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Books

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New library books

The following books on interior decorating are available in the art, music and media section of the main Allen County Public Library.

“Make It Your Own: 25 Stylish Projects for Your Home” by Anna Alicia

This book encourages readers to try their hand at a variety of crafts as well as explore the elements of design. Photography demonstrates how Alicia’s projects can work with existing décor to transform space.

“In With the Old: Classic Decor from A to Z” by Jennifer Boles

A hundred entries are organized from A to Z on Boles’ favorite decorating essentials of the past. Each entry explores curious facts, anecdotes and timeless advice.

“Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home” by Julie Carlson

With a focus on classic versus trendy, Carlson offers a recipe-like breakdown of the hardest-working kitchens and baths. Dozens of do-it-yourself projects are included.

“Creative Family Home: Imaginative and Original Spaces for Modern Family Living” by Ashlyn Gibson

Focusing on the varying demands of family living, Gibson offers suggestions for using space creatively, as well as using color, pattern and decoration to celebrate modern family life.

“Remix: Decorating with Culture, Objects, and Soul” by Jeanine Hays

Bold color, unique patterns, original art and handcrafted furnishings and accessories can help you express your cultural experiences in stylish, unforgettable rooms.

– Allen County Public Library

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