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6 Books to Refresh Your Home in 2017


A new year gives us the opportunity to restart or even refresh areas of our lives. Our homes can be a haven but can also cause us unnecessary stress in our lives. Sometimes the way we organize – or don’t organize – our living spaces can contribute to feelings of overwhelm or dissatisfaction. As you evaluate your spaces, consider ways to remove clutter, create new inspiration or completely reinvent a living area. Here are six books you can request for home delivery or download to your smartphone or reading device right now!

1. Domino: Your Guide to a Stylish Home
By Jessica Romm Perez, Shani Silver

The editors of domino magazine help you to determine your personal decorating style, how and where to find inspiration, how to style each aspect your living space and how to shop for quality pieces.

2. The New Bohemians
By Justina Blakeney

LA-based designer Justina Blakeney focuses on the homes of creative individuals who infuse their free-spirited, no-limits perspectives on life into their living spaces.

3. Undecorate: The No-Rules Approach to Interior Design
By Christiane Lemieux with Rumaan Alam

DwellStudio is known for its brightly colored, graphic textile designs. Founder and Creative Director Christiane Lemieux confronts the status quo of home design by profiling 20 homes from around the United States, featuring each home’s endearing oddities and imperfections that it unique.

4. Lovable Livable Home
By Sherry & John Petersik

Sherry and John Petersik are the authors of the New York Times bestseller Young House Love. Their second book provides insight on how to make homes beautiful and functional with easy-to-follow DIY projects and beautiful photography.

5. The Things That Matter
By Nate Berkus

Celebrity designer Nate Berkus, best known for his segments on The Oprah Winfrey Show, challenges readers to fill their living spaces not just with things but with meaningful reminders of the places they have traveled or the people they love.

6. Modern Vintage Style
By Emily Chalmers

Emily Chalmers empowers homeowners to trust their gut and go with what works. This no-frills guide encourages readers to think outside the box and not get bogged down by ideas that ‘this-must-go-with-that.’

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