Home Decorating Expert at the DCA on Tuesday, January 22nd

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If you are contemplating a major redecorating project to freshen up your home or even a small retouching to spruce up “tired” décor, the DCA Book Group’s “Meet the Author” program on Tuesday, January 22, is a must.  Design consultant Elizabeth Mayhew will be there to present her new book, “Flip! for Decorating”. 

In her book, Ms. Mayhew suggests step-by-step instructions for decorating the four most commonly used rooms: living room, dining room,  family room, and bedroom.  She discusses the fundamentals of color, when to use wallpaper instead of paint and the ways  to treat a window, from Venetian blinds and Roman shades to simple curtains, and the art of picking the perfect sofa, chairs tables and lighting.

Elizabeth Mayhew is a contributing editor to NBC’s Today Show. She has worked for  House Beautiful, Real Simple, Southern Living and Woman’s Day. A native of Kentucky, she now lives in New York with her husband and two children.

Coffee will be served at 10:00 am and the program will start at 10:30.  The event is $3 for DCA members, and $5 for guests.  Reservations are recommended for this informative event, which will be held at the DCA, 274 Middlesex Road in Darien.  For more information or to receive emails with upcoming programs and activities, please contact the DCA at 203-655-9050 or info@dariendca.org


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