Gone are the days of cold, inflexible minimalist decorating that was so popular in the past. Today's welcoming home radiates personality and warmth from every room. This book provides people with the freedom to show off their personal tastes without constraint to create a home that is relaxed and inviting. Photographs, vacation souvenirs and other memorabilia blend cozily together with warm wool throws. Floral patterns, old velvet cushions that welcome family and visitors into the folds of each home's snug and tranquil embrace. Organized by room, with chapters on living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, studios, activity centers and bathrooms, The Comforts of Home provides affordable and easy-to-achieve tips and techniques to stylish, modern and romantic decorating.