Whether it's empty-nest syndrome, a desire to streamline one's house to make travel and hobbies more affordable, or a divorce or death in the family, people are seeking ways to live large while living smaller. In Upscale Downsizing, home-style guru Leslie Linsley shows readers that small can be beautiful and elegant.style and personal taste can still reign supreme, especially if homeowners have spent a lifetime accumulating lovely things they don't want to part with. Whatever your budget, Leslie shows you ways to keep what you love, make your environment fresh and appealing, and enjoy the new home you've always wanted. Using examples ranging from 600 sq ft apartments to two-story condos, she'll share ideas for: problem solving including storage tricks, entertaining in small spaces, flexible layouts and furniture; repurposing your space; living with what you absolutely can't live without--and much more. Will be lushly illustrated with over 200 full-colour photographs.