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Our Review

Offering affordable ideas for a relaxed home, Cheap Chic by Emily Chalmers will show you how to transform your home in simple and cost effective ways.

Filled with hundreds of photographs of fabulous interiors, you'll be inspired to give your own house a new lease of life with the affordable suggestions in this book. Learn how to cleverly use colour to transform a dull space, pick textiles to add some cosy comfort, select the correct lighting to change the mood of a room and accessorise to make it your own. No matter how big or small your space, there are plenty of ideas you can interpret in to your own place.

Perfect for anyone wanting to revamp their home on a budget, give your space some cheap chic that wont break the bank.

You can pick up a copy of the book from Ryland Peters & Small now. Photography by Debi Treloar.

Publisher's Description

Create a stylish home without breaking the bank. "Cheap Chic" shows you how to combine well-chosen high-street basics with individual finds to create a relaxed and welcoming home. Emily Chalmers and Ali Hanan reveal the best ways to invest a modest budget and how to combine colours, textures and materials with confidence. The first section, The Elements, looks at colour, pattern, fabric and window treatments, then moves on to furniture, storage and display, accessories, lighting, materials and flooring. The second part of the book, The Rooms, contains chapters on relaxing, cooking and eating, sleeping, bathing and working at home. "Cheap Chic" concludes with a source directory to help you track down all those sought-after items.