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By Carter Oosterhouse

ISBN-10: 0762778989

ISBN-13: 9780762778980

A no-nonsense technique for designing your personal large trendy domestic. the preferred host of HGTV’s Carter Can, Million buck Rooms,and purple, sizzling & eco-friendly now deals householders a booklet that includes his empowering home-design method.
Carter Oosterhouse is familiar with how genuine humans dwell and the way intimidating domestic layout could be. along with his reassuring, “you can do it” perspective, he is going out of his strategy to express readers tips on how to create lifelike layout parts that they could enforce with simple instruments and a bit DIY event. His project is to deliver people’s imaginations to lifestyles. The layout good points he constructs use fabrics simply chanced on, are budget-conscious, and every time attainable environmentally friendly.

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Customized Style Style is the subjective part of the design process. Your personal tastes will differ from mine, which will be different from another person’s. That’s why I call this component “customized” style. You’ll create your own unique look that has a strong foundation in the timeless principles that guide sound design. Just like every home—no matter what architectural style it is—has to have a foundation, every interior design stands or falls on a few universal principles. As long as these are in line, you can put your own stamp on your home design.

Add exact measurements for islands and other built-in features in the kitchen, and include arcs showing door swing for appliances such as refrigerators and stoves. Kitchens are first and foremost work spaces. A professional-quality range, an extra utility sink on the island, and a pot filler faucet all make this an efficient room even if more than one cook is working at the same time. A mix of shelves and glass-fronted cabinets and the combination of wood and marble work surfaces make the room incredibly stylish as well.

The door opened into a bare space when we first stepped through it! Next up, Shanee helped me put in the bottom cabinets for the kitchen. We went with bamboo because it’s great for the environment; bamboo is a fast-growing grass that is considered a totally sustainable building material. Not to mention, it delivers a gorgeous look for a reasonable price. Installing cabinets can be a lot easier than people think. It’s a matter of taking the time to ensure the cabinets are level and plumb. The trick is to use shims as necessary beneath and behind the cabinet, where they will be out of sight and out of mind when you’re done.

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