Laura Ashley Decorating with Paper and Paint: Essential and Inspirational Techniques, Room by Room by Susan Berry
This guide gives easy home decorating projects combining inspiration a advice, all created using Laura Ashley's range of products. All the techniques shown can be undertaken by a beginner with the right information and understanding of the project. Initial chapters look at paint types, how to use them, and colour and style. The rest of the book is divided into room chapters. Starting with the absolute basics of how to paint a room, it continues with live before-and-after photographs which show exactly how each has been transformed. The most appropriate and practical painting ideas have been selected for each room, with step-by-step diagrams showing how to achieve them. With ideas for painting floors, walls, windows, ceilings and furniture, the emphasis is on cheap, but stylish ways of doing up a home.