating arrangements in a wide variety of styles that will work for any occasionIncluding advice from the school’s well-respected master florists, and featuring beautiful color photographs of each unique arrangement, Flower School offers invaluable, insider tips and tricks that can only be gained through years of experience, providing readers with the fundamental tools and education they need to create homemade floral arrangements that are on par with any professional design.
11. The Kinfolk Home: Interiors for Slow Living
Author: by Nathan Williams
New York Times bestseller When The Kinfolk Table was published in 2013, it transformed the way readers across the globe thought about small gatherings. In this much-anticipated follow-up, Kinfolk founder Nathan Williams showcases how embracing that same ethosof slowing down, simplifying your life, and cultivating communityallows you to create a more considered, beautiful, and intimate living space.
The Kinfolk Home takes readers inside 35 homes around the world, from the United States, Scandinavia, Japan, and beyond. Some have constructed modern urban homes from blueprints, while others nurture their home’s long history. What all of these spaces have in common is that they’ve been put together carefully, slowly, and with great intention.
Featuring inviting photographs and insightful profiles, interviews, and essays, each home tour is guaranteed to inspire.
12. Learn to Burn: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Started in Pyrography (Fox Chapel Publishing) Easily Create Beautiful Art & Gifts with 14 Step-by-Step Projects, How-to Photos, and 50 Bonus Patterns
Author: by Simon Easton
Fox Chapel Publishing
Known as pyrography, which literally means “writing with fire,” woodburning is a rewarding art that is practically infinite in its applications! This book shows you everything you need to get started in this fun and expressive craft: Create beautiful art using ready-made materials found at your local craft store 14 step-by-step projectsappropriate for every skill level Illustrated with how-to photographs Easy exercises introduce basic concepts for beginners Learn expert techniques for texturing, lettering, shading, and finishing Make memorable decorative gifts for friends and familybangles, jewelry boxes, gift tags, fridge magnets, and more!
50 bonus patterns This easy-to-learn introduction to the art of pyrography offers 14 step-by-step projects for making decorative giftsfrom coasters and picture frames to bangles, decorative plates, and door hangersillustrated with clear how-to photographs. Each pyro project can be completed using ready-made materials that are easy to find at your local craft store.
13. Home Quick Planner: Reusable, Peel & Stick Furniture & Architectural Symbols
Author: by Daniel K. Reif
The Home Quick Planner includes 700 precut, reusable peel-and-stick, 1/4-inch scale furniture and architectural symbols, plus a 5,600 square-foot floor plan grid to help you design your own building, remodeling and decorating projects. (Also good for moving. Symbols include everything you need from tables, chairs, couches, beds and pianos to every standard kitchen cabinet and appliance, an extensive assortment of bathroom fixtures and cabinets (for example, twelve sets of sink designs, six different showers, and a dozen various baths and whirlpools), plus windows, doors, walls, switches, outlets, lights and much more.
Simply lift the symbols and arrange them on the floor plan grid to design floor plans, move furniture and make changes. Step-by-step instructions and Design Details: Critical Dimensions & Clearances are provided to help you improve your design and save money.
The planner was featured in the Canadian Centre for Architecture, North America’s preeminent architecture museum, in an exhibit on design innovation over the past 100-years. This exhibit was also shown at the Wolfsonian Museum in Miami Beach. The planner is part of the three-part design series by Daniel Reif.
14. Design Remix: A New Spin on Traditional Rooms
Author: by Corey Damen Jenkins
Rizzoli (March 23, 2021)
The first book from AD100 interior designer Corey Damen Jenkins, known for his colorful, youthful traditionalism. Corey Damen Jenkins’s bold interiors have won a devoted following. In his first book, he presents his take on classic interiors that have been beautifully reimagined for today’s taste, sharing the building blocks of this fun, vibrant traditional look.
“Bold Standard” is about how to use color in unexpected ways. “Good Bones” showcases architectural details. “Less Is More” focuses on creating a minimal look within a traditional interior. “Eclectic Exuberance” celebrates a collected appeal. “Night and Day” is a new look at the classic, graphic pairing of dark and light colors.
“Haute House” looks at accessorizing with fashion-inspired elements. “Age Appropriate” is about creating rooms that cater to lounging, and nesting: kids’ bedrooms, family rooms, reading nooks, homework areas. With sidebars on practical questions such as how to hang a salon-style picture wall and choosing the right window treatment, this is a must-have book for fans of a fresh, traditional look.
15. Martha Stewart's Very Good Things: Clever Tips & Genius Ideas for an Easier, More Enjoyable Life
Author: by Martha Stewart
Hundreds of clever tips, solutions, and easy ways to elevate every day, from America’s most trusted lifestyle authority, in one must-have handbook Inside these pages Martha shares all her best good thingsthe original life hacks for the hometo make your life easier, more fun, more delicious, and more efficient.
These practical tricks cover all areas of Martha’s domestic expertise, including decorating, organizing, homekeeping, cooking, entertaining, and celebrating. From clever ways to solve common problems (use file folder dividers to organize cutting boards and sheet pans in your cabinets) to time-saving tricks (keep a pail stocked with cleaning supplies for easy access and portability to stress reducers (color-code kids’ bathroom gear to make mornings less hectic), every one of these ideas will make you wonder, Why didn’t I think of that?
Also included are ways to use what you have (a Parmesan cheese rind will add great flavor to soup), streamline your stuff (use certain kitchen tools for many different purposes), or just make life a little more luxurious (add elegance to your table with DIY place cards).