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Gardening in Miniature: Create Your Own Tiny Living World

Janit Calvo · Timber Press
Format: Book

Get ready to journey into the huge world of growing small! The next garden trend combines the joy of gardening with the magic of miniatures. Gardening in Miniature is a complete guide to creating lush, living, small-scale gardens. It has everything you need to pick up this new hobby, including...
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A Well-Crafted Home: Inspiration and 60 Projects for Personalizing Your Space

Janet Crowther · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

A beautiful, practical book for both aspiring makers and seasoned crafters. Here are 60 projects for high-quality furniture, textiles, and accessories to enjoy all through the house--plus all the techniques you need for dyeing or sewing fabric, cutting leather, antiquing mirrors, working...
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How to Grow More Vegetables, Ninth Edition:

JOHN JEAVONS · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 249
Format: Paperback

The world's leading resource on biointensive, sustainable, high-yield organic gardening is thoroughly updated throughout, with new sections on using 12 percent less water and increasing compost power. Long before it was a trend, How to Grow More Vegetables brought backyard ecosystems to life...
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Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism

Fumio Sasaki · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling phenomenon from Japan that shows us a minimalist life is a happy life.Fumio Sasaki is not an enlightened minimalism expert or organizing guru like Marie Kondo -- he's just a regular guy who was stressed out and constantly comparing himself to others, until one day he decided...
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Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life

David R Montgomery · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A MacArthur Fellow's impassioned call to make agriculture sustainable by ditching the plow, covering the soil, and diversifying crop rotations.The problem of agriculture is as old as civilization. Throughout history, great societies that abused their land withered into poverty or disappeared...
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How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind: Dealing with Your House's Dirty Little Secrets

Dana White · W Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Bring your home out of the mess it's in and learn how to keep it under control. "The dirty little secret about most organizing advice is that it's written by organized people," says blogger, speaker, and decluttering expert Dana K. White. "But that's not how my brain...
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The Art of Stone Painting: 30 Designs to Spark Your Creativity

F Sehnaz Bac · Dover Publications
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Transform ordinary stones into colorful works of art with this easy-to-follow guide. Popular stone artist F. Sehnaz Bac, a seasoned archaeologist who markets her painted Sassi dell'Adriatico (Stones of the Adriatic) on Etsy, presents step-by-step instructions for creating 30 fantastic...
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Pretty Fun: Creating and Celebrating a Lifetime of Traditions

KATE HUDSON · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Celebrate all of the special moments in your life, big and small, with this warm and welcoming, illustrated lifestyle and entertaining guide, complete with delicious, healthy recipes, from actress, fashion icon, entrepreneur, and New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Happy Kate Hudson.In...
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At Home at Highclere: Entertaining at the Real Downton Abbey

COUNTESS OF CARNAVON. · Rizzoli
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

Written by the current lady of the manor, this book gives complete access to the world-renowned historic country house and showcases the art of entertaining, past and present. Highclere Castle, famed as the setting for Downton Abbey, is the epitome of how we imagine the perfect English...
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The Fine Art of Paper Flowers: A Guide to Making Beautiful and Lifelike Botanicals

TIFFANIE TURNER · Watson-Guptill
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring, practical and gorgeous guide to crafting the most realistic and artful paper flowers for arrangements, art, décor, wearables and more, from San Francisco botanical artist Tiffanie Turner. The Fine Art of Paper Flowers is an elevated art and craft guide that features complete...
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Just the Essentials: How Essential Oils Can Heal Your Skin, Improve Your Health, and Detox Your Life

Adina Grigore · Harper Wave
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

The author of Skin Cleanse returns with a comprehensive guide to the ultimate ingredient for living an all-natural, plant-based lifestyle: essential oils.For millennia, essential oils have played a key role in health and beauty rituals. From references in the Bible (frankincense and myrrh)...
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Second Bloom: Cathy Graham's Art of the Table

Alexis Clark · Vendome Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Artist, collector, and entertaining guru Cathy Graham shares her secrets for gracious living and memorable get-togethers in Second Bloom. Graham covers the essential elements that make every event shine - flowers, paper components, table setting, and food presentation. Quentin Bacon's...
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Warehouse Home: Industrial Inspiration for Twenty-First-Century Living

Sophie Bush · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A global look at contemporary, ingenious, and yet comfortable transformations of former industrial spaces into stylish modern residencesAs space for land development in cities shrinks and city dwellers tire of cookie-cutter apartment towers, a love for historical buildings has returned....
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Heirloom Wood: A Modern Guide to Carving Spoons, Bowls, Boards, and other Homewares

Max Bainbridge · Abrams
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Heirloom Wood is a love letter to wood's form and function through simple woodworking projects. Combining traditional techniques with contemporary design, Max Bainbridge teaches you how to identify wood types, source timber, and set up a basic toolbox, then offers step-by-step carving and cutting...
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Backyard Chickens Beyond the Basics: Lessons for Expanding Your Flock, Understanding Chicken Behavior, Keeping a Rooster, Adjusting for the Seasons, Staying Healthy, and More!

Pam Freeman · Voyageur Press
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

A must-have for every backyard chicken keeper, Backyard Chickens Beyond the Basics goes beyond introductory lessons and explores the realities of raising a flock for eggs -- and entertainment, of course! From odd eggs and molting to feeding and preparing for the seasons, this book covers...
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Handwoven Tape: Understanding and Weaving Early American and Contemporary Tape

Susan Faulker Weaver · Schiffer Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Narrow bands of woven tape were important to Americans in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, before the days of elastic and zippers. This book documents the fascinating American history of handwoven tape and offers patterns and instructions to enable today's weavers to make...
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Gardening with Chickens: Plans and Plants for You and Your Hens

Lisa Steele · Voyageur Press
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Welcome to a world where chickens and gardens coexist!Join Lisa Steele, chicken-keeper extraordinaire and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, on a unique journey through the garden. Start by planning your garden and learning strategies and tips for keeping your plants safe while they grow. Plant...
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Simple Gatherings: 50 Ways to Inspire Connection

Melissa Michaels · Harvest House Publishers
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Create Get-Togethers You and Your Guests Will Enjoy Open the door to your authentic hosting style and welcome others into your home with warmth and hospitality. These 50 affordable and inspired ideas from bestselling author Melissa Michaels will help you turn any get-together into a great...
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Mandala Stones: 50 Inspirational Designs to Paint

NATASHA ALEXANDER · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Discover the power of the mandala with Mandala Stones. Featuring 50 stunning patterns ranging in skill level from beginner to advanced, Mandala Stones is the perfect introduction to the art of mandala painting. Mandala stones are meditative symbols that are created by painting smooth river...
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My French Country Home: Entertaining Through the Seasons

Sharon Santoni · Gibbs Smith
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Entertaining at home in gracious French style. Born from her experience of everyday living in France, Sharon Santoni reveals the gracious, easy French way of entertaining guests at her countryside home, year-round. Personal stories evoke the spirit of the French lifestyle, while gorgeous...
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Sustainability Made Simple: Small Changes for Big Impact

Rosaly Byrd · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 220
Format: Hardcover

Sustainability Made Simple is an introduction to sustainability and sustainable living that explores the relationship between everyday life and the intricate global environmental issues of today, including air and water pollution, deforestation, and climate change. Rosaly Byrd and Laurèn...
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City Farmhouse Style: Designs for a Modern Country Life

KIM LEGGETT · Abrams
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Come along on the hunt to coveted country sources and the best secret antiquing spots, and learn how to create country farmhouse style in your city dwelling. Author Kim Leggett is the creator of City Farmhouse, an interior design business, pop-up antiquing fairs, and vintage store. She is also...
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Black & Decker Deck Codes & Standards: How to Design, Build, Inspect & Maintain a Safer Deck

Bruce A Barker · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Make sure your deck is safe for family and friends with BLACK+DECKER Deck Codes and StandardsBruce Barker, one of the country's leading authorities on building codes, has turned his eye toward one of his favorite subjects: building decks. Although it's one of the most popular DIY building...
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Welcome to the Farm: How-to Wisdom from The Elliott Homestead

Shaye Elliott · Lyons Press
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

A fresh, new guide to the backyard lifestyle The homesteading movement is continuing to grow, as more people are stepping up to have a hand in where their food comes from. Whether you want to dabble or immerse yourself completely in the do-it-yourself, back-to-basics lifestyle, Welcome...
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Hand Made: The Modern Woman's Guide to Made-from-Scratch Living

Melissa K Norris · Harvest House Publishers
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Homemade Shouldn't Be Hectic Do you wish you could slow down and create a home you and your family love and enjoy spending time in? Melissa K. Norris, author of The Made-from-Scratch Life and voice of the Pioneering Today podcast, offers down-to-earth tips and guidance to help you learn...
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Home Improvement for Dummies

Katie Hamilton · For Dummies; 1 edition
Pages: 456
Format: Paperback

All home improvements don’t require a contractor. Installing a smoke detector, painting a room, and unclogging a sink are all home improvements. In fact, doing the job yourself is often cheaper and always more rewarding. There’s no mystery to home repair. The most important...
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Weekend Quilting: Quilt and Unwind with Simple Designs to Sew in No Time

JEMIMA FLENDT · Fons & Porter
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

16 stunning home decor projects that you can make in a weekend! Finding time to quilt doesn't have to be a luxury--or a long-term commitment. In Weekend Quilting, popular Tied with a Ribbon blogger Jemima Flendt shows you how to create stylish quilts, cushions, and runners in a few days...
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Ugly Christmas Sweater Party: Christmas Crafts, Recipes, Activities

Matt Shay · Lark Books
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

"T""was the night before the ugly sweater soiree""A""nd all through your place, ""Y""our perfect party clothes were put away without even a trace. ""Y""our guests will drink cranberry cocktails and craft, ""W""hile...
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The Practical Workshop: A Woodworker's Guide to Workbenches, Layout & Tools

Christopher Schwarz · Popular Woodworking Books
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Everything in its place.... Whether woodworking is your hobby or your profession, you'll get more enjoyment and satisfaction from the craft when you have a practical and functional workspace.The Practical Workshop is your guide to setting up a sensible shop with an efficient workflow...
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Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms

Erin Benzakein · Chronicle Books
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

From Erin Benzakein, a leader in the locaflor farm-to-centerpiece movement and owner of internationally renowned Floret Flower Farm, Cut Flower Garden is equal parts instruction and inspiration - a book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements...
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Brick Beasts: 40 Clever & Creative Ideas to Make from Classic Lego®

KEVIN HALL · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

LEGO builders, rejoice! The popular series that includes Brick Animals and Brick Cars and Trucks is back with two new titles that each feature 40 original, ingenious, and unique buildable projects. Anyone with a drawer full of LEGO bricks will be able to build and customize models with...
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New York Behind Closed Doors

Polly Devlin · Gibbs Smith
Pages: 223
Format: Hardcover

A look inside the homes of New York's artists, designers, writers, and social influencers. Twenty-four homes and stories of real New Yorkers who live in small spaces with art, books, collections, treasures, and fabulous, sometimes funky furniture -- each space expressing the resident's...
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A Piece of Cake: Sweet and Simple Quilts from Layer Cake Squares

Peta Peace · That Patchwork Place
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

Mix simple piecing with fabric from 10-inch-square Layer Cakes plus your favorite background fabrics and you've got a quilt you'll be proud of. Transform your Layer Cake collection into intricate-looking designs that are a breeze to stitch--Peta Peace's tips will help you start...
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The Chicken Chick's Guide to Backyard Chickens: Simple Steps for Healthy, Happy Hens

KATHY SHEA MORMINO · Voyageur Press
Pages: 176
Format: Flexibound

Internationally known as The Chicken Chick, Kathy Shea Mormino brings an informative style and fresh perspective on raising backyard chickens to millions of fans around the world. An attorney by profession, Kathy is the founder and one-woman creative force behind her wildly popular and award-winning...
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The Splendid Sampler: 100 Spectacular Blocks from a Community of Quilters

PAT SLOAN · THAT PATCHWORK PLACE
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Join the Splendid Sampler community with a comprehensive collection of very special 6-inch blocks created and shared by more than 80 of today's most innovative designers.You'll enjoy trying your hand at 100 eye-catching designs that use a wide range of techniques, including traditional...
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Succulents: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Designing, and Growing 200 Easy Care Plants

Robin Stockwell · Oxmoor House
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Inspiring, practical and richly photographed, this comprehensive guide offers creative ideas and DIY projects using beautiful low-maintenance, water-wise plants Succulents are the ultimate easy-care plant: versatile, effortless to grow both indoors and outdoors, and drought tolerant. From...
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Stunning Stitches: 21 Shawls, Scarves, and Cowls You'll Love to Knit

Jen Lucas · Martingale
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Best-selling designer Jen Lucas puts her special spin on a unique collection of knitwear. Discover seven eye-catching stitch patterns, each used to create three distinctive accessories, such as a sensational scarf, a cozy cowl, and a spectacular shawl.You'll be amazed by how the stitch...
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domino: Your Guide to a Stylish Home

Domino. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From the editors of domino magazine comes your essential guide to discovering your personal style and creating a space you love.Since launching in 2005, domino has attracted a fiercely loyal following, which looks to the brand as the definitive source for decorating and style. The brand's...
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Square Foot Gardening: Growing Perfect Vegetables: A Visual Guide to Raising and Harvesting Prime Garden Produce

Cool Springs Press · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Is It Ripe?Even the most experienced homegrowers get a little apprehensive when harvest time comes around. You've spent so much time and energy and money to grow beautiful produce and now the moment of reckoning is at hand. Savvy shoppers looking for the best produce have similar concerns...
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Get Started in Leather Crafting: Step-by-Step Techniques and Tips for Crafting Success

Tony Laier · Design Originals
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

Historic, classic, creative, and fun, leather crafting is a craft for all ages. Whether you are just a beginner looking to get started, or an experienced leather artist in need of a concise reference, Get Started in Leather Crafting is your guide to an enjoyable craft that lasts a lifetime.Master...
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Simply Clean: The Proven Method for Keeping Your Home Organized, Clean, and Beautiful in Just 10 Minutes a Day

Becky Rapinchuk · Touchstone
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From the cleaning and homekeeping expert and creator of the wildly popular Clean Mama blog comes a simple and accessible cleaning guide with a proven step-by-step schedule for tidying a home in just ten minutes a day.Becky Rapinchuk, the "Clean Mama," understands that many people...
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Ready, Set, Bead!: 25 quick & easy stitching projects

JANE DANLEY CRUZ · Kalmbach Books
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Jewelry makers are always on the lookout for quick, easy projects they can create to give as gifts or teach in on-site classes. In Ready, Set, Bead!, popular teacher and designer Jane Danley Cruz offers more than 25 projects that can all be created in less than four hours, some with variations...
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Potted: Make Your Own Stylish Garden Containers

Annette Goliti Gutierrez · Timber Press
Pages: 228
Format: Print book

Hand-made style for outdoor living Outdoor style often comes at a high price, but it doesn't have to. This lushly designed guide empowers you to create your own show-stopping containers made from everyday materials such as concrete, plastic, metal, terracotta, rope, driftwood, and fabric....
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Vogue Living: Country, City, Coast

Hamish Bowles · Knopf
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The next collection of all-new beautiful houses and gardens that have appeared in the pages of Vogue over the last decade, with more than 400 full-color photographs.Lavishly illustrated in full color, Vogue Living: City, Country, by the Sea is an irresistible voyage through some of the world's...
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Jo's Little Favorites II: A Classic Collection of 15 Small Quilts

JO MORTON · That Patchwork Place
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

Popular author, Moda Fabrics designer, and small-quilt expert Jo Morton returns with another collection of favorite patterns that you'll be delighted to stitch. Whether you have a handpicked collection of reproduction fabrics just waiting to shine or want to discover new favorites,...
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With Saw, Plane and Chisel: Building Historic American Furniture With Hand Tools

Zachary Dillinger · Popular Woodworking Books
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Build furniture the way your ancestors did! Do you enjoy the satisfaction of creating things entirely by hand? Immerse yourself in the world of traditional woodworking as period furniture expert Zachary Dillinger walks you through the hand-tool-only construction of six pieces of classic...
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Pretty Tough Plants: 135 Resilient, Water-Smart Choices for a Beautiful Garden

Plant Select. · Timber Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Tough-but-beautiful plant picks There's a growing demand for dependably hardy plants that require less maintenance and less water, but look no less beautiful in the garden. Plant Select - the leading purveyor of plants designed to thrive in difficult climates - meets this need by promoting...
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Project Kid: Crafts That Go!: 60 Imaginative Projects That Fly, Sail, Race, and Dive

Amanda Kingloff · Artisan
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Thomas the Tank Engine. Hot Wheels. Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel. Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go. Kids' fascination with vehicles is insatiable. In Project Kid: Crafts That Go!, that excitement is translated into more than 60 inventive craft projects for parents...
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Cotton Way Classics: Fresh Quilts for a Charming Home

BONNIE OLAVESON · That Patchwork Place
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

A little bit retro with a tasteful blend of trendy and traditional, these 13 designs from popular Moda Fabrics designer Bonnie Olaveson of Cotton Way are presented together for the first time in a curated collection of all-time favorites. Styled photos showcase lap-sized to bed-sized projects...
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Piece and Quilt with Precuts: 11 Quilts, 18 Machine-Quilting Designs, Start-to-Finish Success!

Christa Watson · That Patchwork Place
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Learn easy, efficient tricks for piecing irresistible quilt tops with precuts and leftover fabric scraps, and discover 18 machine-quilting motifs you can mix and match. Award-winning quilter and designer Christa Watson guides you through 11 skill-building projects with quilting designs...
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Country Living Salvage Style: Decorate with Vintage Finds

Leslie Linsley · Hearst
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Salvage style - decorating with repurposed and vintage items like wicker furniture, cast-iron tubs, polished marble, industrial pendant lights, and even tractor seats - has become a chic way to create unique, personal rooms. By reclaiming honest materials and collectibles, large and small,...
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The Family Cabin: Inspiration for Camps, Cottages, and Cabins

Dale Mulfinger · Taunton Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Dale Mulfinger is widely acknowledged as the foremost expert on cabins in North America. His first book, The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway, has sold almost 200,000 copies and has consistently been the leading book in the category since it was published in 2001. In this...
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Install Your Own Solar Panels: Designing and Installing a Photovoltaic System to Power Your Home

Joe Burdick · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

Labor and related costs account for more than half of the price of the average home solar installation. But homeowners can save thousands of dollars with this user-friendly manual, which follows the same process professional contractors use. Through detailed directions and step-by-step...
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Simple Harvest: A Bounty of Scrappy Quilts and More

Kim Diehl · That Patchwork Place
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Join Kim Diehl for a cozy autumn filled with ingenious stitched creations, delicious treats, and intimate home decor. Unwindin Kim's warm and inviting world, with 19 fall-themed projects, including lap quilts, table runners, wall quilts, sewing notions, place mats, and more--plus Kim's...
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101 Organic Gardening Hacks: Eco-friendly Solutions to Improve Any Garden

Shawna Coronado · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Create simple solutions for growing organic gardens!The word "hack" has a multitude of meanings these days, but if you ask garden author Shawna Coronado what a hack is, she might just wave her hand toward her own back yard. She could be pointing at the garden bench she created...
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Sea Glass: Rare and Wonderful

C. S. Lambert · Down East Books
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Almost every shoreline offers up worlds of adventure, archaeology, science, and the arts in the form of sea glass and ceramic shards. These discarded remains pull beachcombers into a world of startling revelation; a world of history founded on documented research and broadened by the imagination.Recognized...
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Corner-to-Corner Lap Throws For the Family

Sarah Zimmerman · Annie's Attic
Pages: 20
Format: Paperback

Corner-to-Corner is a fun and unique way of crocheting! By following a pixel graph instead of a written pattern, you can incorporate virtually any character or image you want into a crochet blanket. This great book includes how-to instructions and step-by-step photos. Also included are instructions...
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The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop: Handmade Accessories for Your Tiny Living World

Janit Calvo · Timber Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A not-so-mini trend The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop is the next big thing for the crafters and gardeners already captivated by gardening small. Organized by fun themes - including gardens around the world, holidays, and fantasy gardens - it's a fun-filled guide to creating one-of-a-kind...
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Embroidered Garden Flowers: Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread

Kazuko Aoki · Roost Books
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

A whimsical field guide to embroidered flowers. Working through a full growing season, from spring to autumn, the sixty-three flower varieties presented here offer a full garden of cherished blooms. From pansies and lilies-of-the-valley to poppies, zinnias, and campanulas, the flowers...
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Moda All-Stars - Lucky Charm Quilts: 17 Delightful Patterns for Precut 5" Squares

Lissa Alexander · THAT PATCHWORK PLACE
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Join the Moda All-Stars as they use 5-inch charm squares to make scrappy quilts with style. Got one charm pack, two packs, or three? Make the most out them with quilts that use up nearly all of the charms in your favorite packs.You don't need a huge fabric stash to achieve a dynamic,...
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Big Impact Landscaping: 28 DIY Projects You Can Do on a Budget to Beautify and Add Value to Your Home

Sara Bendrick · Page Street Pub Co
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

The Ultimate in Designer Landscaping Projects for Boosting Your Home's ValueIf you've ever looked at the weed-filled expanse that passes for your backyard and wondered why your family never uses it, then this book is for you. Sara Bendrick, host of I Hate My Yard! and Build It Like Bendrick,...
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Junk Beautiful: Furniture ReFreshed: 30 Clever Furniture Projects to Transform Your Home

Sue Whitney · Taunton Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Re-using and re-inventing vintage castoffs as home furnishings take center stage in today's home decor, as these one-of-a-kind treasures create uniquely personal spaces. Best-selling author and junking maven Sue Whitney unleashes her JUNKMARKET Style on furniture and accessories that make...
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Step Into Crochet: Crocheted Sock Techniques--from Basic to Beyond!

Rohn Strong · Interweave Pr
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Everything you need to know to make stunning crochet socks!Step into Crochet is the most comprehensive guide to creating crocheted socks. Author Rohn Strong shares 19 patterns for cozy socks, along with a wide variety of techniques, in this must-have reference and pattern book. The first...
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Minimalism for Families: Practical Minimalist Living Strategies to Simplify Your Home and Life

Zoe Kim · Althea Press
Pages: 164
Format: Paperback

"Zoe Kim has written a book on minimalism for families that is practical, encouraging, and motivating. And I'm glad she did -- we need more guidance like this in the world today." -- Joshua Becker, founder of Becoming MinimalistOrganizing your home and leading a minimalist lifestyle...
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Fairy Houses: How to Create Whimsical Homes for Fairy Folk

Sally J Smith · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Add an exquisite flourish of design to your beloved green space or garden by adding tiny fairy homes inter-woven with nature. Fairy Houses gives you the instruction and inspiration you need! Have you ever seen a real fairy house? Not the ceramic ones at cavernous home improvement stores,...
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Homegrown Pantry: A Gardener's Guide to Selecting the Best Varieties & Planting the Perfect Amounts for What You Want to Eat Year Round

Barbara Pleasant · Storey Publishing
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

Now that you've mastered gardening basics, you want to enjoy your bounty year-round, right? Homegrown Pantry picks up where beginning gardening books leave off, with in-depth profiles of the 55 most popular crops - including beans, beets, squash, tomatoes, and much more - to keep your...
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Simple & Natural Soapmaking: Create 100% Pure and Beautiful Soaps with The Nerdy Farm Wife's Easy Recipes and Techniques

JAN BERRY · Page Street Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Create Fabulous Modern Soaps The Truly Natural, Eco-Friendly WayWith this new comprehensive guide, herbalist Jan Berry offers everything the modern-day enthusiast needs to make incredible botanical soaps. Beginners can join in the sudsy fun with detailed tutorials and step-by-step photographs...
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Small Homes, Grand Living: Interior Design for Compact Spaces

Robert Klanten · Gestalten
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Diminutive rooms, grand possibilities. Small Homes, Grand Living shows how to make use of a limited space and turn a small apartment into a design marvel.Small Homes, Grand Living's assortment of projects and homes pays homage to the iconic innovation within modest living areas and shows...
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Essential Pruning Techniques: Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers

Tony Kirkham · Timber Press
Pages: 404
Format: Print book

A master class on pruning Pruning is an essential part of garden maintenance; it is necessary to regulate and control growth and to encourage flowering and fruiting on trees and shrubs. It is also one of the most difficult parts of garden maintenance. To prune well, gardeners must have...
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Foraged Flower Arranging: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Stunning Arrangements from Local, Wild Plants

Rebekah Clark Moody · Page Street Pub Co
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Give Your Home That Special Touch With Fresh Wild FlowersIn Foraged Flower Arranging, floral designer Rebekah Clark Moody shares more than 40 new ways to use the natural beauty of your backyard or neighborhood to enhance and brighten any room in your home. Foraging for local, wild plants...
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The Tunic Bible: One Pattern, Interchangeable Pieces, Ready-to-Wear Results!

Sarah Gunn · C&T Publishing
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

It's the only tunic pattern you'll ever need! A graded bodice pattern with alternate neck plackets, collars, and sleeves provides many unique, ready-to-wear fashions. From everyday casual to preppy chic, boho, or glamorous, you'll find the look that's right for you. Well...
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Tiny House Basics: A Guide to Living the Good Life in Small Spaces

Joshua Engberg · Mango
Pages: 204
Format: Print book

Tiny House Basics is an adventure! In their debut book, tiny house experts Shelley and Joshua Engberg show you how you can join the revolution to downsize without giving up everything you hold dear. This is not about downsizing drastically or giving up a lot of your necessities for a comfortable...
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Knit Yourself Calm: A creative path to managing stress

BETSAN CORKHILL · Search Press
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Knitting is a relaxing and therapeutic pastime, and this winning combination focuses on mindfulness and the perfect stress-busting knitting projects. Whether you choose a portable project to knit on the go, a group project to do with friends, or one that introduces new skills to stimulate...
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Make Yourself at Home: Design Your Space to Discover Your True Self

Moorea Seal · Sasquatch Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the blockbuster hit journals The 52 Lists Project and 52 Lists for Happiness, comes a book to help you design your space to discover what is really important to you and express the creativity and style you already have! This book is all about beautifying your life inside...
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Block-Buster Quilts - I Love Churn Dashes: 15 Quilts from an All-Time Favorite Block

Karen M Burns · Martingale & Company
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

The classic Churn Dash block has been reimagined by today's top designers. Discover what you can do with this timeless favorite--scrappy, traditional, or modern, you'll find a colorful Churn Dash design that's perfect for your next project.Featuring basic to intricate Churn...
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Garden photography workshop : expert tips and techniques for capturing the essence of your ... garden

Andrea Jones · Timber Press
Pages: 220
Format: Paperback

Learn to take better garden photos! One of the most rewarding aspects of gardening is sharing its beauty, both physically with those who visit and virtually with those who only see it on a screen. But capturing a garden's true essence is difficult, and often the moments worth sharing...
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Real Life Organizing: Clean and Clutter-Free in 15 Minutes a Day

Cassandra Aarssen · Mango
Pages: 149
Format: Paperback

#1 Amazon Best Seller! ─ Clutter free solutions for an organized homeReal Life Organizing offers clutter free storage solutions and advice that can help you create a Pinterest worthy home on a small budget:Learn how to organize your home, simplify life and have more time for the things...
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Exotic Adornments: 18 Luxurious Beadwork Jewelry Projects

Kelly Wiese · Interweave Pr
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Glitz, glamour--and beads! Jewel tones, crystals, and metallic meet in Exotic Adornments. Appropriate for the office but as fun as a night out, the cuffs, chokers, necklaces, rings, and earrings in this easy-to-use guide are sure to catch attention--and envy! Led by Beadwork Magazine's...
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Topiary, Knots and Parterres

CAROLINE FOLEY · Pimpernel Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

After a brief survey of Roman topiary, this book moves on through the formal parterres of Renaissance Italy and the more elaborate broderies of the royal French gardens (copied in palace gardens throughout Europe) , the complicated conceits of the Tudors and the geometry of the Dutch school....
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Herbs: Delicious Recipes and Growing Tips to Transform Your Food

JUDITH HANN · Nourish
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Herbs have a transformative power - they can lift a dish from ordinary to sublime. Written by a true herb aficionado, this beautiful book is an ode to enjoying herbs all year round. In each seasonal chapter, Judith Hann skillfully weaves together guidance growing - whether you have a full...
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Dyeing to Spin & Knit: Techniques & Tips to Make Custom Hand-Dyed Yarns

Felicia Lo · Interweave Press
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Inspire and unleash a passion for hand-crafted color! "Unapologetic" is how Felicia Lo always describes her obsession with color and craft. In Dyeing to Spin and Knit, Felicia, founder and creative director of SweetGeorgia Yarns and highly sought after teacher and lecturer, provides...
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Wise Craft Quilts: A Guide to Turning Beloved Fabrics into Meaningful Patchwork

Blair Stocker · Roost Books
Pages: 173
Format: Hardcover

Infuse your quilts with love--how to add your personal story and more meaning to your handmade quilts.In Wise Craft Quilts, celebrated quilt designer and crafter Blair Stocker shares ways to use cherished fabrics to make quilts with more meaning. Each of the twenty-one quilts featured here...
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The Thoughtful Gardener: An Intelligent Approach to Garden Design

Jinny Blom · Jacqui Small
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In The Thoughtful Gardener, Jinny Blom shares her insight into the creative process she has developed while designing more than 250 gardens around the world. Jinny believes that garden design should lead from a house and its context. For her, design is more a matter of intelligence and appropriateness...
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Late Bloomer: How to Garden with Comfort, Ease and Simplicity in the Second Half of Life

Jan Coppola Bills · St. Lynn's Press
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

There are times in a gardener's life when what we want to do and what we can do are at odds. Our knees and backs may be complaining, our energy isn't what it was - yet our desire to get our hands in the dirt is as strong as ever. Or maybe we've downsized to a much smaller outdoor...
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Dimensional Tuck Knitting: An Innovative Technique for Creating Surface Design

Tracy Purtscher · Sixth&Spring Books
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

A whole new dimension of texture! Dimensional tuck knitting, developed by Tracy Purtscher, is an ingenious new technique that looks complicated yet is deceptively simple. All a knitter must do is knit a field of stockinette with a few precisely placed knit or purl stitches that act as markers,...
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The Joy of Bird Feeding: The Essential Guide to Attracting and Feeding Our Backyard Birds

JIM CARPENTER · Scott & Nix, Inc.
Pages: 432
Format: Paperback

The Joy of Bird Feeding is the ultimate reference for backyard bird watchers and bird feeders. It offers practical tips and solutions to attracting and identifying birds, offering the best foods for the birds you want to see, and how to deter those unwanted guests to feeding stations. Each...
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Living with Plants: A Guide to Indoor Gardening

Sophie Lee · Hardie Grant
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Houseplants offer the perfect solution to the urban dweller lacking in space - indoor and outdoor. They are an easy and exciting way to transform the look and feel of your home, even if you are living in a space no bigger than a shoebox. As well as improving the air quality of your home...
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Ultimate Woodwork Bible: A Complete Reference with Step-by-Step Techniques

PHIL DAVY · Collins & Brown
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

This is the indispensable reference to creating almost anything with wood. From selecting tools to joints and finishing, this information-packed entry in the hugely successful Crafts Bible series explains all the skills a woodworker needs. Furniture maker Ben Plewes and Good Woodworking...
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Topsy-Turvy Knitted Dolls: 10 Fun Reversible Toys to Make

Sarah Keen · Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Pages: 143
Format: Print book

Grab your yarn and knitting needles and delve into this wonderful book from best-selling author, Sarah Keen. Sarah shows readers how to make adorable topsy-turvy knitted dolls based on well-known and loved characters from fairy tales and nursery rhymes. Each project has accessories or extra...
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The Spirit of Stone: 101 Practical & Creative Stonescaping Ideas for Your Garden

Jan Johnsen · St. Lynn's Press
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Stone in a garden adds an authentic feeling that nothing else can match. Whether it is a low wall, a standing stone, a dry stream or a walk, stone enlivens a space and adds a sense of permanence. Until recently, stone was an overlooked element in the landscape, but now we are rediscovering...
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The Foodscape Revolution: Finding a Better Way to Make Space for Food and Beauty in Your Garden

Brie Arthur · St. Lynn's Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Foodscaping visionary Brie Arthur looks at under-utilized garden spaces around homes or in the landscaped common spaces of planned communities - and she sees places where food can be grown ... lots and lots of it. And not in isolated patches, but inter-planted with non-food ornamental plants...
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Living and Styling with Plants: Urban Jungle

Igor Josifovic · Georg D W Callwey Gmbh &
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

* Provides all your DIY ideas for styling and tips on how to plant * Inspiration for seasoned plant lovers as well as beginners, providing the total package on the topic of living with plantsLiving and Styling with Plants: Urban Jungle is a source of inspiration, ideas and a manual for all of those...
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