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New library books

The following new interior design books are available at the Waynedale Branch of the Allen County Public Library.

“Romantic Prairie Style: Homes Inspired by Traditional Country Life”

by Fifi O’Neill

Displays homes that exemplify the prairie style that came into prominence in 1880s America.

“House Beautiful Style 101: 400 Designer Secrets to a Beautiful Home”

by Lisa Cregan

Presents advice on home decor, discussing five decorating styles and describing fabrics, color schemes, furniture, floors and accessories that complement each.

“Fresh American Spaces: Romantic, Nuanced, Happy, Cultured, Exuberant by Annie Selke

The “House Beautiful” columnist and designer instructs readers on how to use fabrics, patterns, colors, furnishings and accents to create specific aesthetic effects.

“Charlotte Moss Decorates: The Art of Creating Elegant and Inspired Rooms” by Charlotte Moss

Offers the designer’s insights on 11 projects, from finding her inspiration and making sketches to creating the room and adding finishing touches.

“Kelly Hoppen Interiors” by Sarah Stewart-Smith

A full-color room-by-room guide to some of the designer’s best interiors – which draw on neutral colors and feminine forms – also includes checklists and expert advice for approaching interior design no matter the room or the challenge.

– Allen County Public Library