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Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism

Fumio Sasaki · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

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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Heirloom Wood: A Modern Guide to Carving Spoons, Bowls, Boards, and other Homewares

Max Bainbridge · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

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...
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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,...
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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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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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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 Value

If 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!...

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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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Real Life Organizing: Clean and Clutter-Free in 15 Minutes a Day

Cas Aarssen · Mango
Pages: 204
Format: Paperback

#1 Amazon Best Seller!

Real 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 you love. Organizational...
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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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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...

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