UnDecorateMy heart skips a beat when a new shelter magazine arrives in the mail, but ten minutes of flipping through the pages usually leaves me wanting more. The houses are too perfect, too expected and too completely out of touch with my life and my very imperfect house.

Christiane Lemieux, founder of DwellStudio, gets it with her new book, Undecorate: The No-Rules Approach to Interior Design.

features twenty houses from around the country that, although very
different from each other, share a common thread of being chic, personal
and exciting. Each house looks lived in by real people. The houses are
not perfect, but very stylish and choc full of interesting

(How about a contemporary log cabin sprinkled with
quirky pops of color? Drool!)

I loved so much about the now defunct Domino Magazine (sniff), was that
with each new issue came inspiration and ideas that I could apply to my
humble abode. Ah, if only Undecorate came out every month-

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