When I heard Bunny Williams speak at a luncheon at High Point, one major point she kept repeating was to always learn and take in as much as you can about interior design. It's not just about what's right now, but what has been... etc. I thought this was great advice.
In Colorado while thrifting with my bff Erin, she came around the corner with this book thinking I would like it. She knows me well... I took it home with me.
Better Homes & Gardens Decorating Book... from 1975!
It's amazing how things that are old are new again. There are so many images in this book that could be straight out of Lonny or Elle Decor.
I love this room... the little stools and the traditional black chair (sort of like mine!)
Love the bold patterned chair below:
Awesome gallery wall! Awesome wood ceiling!
Could be right out of Elle Decor..
Traditional, but still contemporary.
These floors (below) are awesome!
A really cool "art installation" in a kitchen..
There was definitely some ugly... like the chapter on wood paneling.
These next two rooms would surely give me panic attacks.
Aside from the fun pictures, there is a lot of good info in the book!
I'll definitely have to sit down and learn at thing or two!
ps - Jenny found the same book but a different year and blogged about it here!
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