3 Reasons Complete + Happy Home is The Perfect Gift for... DIY'ers

3 Reasons Complete + Happy Home is The Perfect Gift for... DIY'ers

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Taryn Williford
Dec 7, 2015
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Chances are you know a do-it-yourself'er. Or a paint-it-yourself'er. Or an upholster-it-yourself'er. The type of person that will look at a photo of a great chair or a beautiful piece of art and say, "I can totally make that." This holiday season, give them the greatest gift of all (and something they can't make themselves), a book filled with page after page of beautiful inspiration for decorating–and DIY'ing–a home. Here are three reasons Complete + Happy Home is the perfect present for DIY'ers...

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1. Learn color theory and tricks of the trade.

The book's first section focuses on setting up a home, and there's a great chapter about color that will definitely be a helpful resource for any DIY'er. There's a science to choosing a color palette–whether you're applying it to a an entire home or just a single piece. The first section of the book also focuses on paint finishes, wallpaper, tile and a dozen other things that craft types might like to brush up on.

2. Pick up tons of inspiration.

The biggest section of the book is dedicated to straight up, unabashed room porn. Only with our book, you're looking at real people's homes from all around the country. So the furniture and artwork–it's all totally achievable, and will certainly give your giftee plenty of inspiration for future home projects.

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3. They'll bookmark the fix-it-yourself index.

When it's time to get hands on with a home repair or other project, Complete + Happy Home is a handy resource for how to get it done. The final section of the book is all about taking care of home, featuring cleaning basics, an organizing guide and a few great tips for design updates you've probably never thought of.

Want to see more? Visit the Complete + Happy Home page to learn more about our best book ever, take a peek inside and find out where to order it.

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