I got a headache looking at some of these decorating ideas. There are quite a few looks going on that will probably have you wondering if the designer was on some kind of medication. The overall theme here seems to be more color and more patterns. Just more of everything. Brace yourself before you look at some of these examples.
Evidently the authors really dig red. Case in point: the bordello-like living room and the ridiculous bedroom. My personal favorite seems to be the ultra “modern” living room that looks like a rejected set from Star Trek.
Sommer and Sommer
The vests! The look! The nausea! As ridiculous as some of these pictures show, this book might have a place in a design/art curriculum. For public libraries, it doesn’t have any instructions or design help, and is really a showcase of wearable art. In 2017, this is dated. In the 1970s it might have held appeal for the right audience.
I am trying to imagine what situation one might wear a boar husk halter top (last image). However, the fringed vest and the woman attempting some kind of bent knee pose (4th image below) does have some appeal. She just needs to put on pants.
Best Buffets Cook Book
Better Homes and Gardens
If the Brady Bunch were hosting a party, they would use this book. Feast your eyes on some of these delightful treats, such as Potato Chicken Bake featuring slices of American cheese and tater tots. I can just see Alice pushing these delicious meals on the whole gang. The early 1970s decor and fashion give this wonderful cookbook some extra zing.