By Grace Bonney
"Thank you," wrote a reader to Design*Sponge creator Grace Bonney, "for teaching me that houses don't have to be frumpy and formal. They don't have to be matchy-matchy or rigidly modern. They can just be comfy and unique and reflect who you are, no matter how small your budget or space."
That reader is one of the 75,000 unique daily visitors to Design*Sponge, who make it the most popular design site on the web. The site receives 250,000 page views every day and has 150,000 RSS subscribers and 280,000 followers on Twitter. Design*Sponge fans have been yearning for the ultimate design manual from their guru, Grace and she has delivered with this definitive guide, which includes: 70 real-life interiors featuring artists and designers, 50 DIY projects with detailed instructions for personalizing your space, step-by-step tutorials on everything from stripping and painting furniture to hanging wallpaper and doing your own upholstery, 50 before and after makeovers submitted by real readers with limited time and budgets, and essential tips on modern flower arranging with 20 arrangements.
Hardcover, 400 pages
Softcover, 168 pages