Most of us lead desperately busy lives, with little time, we think, for spoiling ourselves or others. Yet wouldn't it be good to feel that we could make even the most everyday activities a little special?
Domestic Bliss shows how to do just that. From throwing dinners and parties that everyone will kill to be invited to and welcoming house guests in style (even if they are only sleeping on the sofa), to forcing the more tedious domestic chores into submission and becoming the most ingenious present-giver ever, this book is packed with ideas.
With Rita's idiosyncratic, sometimes bossy, always entertaining text, a chic design and fabulous publicity guaranteed, this book will allow everyone to add a little sparkle to life.
About the Author
As Nina Campbell's eldest daughter, Rita Konig's eye for beautiful things developed early on. After studying history and textile design, Rita initially worked as a journalist before joining Nina Campbell Ltd as a director of the company. Rita undertakes design commissions, writes the idiosyncratic column 'Rita Says' for Vogue magazine, and is frequently featured in national newspapers and magazines as a style consultant.
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This book did have some good ideas but I would only recommend it to people who live a disorderly life and need help with the day to day living to make their life easier and how to be a good host when having family and friends over.
"A delightful tongue-in-cheek read which, once started, you'll find it hard to put down. It is also the ideal gift for the girl who has everything." Hammicks website "If you're after practical advice on housekeeping, with mor ethan a splash of wit and humour, then this is for you. From its glossy cover to its stylish illustrations, Domestic Bliss is the modern girl's bible to tackling all the tasks around the house...we like!!" Elle Decoration "When it comes to life transformation, the book of the year as far as I am concerned is by Rita Konig, Domestic Bliss. What Nigella Lawson is to home baking, Rita Konig is to domestic economy" Evening Standard "a bible for girly aesthetic living" Fabric "This is Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management for the new millennium. And she certainly has changed over the years." First Home
Number Of Pages: 286
Published: 10th November 2002
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 15.1 x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.76