45 Home and Garden Projects Using Reclaimed Architectural
Hardcover ISBN: 1579902057
“Discusses items found in architectural salvage yards.... Projects range from simple to complex, and safety tips on working with metal, glass, and wood are provided.... Recommended for public libraries.”—Library Journal. “Try any one of these 45 projects and create something new with all the elegance of the original historic remnant.”—Better Homes & Gardens Decorating.
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.
30+ Beautiful Projects to Sew from Linen, Cotton, Silk, Wool, and Hide
Hardcover ISBN: 1617691097
Handmade cloth items always have a story, and many of us spend our lives hunting and gathering precious pieces and scraps to add that final touch of life to a special room or outfit. Cloth is an inspirational guide to the beauty, history, and utility of natural textiles. Woven throughout the five main sections?cotton, wool, silk, linen, and hide?are more than 30 breathtaking sewing projects that make the most of each textile’s properties, including waxed-cotton purses, Liberty-print cushions, silk scarves, linen bedcovers, and leather journals. With a guide full of invaluable information on where to buy antique fabrics and organic and well-sourced cloth, plus a toolkit of essential instructions on hand-dyeing fabric, Cloth is both a resource and an opportunity to create practical, precious, and personal items for mindful living.
The Complete Book of Gourd Craft
22 Projects, 55 Decorative Techniques, 300 Inspirational Designs
Paperback ISBN: 1887374558
“This book covers growing, harvesting, and curing as well as crafting and finishing. The projects are artistic and imaginative and cover all techniques.”—Library Journal. “Lots of inspiring gourd crafting techniques and ideas...its 300 color photos...depict many...amazing things you can create. There is detailed information.”—Organic Gardening.
Feathering the Nest
Tracy Hutson's Earth-Friendly Guide to Decorating Your Baby's Room
Hardcover ISBN: 1584797452
Tracy Hutson is an acclaimed interior designer. She’s also the loving mother of two little boys. When designing their bedroom, she knew precisely what she wanted: a nursery that would be mentally stimulating yet emotionally comforting. A place that would maximize safety, shielding adventurous toddlers from harm. And a room that would be built and decorated with a healthy dose of environmental responsibility. In Feathering the Nest, Hutson shares her passion for creating children’s spaces—putting her guiding principles into practice for four different styles of nursery design: vintage, contemporary, traditional, and international. Featuring stories and photos of actual children’s rooms from around the country, the book focuses on the essential components of nursery design, including the special touches that make a room your child’s very own. The warmth and creativity of Hutson’s approach will inspire every parent to create the ideal nest for their child.
The Right Color
Hardcover ISBN: 1579654088
A leading color consultant whose methods were incorporated into Martha Stewart's Araucana Colors collection presents a curated palette that is augmented by countless additional favorite shades and combinations and also features professional guidelines on how to use color effectively in every room of the house for a variety of needs. A first book.