Cover image for Garden style.
Garden style.
First edition.
Publication Information:
Des Moines, Iowa : Better Homes and Gardens Books, [1999]

Physical Description:
224 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Includes index.

On cover: "Decorating ideas for indoors & out."
Added Uniform Title:
Better homes and gardens.
Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
SB472.3 .B55 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
SB472.3 .B55 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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The charm of the garden is yours year-round when you decorate your home in garden style. Whether you live in a country cottage, suburban house, or city apartment, you can warm your home with the furnishings and ornaments of the garden--and easily design and create inviting, comfortably furnished, fresh-air spaces. Visualize a room fragrant with blooming plants, relaxed by gently aged outdoor furniture, and personalized by well-loved tools. Imagine yourself on a porch transformed into a romantic dining room with draperies, a colorful rug, and a mix of favorite furnishings and fabrics. This becomes all the more possible with the inspiration of hundreds of easy, creative decorating ideas and more than 350 inspiring photographs featured in Better Homes and Gardens Garden Style. Book jacket.

Author Notes

Better Homes & Gardens Magazine Better Homes and Gardens is a home and family magazine for people who want to make those things the focal points of their lives. It provides the readers with information to make more informed decisions and covers subjects such as education, parenting, travel, gardening, health, cars, money-management and home entertainment. The magazine also includes recipes and home improvement topics from decorating to do-it-yourself projects.

(Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

Inspired By The Gardenp. 6
Creating Fresh-Air Roomsp. 14
Creating Fresh-Air Roomsp. 14
Living On The Porchp. 16
Porch Pleasuresp. 20
Terraces and Outdoor Roomsp. 30
The Terrace As Skyline Gardenp. 34
Warmed By The Firep. 36
Decks For Entertainingp. 38
Potting Shedsp. 42
Structure For The Gardenp. 46
Bringing The Outdoors Inp. 54
Living In The Gardenp. 54
The Spirit Of British Colonialp. 64
The Winter Gardenp. 66
Old World Garden Touchesp. 70
Dining With Rosesp. 72
Dining In The Gardenp. 74
Terrace-Style Elegancep. 82
The Kitchen Gardenp. 90
Fresh-Air Kitchen Accentsp. 92
Sun-Filled Roomsp. 96
Sunny Spacesp. 98
The Conservatory Sun Porchp. 104
A Collector's Retreatp. 106
For The Love Of The Lilyp. 110
Sleeping With Salvagep. 112
Bed and Bath Bowersp. 114
A Touch Of Victorian Stylep. 122
Down By The Riverp. 124
Baby's Garden of Versesp. 126
Living The Garden Lifep. 135
Country In The Suburbsp. 130
Bungalow On A Budgetp. 140
Nature In The Cityp. 152
Casual In Californiap. 160
Old World In Connecticutp. 170
Ideas Sources, Inspirationsp. 190
The East Coastp. 152
The Southp. 188
The Midwestp. 188
The West and Southwestp. 152
Your Shopping: State By State Listingsp. 152
Sources and Photography Creditsp. 220
Indexp. 222