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The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling, 3rd Edition
Charlie Wing

ARCHITEC WIN

This classic reference on home systems and materials includes the latest code information, new full-color drawings, and a completely new section on making your home green.


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Smart Guide: Ponds, Fountains & Waterfalls
Editors of Creative Homeowner

GARDEN LANDSCAPE PON

Completely rewritten and packed with all-new full-color photographs and illustrations, this guide will help homeowners plan, build, and maintain their water feature with step-by-step do-it-yourself sequences and easy-to-understand directions.


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The Things That Matter
Nate Berkus

HOME DECORATE BER

Nate Berkus shares intimate stories from his life, introduces us to people who influenced him and helped him forge his sense of style, and opens up about the remarkable experiences that have left him forever changed, all of which find expression in how he lives today.


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501 Decorating Ideas Under $100
Better Homes and Gardens

HOME DECORATE BET

Giving your home a facelift doesn’t have to break the bank, or your back! This idea packed book gives you step by step instructions for tackling small, inexpensive, and easily achievable decorating projects that will give your home a whole new look.


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The Collected Home: Rooms with Style, Grace, and History
Darryl Carter

HOME DECORATE CAR

Readers who love new traditional design that’s clean and refined yet comfortable will find inspiration and liberation in how acclaimed designer and author Darryl Carter perceives the home as a collection of beloved hand-selected items.


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House Beautiful Kitchens: Creating a Beautiful Kitchen of Your Own
Lisa Cregan

HOME DECORATE CRE

Some of the country’s finest designers usher you through the kitchens they created—often their own—explaining how they arrived at their decorating choices and showcasing eye-catching options.


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American Beauty: Renovating and Decorating a Beloved Retreat
Thom Filicia

HOME DECORATE FIL

For the wide audience who adores television, print, and product-designing media darling and star decorator Thom Filicia’s new American style, and for anyone who has ever dreamed of creating her own retreat, this is both a deeply felt story of true house love and a decorating book brimming with beauty.


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1001 Ideas for Windows
Anne Justin

HOME DECORATE JUS

Over 1,000 inspirational illustrations and photographs offer fresh new ideas for stylish window dressings.


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Unique Homes: Personalize Your Home Through Good Design
Carol Soucek King

HOME DECORATE KIN

Dr. Carol Soucek King visits more than thirty residences around the world in which good design echoes the identity of those who live there.


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Young House Love: 243 Ways to Paint, Craft, Update & Show Your Home Some Love
Sherry Petersik, John Petersik

HOME DECORATE PET

Design ideas for every style, skill level, and budget, from the beloved couple behind YoungHouseLove.com.


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Sanderson: The Essence of English Decoration
Mary Schoeser

HOME DECORATE SCH

For 150 years Sanderson has been at the vanguard of every significant movement in European decorative arts, from Arts and Crafts and Art Deco to 1980s country-house style to the vibrant interiors of the twenty-first century, shaping a distinctive style of English decoration beloved throughout the world.


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Smart Guide: Basements, 2nd Edition: Step by Step
Editors of Creative Homeowner

HOME DIY BAS

Provides readers with the information they need to convert their dark, dreary basements into bright, airy living spaces.


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The Versatile Shed: How To Build, Renovate and Customize Your Bonus Space
Chris Gleason

HOME DIY GLE

Sheds aren’t just for storage anymore.; with dozens of ideas for interior and exterior customization that will add an extra, and versatile, space to your home.


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Finishing a House: A Complete Guide from Installing Insulation to Running Trim
Roe Osborn

HOME DIY OSB

Whether finishing one room or the whole house, this highly illustrated reference demystifies the process and follows a logical progression from installing insulation and drywall to hanging cabinets and doors to putting down floors and running trim.


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Kitchen Cabinets Made Simple: A Book and Companion Step-by-Step Video DVD
Gregory Paolini

HOME DIY PAO

This book demystifies kitchen cabinet construction and makes it possible for the dedicated do-it-yourselfer to build new cabinets for a fraction of the cost of buying them.


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Smart Guide: Roofing, 2nd Edition: Step by Step
Editors of Creative Homeowner

HOME DIY ROO

Provides homeowners with the information they need to properly install, repair, and maintain the roof on their home.


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More Not So Big Solutions for Your Home
Sarah Susanka

HOME DIY SUS

Homeowners are certain to embrace this new collection of articles by the best-selling author and visionary residential architect who sparked a movement toward “better, not bigger” homes.


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