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Swedish Christmas Traditions: A Smorgasbord of Scandinavian Recipes, Crafts, and Other Holiday Delights
Swedish Christmas Traditions
A Smorgasbord of Scandinavian Recipes, Crafts, and Other Holiday Delights
Hardcover      ISBN: 1616080523

Here readers will learn how to bring those warm traditions into their own homes, wherever they live. Included are instructions to make mulled wine, homemade peanut brittle, red candied apples, crisp pepparkakor, lightly browned Swedish meatballs, candles, wreaths, and more. Each recipe and project are accompanied by beautiful full-color photographs. From fashioning centerpieces to baking delicious cookies to hand-making Christmas tree ornaments, this book will inspire readers to rediscover the joys of a Scandinavian Christmas.

The Art of Faux: The Complete Sourcebook of Decorative Painted Finishes
The Art of Faux
The Complete Sourcebook of Decorative Painted Finishes
Paperback      ISBN: 0823008584

This collection of show-and-tell recipes includes a marvelous range of surfaces, paints, tools, and procedures for both beginners and professionals.

Ceramic Tile: How to Install Ceramic Tile for Your Floors, Walls, Backsplashes & Countertops
Ceramic Tile
How to Install Ceramic Tile for Your Floors, Walls, Backsplashes & Countertops
Paperback      ISBN: 1591865808
As part of our comprehensive HomeSkills DIY series, HomeSkills: Ceramic Tile turns each of your bland surfaces into a blank canvas. To many homeowners, laying tile sounds like a recipe for stress, physical injury, artistic embarrassment, or all of the above. But we'll let you in on a secret: with some basic knowledge and a little persistence, anyone can do it--and you'll feel especially proud when you tally up the money you just saved by doing it yourself. With HomeSkills: Ceramic Tile, you'll receive expert instruction in the fundamentals of tiling your living space. Through user-friendly project descriptions and vivid how-to photography, you'll learn all the necessary tiling skills in a concise, accessible way: designing your layout and selecting the perfect tiles, handling and cutting them properly, working with grouts and adhesives, and putting the finishing touches on a confident installation. You'll be able to tackle any surface, from floors and walls to countertops and backsplashes, and at any pace you prefer--take it easy and get it just right over time or blast away and transform an entire room in an afternoon. So set your hesitations aside. HomeSkills: Ceramic Tile is your one-stop DIY guide to the custom tile job you never thought you could pull off. Check out our five other HomeSkills guides on carpentry, deck building, landscaping, plumbing, and wiring.
The New Bungalow
The New Bungalow
Hardcover      ISBN: 1586850423

The Arts & Crafts bungalow has been reborn, in as rich and full an array of iterations as it was in its heyday -- from tight clusters of similar inexpensive housing opportunities to the grand, and arguably borderline, bungalow scale of the "ultimate bungalows" of the 1910s. The New Bungalow is a celebration of contemporary interpretations of this classic house style -- an art form that symbolizes the best of the good life. It offers an alternative solution to the tract development filled with homes appliqued with various random trim details and contrived architectural components. It is a guide to creating a home that has a true, honest expression of style. Given their simple lines, spacious and open floorplans, natural tones, and colors, it is no mystery why new bungalow developments are gaining popularity.

Millie Marotta's Home Sticker Book
Millie Marotta's Home Sticker Book
Paperback      ISBN: 1849942803
Brighten a room instantly with 75 stickers by leading illustrator Millie Marotta

Millie Marotta's inimitable nature designs add style anywhere in the home, gracing the walls or decorating bookcases, tiles, mirrors, and more. Use the fun giraffes and elephants to create a menagerie in a child's bedroom; let fish stickers happily "swim" above the tub; and grow an indoor garden with Millie's fabulous flowers. Best of all, they'll come off without effort (or leaving a spot) when you're ready to freshen the d cor

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Handmade Designs
Handmade Designs
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!

Decorating with Plants: The Art of Using Plants to Transform Your Home
Decorating with Plants
The Art of Using Plants to Transform Your Home
Hardcover      ISBN: 190934267x

Bring gorgeous greenery into your life with this delightful guide to decorating your living space with a wide variety of plants.

Using his own house as a studio, garden stylist Satoshi Kawamoto, founder of the Green Fingers garden design stores, guides you around each room in the home, demonstrating how to incorporate a variety of plant life seamlessly indoors. Making use of indoor plants, succulents, driftwood and dried, preserved or artificial flowers, he presents many different ways of styling for people who have limited space who lack the expertise required to grow their own plants

The beautifully illustrated examples enable you to easily transform every corner of your interior space, and also include decorations for occasional celebrations.

Knit Christmas Stockings: 19 Patterns for Stockings & Ornaments
Knit Christmas Stockings
19 Patterns for Stockings & Ornaments
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1612122523

Make this holiday one your family will remember forever With these 19 simple and fun patterns, even first-time knitters can create beautiful Christmas stockings for everyone on Santa's list. Gwen W. Steege offers innovative ideas for crafting unique stockings full of personality, regardless of whether you're looking for wacky or whimsical, classically beautiful or daintily darling. Transform smaller skeins and project leftovers into ministockings for pets or tree ornaments. Clear some room on the mantle and knit yourself a merry little Christmas.

The Kinfolk Home: Interiors for Slow Living
The Kinfolk Home
Interiors for Slow Living
Hardcover      ISBN: 157965665x
New York Times bestseller

When The Kinfolk Table was published in 2013, it transformed the way readers across the globe thought about small gatherings. In this much-anticipated follow-up, Kinfolk founder Nathan Williams showcases how embracing that same ethos--of slowing down, simplifying your life, and cultivating community--allows you to create a more considered, beautiful, and intimate living space.

The Kinfolk Home takes readers inside 35 homes around the world, from the United States, Scandinavia, Japan, and beyond. Some have constructed modern urban homes from blueprints, while others nurture their home's long history. What all of these spaces have in common is that they've been put together carefully, slowly, and with great intention. Featuring inviting photographs and insightful profiles, interviews, and essays, each home tour is guaranteed to inspire.
Lovable Livable Home: How to Add Beauty, Get Organized, and Make Your House Work for You
Lovable Livable Home
How to Add Beauty, Get Organized, and Make Your House Work for You
Hardcover      ISBN: 1579656226
This New York Times bestselling book is packed with thoughtful advice and inspiring photos to help you create a home filled with beauty and meaning.

In the three years since Sherry and John Petersik wrote their bestselling book Young House Love, they have bought a new house and had a new baby, and they have seen their design perspective evolve right along with their family. In their latest book, they've set out to prove that just because you have kids or pets doesn't mean you're sentenced to floors overrun with toys or furniture covered in plastic. Through never-before-seen makeovers in the Petersiks' own house, doable DIY projects, and a gallery of other inspiring spaces, Lovable Livable Home shows how beautiful homes can be functional too.