Young House Love: 243 Ways to Paint, Craft, Update & Show Your Home Some Love by Sherry PetersikYoung House Love: 243 Ways to Paint, Craft, Update & Show Your Home Some Love by Sherry Petersik

Young House Love: 243 Ways to Paint, Craft, Update & Show Your Home Some Love

bySherry Petersik, John Petersik

Hardcover | November 5, 2012

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This New York Times bestselling book is filled with hundreds of fun, deceptively simple, budget-friendly ideas for sprucing up your home. 

With two home renovations under their (tool) belts and millions of hits per month on their blog, Sherry and John Petersik are home-improvement enthusiasts primed to pass on a slew of projects, tricks, and techniques to do-it-yourselfers of all levels. Packed with 243 tips and ideas—both classic and unexpected—and more than 400 photographs and illustrations, this is a book that readers will return to again and again for the creative projects and easy-to-follow instructions in the relatable voice the Petersiks are known for. Learn to trick out a thrift-store mirror, spice up plain old roller shades, "hack" your Ikea table to create three distinct looks, and so much more.
Sherry and John Petersik are the married duo who chronicled their home improvement adventures on the hit DIY blog Young House Love, which spawned a New York Times-bestselling book of the same name, as well as product lines sold by Target, Home Depot, and more. They live in Richmond, Virginia, with their two young children and a feisty ...
Title:Young House Love: 243 Ways to Paint, Craft, Update & Show Your Home Some LoveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 8.81 × 7.81 × 1.06 inPublished:November 5, 2012Publisher:ArtisanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1579654789

ISBN - 13:9781579654788

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Some neat ideas I've read a lot of DIY home books based on blogs recently and this one had by far the most accessible project ideas. The materials were obtainable and the instructions were clear so that the end result seemed achievable. That said, I did find that some of the projects and the overall styling looked relatively cheap, which dampened my interest somewhat.
Date published: 2017-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love love love! This is an awesome book-- full of helpful tips and beautiful pictures! Just ordered their second book :)
Date published: 2017-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So many ideas Just about any furniture or home update you want is in here!
Date published: 2014-07-02

Editorial Reviews

“Allow us to introduce you to the king and queen of DIY: John and Sherry Petersik [whose] first book is jammed with more than 200 ideas—everything from rehabbing furniture to customizing a backsplash.” —Redbook “No-attitude advice and step-by-step directions for lots of everyday projects.” —Washington Post “Loaded with pictures, tips, and step-by-step tutorials, the Petersiks’ book offers a fresh and not-too-serious approach to infusing a home with personality.” —Dallas Morning News “DIY gurus John and Sherry Petersik show how to radically reinvent plain pieces.” —Country Living “This book is a natural for beginners.” —Publishers Weekly