Publication Date: 05/03/2020 ISBN: 9781911624929 Category:

Mad About the House: 101 Interior Design Answers

Kate Watson-Smyth

Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publication Date: 05/03/2020 ISBN: 9781911624929 Category:




A practical how-to guide from the author of Mad About the House, the bestselling book and UK’s number 1 interiors blog. This dictionary of interior design answers all those questions you were afraid to ask.

The book begins with the most important questions of all: Who? What? When? Where? Why? and How? The aim is to answer these before you start any decorating scheme and you will avoid the most common mistakes, save money and, most importantly, create a home that works for you and the people who live there. This is a super-practical guide that allows you to dip in and out so you can solve all your decorating dilemmas.

In addition to the no-nonsense practical answers, there are checklists and step-by-step guides to key decorating challenges – everything from How to Hang Wallpaper, to Arranging a Gallery Wall, How to Choose a Mattress and What Makes the Best Work Surface.

Publisher Review

'Kate Watson-Smyth [is] a perennial oracle of interiors' * Living Etc * 'A tome heavy with sumptuously dramatic interior shots' * Stylist * 'Journalist and blogger Kate Watson-Smyth has the answers - all written in her warm, friendly and oh-so-readable style and illustrated with pretty line drawing.' * Reclaim * 'From choosing colours to changing spaces, Mad About the House is your go-to interiors guru' * Stylist * 'A book you can turn to no matter what stage of the property ladder you're on.' * Your Home * 'Brimming with practical tips and tricks' * Buzzfeed * 'Packed with practical advice, how-tos, checklists and cheats' * Homes & Interiors Scotland *

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