Simple ideas and easy techniques--a top decorator proves how uncomplicated it can be to craft the very best in stylish accessories and stunning decorative effects! Packed with more than 40 nifty and inexpensive ways to turn everyday junk into treasures, each project includes the time needed from inception to completion. Make a lampshade using photocopied sheet music in less than an hour or completely redo a bathroom in just a weekend. Full-color photographs and illustrations help you along the way, accompanied by an assortment of decorating tips, including paint finish, trompe l'oeil, stenciling, and decoupage. Arrange a beautiful bouquet of flowers, handpaint and glaze terra-cotta ware, or woodgrain and stencil an old tabletop. Whatever your level of experience, the secrets revealed in this handy reference will bring out the ultimate home decorator in you! 144 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 11.