Creative Decorating on a budget Better Homes and Gardens 1970 I really love the decorating books we have on our site. I think just about everyone I knew as a teen was either decorating in that awful avocado green or
Family Rooms, Dens, and Studios Sunset Books 1979 Are you a retro hipster writer looking for that special space to create the next great American novel? This book has lots of ideas for converting that corner, basement, or garage into
Hands On A Manual for Getting the Job Done Anderson 2014 How about a little man candy to start your day? Riffing on the home improvement theme, the author incorporates some photos with some not too subtle puns. The author
The Personal Touch in Interior Decorating Pepis 1964 I love the retro decorating books. Today’s choice is a bit different. Nearly the first third of the book is establishing your personal taste. I thought this was a pretty clever idea,
Let’s Give a Party Creative Invitations, Decorations, Recipes, and Games for Very Special Occasions Purdy 1976 I can’t decide if this book is written for adults or children. It could go either way. The illustrations (so much pink!) and crafts
From Seed to Jack-O’-Lantern Johnson 1974 Submitter: Here’s one that I recently found and weeded in our collection—2 copies, no less (and both had circulated recently)!! Mainly, the photos are so dated and all in black and white—the information isn’t
A Groovy Guide to Decorating Your Room: Burke 1969 Teens everywhere will be jumping on board so they can have a bedroom like Grandma did back the 1960s. Old decorating books are always a favorite with me. The look and
Hallucinogenic Plants Schultes 1976 I love this book! It’s interesting and accessible. This is one of those books that would work with both adults and youth. A few google searches told me that Shultes is considered the father of ethnobotany.