Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Gibbs Smith; Ill edition (August 1, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.8 x 10 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #301,230 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #91 in Books > Arts & Photography > Architecture > Decoration & Ornament #93 in Books > Arts & Photography > Decorative Arts & Design > Interior & Home Design > Decoration & Ornament #99 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Home Improvement & Design > Small Homes & Cottages
I own an ungodly amount of decorating books and so I am very selective when it comes to adding another one to my collection. Waterside Cottages has now gone to the top of my list. It is a pure delight, filled with beautiful photos and helpful commentary. I highly recommend this book to any and all who long for an ocean cottage of their own or who are interested in seaside decorating.
If you live on the water or wish you did, then this is the decorating book for you. Filled with gorgeous photography the book showcases 13 beautiful waterside homes. You will feel like you have sat down with the home owners as you read the stories about each home. I highly recommend this book!
Finally....the beachy cottage look/book I've been wanting. The others out there in this genre fell way short - but this one delivers. A true gem filled with beauty heart and soul. If you like a more romantic, vintage look, this is the one for you too.
This is a beautiful book - a must have. Peaceful serenity envelopes you as you browse through the pages of luscious photo's.
The cover perfectly fits the contents of this beach décor book. I particularly liked the southern style beach homes featured in here, but If that isn't your thing, keep turning the pages. You will find New England style and Carribean cottages as well. As befitting the cottage style, anyone anywhere can replicate the slipcovered, vintage collected easy style depicted here.
Love this book! Photos are awesome and lots of good ideas. The colors are nice - not only does it give you great ideas, it looks good sitting on the coffee table.
The pictures in this book are mostly a very inconsistent & poor quality, appearing mostly clear and occasionally blurry in their published, minimized sizes. When any of the included pictures are expanded, they all become horribly pixelated and some become barely visible, even despite the expanded size. A few pictures appear to be familiar & possibly stolen from a search engine. The inconstant picture quality makes me wonder if the pictures aren't original to this book... That said, I do enjoy this book.I hope the author updates this ebook with better pictures for viewing on larger screens
This book has the most amazing pictures of beach houses.. The homes are decorated in a way that made me feel like I was at the beach.. If you're looking for creative ways to decorate your home in the "beachy style", this is the book for you.
Waterside Cottages Oriental Carpets: From the Tents, Cottages and Workshops of Asia Country Living Rustic Homes: Barns, Cabins, Cottages & Farmhouses Compact Cabins: Simple Living in 1000 Square Feet or Less; 62 Plans for Camps, Cottages, Lake Houses, and Other Getaways Mary Emmerling's Beach Cottages: At Home by the Sea 500 Cottages Cottages Nantucket Cottages and Gardens: Charming Spaces on the Faraway Isle Leisure Arts - Cozy Cottages in Plastic Canvas - five charming potpourri containers (Leaflet 1190)