New DIY Home Improvement Titles from Wiley and Better Homes and Gardens

Before & After Decorating
Beautiful Bedrooms
Great Bath Ideas
Kitchen Ideas
Ideas & How-To : Storage & Organizing

Before and After DecoratingJuly 31,2009 – Better Homes and Gardens® Before & After Decorating by Better Homes and Gardens (Wiley Paperback; $19.99; July 2009)
With hundreds of full-color photos, Before & After Decorating shows you how even seemingly small decorating projects can completely transform a room. From basic changes like rearranging furniture and adding accessories to dramatic transformations with paint, lighting, slipcovers, and storage pieces, Before & After Decorating illustrates the benefits of a variety of decorating projects. It’s filled with easy makeover ideas for every room and in a variety of styles, from traditional to contemporary to eclectic. Plus, an extensive resource section helps you locate materials shown in the book, complete with Web sites and contact information. Whether it’s small changes or dramatic renovations, Before & After Decorating shows you how to complete decorating projects that will have a huge impact on your home.

Beautiful Bedrooms Better Homes and Gardens® Beautiful Bedrooms by Better Homes and Gardens (Wiley Paperback; $19.99; July 2009)
In Beautiful Bedrooms, real-life luxury bedrooms give you inspiring ideas to transform your own bedroom into a space that is both stylish and comfortable. Richly illustrated with gorgeous full-color photos, Beautiful Bedrooms showcases high-end bedrooms from around the country. You’ll get a tour of each bedroom with photos taken from several angles. The book is organized by style so you can “shop” photos for complete looks and get advice on how to pull elements together in your own bedroom. Beautiful Bedrooms gives you:
• Traditional and contemporary high-end designs from real bedrooms
• Hundreds of beautiful full-color photos
• Ideas for transforming your own bedroom into a luxurious space
Whether you’re looking to add simple design elements to an existing bedroom or completely transform a room with major renovations, Beautiful Bedrooms shows you how to turn any master or guest bedroom into the ultimate retreat.

Great Bath Ideas Better Homes and Gardens® Great Bath Ideas by Better Homes and Gardens (Wiley Paperback; $21.99; July 2009)
Great Bath Ideas is your complete guide to designing the bathroom of your dreams. It gives you a survey of high-end bathroom trends, with advice on how to combine fixtures and materials to create a comfortable, luxurious retreat. You can turn to Great Bath Ideas for inspiration at every step along the way of designing and renovating a bathroom. Great Bath Ideas gives you
• Inspiring ideas for incorporating high-end trends and elements into your bathroom
• Information about a wide variety of fixtures and materials
• Room tours that showcase more than 50 featured bathrooms from several angles
From steam showers with body sprays and rain showerheads to overflow whirlpools with chromatherapy to mirrors with embedded LCD TVs, Great Bath Ideas features everything you need to turn your bathroom into a virtual oasis.

Kitchen Ideas Better Homes and Gardens® Kitchen Ideas by Better Homes and Gardens (Wiley Paperback; $14.99; July 2009)
Kitchen Ideas is your guide to designing the kitchen of your dreams. It offers a survey of kitchen trends, ideas for enhancing existing floor plans, advice on how to mix and match materials, and tips on how to achieve a look for less. Whether you’re looking to spruce up your kitchen with simple cosmetic refreshes or completely transform your kitchen with a major remodel, you can turn to Kitchen Ideas for
• Hundreds of inspiring ideas in a variety of decorating styles
• Floor plans and clever storage ideas that maximize space in a small kitchen
• Budget-minded tips for bargain hunters
Featuring traditional to contemporary kitchen designs and a wide variety of layouts, cabinets, fixtures, and countertops, this value-priced book has everything you need to create a beautiful kitchen.

Storage and Organizing Ideas & How-To : Storage & Organizing by Better Homes and Gardens (Wiley Paperback; $14.99; July 2009)
Storage & Organizing gives you unique ideas and innovative tips for making every room in your home organized and efficient. Brilliant photographs give inspiration, while instructional illustrations provide the information needed to tackle organizing and storing everything from toys and sports equipment to clothing, kitchenware, and home office supplies. Kitchen and dining area projects show you how to make the most out of every square inch, with how-tos for constructing built-in and freestanding cabinetry and banquettes, plus projects for adding glide-out shelves, baskets, and turntables to existing cabinets. The sections on bedroom and bath projects include diagrams showing you how to build platform beds with built-in storage space, closet systems, toy storage, and storage for linens and bath supplies. Whether you’re looking for a simple solution to everyday clutter or a major renovation that will transform an entire room, Storage & Organizing is must have reference!

About John Wiley & Sons, Inc.:
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. provides must-have content and services to customers worldwide. Wiley is a global knowledge company with a diverse portfolio of technology, business, consumer and how-to brands, computer-based learning tools, Web-based products and Internet e-services. Wiley’s best-selling brands and imprints include Jossey-Bass, For Dummies, Betty Crocker, The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), Bible, Cliffs Notes, Frommer’s, Unofficial Guides, Visual, Weight Watchers, Ernst & Young, JK Lasser and Webster’s New World. Wiley has thousands of active titles in 39 languages and also owns the websites, and

About Better Homes and Gardens:
For more than 75 years the Better Homes and Gardens brand has been one of America’s most trusted sources for information on cooking, gardening, home improvement, home design, decorating and crafting. Through refreshing ideas, clear directions and beautiful photographs, the brand has inspired millions of Americans, with more than 38 million books sold since 1930, including the New Cook Book, New Garden Book, and New Decorating Book, all cornerstone titles in their categories. Today, the Better Homes and Gardens brand encompasses books, magazines, television, radio and online media. The greater BH&G family includes partner brands such as Family Circle, American Patchwork and Quilting, Country Garden, and Diabetic Living, all of which publish under the BH&G imprint.

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