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On My Bookshelf: Decorating in Detail

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Not only is Alexa Hampton a friend of mine and a recent guest on my radio show, but she is also the author of a comprehensive new design book, "Decorating in Detail" ($50, Potter Style). The key to a cleverly designed room is detail -- in the fabrics, window treatments, lighting fixtures, accents and more. She does a fantastic job giving each of the seven homes profiled in this book a distinct personality through those very details. I couldn't get enough of the gorgeous photographs -- my three favorites are below:

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I LOVE the blue and white porcelain here.

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A dark, dramatic dining room just signals glamour.

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This fabric memory board covered in favorite photos tucked into a cubby is charming.

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