By Nikki Amdur
Updated October 09, 1998 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Use What You Have Decorating

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In Use What You Have Decorating well-known designer Lauri Ward — appearances on Oprah; features in House Beautiful and Metropolitan Home — discusses basic principles of design (even if you’re up against the wall, your furniture shouldn’t be) in a way that is easy to apply. Establishing priorities up front (Do you work at home? Entertain often? Have kids? Pets?) leads to creating living areas that really work. There’s even advice on displaying that trove of Tiffany glass or Elvis memorabilia. One problem for city dwellers: Although Ward deals with the challenges of decorating spacious SoHo lofts and sprawling suburban houses, in her universe there are no small rooms. A-

Use What You Have Decorating

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  • Book
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  • Lauri Ward

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