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By Carter Oosterhouse

ISBN-10: 0762778989

ISBN-13: 9780762778980

A no-nonsense approach for designing your individual tremendous trendy domestic. the preferred host of HGTV’s Carter Can, Million buck Rooms,and crimson, scorching & eco-friendly now bargains householders a ebook that includes his empowering home-design method.
Carter Oosterhouse understands how actual humans reside and the way intimidating domestic layout should be. together with his reassuring, “you can do it” angle, he is going out of his technique to exhibit readers easy methods to create life like layout components that they could enforce with uncomplicated instruments and a bit DIY event. His undertaking is to convey people’s imaginations to existence. The layout beneficial properties he constructs use fabrics simply came upon, are budget-conscious, and every time attainable environmentally friendly.

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Whole new floors, ceilings, and wall surfaces are waiting for you down the aisle of any large home center. Practicality brings you back down to earth. The most important and most practical piece of any design project is the budget. I’ve seen homeowners run out of money halfway through a room design; that makes no sense and it’s the opposite of pretty. And frankly, I have been in some incredibly expensive homes, with million-dollar rooms, and some of them were the ugliest spaces I’ve ever seen. Just because you have money doesn’t mean you have style.

The practical issue of cost will narrow the style options you can consider. You’ll want a couch with a look that fits your customized style, works with your existing furniture, and that appeals to your own tastes. If you’re a smart shopper, you’ll put your environmentalist cap on when you check if the upholstery produces any volatile organic compounds that would compromise the air quality in your home. See how all three play a part in one simple choice? ” Customized Style Style is the subjective part of the design process.

Carter’s Case Study: Carter’s Way in Practice in the Medford Kitchen Taking on John and Shanee Medford’s combination dining-room-and-kitchen project was a textbook study in how Carter’s Way works. It was the couple’s first house, and John had taken it upon himself to remodel the kitchen and dining room space. He got through the easy part of gutting the rooms. He discovered that there’s not much precision or skill required to tear things apart, but unfortunately, that’s not the case when you have to put them back together.

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