Kelly Edwards, whose first job was on HGTV’s Design on a Dime, published a new book this May: The Design Cookbook, Recipes for a Stylish Home.
It is a very affordable (about $20 on BN.com and amazon.com), but large, paperback full of great photos and DIY tips.
The content is really thorough. I think it would be a great gift for a recent college grad, or newly married couple.
I also thought there was a fantastic section on kid’s rooms with a lot of inspiration.
For each section (i.e. Dining Rooms, Kid’s Rooms, etc) you see nice, large photos and a corresponding ‘recipe’ on the other side which explains what elements went into creating the room, along with designer tips.
This format is a really unique approach and I had a great time reading the book cover to cover over the weekend! Make sure you check it out!