Book recommendations to help you get started on your home goals

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Are you dreaming of a cozy yet sleeker home in 2021? The first step toward this goal could be reading up on what the experts on home decor are loving and bringing into their homes. Towards this end, here are 5 book recommendations that can help you transform your home into the snug-as-a-bug delightful corner you want it to be. 

5 Home Decor Book Recommendations

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  • The Guide to Home Decorating Indian Style, Priscilla Kohutek 

If you worship practicality and utility, this is the home decor book that should be adorning your bookshelf. Priscilla shared some cost-effective tips in which one can transform their home, create more space, and squeeze in a corner for their passions. The best part about the book is that it is written keeping Indian homes, their requirements and their constraints in mind. 

  • The Inspired Room: Simple Ideas to Love the Home You Have, Melissa Michaels 

Melissa Michaels is a New York Times bestselling author, and her book The Inspired Room is exactly what you need in order to give your home the loving decor it deserves. 

The ideas shared in this book are practical with several decor lessons that you can immediately replicate in your home. The DIY solutions have been lauded by readers as extremely encouraging and simple. The book mainly focuses on improvements that can be made to all your rooms, tips on transforming the lighting of your house, and a plethora of resources on how to organize your space. 

The book has a stunning book cover, another reason to have it on your bookshelf

  • On Decorating, Mark Hampton  

On Decorating by Mark Hampton will encourage you to take risks when decorating your living space. From how to approach comfort and colour to bringing elegance into every corner of your room, this book is a gem, and just had to make it to this list of home decor book recommendations. 

The book is filled with anecdotal wisdom that will bring you closer to every space in your home. 

  • Ergonomic Living: How to Create a User-Friendly Home & Office, Gordon Inkeles

Ergonomic living

Now that our homes work double-shifts as our nook and our office, it is important that your bookshelf has a guide on how to transform your home into a home plus office. This is that perfect book. 

Ergonomic living will make the science of ergonomics easy and accessible for you. From bringing your attention to which products you should have in your home if you want to make it living-friendly to how to live comfortably, this book covers almost everything. The book also emphasizes the need to sleep better and relax better and how one can create the ambience that encourages both. 

  • Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave, Joanna Gaines

A home reflects the personality of the dweller, but did you know there is a way to ascertain which traits of your personality you would want your home to embody? This book by Joanna Gainnes will help you do just that. 

Joanna uses several real-life examples to illustrate her points, making home decor principles very easy to grasp. 

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