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A new crop of releases to help you renovate and refurbish your home

The Art of Renovation

The Art of Renovation, by Barry Sugerman and Shannon Howard, is for readers who hope to transform their current dwellings into the homes of their dreams. It offers advice on how to seamlessly integrate homeowner's vision with what already exists, and it features before-and-after photographs of homes that have undergone artful makeovers. Quarry Books, Bloomington, Indiana, 2006; $19.99.

A new release by rustic furniture expert Ralph Kylloe, Hickory Furniture explores hickory furniture as an art form and discusses its cultural significance. The book indulges readers with history, contemporary finds and more than 100 photographs of hickory furniture. Gibbs Smith, Layton, Utah, 2006; $29.95.

Details: How to Design with Architectural Salvage and Antiques, by Brian Coleman, suggests that any room in any home can be embellished by architectural salvage. It offers tips on door hardware, vintage lighting, mantels, staircases, stained glass and more. Gibbs Smith, Layton, Utah, 2006; $21.95.

Hardscaping: How to Use  Structures, Pathways, Patios & Ornaments in Your Garden by Keith Davitt suggests that the use of such structures as arbors, walls and fountains could be the key to making many gardens more satisfying. Each chapter examines a specific principle of hardscaping and shows readers how to incorporate structures into their landscapes. Sterling, New York, New York, 2006; $24.95.

Details: How to Design with Architectural Salvage and Antiques 

Hickory Furniture 

Hardscaping: How to use Structures, Pathways, Patios &
Ornaments in your Garden

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