The Perfectly Imperfect Home. The author explains in a very engaging manner, that homes must looked lived in and contain meaningful objects of whimsy. As much as I love the sentiment of this book, it's the vibrant illustrations by Virgina Johnson that really sold me. Here are just a few of the adorable renditions that are contained throughout this book. Not only would this make such a great gift, but you'll want to buy two, so that you can keep one for yourself!