Home for Now: Making Your Rented Space or First House Beautiful (Hardback)Joanna Thornhill
Hardback Published: 10/04/2014
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More people are renting now than ever before, but the rental market remains surprisingly unflexible, with many tenants banned from making even the simplest alterations, such as hanging a picture or painting a wall. Even those who have managed to take that first leap onto the property ladder often find themselves with no cash left to renovate, so their first home is just a short stop-gap to their 'forever home'; they resort to a renter's mindset, unwilling and unable to invest vast sums in the fabric of their property and instead 'making do' with quick fixes. Home for Now provides a blend of both inspirational and practical advice, showing how canny tenants have transformed their temporary abodes into stylish spaces. Organised by area of the house - Living Spaces; Kitchens and Dining; Bedrooms and Bathrooms; Creative Workspaces; and Plants & Outdoor Living - the book showcases standout interiors and offers helpful hints and tips. There are also simple step-by-step DIY and craft projects that both renters and DIY-phobic homeowners can easily achieve to make their temporary living spaces feel like home.
Publisher: CICO Books