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Upscale Downsizing: Creating a Stylish, Elegant, Smaller Home

LESLIE LINSLEY · Sterling
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Less CAN be more! Whether because of a change in circumstances, an empty nest, or simply an itch to start from scratch again, people are downsizing their space . . . while remaining upscale in taste. Decorating with style is crucial when every square inch counts, and fortunately downsizing...
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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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House of Plants: Roco's Gude to Living with Succulents, Air Plants and Cacti

Rose Ray · Frances Lincoln
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

House of Plants is a guide to how to love and care for your succulents, cacti and air plants. These plants are practical, hardy and perfect for urban living - and this book is a comprehensive companion, showing you how to care for these plants, as well as how to stylishly arrange them in your...
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The Beginner's Guide to Building a Garden One Project at a Time: 326 Fast, Easy, Affordable Ways to Transform Your Yard

Sally Roth · Timber Press
Pages: 284
Format: Print book

A fresh approach and simple way to transform your yard! The prospect of revamping a yard is daunting. Where do you start? How do all the various areas come together in a beautiful, cohesive way? The Beginner's Guide to Starting a Garden simplifies the process by showing you how to spend...
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Home Repair Wisdom & Know-How: Timeless Techniques to Fix, Maintain, and Improve Your Home

EDITORS OF FINE HOMEBUILDING · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 912
Format: Paperback

Home Repair Wisdom & Know-How is the essential go-to book for every project homeowners encounter, from basic wiring to kitchen renovations. Featuring step-by-step instructions from the pages of Fine Homebuilding magazine, one of the most trusted sources on home repair and construction,...
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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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Wonder Plants 2: Your Urban Jungle Interior

Irene Schampaert · Lannoo Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

* The sequel to the bestseller Wonder Plants: even more inspiring ideas for a greener, plant-filled interior* Reveals the latest plant trends* Features green interiors from all over the world* Includes practical tips and a plant index " A luxuriously illustrated coffee-table book,...
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Wabi-Sabi Welcome: Learning to Embrace the Imperfect and Entertain with Thoughtfulness and Ease

Julie Pointer-Adams · Artisan
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"An antidote to the veneer of perfectionism so often presented by books of its kind, Wabi-Sabi Welcome offers readers license to slow down and host guests with humility, intention, and contentment." - Nathan Williams, founder of KinfolkWabi-Sabi Welcome is sharing a pot of tea with...
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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs: History, Botany, Cuisine

Deborah Madison · Chartwell Books
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

From roots and shoots, almonds to zucchini, field and forest to the family table-this delectable guide reveals the intriguing stories of the world's favorite food plants. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs covers every edible plant you can imagine. It invites...
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Handmade Houseplants: Remarkably Realistic Plants You Can Make with Paper

Corrie Beth Hogg · Timber Press
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

Houseplants are everywhere - on Instagram, in the media, and in trendy homes all over the world. In Handmade Houseplants, expert crafter and tastemaker Corrie Beth Hogg offers a no-water necessary alternative: plants made from paper! This stylish guide includes step-by-step instructions...
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Fresh from the Garden: An Organic Guide to Growing Vegetables, Berries, and Herbs in Cold Climates

John Whitman · University of Minnesota Press
Pages: 536
Format: Print book

Fresh is simply best. To get the tastiest, most nutritious produce, you have to grow your own, and in a cold climate this presents unique challenges. Fresh from the Garden will help you extend the growing season to produce the best vegetables, berries, and herbs, right in your own backyard....
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Making Midcentury Modern

Christopher Kennedy · Gibbs Smith
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Midcentury design has a hold on the American consciousness: from television, to commercials, to the fashion runway. Yet, not all of us can live in a pedigreed midcentury home; fear not! The principles of midcentury design can be applied to the most unassuming spaces. Making Midcentury...
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Built-Ins, Cabinets & Shelves

Editors of Fine Homebuilding · Taunton Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Following on from the success of the best-selling Shelves, Cabinets & Bookcases and Bookcases, Cabinets & Built-Ins, this all new collection of articles from recent issues of Fine Homebuilding and Fine Woodworking magazines delivers expert advice for designing and building built-ins,...
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Rachel Ashwell: My Floral Affair: Whimsical Spaces and Beautiful Florals

RACHEL ASHWELL · CICO Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Discover Rachel Ashwell's floral inspirations and the unique touch she brings to interiors in her first book dedicated to flowers, a deeply-held passion come to life. Flowers and floral decoration are at the core of Rachel Ashwell's world and her designs. From her showcase rose garden in California,...
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The Colorful Dry Garden: Over 100 Flowers and Vibrant Plants for Drought, Desert & Dry Times

Maureen Gilmer · Sasquatch Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

A design-focused, easy-to-use guide for homeowners and landscapers faced with replacing thirsty gardens in California and other dry regions in the Western US. Here are colorful, eye-catching foliage and flowers for your whole yard, from the ground plain to the canopy. If readers must reluctantly...
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