Printing by Hand
A Modern Guide to Printing With Handmade Stamps, Stencils, and Silk Screens
Hardcover ISBN: 1584796723
A talented designer explains how to create a wide variety of unusual and innovative hand-printed fabrics, furnishings, accessories, and paper crafts by using stencils, master stamps, and screen printing, using step-by-step instructions to teach crafters the fundamentals of hand printing and offering an array of ingenious projects, from screen-printed bed linens to stationery.
Embroidery Pour Le Bebe
100 French Designs for Babies and the Nursery
Paperback ISBN: 0062222635
Featuring more than 100 projects to decorate everyday objects for babies, including diaper bags, bibs, blankies and toys, this step-by-step guide teaches personalization ideas for both first-time and experienced crafters. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Embroidery pour la Maison
100 French Designs for the Home
Paperback ISBN: 0062222619
This enchanting little craft book from a French artist who specializes in textile design and illustration features more than 100 embroidery projects, accompanied by step-by-step instructions and illustrations, which will add charm to objects throughout the home. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Paperback ISBN: 384800531x
In this manual, 15 young designers demonstrate today's craft activities. With the right techniques and materials you can create practical and visually appealing objects for all sorts of contexts. The palette ranges from fashionable accessories such as felt handbags and jewellery by way of furniture ideas and table decorations to practical hints for daily life and little surprises that can be created at lightning speed. All the techniques are explained precisely, step by step, and where necessary accompanied by patterns, so that they can be easily executed even by beginners. And the results are truly impressive!
Home by Novogratz
Hardcover ISBN: 1579654991
Get the "Novogratz" look In this book, design duo Robert and Cortney Novogratz (stars of HGTV's Home by Novogratz) give us an inside look at twenty of their favorite projects to show us how to achieve their signature "vintage modern" style. See how they effortlessly mix contemporary furniture with thrift-store finds, and learn all sorts of tricks for creating a stylish home no matter what the obstacles: seven children, small spaces, or a tiny budget. From toddler-friendly bedroom for triplets to a beach retreat for two twenty-somethings, from a New Jersey basement to a Palm Beach cabana, Home by Novogratz proves that good design is just a book away.
Paperback ISBN: 1557885222
The founder of ExtremePumpkins.com presents a selection of his truly terrifying and wickedly gory pumpkin carving designs, including Puking Pumpkin, Drowning Pumpkin, Crime Scene Pumpkin, Cannibal Pumpkin, and many more, just in time for Halloween fun. Original. 40,000 first printing.
The Indestructible Houseplant
200 Beautiful Plants That Everyone Can Grow
Paperback ISBN: 1604695013
We all need nature in our lives, yet most of our time is spent indoors. So we bring nature in by adding houseplants, but how do we choose the right ones? How do we keep them alive? By making the right choices from the beginning. The Indestructible Houseplant, by bestselling garden writer Tovah Martin, eliminates the guesswork by highlighting indoor plants that are tough, beautiful, reliable, and readily available. Like hoya, a low-maintenance plant that whose spectacular spring and summer blossoms actually thrive on neglect. Or Ficus elastica (also known as rubber tree), whose pink and gray leaves will brighten event the most challenging, windowless environment. And castiron plant, an old favorite that remains beautiful in a shady corner even after weeks without water. In addition to plant profiles with concise information on water, light, and blooming times, this gorgeous book includes tips on care and maintenance and ideas for combining houseplants in eye-catching indoor displays. Stunning color photographs offer inspiration for incorporating houseplants in a variety of decors.
Decorating with Plants
The Art of Using Plants to Transform Your Home
Hardcover ISBN: 190934267x
Satoshi Kawamoto explains how to display plants as interior items categorized by room type, using his own house as a studio. Using indoor plants, dried and preserved flowers, succulent plants artificial flowers and driftwood, he shows many different ways of styling for people who do not have much space and lack the ‘green fingers’ required to grown their own plants. The examples enable readers to easily change the atmosphere of the interior of their home and cover occasional decorations, such as those for parties and shop displays.
Crafting a Meaningful Home
27 DIY Projects to Tell Stories, Hold Memories, and Celebrate Family Heritage
Hardcover ISBN: 158479867x
As the second decade of the 21st century begins, we’re more compelled than ever to find refuge in our homes and personalize our living spaces with DIY projects that celebrate who we are and where we’ve been. In Crafting a Meaningful Home, Meg Mateo Ilasco shares 27 projects that tell personal stories and celebrate heritage, all easily created on a budget. Learn how to decoupage a plate with photos of a best friend; silkscreen upholstery with folk motifs; artfully display love notes; sew a teepee from a vintage quilt top; or create family silhouettes for a festive banner. Contributed by a hip cast of well known designers from across the country, the projects are, at once, nostalgic, sentimental, and modern. Clear instructions are easy to follow, even for beginning crafters.