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Restore. Recycle. Repurpose. {create a beautiful home} / Randy Florke ; with Nancy J. Becker.

By: Florke, Randy.
Contributor(s): Becker, Nancy J. (Nancy Jane), 1956-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Hearst Books, 2010Description: 192 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 1588167690; 9781588167699 :.Uniform titles: Country living (New York, N.Y.) Subject(s): Interior decoration -- Environmental aspects | Secondhand trade | Sustainable buildings | Sustainable living
Contents:
Defining green -- Entryways -- Kitchens -- Living rooms -- Bedrooms -- Bathrooms -- The home office -- Outdoors -- Living green.
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Adult Book Adult Book Main Library
NonFiction 747 F639 (Browse shelf) Available 33111006412700
Adult Book Adult Book Northport Library
NonFiction 747 F639 (Browse shelf) Checked out 04/11/2017 33111005903477
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Renovation that's eco-friendly...AND economically smart

From Country Living contributing editor Randy Florke ( Your House, Your Home ) comes a gorgeous guide to decorating sustainably and inexpensively. Providing inspiration as well as instruction, Florke shows how everyone can achieve a look that's both harmonious with the environment and beautiful.

Color photographs show examples of rooms, all radiating country charm, created on a budget, and designed with the three "R"s in mind: restore, reuse, and repurpose . Florke clearly explains why going green is so important, how to use what's already there, find a focus for every space, and determine what makes something environmentally friendly.

Anyone hoping to transform a home from ordinary to extraordinary will find eco-friendly, thrifty, and stylish ideas.

With its emphasis on simplicity, thrift, and respect for historical integrity, Randy Florke calls his philosophy the "anti-keeping up with the Joneses." Comfort, style, and economy are the bellwether elements of his approach to decorating.

"A Country living book."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-187) and index.

Defining green -- Entryways -- Kitchens -- Living rooms -- Bedrooms -- Bathrooms -- The home office -- Outdoors -- Living green.

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