Create stylish accessories and stunning decorative effects in your home with these simple, time-saving, cost-effective approaches. Packed with more than forty new ideas to turn everyday junk into treasures, each project lists the amount of time needed from inception to completion. Make a lampshade using photocopied sheet music in less than an hour or completely make over your bathroom in just a weekend. A variety of decorating tips, including paint finish, trompe l'oeil, stenciling, and decoupage, are accompanied by full-color photographs and illustrations to help you along the way. Arrange a beautiful bouquet of flowers, handpaint and glaze your terracotta ware, or woodgrain and stencil an old tabletop. Whatever your level of experience, bring out the ultimate home decorator in you with the secrets revealed in this handy reference.