Candice Olson Family Spaces

Candice Olson Family Spaces

By: Candice Olson (author)Paperback

More than 4 weeks availability


Popular TV star Candice Olson shows you how to create your dream family room Everybody wants their home's main living space to meet the needs of the whole family--and look great doing it. HGTV star Candice Olson is an expert in showing clients how a room can have many functions while still looking pulled-together and polished, and this book showcases a collection of her family room redos that is sure to inspire. Chock full of tips and ideas, Candice Olson Family Spaces features hundreds of full-color, before-and-after photos of Candice's stunning family room makeovers. Plus, you'll get access to her artful room sketches and design boards and insight into how each design took shape, giving you unprecedented guidance for planning your own family room renovation. Explains how good design accommodates all members of the family and their daily activities Designs offer functionality, durability, and comfort without sacrificing style As a busy mother of two, Candice brings valuable insight to what a family really needs from the spaces they share Redecorating--or even just dreaming about decorating--can transform one's outlook on life, and Candice Olson Family Spaces is the catalyst to get readers off the couch and down to the upholstery store.

Create a review

About Author

CANDICE OLSON is one of North America's leading professional designers. Her long-running television series, Divine Design with Candice Olson , has been seen by millions of viewers around the world. Her popular show Candice Tells All airs on HGTV in the U.S. and on W Network in Canada.


Introduction 12 Rooms That Multitask Party Central 16 A big, ugly rec room becomes a cool, contemporary party playroom for the whole family and their friends. Fun, Functional, and Kid-Fabulous! 24 This hardworking basement can take anything two rambunctious little boys can dish out. Chalet Inspiration 32 A stuck-in-the-sixties basement gets a ski lodge makeover. Arts and Crafts Revisited 40 Taking this well-lived-in living room back to its roots creates a comfortable space for the entire family (including the animals). Slam Dunk! 46 Luxurious color and stylish furniture make this "everything room" a winner. Concealed and Camouflaged 52 Hiding the 1970s decor under paint, plaster, and wood brings this family room into the twenty-first century. From Chaos to Clutter-Free 62 Zoning, storage, and art-inspired color give this super-busy family a hardworking space that's organized, stylish, and fun. Dressed Up and Family-Friendly 72 Shifting attention from a too-grand fireplace allows this basement family room to relax. Crafters' Heaven 84 Designed with sewing and crafting in mind, this unfinished space becomes a haven for the whole family. A Night at the Movies 94 A home theater and space for hip-hop provide this underutilized basement with new purpose for three sisters and their mom. Designed for a Drummer 102 A top-to-bottom reno gives this young family a place to rock out, chill out, or just play. Space for Scrapbooking 114 A total redo of this 1950s "wreck room" offers a dedicated scrapbooker room to create. Sew Lovely! 122 A dedicated sewing center is the highlight of this warm and wonderful basement. Room for Music and More 132 The family's favorite room gets a gorgeous, multifunctional makeover. Modern Makeover 140 Classic mid-century modern style revives a sad retro family room. Gathering Spaces Family Room Facelift 148 Paint and lighting change this room from dark and dated to warm and welcoming. Asian Roots 154 A showplace Japanese garden sets the theme for a family room makeover that marries minimalism and comfort in simply perfect style. Updated Neighborhood Pub 164 A small, dark basement becomes a cozy, inviting place for entertaining family and friends. Just What the Doctor (and Nurse) Ordered 174 The cure for cold, dark, and creepy? Light, warm, and cozy! Championship Season 182 A couple's sports memorabilia guides the radical makeover of this purple playroom. The Ultimate Guys' Space 188 Theater seating and a big-screen TV transform an underutilized basement into a super-cool hangout for a single dad and his sons. Casual Cottage Style 196 This great room says bye-bye plastic bins and dark brick, hello abundant storage and fresh cottage look. Log-Cabin Living 204 Making the best of what was great and fixing what wasn't transforms this great room from rural shabby to rustic chic. Style Plus Substance 210 Yes, you can have a baby-friendly living room that's high style and urban cool! Index 220

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/10/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781118276679
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781118276679
  • weight: 852
  • ISBN10: 1118276671

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly