First Digs

The Quasi-Adult's Guide to Decorating with Style---Without Blowing Your Budget

Yee-Fan Sun

St. Martin's Griffin

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Good-bye dorm, so long mom and dad, and hello new digs!  Whether your rent, buy, or share your first home or apartment, getting it to look great without spending a lot of money can be a challenge.  Yee-Fan Sun comes to the rescue with this engaging guide to decorating, refurbishing, and repurposing so you can leave those milk crate bookshelves and sagging futons behind.  Packed with DIY solutions and guidance on how to personalize your new home, First Digs covers everything you need to know to decorate, organize, and maintain a cool, comfortable space that reflects your own unique style.
 
First Digs features:
·        Guidelines on how to prioritize and allocate a miniscule budget
·        Savvy bargain-hunting advice
·        How to spruce up home furnishings
·        Tips on painting like a pro
·        Illustrations throughout
·        DIY projects for lighting, slipcovers, window treatments, wall hangings, and more!
 
Learn how to make the move into your first home a little easier, much more creative, and a lot of fun!

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First Digs
chapter onechoose your own (living) adventureit was so easy back in the college dorm days. Fill out some forms, submit them to the random gods of housing assignment, cross your fingers, and hope for the best. In the post-dorm phase of life, however, finding a roof over your head involves just a little more work. Sure, your parents dropped hints aplenty about how you're always welcome to move back into your old bedroom--and hey, maybe you've even taken them up on the offer, bunking down in your twin bed and biding time while you wait for some sign regarding what to do next.

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Yee-Fan Sun

YEE-FAN SUN, a graduate of Harvard University, is the founder of www.digsmagazine.com, an online magazine that provides practical home and living information for the “post-college, pre-parenthood, quasi-adult generation.” 
 

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First Digs
The Quasi-Adult's Guide to Decorating with Style---Without Blowing Your Budget
Yee-Fan Sun

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
May 2006
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312347284
ISBN10: 0312347286
7 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches, 288 pages, Includes 19 b&w photos and 96 lillustrations throughout
$19.95

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
April 2007
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429909303
ISBN10: 1429909307
288 pages
$7.99
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